corruption

Road in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli re-laid after teen’s 'ground report' went viral on social media

It’s not rare in remote parts of India for newly laid roads to start crumbling within hours of being built because of sub-standard material used. But Suhana Bisht, 15, of Dewarkhadora village in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district wasn’t ready to take this lying down. When a 10-km newly laid stretch in the area came undone, the teenager, an aspiring journalist, shot a video and posted it on social media. As the video of her ‘ground repot’ exposing the corruption went viral, the district administration swung into action and rushed to get the stretch re-laid within 12-hours.

published on : 21st October 2020

Chidambaram granted bail after 105 days, Singhvi welcomes SC decision

P Chidambaram has been in custody for over 100 days after he was arrested by the CBI on August 21 in the INX Media corruption case

published on : 4th December 2019

Trump calls whistleblower story 'political hack job'

US President Donald Trump on Friday told reporters a whistleblower complaint that has roiled Washington relates to a totally appropriate conversation he had.

published on : 20th September 2019

Japan's Takeda no longer IOC member

Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) chief Tsunekazu Takeda, who is under investigation in France for suspected corruption and will step down from his role in June.

published on : 27th March 2019

Japan Olympics boss suspected of campaign bribery

The president of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, has been indicted in France on allegations of corruption, an official has confirmed.

published on : 12th January 2019

South Africa court adjourns Zuma corruption case to June 8

The Durban High Court adjourned until June 8 a case in which former South African president Jacob Zuma is accused of corruption in a $2.5 billion arms deal. 

published on : 6th April 2018

Thousands march for slain Slovak journalist who probed corruption

People took to the streets of Bratislava and other Slovak cities to demand action over the killing of Jan Kuciak and his fiancee.

published on : 3rd March 2018

Centre has taken strong steps to stop cybercrime, says Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the state government has taken strong steps against organized crime and corruption to ensure industrial and infrastructural security. 

published on : 22nd February 2018

I'm innocent, says South Africa's besieged President Jacob Zuma

Zuma says he doesn't know why his ruling party is moving to depose him - but with anti-corruption raids on his friends and an imminent no-confidence vote, his days look numbered. 

published on : 15th February 2018

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces corruption charges

The Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust. 

published on : 14th February 2018

Here's what Arun Jaitley has to say on corruption allegations against Amit Shah's son

Speaking upon the controversies surrounding BJP Chief Amit Shah’s son, Jay Shah, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the upcoming Gujarat polls will prove public’s support. 

published on : 15th October 2017

Coimbatore: Rs 3,000 bribe to get dead body out of mortuary

17-year-old girl Bagyashree's family was forced to carry her body out of the mortuary of a hospital to the ambulance because they refused to a pay a bribe of Rs 3000 demanded by the hospital workers.

published on : 10th June 2017

Hundreds of red masks displayed against Brazil corruption

An installation of 595 masks representing Brazil's entire Congress and President Michel Temer, is displayed in protest of corruption at the highest levels of the country's government.

published on : 24th May 2017

South Koreans vote for new leader after months of political vacuum

South Koreans begin voting to elect a new leader, looking to move on from a corruption scandal that brought down former President Park Geun-hye and shook the political and business elite to the core. 

published on : 9th May 2017
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