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Delhi University.(HT file )

DU approves supernumerary quota; teachers and student groups allege move aimed at corruption

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 06:28 PM IST
Four members of the varsity’s Academic Council (AC) claimed that the supernumerary seats will be like management quota as the power to select candidates has been left with principals and the university.
The Congress urged the Prime Minister to take action against BS Yediyurappa. (Photo @BSYBJP)
The Congress urged the Prime Minister to take action against BS Yediyurappa. (Photo @BSYBJP)

Congress demands Karnataka CM’s resignation over corruption allegations

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 10:10 PM IST
Addressing a virtual news conference, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said the Karnataka High Court judgment had rejected CM yediyurappa’s plea to quash FIRs filed against him over an alleged illegal de-notification of land in Bellandur area of Bengaluru city.
All government employees, including the chief secretary, will have to submit property lists to Lokayukta. (Photo @CMO_Odisha)
All government employees, including the chief secretary, will have to submit property lists to Lokayukta. (Photo @CMO_Odisha)

Property details of BJD ministers, MLAs to be made public: Naveen Patnaik

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 12:42 PM IST
The CM underscored that Odisha’s on-going fight against corruption has brought laurels for the state from across the country.
BJD MLA Pradeep Panigrahi was sacked from the party on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)
BJD MLA Pradeep Panigrahi was sacked from the party on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)

Naveen Patnaik sacks MLA for alleged involvement with tainted forest officer

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2020 04:23 PM IST
Pradeep Panigrahi, MLA from Gopalpur in Ganjam district came under the scanner of the vigilance department for his alleged links with 1987-batch Odisha cadre IFS officer Abhay Pathak who has been arrested for alleged corruption.
(PTI)
(PTI)

Rampant corruption in registration of properties in Haryana, alleges Opposition

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 12:40 AM IST
The deputy chief minister however maintained that no illegal registration of immovable properties had been done
The Uttarakhand high court in a recent order cited two songs of the state’s famous folk singer Narendra Singh Negi (in pic), saying they reflect “as if corruption is a way of life”.(Instagram)
The Uttarakhand high court in a recent order cited two songs of the state’s famous folk singer Narendra Singh Negi (in pic), saying they reflect “as if corruption is a way of life”.(Instagram)

Folk songs reflect as if corruption is a way of life: Uttarakhand HC

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 29, 2020 03:59 PM IST
The High Court referred to Narendra Singh Negi’s folk songs while passing an order for a CBI probe against Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Tuesday. On Thursday, the Supreme Court stayed the CBI probe.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlining that his government has worked tirelessly for removing corruption from the country.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlining that his government has worked tirelessly for removing corruption from the country.(PTI)

No tolerance for corruption, no place for middlemen in new India: PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 11:35 PM IST
PM Modi asked the citizens to play the role of “equal partners” in the fight against corruption.
Of the 822 cops booked in Punjab, 18 are inspectors, 24 sub-inspectors, 170 assistant sub-inspectors and the remaining are constables and head constables.(Representational photo)
Of the 822 cops booked in Punjab, 18 are inspectors, 24 sub-inspectors, 170 assistant sub-inspectors and the remaining are constables and head constables.(Representational photo)

Of 822 tainted cops in Punjab, 17% being probed for corruption

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Surender Sharma
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Department of home affairs deputy secretary Vijay Singh Chauhan submitted the report after a high court order in September in which the state was told to submit details of FIRs against all serving state police officers along with the nature of criminal cases.
Narsimha Reddy, who joined the police department in 1991, had worked as inspector of police at Uppal, before being promoted to the rank of ACP only recently and posted at Malkajgiri. (HT Photo)
Narsimha Reddy, who joined the police department in 1991, had worked as inspector of police at Uppal, before being promoted to the rank of ACP only recently and posted at Malkajgiri. (HT Photo)

Telangana cop had Rs 70 crore in illegal wealth, unearth raids

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 03:07 PM IST
During the searches, the authorities detected documents that showed that the police officer owned 55 acres of agricultural lands at Anantapur, four plots measuring 1960 square yards of land near Cyber Towers in Madhapur in Hyderabad, two other house plots, a four-storeyed commercial complex at Hafeezpet and two houses
It was on December 14, 2017, the Central Government constituted 12 special courts. Accordingly, high courts were directed to transfer cases against MPs and MLAs to such special courts.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
It was on December 14, 2017, the Central Government constituted 12 special courts. Accordingly, high courts were directed to transfer cases against MPs and MLAs to such special courts.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

