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23 November, 2017 3:45 PM ACB arrests sales tax dept official for taking 11K bribe in Kota

A sales tax department official Jitendra Parchwani was arrested on graft charges by the ACB. Kota: The Rajasthan Anti-Corruption Bureau today arrested an official of the sales tax office here for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 11,000 from a trader, an official said. Personal assistant (PA) to deputy commissioner, sales tax department (appeals), Jitendra 25

11 November, 2017 3:35 AM China faces historic corruption battle, says ruling party's new graft buster

SHANGHAI: China must win its battle against corruption or face being erased by history, its new top graft-buster said in an editorial on Saturday, underscoring the ruling Communist Party`s focus on eliminating the corrupt behaviour. Zhao Leji, appointed to the new seven-member Politburo Standing Committee last month and tasked to lead President Xi Jinping 66

7 November, 2017 2:36 PM Aviation stocks drop up to 4.5 pc on rise in crude oil prices

SpiceJetAviation stocks, led by SpiceJet, today tumbled up to 4.5 per cent due to rise in crude oil prices. The scrip of SpiceJet dropped 4.55 per cent to close at Rs 141.60 and Jet Airways slipped 3.43 percent to Rs 601.35 on BSE. Shares of InterGlobe Aviation too fell by 2.79 percent to end at Rs 1,209.40. Oil prices climbed 3.5 percent overnight to quote 36

7 November, 2017 12:49 AM US President Trump Says Saudi Purge Targets Were 'Milking' Country

Washington: US President Donald Trump said he had "great confidence" in an anti-corruption sweep by Saudi Arabia that has seen dozens of high-profile political and business figures arrested. "I have great confidence in King Salman and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, they know exactly what they are doing," Trump wrote on Twitter. "Some of those they are harshly 59

30 October, 2017 7:05 PM DVAC conducts surprise check at Vellore Corporation

Officials seize ₹1.10 lakh from Commissioner’s office; raid his house too More than two months after the then Commissioner of Vellore Corporation T. Kumar was caught red-handed taking bribe from a contractor, officials attached to the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) wing and District Inspection Cell, Vellore, conducted a surprise 28

23 October, 2017 8:41 AM Two more witnesses record statements against Dar in graft hearing

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court resumed the graft hearing against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the assets reference case on Monday. Dar, his lead counsel Khawaja Harris, and one of the prosecution’s witnesses, Abdul Rahman Gondal of Allied Bank, are currently in the courtroom where the hearing is underway. This is the finance minister’s seventh 71

20 October, 2017 1:11 PM Xi foiled coup by ex-Chinese political heavy weights: Official

Chinese President Xi Jinping has foiled a coup by former political heavy weights who were at the receiving end of his high-profile anti-graft campaign, a top Chinese official has revealed. Xi, who is set for a second five-year term as General Secretary of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC), has saved the party by foiling a coup plot by his detractors 47

20 October, 2017 1:07 AM Graft case: Nawaz Sharif and Maryam indicted

Islamabad: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were indicted on Thursday by an anti-graft court in a corruption case related to the Avenfield property in London. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had registered three cases of corruption and money laundering against 67- year-old Sharif, his family members 52

18 October, 2017 12:06 PM President Xi Jinping unveils road-map to realise “Chinese Dream”

Mr. Xi was unambiguous in declaring that China stood at “new historical juncture,” and would pursue its own path of developing “socialism with Chinese characteristics”. In a sweeping marathon address that lasted over three hours, President Xi Jinping unveiled his vision of China’s future of achieving “moderate” prosperity in the next four years, and emerging 25

9 October, 2017 3:17 AM Nawaz’s son-in-law arrested on return to Pakistan

Safdar and his family members, including father Nawaz, were asked to appear before a court here on Monday over graft charges.  Islamabad: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Muhammad Safdar, who has been accused of graft, was arrested early on Monday upon his return to the country from the US. Nawaz, his daughter Maryam and her husband Safdar 53