FIR registered against Param Bir Singh, others over police inspector’s complaint

The FIR has been registered at Akola in Vidarbha against Mr. Singh, DCP Parag Manere and 26 other policemen. Maharashtra police have filed an FIR against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh after a police inspector levelled corruption charges against him, a senior official said on April 29. Also read: Maharashtra orders inquiry against … Read more FIR registered against Param Bir Singh, others over police inspector’s complaint

CBI books DUSIB, Bank of Baroda officials for diverting funds over Rs 200 crore

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against officials of Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) and Bank of Baroda, Paharganj Branch, and other unknown persons on the allegations of misappropriating funds amounting to over Rs 200 crore. The Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB), under the government of NCT of … Read more CBI books DUSIB, Bank of Baroda officials for diverting funds over Rs 200 crore

View: Why aspects of game theory must be applied in our policymaking

Much has been written and discussed about corruption having a negative impact on economic growth, with malfunctioning government institutions affecting investments, entrepreneurship and innovation. In this context, GoI has been following a zero-tolerance approach to corruption. The 2020 TRACE Bribery Risk Matrix places India 77th in a list of 194 countries measuring business bribery risks. … Read more View: Why aspects of game theory must be applied in our policymaking

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh resigns

Anil Deshmukh’s resignation comes after Bombay HC’s direction to the CBI to conduct a preliminary inquiry in to allegations against him Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on April 5 resigned from the State Cabinet. The resignation comes after the Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct a preliminary … Read more Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh resigns

Bombay HC directs CBI to conduct preliminary inquiry into letter against Anil Deshmukh

Param Bir Singh had written a letter to CM alleging that State HM Anil Deshmukh had directed suspended police officer Sachin Vaze to collect ₹100 crores over a month The Bombay High Court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct a preliminary inquiry into the letter written by former Police Commisioner Param … Read more Bombay HC directs CBI to conduct preliminary inquiry into letter against Anil Deshmukh

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls | People are tired of corruption in AIADMK rule, says Su Venkatesan

The BJP treated the Tamils as denizens and attempted to capture power through backdoor means, the CPI(M) MP said. Electing a candidate like P.T.R. Palanivel Thiagarajan (DMK) to the Legislative Assembly would be a privilege not only to the electorate of Madurai central constituency but the entire Madurai district, said CPI(M) MP Su Venkatesan in … Read more Tamil Nadu Assembly polls | People are tired of corruption in AIADMK rule, says Su Venkatesan

86 Mumbai cops transferred, Vaze’s ex-colleague among them

An Assistant Police Inspector who was questioned by the NIA in the Sachin Vaze case was among 86 officials who were transferred on Tuesday, a city police official said. Earlier in the evening, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh had met Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray as the home department is facing heat over the Vaze case … Read more 86 Mumbai cops transferred, Vaze’s ex-colleague among them

View: Is the Global Corruption Barometer missing the big picture?

Corruption is a social fact, as it is difficult to find a society free of corruption. The latest ‘Global Corruption Barometer’ report of Transparency International (TI) for Asia has portrayed India as a country with the highest bribery rate in Asia. To have a balanced perspective, we need to view the report against the backdrop … Read more View: Is the Global Corruption Barometer missing the big picture?

Will Quit Politics if I Fail to Prove Graft Charges Againt Tamil Nadu Minister: MK Stalin

DMK president M K Stalin on Saturday vowed to quit politics if he failed to prove the corruption charges against Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani. Responding to Velumani’s challenge to prove the charges, Stalin said, “I am ready to quit politics. Are you (Velumani) ready?” The DMK chief was addressing a gram … Read more Will Quit Politics if I Fail to Prove Graft Charges Againt Tamil Nadu Minister: MK Stalin

‘Zero Tolerance to Corruption Just a Slogan’: Cong Alleges Money Laundering by Firm Linked to U’khand CM’s Aide

The Congress on Wednesday levelled money laundering charges against a company linked to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat’s Industrial Adviser K S Panwar, saying the CM’s claim of zero tolerance to corruption is no more than a slogan. Moving a notice for the suspension of the scheduled business of the Uttarakhand Assembly on the … Read more ‘Zero Tolerance to Corruption Just a Slogan’: Cong Alleges Money Laundering by Firm Linked to U’khand CM’s Aide