Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong left for home after marathon questioning ends

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 09:10

Seoul, Jan 13 (IANS) Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, returned home on Friday after facing marathon questioning by prosecutors all night about his possible involvement in a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye.


I saved the country, says Modi on demonetisation

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 21:46

Pune, Dec 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that if the evils of corruption and black money had been tackled by the previous governments, he would not have been forced to take a tough decision like demonetisation.


War against corruption will continue till victory: PM Modi

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 19:58

Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday put up a spirited defence of demonetisation in the face of sharp attacks at home and abroad, saying the move was only one of the many intended radical reforms to cleanse India of corruption and black money and make the country developed in one generation.


Will act against corrupt Congressmen in two minutes: Rahul

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 23:36

Panaji, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that it would take him only two minutes to crack down against Goa party leaders accused of corruption, once the party comes to power in the coastal state.


South Korean President implicated in corruption case

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 11:46

Seoul, Nov 20 (IANS) The South Korean Prosecutor's Office on Sunday said President Park Geun-hye is involved in a serious case of corruption and influence-peddling at the centre of which is her friend and advisor.


Haryana SDO held for accepting Rs 40,000 as bribe

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 19:12

Gurgaon, Aug 10 (IANS) A Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) with Haryana's irrigation department was caught red-handed while accepting Rs 40,000 as bribe from a contractor, Director General of Police (State Vigilance Bureau) Sheel Madhur said here on Wednesday.


Thousands rally in Baghdad to protest corruption

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 16:26

Baghdad, July 15 (IANS) Thousands of Iraqis rallied in Baghdad on Friday in response to a call by popular cleric Moqtada al-Sadr to protest against corruption and sectarianism.


Goa CM confesses bribing a tout 38 years ago

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 20:48

Panaji, June 23 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Thursday confessed to have bribed a tout once in the North Goa District Collectorate for obtaining a certified document before he became an elected representative, and said that even after 38 years of pursuit, he had been unable to obtain the document.


CBI says no plan to arrest Virbhadra's children

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 19:32

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The CBI on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's children were called for questioning in the disproportionate case against him as witnesses and the agency has no plans to detain them.


Action against suppression of water tanker case: ACB chief

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 19:20

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Days after the BJP accused the Kejriwal government of suppressing a report on the Rs 400 crore water tanker scam, Delhi ACB chief M.K. Meena on Friday assured of action against anyone responsible for suppressing the case.


Virbhadra Singh failed to counter evidence: Claims CBI

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 21:14

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday reportedly "failed to explain the evidences" against him during questioning by the CBI here and he was summoned again on Friday for a second round of questioning in a case of alleged disproportionate wealth.


CBI questions Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh in Delhi

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 12:20

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was on Thursday questioned by the CBI here for acquiring wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income, officials said.