User: fredericknoronha Topic: Corruption
Category: Bribery
Last updated: Feb 18 2018 24:59 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Ayodhya dispute: Amarnath Mishra expelled for making bribery allegations against ex-AIMPLB member Salman Nadvi 18.2.2018 Zee News : States
Amarnath Mishra had earlier claimed that has ex-AIMPLB member Nadvi had demanded money, position and nearly 200 acres of land for building a grand Mecca-like Masjid in Ayodhya.
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Family of Indian-origin victim gets no money after surgery blunder 17.2.2018 General News
A US court has overturned a verdict to award a staggering USD 20 million to the family of an Indian-origin woman who died after doctors at a Detroit-area hospital mistakenly performed brain surgery on her. Bimla Nayyar, 81, was admitted to Oakwood Healthcare's Dearborn hospital in January 2012 for a routine jaw realignment. But due to an extraordinary blunder and records mix-up, she underwent the unnecessary brain surgery and spent 60 days on life support before she died, Washington Post reported. In 2015, a jury awarded Nayyar's family USD 20 million. But Michigans highest court says they cannot collect a penny all because of an apparently bad legal gamble. The Michigan Supreme Court faulted the family's lawyers for arguing that Nayyars death was the result of ordinary negligence, a claim that places no limits on the amount of money plaintiffs can be awarded. An earlier ruling in the case had effectively barred the lawyers from pursuing an ordinary negligence claim, the justices ...
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CBI Arrests GST Official in Bribery Case in Maharashtra 17.2.2018 Top India News- News18.com
The arrested are Deputy Commissioner M V Telgote and Head Hawaldar G D Mishra.
Protest in Tel Aviv to demand Israeli PM's resignation 16.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
More than a thousand protesters on Friday demanded the resignation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in what was the first protest here since the release of a police report recommending that he be indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
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Five college students killed in accident near Nagpur 16.2.2018 General News
Five college students were killed and three others were seriously injured when the Sports Utility Vehicle they were travelling in rammed into a stationary truck near here today afternoon. The deceased included daughter of a city-based police officer. The accident took place around 3.30 pm near Shehenshah Hotel on Amravati Road in Wadi area on the outskirts of the city, police said. The victims, aged between 20 to 22 years, were students of Hislop College, and were out for a long drive after college hours, police said. The deceased were identified as Vishal Ratwani (21) (whose family owned the SUV), Satya Singh (20), Dheeraj Pathade (20), Nisha Nikam (21) and Divya Paku (21). Nisha Nikam is daughter of Rajendra Nikam, a police officer attached to Nagpur crime branch. DCP (Zone 1) Krishnakant Upadhyay told PTI that according to the preliminary information, the speeding SUV hit the road divider and then a container truck parked on the roadside.
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US court overturns $21 mn damages for wrong brain surgery on Indian woman 16.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A court has overturned the $21 million awarded to the family of a woman of Indian descent who was operated on her brain instead of her jaw because of a hospital mix-up, according to media reports.
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Trump, Israel's Netanyahu to meet at White House March 5 - officials 16.2.2018 Reuters: World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a meeting at the White House on March 5, two U.S. officials said on Friday.
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Israeli protesters urge Netanyahu to step down over bribery allegations 16.2.2018 Reuters: World News
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli demonstrators gathered in Tel Aviv on Friday to urge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign after police recommended he be charged with bribery in two corruption cases.
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Israeli protesters urge Netanyahu to step down over bribery allegations 16.2.2018 Hindu: International
Around 1,000-2,000 protesters rallied in a Tel Aviv square, some with signs saying “crooks go home” and “crime minister”.
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Farmers dig pits, sit in them to protest land acquisition in Rajasthan 16.2.2018 General News
Farmers today dug pits here and sat inside them as a mark of protest against land acquisition in the district for a proposed flyover in Laxmangarh. "We are protesting against land acquisition in almost eight villages for the construction of a bypass in Laxmangarh. We began a relay strike today in which 35 pits with a depth of three feet have been dug and farmers sat in them," Narendra Batad, member of the Sangharsh Samiti said here. He said that the depth of the pits would be increased by one feet each day and the protest would be carried out during daytime. The pits were dug near Banjara basti village, he said. Batad said nearly 10 km of the proposed bypass would pass through the village.
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Suspended VC's judicial custody extended till March 2 16.2.2018 General News
The judicial custody of suspended Bharathiar University Vice-Chancellor, A Ganapathy, arrested on bribery charges, was today extended till March 2. Ganapathy was arrested by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption on February 3 for allegedly accepting Rs 30 lakh as bribe from an aspirant for the post of an assistant professor. He is lodged in the central jail along with professor Dharmaraj who allegedly brokered the deal. Based on a petition by DVAC, the court of Prevention of Corruption Act special Judge John Mino allowed police five days custody of Ganapathy for questioning on February 12. As the custody period ended, Ganapathy was produced before the judge, who extended his judicial custody till March 3.
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Emergency Will Be Lifted as Scheduled Once ‘Judicial Deadlock’ Is Resolved: Maldives Envoy to India 16.2.2018 The Wire

