Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Parshavnath society members file plaint against coloniser, civic body’s colony cell

    Prashavnath Society members registered complaint against coloniser and municipal corporation colony cell in recently held jansunwai of Municipal Commissioner. Society Director Vijay Jain and Vijay Bambori submitted a letter in janunwai to municipal commissioner and held that electricity, water and sewage facilities have not been installed by the developer till date.

  • Ailing Sharif to be hospitalized

    Punjab Minister decides to shift ex-PM to hospital as doctors say his blood reports show clotting, an alarming sign considering his medical history.

  • Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Congress accuses BJP candidate B Sreeramulu of bribery charges

    New Delhi: In a huge embarrassment to the BJP, just 48 hours before polling in Karnataka, a video of a sting operation surfaced in Bengaluru in which the party’s Bellary MP B Sreeramulu is seen talking about Rs 160 crore he had paid as bribe to a Supreme Court judge in a mining case. He is purportedly talking to the judge’s son-in-law in the tape. (The Free Press Journal cannot vouch the

  • Mumbai: Pay Rs 10 crore, become an MLC, BJP corporator told

    Mumbai: In yet another case of corruption, two people, including a woman, were arrested for allegedly demanding Rs 10 crore from a BJP corporator to help him “become a member of Legislative Council”, the Thane police said. Following a complaint by BJP corporator Manohar Dumbre, a trap was laid at a hotel on Tuesday and the two were held, reported Mumbai Mirror.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Is this the end of the road for the Lalu Prasad Yadav in Indian Politics?

    India is world’s largest democracy and also a republic country, which excels in following the people’s mandate and is a throbbing example of a secular country. Last week in the Indian polity has been an exciting one as verdicts in some cases have opened up our democratic structure. First the acquittal of all the accused (ala Raja, Kanimozhi) in the 2G spectrum case by a CBI court and then relief for ex

  • HPCL corruption case: Special CBI court acquits two

    Mumbai: A special CBI court here has acquitted two persons in a corruption case, citing lack of evidence and the prosecution’s failure to prove the charges. Special judge P S Tarare recently acquitted a former convener of the Oil Sector Officers Association (OSOA), Ashok Singh, and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)executive Shishir Kumar Dubey.

  • Nawaz Sharif arrives at court for trial in corruption case

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday arrived at an accountability court in Islamabad for a hearing in connection with the corruption references filed against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). According to the Dawn news, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law retired Captain Safdar are also expected to arrive at the court.

  • Mumbai: Ward officer held for demanding Rs 2 lakh bribe

    Thane: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB)here has arrested a ward officer of the Mira BhayanderMunicipal Corporation and his driver for allegedly demanding 2 lakh from a complainant. The ward officer allegedly demanded the money from the complainant to spare him of action over the construction of some chawls by him in violation of rules, the ACB today said in an official release.

  • Indore: Cheated couple unmasks corrupt ‘renowned’ builders, policy paralysis

    Indore: In fight against pandemic corruption, it is always inspiring for honest citizens to find an incident where Right to Information (RTI) Act served as the strongest tool in exposing corrupt officers and practices, yielding surprising results. Recent findings of a city based management professional would certainly send shockwaves through the administration and also the common man.

  • Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar indicted in corruption case

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was indicted by an anti-corruption court on Wednesday, but the close aide of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif pleaded not guilty to possessing assets beyond his means.

  • CBI arrests retired Orissa High Court judge, 4 others in corruption case

    New Delhi: The CBI has arrested retired Orissa High Court judge Ishrat Masroor Quddusi and four others in connection with a corruption case, agency sources said here today. The arrests were made late last night after a detailed search operation at eight locations, including the residence of Justice (retired) Quddusi in Greater Kailash here. Searches were also carried out in Bhubaneswar and Lucknow.

  • Samsung heir appeals against convictions, jail term

    Seoul: Samsung group’s heir Lee Jae-yong filed for an appeal on Monday, three days after he was sentenced to five years in jail for bribery and embezzlement in a corruption case that led to the ouster of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye.

  • CBI books senior Mumbai IT officer in corruption case

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Friday raided an Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, his wife and three others, and lodged a case of corruption under them, an official said here.

  • Ishaq-Dar

    Pak Finance Minister gets clean chit in 15 year old corruption case

    Islamabad/Lahore: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has given a clean chit to Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in over Rs130 billion corruption case after 15-year investigation. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) spokesman, the decision was taken at the NAB’s Executive Board Meeting (EBM) chaired by bureau’s chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry yesterday.