Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: bribery

CBI arrests drugs controller who took Rs 4 lakh bribe to waive clinical trial of insulin shot

Director of Delhi-based private company also held; both caught red-handed in the act Monday.

CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram’s close associate S Bhaskararaman in ‘visa bribery’ case

The bribery case is connected to the clearing of project visas for 263 Chinese Nationals working at Talwandi Sabo Power Ltd in Punjab. S Bhaskararaman emerged as the front man.

CBI arrests Jamia professor Khalid Moin in bribery case

Moin, a professor in civil engineering department of Jamia Millia Islamia, was arrested while receiving the bribe amount from a Delhi-based architecture firm.

Traders write to Piyush Goyal, say Modi govt must suspend Amazon for fresh bribery allegations

Traders’ body CAIT says news report about lawyers representing Amazon bribing govt officials is blow to PM Modi’s crackdown on corruption, allegations must be probed by CBI.

‘Zero tolerance for corruption’, says Amazon on bribery charges in India

According to a report, Amazon has initiated an investigation against some of its legal representatives for allegedly bribing Indian govt officials.

CBI arrests Bengal ministers Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee in 2016 Narada bribery case

CBI also arrested former Trinamool ministers Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterjee in Narada case. An official said chargesheet will be filed in court today.

CBI arrests senior railway official for allegedly accepting Rs 1 crore bribe

According to CBI, Mahender Singh Chauhan, an Indian Railways Engineering Service official, received the bribe to grant contracts of projects in the Northeast Frontier Railway.

24% Indians bribed health workers for medical care this year, finds survey

The survey by Transparency International revealed that Indians bribe the most in Asia and 39% Indians paid bribes for public services in the country.

Corruption law applies to deemed university, says SC, allows official’s trial for ‘bribery’ 

The SC bench said officials of a deemed university do not perform any less of a public duty than their counterparts in other universities. 

ED steps up ‘bribery’ probe into 2006 sale of Airbus planes to Indian Airlines

ED is probing Rs 142 cr payment linked to purchase of 43 jets by Indian Airlines & commitment to provide aircraft-overhaul facilities that were never built.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.