Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: Corruption

Tired of fake achhe din, people want sachhe din: Congress on PM Modi’s speech

Congress censures Modi's Independence Day speech to be 'hollow', and challenges him to have an open debate with Rahul Gandhi.

Cosy with CBI officials, caterer of Delhi club helped IAS, IRS officers stash loot

According to the CBI, caterer Rakesh Tiwari helped public servants get tip-offs about corruption cases against them.

CBI officers on agency’s radar in bribery case

An FIR filed by CBI revealed the main accused in a bribery case was in contact with officers working in AC-III branch of the CBI.

Vigilance raids in Odisha probe govt officials for undue favours to gangster

The raids are to investigate whether officials abused their official position to act in collusion with gangster Syed Usaman Ali.

Move to amend laws like RTI ‘ill-conceived’: Former Delhi HC chief justice writes to PM

Among other laws, Justice A.P. Shah points to amendments made to Finance Act last year on political funding, says they only make the process ‘less transparent’.

Opposition says Centre misusing probe agencies to target its leaders

Congress leader Anand Sharma alleged Modi govt had ‘double standards’ on corruption.

Nawaz Sharif’s 10-year sentence clears way for Pakistan Army to take charge ahead of elections

The widely expected verdict against Sharif solidifies the impression that a creeping coup is underway in Pakistan.

HoaXposed: Fake photograph of ‘corrupt politicians being executed’ in China goes viral on WhatsApp

Taken on 7 April, 2004, the photograph is actually of convicts at a sentencing rally in the Chinese city of Wenzhou.

‘Who will get into the black money issue?’: Parliamentary panel returns file to govt

Three reports on studies commissioned by the UPA have been lying with the Modi government since 2014.

Five factors that will decide who wins the battle for Karnataka

From Siddaramaiah’s sub-nationalism to BJP’s Hindutva gambit, these five factors will decide whether Congress will retain its biggest state or BJP will return to power in the...

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.