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  • Amazon's spending 20% of its revenue on lawyers is questionable, should be investigated: CAIT Sep 21, 2021 06:33 PM IST

    Amazon's spending 20% of its revenue on lawyers is questionable, should be investigated: CAIT

    The misuse of legal funds by Amazon thrashes all principles of the economic viability of any company, says CAIT.

  • Explained | The World Bank controversy that killed the Doing Business Report Sep 20, 2021 10:20 AM IST

    Explained | The World Bank controversy that killed the Doing Business Report

    An internal audit found that Chinese influence at the World Bank led to data manipulation and ultimately a rigged national ranking for China in past Ease of Doing Business indexes. While the regulators investigate the matter and the global investor community remains dazed at the findings, Moneycontrol looks at what this means for India.

  • Over 200 corruption complaints pending with CVOs, 105 for more than three years: CVC Sep 03, 2021 11:35 AM IST

    Over 200 corruption complaints pending with CVOs, 105 for more than three years: CVC

    "At the end of the year 2020, in respect of such complaints that were referred by the commission to the CVOs for investigation, reports were awaited in 219 complaints out of which 58 were pending for up to one year, 56 were pending for a period between one to three years and 105 were pending for a period of over three years,” said the CVC’s annual report 2020.

  • Lokpal gets 12 corruption complaints between April-June this year Jul 12, 2021 02:33 PM IST

    Lokpal gets 12 corruption complaints between April-June this year

    As many as 110 complaints, including four against Members of Parliament (MPs), were received by the Lokpal during 2020-21, registering over 92 per cent decline from 1,427 plaints received in 2019-20.

  • UAE ratifies extradition deal with South Africa as hunt for Guptas intensifies Jun 09, 2021 10:00 PM IST

    UAE ratifies extradition deal with South Africa as hunt for Guptas intensifies

    The Gupta brothers - Atul, Ajay and Rajesh Gupta - are accused of using connections with Zuma to win contracts, misappropriate state assets, inappropriately influence cabinet appointments and siphon off billions of rand in state funds.

  • Lokpal received 110 corruption complaints, four against MPs, in 2020-21 Jun 07, 2021 02:34 PM IST

    Lokpal received 110 corruption complaints, four against MPs, in 2020-21

    Of the total complaints received in the last fiscal, 57 were against Group A or Group B central government officials, 44 against chairpersons, members and employees of different boards/corporations/autonomous bodies wholly or partially financed by the Centre, and five were in the “others” category, it said.

  • Iraq says $150 billion stolen oil cash smuggled out since 2003 May 23, 2021 11:03 PM IST

    Iraq says $150 billion stolen oil cash smuggled out since 2003

    Endemic corruption was one of the drivers of protests that shook Iraq from October 2019 to June 2020.

  • ICC rejects Al Jazeera documentary's match-fixing claims, finds 'lack of credible evidence' May 17, 2021 09:15 PM IST

    ICC rejects Al Jazeera documentary's match-fixing claims, finds 'lack of credible evidence'

    The Cricket's Match Fixers programme was broadcast by Al Jazeera on May 27, 2018. The programme alleged that two matches were fixed - India v England in Chennai in 2016 and India v Australia in Ranchi in 2017.

  • Tehsildar in Rajasthan 'burns Rs 15-20 lakh on stove' after ACB knocks on door in bribery case Mar 25, 2021 03:33 PM IST

    Tehsildar in Rajasthan 'burns Rs 15-20 lakh on stove' after ACB knocks on door in bribery case

    The police used a gas cutter to enter the house and found burnt notes inside the kitchen.

  • Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail Mar 01, 2021 06:52 PM IST

    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail

    The 66-year-old politician, who was president from 2007 to 2012, was convicted for having tried to illegally obtain information from a senior magistrate in 2014 about a legal action in which he was involved.

  • India's rank slips to 86th in corruption perception index 2020 Jan 28, 2021 08:13 PM IST

    India's rank slips to 86th in corruption perception index 2020

    The index, which ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and business people, uses a scale of 0 to 100, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean.

  • AAP leaders Atishi Marlena, Raghav Chadha detained ahead of protests against NDMC ‘corruption’ Dec 13, 2020 04:39 PM IST

    AAP leaders Atishi Marlena, Raghav Chadha detained ahead of protests against NDMC ‘corruption’

    Other leaders who were detained by Delhi Police are Sanjeev Jha, Rituraj Govind, and Kuldeep Kumar. All the leaders were detained at police stations in their respective constituencies.

