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Corruption
Opinion  /  Published 30.03.21

Corruption in an illiberal State

India’s ranking among 180 countries on the Corruption Perceptions Index 2020, compiled by the Transparency International, has slipped from 80 to 86. India’s score is worse than the global ...
By Mathew John in

World  /  Published 02.03.21

French ex-President guilty of corruption

Judges found former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of trying to bribe a judge and of influence-peddling on Monday and sentenced him to three years in jail, with two years suspended. Sarkozy, who led...
By Reuters in Paris

Opinion  /  Published 25.02.21

Fiction was once the refuge of the thief

In a nation that has slipped six places to rank a lowly 86 among 180 countries in 2020’s Corruption Perception Index, ‘thief’ — chor— unsurprisingly, has often been ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

World  /  Published 09.02.21

Netanyahu pleads not guilty at trial

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded not guilty on Monday to corruption charges at the resumption of his trial, six weeks before voters again head to the polls to pass judgment on his lea...
By Reuters in Jerusalem

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.21

BJP workers lob cut money charge at leader

The district saffron camp suffered a loss of face as BJP workers in a number of villages under Manikchak block accused the head of a saffron party-run panchayat of demanding money from prospective ben...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

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Jharkhand  /  Published 27.12.20

Marandi: CM shields the corrupt

Former Chief Minister Babulal Marandi, on a four day trip of the district, reached Dhanbad today and charged the Hemant Soren government of the state of abetting corruption in Jharkhand. “More ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.12.20

Fraud bank officer nabbed in Bengal

Jharkhand police on Tuesday arrested a former assistant general manager of the Jharkhand State Cooperative Bank (JSCB) from Bengal for misappropriation of funds to the tune of Rs 4 crore. Sandip Sen,...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 06.12.20

Graft-hit bureaucrats to be fired: Imran

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government will introduce a new system of “reward and punishment” for the civil servants under which corrupt bureaucrats will be sacked inst...
By PTI in Islamabad

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

TMC protests TMC tender ‘graft’

Supporters of Trinamul’s youth and student wings protested in front of the Malatipur panchayat in Chanchal-II block of Malda district on Tuesday, alleging corruption in a tender process for infr...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.11.20

Illegal sand mining den busted

Dhanbad district administration in an association of district police conducted a raid at an illegal sand mining den at Gol building chowk of Dhanbad and seized altogether six sand laden vehicles....
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad


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