In a meeting, India had asked the Maldives whether the emergency will end on February 20 as planned and sought clarifications on discussions between the island country and China.

The post Emergency Will Be Lifted as Scheduled Once ‘Judicial Deadlock’ Is Resolved: Maldives Envoy to India appeared first on The Wire.

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Israeli attorney general lauds police probe into Netanyahu 16.2.2018 General News
Israel's attorney general has praised a police investigation into the prime minister over corruption allegations, saying it was conducted "thoroughly" and "by the book" even as the Israeli leader has shrugged off its conclusions. In a speech at Tel Aviv University, Avihai Mandelblit yesterday lauded the more-than-yearlong probe into a pair of corruption scandals that have engulfed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, culminating this week when police recommended that he be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in both cases. The recommendations now go to Mandelblit, who will review the material before deciding whether to file charges. "The investigations were carried out by the book, exactly as is expected by law enforcement authorities to deal with cases like these: professionally, thoroughly, creatively and with sophistication, with the aim to get to the truth," he said. Netanyahu has denied wrongdoing and has called the police recommendations, which said he accepted nearly .
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Soccer: Infantino says agents fees have taken 'worrying' direction 15.2.2018 Reuters: Sports News
LONDON (Reuters) - Agents fees have taken a "worrying" direction and need to be better regulated to guard against bribery, corruption and money laundering, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday.
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Dhinakaran asks HC for temporary name, symbol for AIADMK (Amma) faction 15.2.2018 Latest News
Dhinakaran's application for using a suitable name and symbol was moved in his main petition challenging Palaniswami-Panneerselvam faction as the real AIADMK and allotting them the 'two-leaves' symbol
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Bribery complaint against former AIMPLB member 15.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A complaint was lodged against former All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) member Maulana Salman Husaini Nadwi here on Thursday for allegedly demanding a Rs 5,000 crore as bribe to get the Ayodhya dispute solved in favour of the Hindus, police said.
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Ratan Tata named in Israeli PM Netanyahu bribery case; `factually incorrect`, says Tata Sons 15.2.2018 Zee News : India National
Tata Sons has rejected Israeli media reports about Ratan Tata's alleged link to the graft-accused Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu as ''factually incorrect.''
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Netanyahu vows not to resign amid bribery claims 15.2.2018 General News
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fought back against a police finding that he had accepted approximately USD 300,000 in bribe, saying that no one can force him to step down."The coalition is stable, and no one, me or anyone else, has plans to go to elections. We will continue to work together with you for the citizens of the State of Israel, until the end of our term," The New York Times quoted Netanyahu as saying."I read the recommendations report. I can say this is a slanted document, extreme, full of holes, like Swiss cheese, and holds no water," Netanyahu said at a conference of local government officials in Tel Aviv on Wednesday.The Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Prime Minister Netanyahu be indicted on charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust.The police said that there was enough evidence to prosecute him on allegations that he had accepted lavish gifts from wealthy businessmen and also tried to negotiate a corrupt deal with a newspaper publisher, The ..
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Benjamin Netanyahu corruption charges: What happens next? 15.2.2018 Latest News
Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that the 68-year-old, four-term prime minister be indicted for bribery in two cases
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Ratan Tata's Office Denies Report Benjamin Netanyahu Probe Names Him 15.2.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Industrialist Ratan Tata's office has dismissed media reports that the Israeli police recommendation to indict Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on graft charges had named the chairman...
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