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India is still very low on corruption Index, the report said, noting that experts feel the CPI does not reflect the actual corruption level in any country. The integrity score determines the corruption situation of a country.(Getty images)

India slips six places to rank 86 in corruption perception index 2020

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 07:37 PM IST
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.
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Bribery in public services continues to plague India.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Bribery in public services continues to plague India.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

India’s bribery rate highest in Asia: Report

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 02:13 PM IST
The report concluded by noting that daily experience with corruption and bribery remains alarmingly high, with nearly one in five citizens paying a bribe to access key government services.
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Commissioner in Kolkata Sansar Chand, who was allegedly involved in bribery, while Chennai-based Commissioner G Shree Harsha, who had a disproportionate asset case to the extent of Rs 2.24 crore, too were sacked.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Commissioner in Kolkata Sansar Chand, who was allegedly involved in bribery, while Chennai-based Commissioner G Shree Harsha, who had a disproportionate asset case to the extent of Rs 2.24 crore, too were sacked.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Centre compulsorily retires 15 more officers in ‘clean-up’ drive

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 11:51 PM IST
Joint Commissioner Nalin Kumar, who was under suspension, had CBI cases against him relating to allowing fraudulent drawback and disproportionate assets, too was dismissed from service on Tuesday.
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India has marginally improved its position in the 2018 global corruption index of Transparency International (Representative Photo)(Getty Images)
India has marginally improved its position in the 2018 global corruption index of Transparency International (Representative Photo)(Getty Images)

India improves a notch, US out of top 20 performers in global corruption index: Report

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 06:56 PM IST
“Corruption Perceptions Index 2018”, the group’s latest report on business leaders’ perceptions of corruption, had India marginally improve its score to 41 (from 40 in 2017), and its position to 78 out of 180 countries in 2018 against 2017’s 81st, where it had slid from 79 in 2016.
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The United States slid four points lower on a global corruption index in 2018, dropping out of the top 20 countries for the first time since 2011, watchdog Transparency International said in a report that cited growing threats to democracy worldwide.(Reuters Photo)
The United States slid four points lower on a global corruption index in 2018, dropping out of the top 20 countries for the first time since 2011, watchdog Transparency International said in a report that cited growing threats to democracy worldwide.(Reuters Photo)

US drops out of top 20 performers in global corruption index: Report

By Reuters | Berlin
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 11:38 PM IST
Overall, more than two-thirds of countries scored below 50 on the 2018 index, and the average was 43, said TI, which has more than 100 chapters worldwide.
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UK halts ‘golden visa’ over money-laundering concerns

UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 05:57 PM IST
Launched in 2008, over 1,000 Tier 1 (Investors visa) have been granted until September 2018, mostly to Russian and Chinese investors, but they also include 76 Indian millionaires (and their 100 dependents) until 2017.
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