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Why these two UP kids are over 100 years old

22 Jan 2020

Why these two UP kids are over 100 years old

In a shocking incident, two children in Uttar Pradesh have officially been aged up by a century.

Five cricketers who were banned due to corrupt practices

30 Oct 2019

Five cricketers who were banned due to corrupt practices

There have been numerous instances when corruption has crept into cricket, and the same has been the case with a number of cricketers being involved as well.

Win for Modi government: India receives information on Swiss-bank accounts

07 Oct 2019

Win for Modi government: India receives information on Swiss-bank accounts

For years now, Indians have been listening to the same thing over and over- A lot of money has been stashed in Swiss bank and soon it will return home.

Gavaskar on how to educate players regarding match-fixing

22 Sep 2019

Gavaskar on how to educate players regarding match-fixing

With an influx of T20 leagues in cricket, a huge amount of money is flowing into the sport.

Setback for Chidambaram, will be lodged in Tihar till October-3

19 Sep 2019

Setback for Chidambaram, will be lodged in Tihar till October-3

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, lodged in Tihar jail since September 5, will stay there till October 3, a special court ruled on Thursday.

TNPL under BCCI's scanner for links between players and bookies

16 Sep 2019

TNPL under BCCI's scanner for links between players and bookies

The Tamil Nadu Premier League, a franchise-based T20 league of the state of Tamil Nadu, is under the scanner of the BCCI.

Chidambaram will remain in Tihar as Delhi court junks plea

13 Sep 2019

Chidambaram will remain in Tihar as Delhi court junks plea

Refusing to give him relief of any kind, a Delhi court on Friday said that former Finance Minister P Chidambaram will stay in Tihar jail till September 19, as ordered last week.

INX Media Case: CBI questions Indrani Mukerjea in prison

10 Sep 2019

INX Media Case: CBI questions Indrani Mukerjea in prison

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is investigating alleged corruption in foreign funds which INX Media received years ago, questioned Indrani Mukerjea in Mumbai's Byculla jail on Tuesday.

Rahul Gandhi summoned by court for calling PM Modi "Commander-in-thief"

31 Aug 2019

Rahul Gandhi summoned by court for calling PM Modi "Commander-in-thief"

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who leveled corruption allegations on BJP over the Rafale deal, has found himself in the middle of yet another legal soup.

Supreme Court to hear Chidambaram's plea against arrest today

26 Aug 2019

Supreme Court to hear Chidambaram's plea against arrest today

On Monday, Supreme Court will hear a plea of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram challenging arrest warrant issued against him.

Beyond Chidambaram, these 7 politicians are also on CBI's radar

22 Aug 2019

Beyond Chidambaram, these 7 politicians are also on CBI's radar

P Chidambaram's arrest by CBI on Wednesday is being viewed differently by various sections. While Congress sees it as a breach of privacy and government's revenge, BJP feels he is being brought to justice for "ill deeds".

Chidambaram spends night at CBI headquarter which he had inaugurated

22 Aug 2019

Chidambaram spends night at CBI headquarter which he had inaugurated

P Chidambaram, former Finance Minister and one of the tallest leaders of Congress, was arrested by CBI on Wednesday in full media glare.

Crackdown on corruption: Narendra Modi fires 15 senior customs officers

18 Jun 2019

Crackdown on corruption: Narendra Modi fires 15 senior customs officers

Days after the Centre forcibly retired 12 senior Income Tax officials, it did the same with 15 other senior customs officials.

Centre retires 12 senior tax officials over sexual-harassment, bribery charges

11 Jun 2019

Centre retires 12 senior tax officials over sexual-harassment, bribery charges

Less than two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his second term, the Centre cracked down on corrupt officials of the Finance Ministry.

Five brave civil-servants who lost lives in service to nation

07 Jun 2019

Five brave civil-servants who lost lives in service to nation

In India, the civil services are a dream for many but being a civil servant is tough and needs great commitment.

#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr

18 May 2019

#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr

The Election Commission (EC) declared it has seized a whopping Rs. 3,439cr across India this polling season.

Disclose graft accused IAS officers' names, CIC tells DoPT

27 Mar 2019

Disclose graft accused IAS officers' names, CIC tells DoPT

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) to disclose names of IAS officers against whom sanction of prosecution has been given in corruption-cases since 2010.

Supreme Court calls for review of life ban on Sreesanth

15 Mar 2019

Supreme Court calls for review of life ban on Sreesanth

The Supreme Court, on Friday, stated that a life ban on former Indian cricketer S Sreesanth needs to be reviewed.

UP: Mining department inspector booked for aiding sand-mining mafia

10 Mar 2019

UP: Mining department inspector booked for aiding sand-mining mafia

An Uttar Pradesh government official was booked by the police for aiding sand mining mafia, an official said today.

'Have suffered repeatedly': IAS Officer Ashok Khemka on frequent transfers

06 Mar 2019

'Have suffered repeatedly': IAS Officer Ashok Khemka on frequent transfers

Senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Ashok Khemka, who was recently transferred once again by the Haryana government, took to Twitter to question his frequent transfers.

Robert Vadra questioned for 'links' to arms dealer, London properties

07 Feb 2019

Robert Vadra questioned for 'links' to arms dealer, London properties

On Wednesday, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned businessman Robert Vadra for over five hours in connection with an alleged money laundering case related to properties in the UK.

