User: fredericknoronha Topic: Corruption
Category: Bribery
Last updated: Jul 15 2018 08:03 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Enforcement Directorate chargesheets retired IAS Pradeep Sharma 15.7.2018 DNA: Top News
The Enforcement Directorate (ED), Ahmedabad, filed a supplementary prosecution complaint or charge-sheet against retired IAS officer Pradeep Sharma for money laundering before the designated special court at Ahmedabad on Saturday. The ED had filed the prosecution complaint against Sharma on September 27, 2016. The development comes even as Sharma was granted bail earlier this week by the Gujarat High Court to enable him secure his house in Gandhinagar which has seen a number of burglaries of late. Sharma is in jail in a bribery case dating back to 2010. He is facing a number of such cases related to corruption. The Directorate of Enforcement (DoE) had initiated money laundering investigation against the 1994-batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre on the basis of FIRs registered by CID Crime, Rajkot. CID had alleged that Sharma had abused his power as Kutch collector, and caused loss to the exchequer by allotting land to Welspun at a lower rate. ED said that during its investigation, it was revealed that ...
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Probe Agency Files Chargesheet Against Naveen Jindal, Others In Coal Scam 13.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Legal woes for industrialist Naveen Jindal compounded in a coal block allocation case as a special court framed additional charges of abetment of bribery in the CBI case against him today and the...
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Coal scam: Court orders framing of additional charge against Naveen Jindal 13.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
A special court today ordered framing of an additional charge of abetment of bribery against Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal and others in a case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand coal block. Special judge Bharat Parashar said the charge will formally be framed against the accused on August 16. The court had in April, 2016 ordered framing of charges against Jindal, former MoS for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao (since deceased), former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and 11 others for the alleged offences of criminal conspiracy, cheating, criminal breach of trust under the IPC and sections of Prevention of Corruption Act in the case. However, the bribery charge was not framed then. The case pertains to allocation of the Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Jharkhand. In today's order, the court said the charge of bribery (punishable under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act) is made out against Rao, but since he was deceased, ...
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Delhi Government To Meet RWAs, Shop Owners Over CCTV Installation 12.7.2018 NDTV News - Cities
The Delhi government will soon call a meeting of all resident welfare associations and market associations to discuss and finalise modalities of installing CCTV cameras across the city, Chief Minister...
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Glencore faces lawsuits over U.S. subpoena, stock drop 12.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Glencore Plc faces at least two lawsuits by U.S. shareholders accusing the big Anglo-Swiss mining company of having made false and misleading disclosures before it received a subpoena in a corruption probe, and its stock tumbled.
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"What Will Police See Before Giving CCTV License?" Asks Arvind Kejriwal 12.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday claimed that a panel set up by Lt Governor Anil Baijal has recommended "mandatory permission from police" to install CCTV cameras, which he said would...
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LG recommends 'mandatory licence - permission' from police for CC... 11.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
LG recommends 'mandatory licence - permission' from police for CC...
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Israeli police again question Netanyahu over alleged corruption 10.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who faces three investigations over alleged corruption, was questioned again by police over a case involving Israel's largest telecoms firm on Tuesday, Army Radio said.
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Switzerland investigates six for suspected bribery of foreign officials in 1MDB probe 10.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Switzerland is investigating six people on suspicion of bribing foreign officials and other offences, as part of a money laundering investigation into Malaysian state fund 1MDB, the Swiss attorney general's office said on Tuesday.
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Brazil judge blocks order to release of Lula from prison 9.7.2018 Reuters: World News
The chief justice of a Brazilian appeals court blocked another judge's efforts to release imprisoned former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Sunday, in a legal battle over the country's most popular politician ahead of an October election.
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Brazil judge blocks order to release Lula from prison ahead of vote 8.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Brazilian Judge Sergio Moro stymied another judge's effort on Sunday to release jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, highlighting the legal battle around the country's most popular politician ahead of this year's presidential election.
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Former Brazil President Lula to be released from prison - court 8.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva must be freed from prison, appeals court Judge Rogerio Favreto ordered on Sunday, three months after the Brazilian Supreme Court had ordered his arrest.
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Soccer: World Cup ref gets life ban for bribery 8.7.2018 Reuters: Sports News
A Kenyan linesman who had been due to officiate at the World Cup in Russia has been handed a life ban after being caught in a bribery sting.
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Indian-Origin Woman Singapore Jailed For Role In US Navy Corruption Cases 6.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 57-year-old Indian-origin Singaporean woman was jailed today for up to three years for her role in the largest and most extensive bribery and fraud conspiracy in the history of the United States...
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Indian-Origin Woman Jailed Upto 3 Years For Role In US Navy Corruption 6.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 57-year-old Indian-origin Singaporean woman was today jailed up to three years for her role in the largest and most extensive bribery and fraud conspiracy in the history of the United States Navy,...
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Revenue official accused of taking bribe suspended 6.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Revenue official accused of taking bribe suspended
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Former Australian mining executive released by China 4.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Beijing, Australian citizen and former Rio Tinto executive Stern Hu has been released from jail after nine years in detention in China, according to the ABC News report. It’s a long time since the former head of the mining company’s iron ore team in Shanghai was convicted, so here’s a refresher on the case. Mr Hu […]
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Former Malaysian PM arrested in stunning fall from grace 3.7.2018 Reuters: World News
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested on Tuesday in a stunning fall from grace following a shock election loss in May amid allegations of massive corruption and misappropriation at a state fund he founded.
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Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in graft probe 3.7.2018 Reuters: World News
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian anti-corruption agents arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday following a probe into how money went missing from a state fund he founded almost a decade ago and authorities said he would be charged in court on ...
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Army Engineer, five others held in bribery case; CBI raids 20 places 2.7.2018 Sify Finance
The CBI has arrested an Army Engineer and five others in a Rs 1.21 crore bribery case, the agency said on Monday.
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