Free Press Journal
  • Promotion of corruption act is now in place

    Last week the government finally got the Parliament to clear the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act (PCAA). It appears to make the right sounds. It aims to provide good deterrents to prevent corruption. But read between the lines, and the laws appear to be aimed at protecting criminals by ensuring that evidence against them never gets recorded.

  • Coal scam: Court frames charges against ex-Coal Secretary, others

    New Delhi: Paving the way for trial in a coal block allocation case, a CBI court here on Friday framed charges of cheating and criminal conspiracy against former Coal Secretary H.C. Gupta and four others as also against company Vikash Metal and Power Limited (VMPL).

  • Nepal Parliament suspends lawmaker Lharkyal Lama

    Kathmandu: The Parliament in Nepal suspended controversial lawmaker Lharkyal Lama on Friday after the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority filed a corruption case against him.

  • Barwani CMHO in deep waters

    Indore : Days after more than 60 patients were hospitalized following botched cataract surgeries at a free eye camp in Barwani district, Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) of the district is in deep waters as the health department has begun investigation into quality and standard of local purchase of medicines made by the officer.

  • STF protected De Sa, other bureaucrats: RTI activist

    BHOPAL : RTI activist Ajay Dubey has written to the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI), demanding an impartial probe into Vyapam scam and registration of cases against the accused under Prevention of Corruption Act.

  • CBI books 175 in Contractual Teachers’ Recruitment Fraud

    BHOPAL : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed two more cases in Vyapam scam in Contractual Teachers Recruitment Tests against 175 accused under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 along with several other sections of IPC, said agency sources.