  • UP journalist burnt alive using sanitiser for reporting against ‘corrupt’ village head Dec 01, 2020 04:11 PM IST

    UP journalist burnt alive using sanitiser for reporting against ‘corrupt’ village head

    On November 27, UP journalist Rakesh Singh Nirbhik, who used to write for ‘Rashtriya Swaroop’ -- a Lucknow-based newspaper – was found with severe burn injuries inside his home in UP's Balrampur village.

  • RJD accuses Bihar Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary of not knowing national anthem Nov 18, 2020 09:28 PM IST

    RJD accuses Bihar Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary of not knowing national anthem

    In 2017, Mewalal Choudhary had been ousted from the Janata Dal United over his alleged involvement in a corruption case while he was the vice-chancellor of the Bihar Agriculture University in Bhagalpur.

  • Legal Matters | Judicial accountability is about staying relevant Oct 15, 2020 02:01 PM IST

    Legal Matters | Judicial accountability is about staying relevant

    Brushing complaints about judicial misconduct under the carpet only gives the executive a lever to influence judges, and by extension, judgments

  • Medanta co-founder Naresh Trehan, 15 others booked over Medicity land allotment in Gurgaon Jun 09, 2020 09:40 AM IST

    Medanta co-founder Naresh Trehan, 15 others booked over Medicity land allotment in Gurgaon

    The FIR was filed on the directions of the additional sessions court in connection with alleged irregularities in the 53-acre allotment for 'Medicity' in Sector 38 for which locals were evicted in 2004, police officials said on Monday.

  • Pakistan's anti-graft body issues arrest warrant against Nawaz Sharif in land related corruption case Apr 27, 2020 12:26 PM IST

    Pakistan's anti-graft body issues arrest warrant against Nawaz Sharif in land related corruption case

    Pakistan's anti-graft body has issued an arrest warrant against embattled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in a 34-year-old land-related corruption case.

  • Policy | Corruption cannot be fought with standards of a bygone era Mar 19, 2020 11:33 AM IST

    Policy | Corruption cannot be fought with standards of a bygone era

    The inability of the current laws and systems to make the corrupt accountable only serves as encouragement to indulge in more and more violations.

  • Politics | Will Congress address the elephant in the room? Feb 17, 2020 02:20 PM IST

    Politics | Will Congress address the elephant in the room?

    Montek Singh Ahluwalia’s anecdote, about Rahul Gandhi’s 2013 ‘tear-the-nonsense-ordinance’ comment, is a reminder of the festering problems the Congress is yet to satisfactorily address.

  • Politics | Is BJP losing the anti-corruption narrative? Feb 14, 2020 05:05 PM IST

    Politics | Is BJP losing the anti-corruption narrative?

    Appointing Vijaynagara MLA Anand Singh, who has cases against him under the forest Act, as Karnataka’s forest minister punches a gaping hole in BJP’s ‘zero tolerance towards corruption’ slogan.

  • Most and least corrupt countries in the world as per Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) Feb 05, 2020 10:09 AM IST

    Most and least corrupt countries in the world as per Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI)

    The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) by Transparency International ranks 180 countries by their perceived levels of public sector corruption

  • Politics | Has vote-bank politics come to haunt Yediyurappa? Jan 17, 2020 10:39 AM IST

    Politics | Has vote-bank politics come to haunt Yediyurappa?

    While the Lingayats form a predominant force behind Yediyurappa, it has to be seen if he will expand his Cabinet to meet their demands.

  • Useless to talk of ending corruption as black money flows to parties: Gehlot Dec 07, 2019 07:30 PM IST

    Useless to talk of ending corruption as black money flows to parties: Gehlot

    Alleging that electoral bonds were a "big scandal", Gehlot also urged the Supreme Court to take suo moto cognizance of the matter.

  • Policy | Electoral bonds promote what they are supposed to prevent Dec 04, 2019 10:25 AM IST

    Policy | Electoral bonds promote what they are supposed to prevent

    Electoral bonds have given detractors a great tool to sharpen their campaign against the Union government, which has been accused of keeping the form and trappings of democracy, but killing the spirit of democratic institutions.

  • In The News podcast | 1 in 2 Indians pays bribe; ISRO launches Cartosat-3; Alexa now has emotions Nov 27, 2019 08:32 PM IST

    In The News podcast | 1 in 2 Indians pays bribe; ISRO launches Cartosat-3; Alexa now has emotions

    Tune in to In The News podcast to know the top news stories from India and around the world.

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