‘Why not increase this number’: SC on special courts for tainted lawmakers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 10:08 PM IST
The observation came from a bench of Justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant and Hrishikesh Roy while hearing a PIL filed by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking expeditious trial against MPs/MLAs facing criminal charges.
HT Image
HT Image

Himachal monsoon session: Cong set to target BJP over corruption, scams

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 12:37 AM IST
Opposition will bring up ‘involvement’ of BJP minister in dubious land deals, ‘mismanagement’ during pandemic
Seven Loves chowk near Kumar Pacific Mall. VBA members allege that ₹9.64 lakh was locked-in from the budget meant for garden department to plant trees at the location.(RAHUL RAUT/ HT PHOTO)
Seven Loves chowk near Kumar Pacific Mall. VBA members allege that ₹9.64 lakh was locked-in from the budget meant for garden department to plant trees at the location.(RAHUL RAUT/ HT PHOTO)

Corruption worth 8.2 lakh in tree-plantation drive at Seven Loves chowk, reveals RTI

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 04:42 PM IST
The case came to light when the party representatives asked for details of the work done around the flyover.
Teh aftermath of Cyclone Amphan in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.(REUTERS)
Teh aftermath of Cyclone Amphan in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.(REUTERS)

TMC under fire after alleged corruption in cyclone relief sparks violence

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 01:41 PM IST
Villagers alleged that the sum of Rs 20,000 that the state government has sanctioned for repairing damaged houses were being given to people close to the ruling party and whose homes did not suffer any damage.
HT Image
HT Image

Booked by CBI for graft, three Chandigarh cops suspended

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 02:06 AM IST
Used middleman to ask Maloya man for Rs 14,000 bribe after threatening to implicate him in case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
Congress workers say they do not trust the vigilance investigation into alleged malpractices by the department of health services in purchase of medical supplies.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Congress workers say they do not trust the vigilance investigation into alleged malpractices by the department of health services in purchase of medical supplies.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

HP Cong wants probe by HC judge into ‘corruption’ in medical supplies purchase

By HT Correspondent, Shimla:
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 10:25 PM IST
Party men submit memorandum to governor Bandaru Dattatreya, threaten mass movement against state government if demands not met
Kranti Prakash Jha (left) and Nikitin Dheer in Raktanchal.(MX Player)
Kranti Prakash Jha (left) and Nikitin Dheer in Raktanchal.(MX Player)

This tale of crime and corruption will make your blood run cold

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 01:51 PM IST
Raktanchal, the new crime thriller streaming on MX Player, will transport you to the dark world of eastern UP’s thekedari and its gang wars.
Representational image.co(File)
Representational image.co(File)

Tennis warned of ‘elevated risk of corruption’ during lockdown

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 11:28 PM IST
Rafael Nadal and Patrick Mouratoglou, the coach of Serena Williams, both say that they plan events at their academies.
Odisha activist was shot dead while he was standing in front of his house.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Representational)
Odisha activist was shot dead while he was standing in front of his house.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Representational)

Odisha activist was murdered for fighting corruption: Activists

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2019 02:06 AM IST
Abhimanyu Panda, 58, of Bataguda village in Baliguda town under Kandhamal district, was shot dead by two assailants on December 10 morning.
US has blacklisted Pakistan cop Rao Anwar for corruption and serious human rights abuse(Representative Image)
US has blacklisted Pakistan cop Rao Anwar for corruption and serious human rights abuse(Representative Image)

US blacklists Pak cop Rao Anwar for corruption, serious human rights abuse

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 08:24 AM IST
Anwar, who was an encounter specialist served as the Senior Superintendent of Police in Malir district of Pakistan’s Sindh province, and is accused of extrajudicial killings.
Ghaziabad food sellers association has accused city cops of enjoying free food and sweets.(HT PHOTO/Representative)
Ghaziabad food sellers association has accused city cops of enjoying free food and sweets.(HT PHOTO/Representative)

Ghaziabad cops extorting ‘free food and sweets’, SSP asks owners to submit bills

Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 07:20 AM IST
The letter has gone viral on social media, making city’s senior superintendent of police, offer to settle dues if approached by the aggrieved shop keepers.
(Twitter)
(Twitter)

Bangladesh board promotes match-fixing, corruption: Former BCB chief makes sensational claim

New Delhi | By ANI
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 08:41 AM IST
The decision made on BPL resulted in the reduction of the average professional cricketer’s earning to an all-time low. The cricket governing body also did not raise match fees in the first-class competition that began earlier this month.
Retired Odisha SP Ujjwal Brahma polishes shoes in front of Balasore SP’s office.(HT Photo)
Retired Odisha SP Ujjwal Brahma polishes shoes in front of Balasore SP’s office.(HT Photo)