PM Modi uses Rajiv Gandhi's comment to attack Congress

22 Jan 2019

PM Modi uses Rajiv Gandhi's comment to attack Congress

Facing charges of corruption in the Rafale deal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, tabled his government's report on its fight against corruption at the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas event in Varanasi.

UP: Cop burns unclaimed body with waste, despite getting cremation-funds

11 Jan 2019

UP: Cop burns unclaimed body with waste, despite getting cremation-funds

In a despicable case of police corruption, a police officer in Uttar Pradesh burned an unclaimed dead body using waste after taking money from the police department for a proper cremation.

Mallya becomes first person to be declared 'fugitive economic offender'

05 Jan 2019

Mallya becomes first person to be declared 'fugitive economic offender'

Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya, on Saturday, became the first person to be charged under the new Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018, after a Mumbai anti-corruption court declared him to be a fugitive economic offender.

206 corruption cases registered against Central government employees in 2018

02 Jan 2019

206 corruption cases registered against Central government employees in 2018

The CBI has registered 206 cases of corruption against Central government employees between January and November last year, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh informed Lok Sabha today.

3 secretariat staff suspended by Yogi on charges of graft

28 Dec 2018

3 secretariat staff suspended by Yogi on charges of graft

Three secretariat staff attached to Uttar Pradesh ministers were suspended on charges of graft following a sting operation by a news channel.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif given seven-year prison term for corruption

24 Dec 2018

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif given seven-year prison term for corruption

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to prison for seven years by an anti-corruption court in Pakistan.

#RafaleDeal: SC verdict on court-monitored probe due for Friday

13 Dec 2018

#RafaleDeal: SC verdict on court-monitored probe due for Friday

The Supreme Court is all set to pronounce its verdict on a batch of pleas demanding a court-monitored CBI probe into the multi-billion dollar Rafale deal on Friday.

Trillions of dollars paid in bribes every year: UN Secretary-General

11 Dec 2018

Trillions of dollars paid in bribes every year: UN Secretary-General

Trillions of dollars, equivalent to more than 5% of global GDP, are paid in bribes or stolen through corruption every year, according to the United Nations.

#RafaleDeal: French NGO wants probe into Rafale deal, alleges corruption

24 Nov 2018

#RafaleDeal: French NGO wants probe into Rafale deal, alleges corruption

A French anti-corruption NGO, Sherpa, has filed a complaint with the office of the French National Financial Prosecutor against the French government and Dassault Aviation, alleging corruption in the Rs. 59,000cr Rafale deal signed in September 2016.

Bangladesh: Former-PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to seven-years prison in corruption-case

29 Oct 2018

Bangladesh: Former-PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to seven-years prison in corruption-case

A Dhaka court on Monday sentenced former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and three others to seven years of imprisonment in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case.

#CBIvsCBI: Special Director Asthana seeks Delhi HC's protection

23 Oct 2018

#CBIvsCBI: Special Director Asthana seeks Delhi HC's protection

On Tuesday, CBI's second-in-command, Special Director Rakesh Asthana approached the Delhi High Court to seek protection against arrest in an alleged bribery case against him.

The CBI just raided its own headquarters: Here's why

22 Oct 2018

The CBI just raided its own headquarters: Here's why

In what marked an unprecedented move, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided its own headquarters on Monday in search of evidence in an alleged bribery case involving its second-in-command, Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

CBI books its second-in-command in bribery scandal

21 Oct 2018

CBI books its second-in-command in bribery scandal

In a case that might have far-reaching consequences, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked its second-in-command, Special Director Rakesh Asthana, in a bribery scandal.

Bangladesh: Verdict on Khaleda Zia graft case on October 29

17 Oct 2018

Bangladesh: Verdict on Khaleda Zia graft case on October 29

A Bangladesh court yesterday set October 29 for its verdict in the second graft case against jailed former PM Khaleda Zia.

Former S-Korean President Lee Myung-bak jailed for 15yrs over corruption

05 Oct 2018

Former S-Korean President Lee Myung-bak jailed for 15yrs over corruption

Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has been jailed for 15 years for corruption today, becoming the latest of the country's ex-leaders to be sent to prison.

#RajasthanPolls: Why is this IPS-officer's wife contesting against CM Raje?

23 Sep 2018

#RajasthanPolls: Why is this IPS-officer's wife contesting against CM Raje?

A serving Indian Police Service officer's wife will contest the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly election as an Independent candidate from Jhalrapatan constituency, currently represented by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

61 Ghanaian referees banned after being found accepting bribes

17 Sep 2018

61 Ghanaian referees banned after being found accepting bribes

The Referee Association of Ghana has banned 61 match officials after an investigation found them accepting bribes to decide the fate of Ghana Premier League matches.

South Korea's corruption-tainted former President Park Guen-hye's sentence extended

24 Aug 2018

South Korea's corruption-tainted former President Park Guen-hye's sentence extended

A South Korean appeal court today extended ex-President Park Geun-hye's prison sentence for corruption and abuse of power by one year.

Pakistan: Jailed Sharif appears before accountability-court in remaining graft cases

15 Aug 2018

Pakistan: Jailed Sharif appears before accountability-court in remaining graft cases

Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before the Islamabad-based Accountability Court hearing two graft cases (Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Hill Metal Establishment cases) against him and his family.