Saturday, 15 December, 2018

Topic: Corruption

Chinese president Xi Jinping | Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Why Xi Jinping’s corruption crackdown is pushing corrupt officials to suicide

Chinese bureaucrats are working seven days a week, particularly when their bosses serve on one of the dozen panels that Xi sits on.
Manjit Singh G.K.

Delhi Sikh shrine body chief refuses to resign despite orders from Akali Dal chief

At a meeting of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee Thursday, fresh elections for the executive committee were announced.

Corruption in Agusta could be tough to prove but BJP will flog it anyway

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Members and supporters of the LGBT groups during Delhi's Queer Pride march (representational image) | Atul Yadav/PTI

Six transgender candidates promise to make a difference as MP votes Wednesday

Shabnam Mausi, India’s first transgender MLA, among six candidates who have highlighted issues such as lack of development, poverty among others.
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Has Modi govt curbed corruption? Difficult to say

Speed of judicial processes, executive's limited degrees of freedom over it and time-lag in data access are some reasons why.
Rafale fighter aircraft of Dassault Aviation company at Paris Air Show | Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

French NGO files corruption complaint against Rafale deal

Sherpa Association’s complaint alleges grant of ‘undue advantages, influence peddling’ etc against Dassault and French government.
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How CBI went from being a caged parrot to a wild vulture

India’s premier anti-corruption agency has defied two decades of reform and become an embarrassment with its bosses calling each other thief.
PM Narendra Modi | PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Modi PMO won’t divulge corruption complaints against ministers despite CIC order

Modi PMO says it doesn’t keep records of corruption complaints against ministers 'in one place' and collating it will divert resources disproportionately.
Supreme Cour

What happens when corruption scandals hit the Supreme Court? Nothing

Indian courts deal with corruption charges against its judges in two ways: Transfers or looking away

Chennai whistle-blower wants to know status of his complaints against CBI’s interim chief

Shankar, popularly known as Savukku Shankar, had written to the CBI in February, listing a number of charges against Nageshwar Rao.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah during the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting at Parliament House

Narendra Modi government may have won this Rafale round, but Congress can still fight

Questions will be raised on how Supreme Court judgment got crucial facts, like CAG report on Rafale being examined by PAC, wrong.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi |Atul Yadav/PTI

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SC on Rafale PILs: Setback for Rahul’s campaign or lesson not to politicise defence deals?

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed all petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the Rafale fighter jet deal. The court’s order comes at a time when the Op...