User: fredericknoronha Topic: Corruption
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BJP speaks for Delhi police: AAP hand in glove 30.7.2014 Asian Age: Delhi
Launching a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party for its alleged collusion with the Delhi police, the Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday questioned the saffron party and asked why has it assumed a new role as the spokesperson of the local police. The rookie party challenged the saffron outfit to make its stand clear and questioned that why was it strangely silent on the involvement of its MLAs and their relatives in recent cases of corruption and serious crimes in the national capital. “The BJP wants to control Delhi by proxy through its Central government by putting pressure on the Delhi police to act on its behalf and the AAP will expose the BJP designs and will not allow its nefarious designs to succeed,” the AAP said in a statement. The party demanded that the BJP should clarify “whether the BJP MLA from Rajinder Nagar, R.P. Singh, beat up a junior engineer of the Delhi Jal Board in his office on July 14 and whether this official was beaten up for refusing to carry out illegal orders of the MLA to ...
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Graft Great Wall falls 30.7.2014 Telegraph: Front Page
Beijing, July 29: China's Communist Party has launched a corruption investigation into former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, the highest ranked official to be ensnared in a graft scandal since the party swept to power in 1949.
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China investigates former security chief for graft 30.7.2014 Hindustan Times: World
Ending months of speculation state media announced on Tuesday that Zhou Yongkang not seen in public for months since rumours about his apparently quiet detention began is being investigated for violation of discipline in other words Zhou has been charged with ...
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Junior engineer's letter exposes rot in Chennai planning body 30.7.2014 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) has ordered an internal probe in the wake of one of its junior engineers writing a letter to CMDA member secretary alleging irregularities in the execution of two multi-crore infrastructure ...
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Angry Shia protesters greet Akhilesh Yadav 30.7.2014 TOI: Lucknow Times
Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday was `greeted’ by angry slogans of Shia Muslims led by cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawwad outside Bara Imambara on Tuesday while he was on his way to old city to meet party workers on the occasion ...
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‘Frame charges against wife in graft case’ 30.7.2014 TOI: Goa
The high court of Bombay at Goa has upheld a CBI court order framing charges against a wife for abetting her husband in the commission of an offence under the Prevention of Corruption Act during the latter’s tenure as a customs ...
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CBI wants RTI exemption 30.7.2014 Asian Age: India
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the country’s premier investigative agency, wants to stop disclosing details of allegations of corruption against its own officials under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, something which was being provided by it at present under the transparency law. The CBI will challenge before the Delhi high court an order of the Central Information Commission directing the agency to disclose information about its officials Vivek Dutt and Rajesh Karnatak who are facing allegations of corruption. RTI activist Subhash Agrawal had sought to know to details of allegations against these officers who were part of the CBI’s probe in coal scam and were arrested by the agency while allegedly taking bribe to favour a businessman using their influence. “This is to inform you that CBI is going to file an appeal before the Delhi high court against the order of CIC,” DIG Arun Bothra said in a communication to Mr Agrawal. The CBI, being a Central probe agency, was exempted from ...
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Former royal official charged with corruption 30.7.2014 Zee News : World
Prosecutors have charged a former top official working for Britain`s royal family with accepting more than 100,000 pounds (USD 169,000) in bribes in return for contracts for work at royal palaces.
Proceedings against Finmeccannica in VVIP chopper deal shelved 30.7.2014 Zee News : World
Italian prosecutors have "shelved" proceedings against defence major Finmeccannica, the parent firm of AgustaWestland, saying it had nothing to do with the alleged corruption in India`s Rs 3,600-crore deal to procure 12 VVIP helicopters, Italian news agency Ansa reported.
348 dams have not been checked for over 10 years in Maharashtra - Times of India 30.7.2014 dam - Google News
348 dams have not been checked for over 10 years in Maharashtra Times of India Mumbai: A Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report has found the structural strength of 348 large dams suspect as they have not been inspected for over a decade. This is despite the fact that the government spent Rs 70,000 crore more than ...
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CBI to seek shield against RTI for its graft-tainted 30.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The CBI wants to stop disclosing details of allegations of corruption against its own officials under the RTI Act, something the agency currently provides under the transparency ...
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CBI wants to block info about graft against its officials 30.7.2014 Zee News : India National
In a bid to shut out information about inhouse corruption, CBI wants to stop disclosing details of allegations of graft against its own officials under the RTI Act.
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Money-laundering case against iron ore exporter 30.7.2014 Hindu: National
Based on the Justice M.B. Shah Commission of Inquiry report on illegal mining in Jharkhand, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money-laundering case against an iron ore exporter, P.K...
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Finmeccanica settles with Italy prosecutors to end Indian chopper deal probe 29.7.2014 Top Stories
Indian govt had cancelled the chopper deal after allegations of corruption emerged
IAS officer says Haryana chief secy threatened him 29.7.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
A senior Haryana officer who took on the state government over its choice of information commissioners has accused the states top officer of threatening him IAS officer Pradeep Kasni said chief secretary SC Choudhry sent him objectionable SMSes for questioning the ...
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China's former minister investigated for corruption 29.7.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Beijing, July 29 (IANS/EFE) The Communist Party of China (CPC) Tuesday announced a probe into allegations of "grave violations of discipline" against former public security minister Zhou Yongkang, the highest-ranking official to be investigated in ...
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Holding 29.7.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
The chairman of the Press Council of India, Justice Markandey Katju, has done it again. The former Supreme Court judge has triggered a controversy by writing about a corrupt additional judge in the Madras High Court. He was not removed despite an adverse report on him by the Intelligence Bureau because he had the backing of a powerful political ally of the United Progressive Alliance government during its first term, he writes.
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Asia's hunger for change 29.7.2014 Latest News
A tired Indonesia votes for an outsider
Subir Roy: What can replace the collegium? 29.7.2014 Latest News
Whatever be his motives, former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju has done the nation a service by highlighting the fact that the collegium system, created by the apex court to safeguard the independence of the judiciary, has, in fact, allowed ...
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VVIP chopper deal Finmeccanica settles deal with Italy prosecutors 29.7.2014 Hindustan Times: India
Italys Finmeccanica said on Tuesday it had reached a agreement with prosecutors to settle legal proceedings over a high profile helicopter contract between one of its units and India adding this did not equal an acknowledgment of any ...
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