Tejashwi Faces Corruption Charges, Must Not Become Leader of Oppn, Demands JD(U)

JD(U) president Nitish Kumar addresses the media as HAM(S) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi and other leaders look on, in Patna on Sunday. (PTI) The JD(U)’s demand came two days after party leader Mewa Lal Chaudhary resigned as the state’s education minister over a corruption taint. PTI Last Updated: November 22, 2020, 7:20 IST FOLLOW US … Read more Tejashwi Faces Corruption Charges, Must Not Become Leader of Oppn, Demands JD(U)

Zoysa denies wrongdoing after being found guilty under ICC anti-corruption code

Zoysa said that the ICC investigators had spoken to him in English which he failed to understand. Former Sri Lanka cricketer Nuwan Zoysa on Friday denied any wrongdoing after being found guilty of corruption on three counts by an independent tribunal of the ICC. Already serving suspension on match-fixing charges, Zoysa was charged under the … Read more Zoysa denies wrongdoing after being found guilty under ICC anti-corruption code

Bihar’s ‘Tainted’ Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary Resigns Within Hours of Assuming Office

Bihar’s Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary, mired in corruption charges, submitted his resignation on Thursday three days after taking oath as part of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Cabinet. Choudhary, who was allocated the portfolio on Tuesday, a day after taking oath, sent his resignation immediately after assuming charge at 1pm, said informed sources. Chaudhary, who belongs … Read more Bihar’s ‘Tainted’ Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary Resigns Within Hours of Assuming Office

ICC tribunal finds former Sri Lanka player Zoysa guilty under anti-corruption code

He was provisionally suspended in May 2019 on charges of indulging in corruption during a T20 league in the UAE. Already serving suspension on match-fixing charges, former Sri Lanka player and bowling coach Nuwan Zoysa has been found guilty of three offences under the ICC anti-corruption code by an independent tribunal, the global cricket body … Read more ICC tribunal finds former Sri Lanka player Zoysa guilty under anti-corruption code

Bihar Opposition Attacks Nitish Kumar over Corruption Charges Against His Minister, Demands Sacking

Bihar’s main Opposition RJD and its allies Wednesday attacked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for appointing JD(U)s Mewalal Choudhary as the Education Minister even though he faces corruption charges and was suspended from the party over the issue, and demanded he be sacked. RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said Choudhary, a former vice chancellor of an agriculture … Read more Bihar Opposition Attacks Nitish Kumar over Corruption Charges Against His Minister, Demands Sacking

He should not continue in his post: VCK head

Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) president Thol. Thirumavalavan on Friday said the State government should take steps to remove Anna University Vice-Chancellor M.K. Surappa from his post. In a statement, Mr. Thirumavalavan said it would be improper for him to continue after the State government had initiated an inquiry into allegations against him. “The State government … Read more He should not continue in his post: VCK head

AUTA demands withdrawal of G.O.

Teachers of Anna University have demanded the withdrawal of a government order (G.O.), issued for the setting up of a commission to inquire the alleged corruption charges against Vice-Chancellor M.K. Surappa. The Anna University Teachers’ Association (AUTA) expressed shock at the government’s move and said the university had remained “an oasis of a non-corrupt environment” … Read more AUTA demands withdrawal of G.O.

Demonetisation Dealt Body Blow to Systemic Financial Corruption, Black Money: BJP

Demonetisation was an “attack” on corruption and black money that were rampant during the “lost decade” of the Congress-led UPA government, the BJP said on Sunday while hitting out at the opposition party for criticising the move. On November 8, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the decision to ban all currency notes of … Read more Demonetisation Dealt Body Blow to Systemic Financial Corruption, Black Money: BJP

People Forced to Drink Contaminated Water, Bihar Towns Turned into Garbage Dumps: Cong Slams Nitish Kumar

The Congress alleged on Sunday that people of Bihar were made to drink contaminated water in Nitish Kumar’s regime, and the cities and towns in the state turned into garbage dumps. Congress national general secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala said not only the water has turned impure but also there is corruption in government schemes related … Read more People Forced to Drink Contaminated Water, Bihar Towns Turned into Garbage Dumps: Cong Slams Nitish Kumar

Uttarakhand CM Asks Harish Rawat to Reveal Mystery of ‘Friendship With Blackmailer, Stingbaj’ Journalist

File photo of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. His reaction has come after the Supreme Court put a stay on an order of the Uttarakhand HC quashing an FIR against journalist Umesh Sharma and asking the CBI to probe into corruption charges levelled by him against the chief minister. PTI Dehradun Last Updated: October … Read more Uttarakhand CM Asks Harish Rawat to Reveal Mystery of ‘Friendship With Blackmailer, Stingbaj’ Journalist