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Ladakh court to decide today on FIR against BJP leaders for ‘bribing’ journalists

Some Ladakh-based journalists alleged that BJP leaders, including state president Ravinder Raina, had offered them bribes to 'influence outcome of elections'.
BJP state president Ravinder Raina (L), accused by journalists in Leh of attempting to bribe them

After Ladakh journalists claim BJP tried to bribe them, J&K govt examines CCTV for proof

The journalists have alleged that leaders including J&K BJP president Ravinder Raina were distributing envelopes of cash at a press conference in Leh on 2 May.
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Supreme Court refuses to hear plea claiming bribes for votes in Tamil Nadu elections

The plea said a prominent party paid Rs 5,000 each to voters to vote in their favour in Madurai.

Yeddyurappa diaries: Time for Supreme Court to clearly note what constitutes evidence

In the 1991 Jain brothers hawala case, the Supreme Court had said that corroborating evidence is a must to convict the person named in the diaries.
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In CBI vs CBI case, Delhi court grants bail to alleged middleman Manoj Prasad

Special CBI judge Santosh Snehi Mann granted bail saying no purpose will be served by keeping Prasad in further custody.
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When SEBI’s image and credibility took a beating because of ‘false reports’

In this excerpt from the book 'A Game Changer's Memoir', ex-SEBI chief G.N. Bajpai revisits the times when, he writes, the Indian media published downright inaccurate and unverified news about the market regulator

The three harsh lessons from the CBI debacle

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New corruption survey says 56% Indians admitted to paying a bribe in last one year

Property registration and land issue authorities found to be most corrupt departments, cash dominated as primary mode of paying bribe.
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India among countries doing little or nothing to stop bribing of foreign officials

Transparency International examined China, India, Hong Kong & Singapore for the first time for its report on foreign bribery.
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Anti-corruption activists rarely pay attention to the role of middlemen in India

A key ingredient in corruption is the middlemen. But there is little understanding of what conditions make their role important to corrupt transactions.

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Why does the Right-wing want to ‘occupy’ Delhi’s liberal hotspot Khan Market?

BJP's Ram Madhav took party workers to Khan Market to celebrate the Lok Sabha victory to assert the "new political ideology and culture".

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IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
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Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.