crime and corruption

Raul Castro vows battle against corruption


December 24th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 24 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro warned that there was "no thinking twice about the battle against crime and corruption" and urged his government to be "implacable" in ... Read more...

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CBI experiments with Facebook to solve cases


November 9th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Striking a direct e-connect with the people, like many government organisations have done, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is now experimenting with online ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe to star in ‘Broken City’


August 10th, 2011 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe is set to star alongside Mark Wahlberg in Allen Hughes's "Broken City".The film will tell the story of a private detective, played ... Read more...

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BJP will target crime in Uttar Pradesh polls, says Uma Bharti


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Tackling crime and corruption will be the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) main agenda for the 2012 Uttar Pradesh elections, but Hindutva will remain its "driving ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh government most corrupt since independence: BJP


June 11th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 11 (IANS) Hitting out at "the most corrupt and repressive" Manmohan Singh government, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday termed the prime minister as a CEO working ... Read more...

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BJP meets president, wants parliament session on Ramdev (Lead)


June 6th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Top leaders of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) met President Pratibha Patil Monday and demanded a special session of parliament to discuss the ... Read more...

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BJP to meet president over crackdown on Ramdev


June 6th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Top leaders of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet President Pratibha Patil Monday afternoon to demand the convening of a special session ... Read more...

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BJP backs keeping prime minister under Lokpal’s purview


May 31st, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday backed the demand of the civil society for bringing prime minister under the purview of the anti-graft ombudsman or ... Read more...

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Yashwant Sinha, others surrender to court, get bail


April 21st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha and three others Thursday surrendered to a Ranchi court which granted them bail in a case related ... Read more...

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India’s illicit financial flow is $462 billion: Book


April 20th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Tax evasion, crime and corruption have combined to remove a staggering $462 billion from India, says a new book based partly on scholarly studies."From 1948 ... Read more...

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Obama, Clinton accept resignation of US envoy to Mexico


March 20th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.20 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama have accepted the resignation of Carlos Pascaul, the country's envoy to Mexico, following a reported spat with Mexican ... Read more...

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Corruption costs Egypt $6 bn annual loss


February 11th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 11(IANS) Crime and corruption cost Egypt approximately $6 billion per year and a total of $57.2 billion from 2000 to 2008, according to a report by Global Financial ... Read more...

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“Yeh Saali Zindagi” - roller-coaster ride not for the weak-hearted (IANS Film Review; Rating:*** 1/2)


February 5th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Yeh Saali Zindagi"; Director: Sudhir Mishra; Cast: Irrfan Khan, Chitrangda Singh, Arunodoy Singh, Aditi Rao Hydari; Rating:*** 1/2To describe the roller-coaster ride that is "Yeh Saali Zindagi" ... Read more...

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India lost 462 bln dollars through tax evasion, crime and corruption since 1948: Report


November 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19(ANI): A new report has said that India has lost 462 billion dollars in illegal capital flows between 1948 and 2008.According to the report from Washington-based group Global Financial ... Read more...

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EU approves visa-free travel for Albanians and Bosnians


November 8th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Monday approved the extension of visa-free travel for citizens of Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovia.Interior ministers of the 27 EU member states agreed ... Read more...

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Obama, US, popular in India: poll


October 21st, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) When US President Barack Obama travels to India next month, he will visit a country in which both he and the nation he leads are ... Read more...

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ASEM-8 leaders call for global effort against transnational organized crime


October 5th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Mrityunjay SinghBrussels, Oct.5 (ANI): World leaders at the 8th Asia-Europe Meet (ASEM) on Tuesday deliberated on the need to fight terrorism and combat transnational organized crime while reasserting the United Nation's ... Read more...

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Breakdown of law, order in Tripura: Congress


July 24th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 24 (IANS) There is a complete breakdown of law and order in Tripura, leader of opposition and Congressman Ratan Lal Nath said Saturday, adding that party chief Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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RJD to support CPI(ML) strike in Bihar Tuesday


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) Bihar's main opposition party Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has decided to support the day-long statewide strike call given by the Communist Party of India-Marxist Leninist (CPI-ML) Tuesday to ... Read more...

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No mineral water for criminals please, says Bihar top cop


November 8th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 8 (IANS) Bihar Director General of Police Anand Shankar has slammed the reported practice of giving bottled mineral water to influential undertrials in the state. "'Hawalat mein bund criminals ko ... Read more...

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FBI puts Ukrainian businessman on 10 most wanted list


October 23rd, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (RIA Novosti) The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has put Ukrainian-born businessman Semion Mogilevich, an alleged organised crime boss, on its 10 most wanted list. Mogilevich, who holds several ... Read more...

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Sony Entertainment Television and CID Salute Brave Indians


August 12th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sony Entertainment Television, today announced the CID Gallantry Awards', an initiative to encourage and honor acts of bravery in the society. The Gallantry Awards is an extension of the brand CID, ... Read more...

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People to draft the election manifesto of SR Darapuri


April 11th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantIn times when manifestos of election candidates are announced by the highest seats of political 'ivory towers', a people centric initiative is taking shape in Lucknow. A series of public ... Read more...

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Act against ‘hawala’ funding of terror, US tells India


February 28th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Warning that the 'hawala' system of illegal money transfer is "directly linked to terrorist financing", the US has urged India to cooperate with international initiatives to check money ... Read more...

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‘Prisoners packed like sardines in Bangladesh jails’


July 26th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 26 (IANS) Being a jailbird is never pleasant in Bangladesh - more so when high-profile VVIPs come crowding in and leave the others no place to even sit down. The ... Read more...

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Germans detect radioactivity in exported Naples garbage


June 5th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hamburg, June 5 (DPA) Staff at a German incinerator that is burning rotting garbage from Naples have detected radioactivity in one of the containers, city of Hamburg environment officials said Thursday. A ... Read more...

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‘Indoor’ political activity allowed in Bangladesh


May 13th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's army-backed caretaker government has permitted political parties to resume their operations ahead of the elections that would be held in the third week of December, but restricted ... Read more...

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Bangladesh polls by December, but political snags persist


May 8th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 8 (IANS) Bangladesh's Election Commission has said it would hold the long-stalled ninth general election by December, but major political parties refuse to participate until their jailed leaders are released. ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Army chief gets a year’s extension


April 7th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, April 7 (IANS) Bangladesh Army Chief Gen. Moin U. Ahmed has been granted a year's extension "in public interest" by President Iajuddin Ahmed. According to a notification of the defence ministry, ... Read more...

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Sydney residents protest building of new Islamic school


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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