bribery scandal

Suspended judge sent to police custody in bribery scam


June 29th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) A special court in Andhra Pradesh Friday sent suspended judge T. Pattabhirama Rao to police custody for two days in connection with the cash-for-bail bribery scandal ... Read more...

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FIFA bribery probe: Trinidad and Tobago football chief quits


October 29th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Port Of Spain (Trinidad), Oct 29 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad & Tobago Football Federation (T&TFF;) president Oliver Camps has resigned after FIFA, the sport's world governing body, announced he was one of ... Read more...

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Farooq denies bribery allegations


October 6th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) Breaking his silence over the custodial death of a worker of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) over allegations of bribery, party patron Farooq Abdullah ... Read more...

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Advani, Sushma Swaraj skip Meira Kumar’s tea party


September 8th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Thursday kept away from Speaker Meira ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Advani taunts government to jail him


September 8th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday dared the government to put him behind bars for approving the display of cash by party ... Read more...

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CPI-M for wider probe into bribery scandal


September 7th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday demanded a wider probe into the cash-for-vote case of 2008 that saw former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh ... Read more...

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Jack Warner warns of more fallout from FIFA bribery scandal


July 26th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 26 (IANS/CMC) Former FIFA strongman Austin "Jack" Warner has warned of more fallout from the cash-for-votes scandal which has engulfed the international football fraternity and left a ... Read more...

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Blatter re-elected as FIFA President amidst bribery scandal


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Joseph Blatter on Wednesday was re-elected as president of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) amidst bribery scandal and calls for postponing the vote.Blatter received 186 ... Read more...

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CONCACAF divided on whistle-blower Blazer


June 1st, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) was divided over its secretary-general Chuck Blazer, whistle-blower in the FIFA bribery scandal, whose revelations ... Read more...

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CBI court issues fresh summons for former judge


May 18th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here Wednesday issued fresh summons for former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav in a ... Read more...

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BJP to announce five Punjab ministers


May 14th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was Saturday expected to finalise five names for the Punjab cabinet after seven of its leaders, including five ministers, ... Read more...

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Cash-at-door scam: Court adjourns hearing


May 11th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court here Wednesday adjourned till May 20 hearing in the bribery scandal involving former judge Nirmal Yadav, which rocked this ... Read more...

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Terrorism should not be tagged to any religion: Advani


March 28th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Terrorism should not be tagged to any particular religion, senior Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said here Monday."Terrorism in India began from Punjab and ... Read more...

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India’s Prime Minister rejects bribery accusations in 2008 confidence vote


March 18th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday rejected the accusations that he bought votes in order to assure victory in the 2008 confidence vote as indicated ... Read more...

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CBI files chargesheet against judge in Chandigarh bribery scandal (Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday filed a chargesheet against Justice Nirmal Yadav in a bribery scandal, dubbed the 'cash-for-judge' scam, that had rocked ... Read more...

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Chandy writes to Achuthanandan on probe against son (Lead)


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Kerala's opposition Congress leader Oommen Chandy Wednesday wrote to Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan demanding a probe into allegations that his son Arunkumar had taken bribes from ... Read more...

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Chandy writes to Achuthanandan demanding probe


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Kerala's opposition Congress leader Oommen Chandy Wednesday wrote to Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan demanding a probe into allegations against his son Arunkumar.The seven-page letter was in ... Read more...

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Indonesian government vows to tackle corruption in 2011


December 25th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Indonesian government has vowed to tackle corruption in 2011 as accorded in a meeting with the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), the Jakarta Post reported on Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Nigeria files bribery charges against Cheney in LNG plant scandal


December 8th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lagos, Dec 8 (ANI): The Nigerian anti-corruption agency has reportedly filed charges against former US Vice-President Dick Cheney for his alleged involvement in a bribery scandal involving Halliburton, the company he ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney faces bribery charges in Nigeria over LNG plant scandal


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Abuja, Dec 3 (ANI): Nigeria's anti-corruption agency would reportedly charge US Vice-President Dick Cheney for his alleged involvement in a bribery scandal involving Halliburton, the company he once headed.Cheney was ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 328 points up, realty, banking stocks fuel rise (Roundup)


December 1st, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday closed on a high for the third consecutive session, gaining over 328 points, led by realty and banking stocks ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 116 points higher, realty stocks outperform (Roundup)


November 30th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday closed 116 points higher, even as mid-to-smaller valued scrips, especially from the realty sector, which had been battered the ... Read more...

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Sensex tapers off from day’s highs, broader markets gain (Lead)


November 30th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday fell from its intra-day highs about an hour before closing bell. It had moved up from the negative in ... Read more...

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Sensex continues to bleed on loan scandal (Weekly Market Review)


November 27th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets shed 449 points this week, taking the last three weeks' loss to 1,868 points as 2G spectrum allocation scan and ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists call stir to bury bribery scandal


September 13th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 13 (IANS) Facing growing calls for a probe into an audio tape catching the opposition Maoist party seeking to buy MPs' votes ahead of a crucial prime ministerial ... Read more...

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Tainted Maoists lose Nepal PM’s election


September 5th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 5 (IANS) Dogged by allegations of trying to buy MPs and fighting a leaked tape that purportedly caught a senior aide seeking NRS 500 million from a "friend" ... Read more...

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Australian currency firm hired tainted Indian middleman: Report


August 15th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) A Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) currency firm engaged an Indian middleman implicated in the Iraq oil-for-food scam, a revelation that can change the course of inquiry into ... Read more...

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Indian-American IT contractor gets jail in bribery scandal


August 10th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) The Indian American chief executive of a Washington-based IT contracting firm has been sentenced to 20 months in prison and ordered to repay $844,000 for his ... Read more...

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Russian WC football 2018 bid boss says England fans ‘utmost hooligans’


May 31st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31(ANI): Russia 2018 World Cup bid chief Alexei Sorokin has launched a scathing attack on England fans, calling them 'hooligans'.Sorokin's comments came after London 2012 Olympic Games Organizing Committee Chairman, ... Read more...

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Chelsea caught in bitter bribery row over Ronaldinho transfer move


April 2nd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): English Premier League club Chelsea has been caught up in a bitter row over an alleged seven million pounds bribery scandal for the transfer of ace Brazilian ... Read more...

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Kerala scam accused Canadian company under scanner at home


March 12th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 12 (IANS) Canada's SNC-Lavalin company, that was at the centre of a headline-grabbing bribery scandal in Kerala, is now under scanner at home for allegedly overcharging in government ... Read more...

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Complainant in cash-for-judge scam fails to appear in court


January 11th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) Amrik Singh, who worked in the office of Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmaljit Kaur and complainant in the cash-for-judge scam, failed to appear before the Central ... Read more...

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Cash-for-judge scam reaches last stages in Chandigarh


December 20th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) The infamous cash-for-judge scam, which rocked this union territory last year in August, seems to have reached its last stages with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) submitting ... Read more...

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Withdraw Quattrocchi’s name from Bofors case, CBI tells court


October 3rd, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday sought withdrawal of Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi's name from the Bofors gun deal payoff case. Filing an application under Section 321 ... Read more...

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CBI to stop prosecution against Quattrocchi (Roundup)


September 29th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The over two-decade-old Bofors pay-off case is headed for a quiet burial with the government Tuesday informing the Supreme Court that it had decided to stop ... Read more...

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