Former Odisha cop polishes shoes to protest corruption in police stations

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 07:25 PM IST
Since October 2 this year, retired Vigilance SP Ujjwal Kumar Brahma has been polishing shoes in different parts of Balasore town to protest against the callousness.
The bulk of Guptas’ assets in South Africa are expected to be auctioned off to repay creditors as the brothers had fled to Dubai.(Picture courtesy: Who’swho website)
The bulk of Guptas’ assets in South Africa are expected to be auctioned off to repay creditors as the brothers had fled to Dubai.(Picture courtesy: Who’swho website)

Fresh attempt by authorities in SA to seize Guptas’ billions in US, UK and UAE

Johannesburg | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 12:00 PM IST
Originally from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, the Gupta family amassed a fortune in IT, media and mining industries over the past two decades in South Africa, allegedly through their closeness to former president Jacob Zuma, who himself is facing corruption charges.
New York: Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman (L) speaks on 'Indian Economy: Challenges and Prospects' at Columbia University in New York.(Photo: PTI)
New York: Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman (L) speaks on 'Indian Economy: Challenges and Prospects' at Columbia University in New York.(Photo: PTI)

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh ‘looked the other way’ as corruption flourished, says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 08:17 PM IST
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman was responding to former prime minister Manmohan Singh’s criticism of her criticism of him and former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan for the poor state of public sector banks
Tripura’s former PWD minister Badal Choudhury secured anticipatory bail till October 16 from a local court on Monday after being booked for graft.((Twitter/Vaccinate4Life))
Tripura’s former PWD minister Badal Choudhury secured anticipatory bail till October 16 from a local court on Monday after being booked for graft.((Twitter/Vaccinate4Life))

Tripura ex-minister, booked for corruption, gets anticipatory bail

Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2019 01:11 AM IST
The West Tripura District and Sessions Court granted the bail to former minister Badal Choudhury on the condition of a personal bail bond of Rs 3 lakhs
The three Gupta brothers are accused in South Africa of using their relationship with Zuma to profit financially and influence senior appointments.(Picture courtesy: Who’swho website)
The three Gupta brothers are accused in South Africa of using their relationship with Zuma to profit financially and influence senior appointments.(Picture courtesy: Who’swho website)

South Africa’s Gupta brothers blacklisted by US for pay-to-play corruption net

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 10:54 PM IST
The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Ajay, Atul and Rajesh Gupta, and Salim Essa, a business associate of the family. The three Gupta brothers are accused in South Africa of using their relationship with Zuma to profit financially and influence senior appointments.
A file photo of CoA chief Vinod Rai.(Bloomberg via Getty Images)
A file photo of CoA chief Vinod Rai.(Bloomberg via Getty Images)

ACU will look after alleged corruption in TNPL: CoA chief Vinod Rai

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 06:02 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has initiated inquiry over the alleged corruption in Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), Anti-Corruption Unit’s (ACU) chief Ajeet Singh confirmed.
We pledge to rein in corruption, fight for the rights of Muslim sisters and root out terrorism, said PM Modi in Ranchi(ANI)
We pledge to rein in corruption, fight for the rights of Muslim sisters and root out terrorism, said PM Modi in Ranchi(ANI)

‘Some corrupt people put in their place,’ PM Modi repeats govt’s pledge to fight corruption

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 07:50 PM IST
PM Modi, inaugurating a slew of projects in Ranchi, said that Jharkhand is the launching pad of big schemes beneficial for the poor and the tribals.
A view from outside of the CBI Headquarters. CBI will bring in a new crime manual within a year.(PTI)
A view from outside of the CBI Headquarters. CBI will bring in a new crime manual within a year.(PTI)

CBI upgrading its crime manual to tackle economic offences, corruption

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 07:57 PM IST
The last time the agency changed its crime manual was in July 2005 when US Mishra was its chief. That set of changes was the first overhaul of the procedures in 15 years.
Patna HC judge Justice Rakesh Kumar (in photo), while hearing the bail plea of retired IAS officer KP Ramaiah, had questioned the manner in which he was granted by a lower court.(Photo Credit: Patna HC website)
Patna HC judge Justice Rakesh Kumar (in photo), while hearing the bail plea of retired IAS officer KP Ramaiah, had questioned the manner in which he was granted by a lower court.(Photo Credit: Patna HC website)

Patna HC judge, who hit out at corruption in judiciary, taken off all cases

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 03:17 PM IST
An 11-judge bench of the high court, headed by Chief Justice AP Shahi, also suspended Justice Rakesh Kumar’s order on the case on Thursday, saying the single judge bench had no jurisdiction to pass such an order on a case that had been closed.
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