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Singh is facing at least 5 charges of extortion and corruption in the state. Earlier this year, he had made allegations of corruption against former State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
I could not compromise the principles of democratic governance. So I took voluntary retirement in 1985 with 15 years of service left, writes MG Devasahayam.
In his first stint in 2005, Nitish Kumar had forged image of an anti-corruption crusader. The first 2 years of his rule show 122 cases filed against officials accepting bribes.
Xi Jinping's tight control over media and dwindling access of foreign journalists to Chinese leaders has made it difficult to report on corruption at the highest levels of CCP.
2,000 state employees were transferred in Bihar between 23 June and 30 June. This has thrown up an alleged corruption scandal, with ruling BJP MLAs making allegations.
DSP Brajesh Kumar, who was booked by CBI under the Prevention of Corruption Act, had previously been a recipient of the Union home minister's medal for excellence in investigation.
In conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said India’s road infrastructure will be comparable to the best of the US and Europe by 2024. There will be access-controlled expressways, green highways, public transport running on electricity and many other improvements, he said, adding that road projects worth Rs 24,000 crore are already being developed under the Bharatmala project. The Delhi-Mumbai expressway will be ready by 2022, Gadkari said. The Union minister said the need of the hour is expeditious decision-making and positive approach, as he cited an example of delayed payments to road contractors that in turn delay many projects. Gadkari said the "total system is corrupt" but he is not afraid of anybody as he does not do "any work, which is illegal or unethical". The minister also termed the allegations of Swedish bus manufacturer Scania gifting him bus as “totally baseless”....
The agency said it has booked 23 Army personnel and civilians, including relatives of officers, for allegedly demanding bribes and facilitating bribery.
Talk of withholding rates and taxes has now become commonplace in South Africa. Why pay, if your money is merely going to be ‘eaten’?
A few years ago, when CBI visited then Kolkata CP Rajiv Kumar’s house, Mamata and the police rushed to intervene. Now, Abhishek Banerjee is left to defend his family alone.