Free Press Journal
  • 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.

  • Mumbai RTI Activist held for jibe against BJP MLA

    RTI activist Raju Goel booked for extortion and defaming MLA Narendra Mehta; Goel refuted the charges saying that the he was targeted for exposing his corruption.

  • Corruption case: Kejriwal’s aide sent to three-day CBI remand

    New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Monday sent all five accused, including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar, to three-day CBI remand in a corruption case to the tune of Rs. 50 crore.

  • Spain’s Princess Cristina,husband on trial in corruption case

    Palma (Spain): Spain’s Princess Cristina  and her husband went on trial today under intense global media scrutiny in a landmark corruption case that has outraged the country and sullied the monarchy’s reputation.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    PM Modi should answer over Azad’s suspension: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi who believes discouraging corruption, should answer on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad’s suspension who has been making public statements that there was corruption in the DDCA when Arun Jaitley was heading it.

  • DDCA row: Gopal Subramaniam appointed as head of inquiry commission

    New Delhi : Former Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam on Wednesday was appointed as the head of the commission of enquiry over the alleged irregularities in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) issue.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Arun Jaitley files civil defamation case against Kejriwal, AAP leaders

    New Delhi : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday filed civil defamation suit in Delhi High Court against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leaders, amid a raging row over irregularities in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA)and allegations of corruptions against him by the Delhi Government.

  • Digvijay Singh

    DDCA scam: Digvijay corners Arun Jaitley, seeks PM Modi’s explanation

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijay Singh cornered Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday over the alleged corruption in the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for explanation.

  • Asif Ali Zardari

    Ex-Pak prez Zardari acquitted in corruption case

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s former president Asif Ali Zardari was today acquitted in a corruption case dating back to the 1990s when his slain wife Benazir Bhutto was prime minister. Known as SGS-Cotecna reference case, it was related to the awarding of pre-shipment contracts to a Swiss company in which Pakistan People’s Party chief Zardari had allegedly received kickbacks during Bhutto’s term as prime minister.