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Rajya Sabha members want stronger measures against graft


August 25th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Members of the Rajya Sabha Wednesday exhorted the government to take stronger measures to fight corruption, but said supremacy of parliamentary institutions in law making ... Read more...

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Aamir is backing Jan Lokpal bill: Team Anna


July 20th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has extended his support to Jan Lokpal bill, a statement from Team Anna said Wednesday.In reply to a questionnaire framed ... Read more...

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Government didn’t agree to life term for corruption: Kejriwal


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Civil society member Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday said that they had proposed that the maximum punishment for corruption should be life imprisonment but the government didn't ... Read more...

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New directorate to probe financial crimes


May 30th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) With voices of protest against black money and graft getting shriller, the government Monday announced a new agency that will probe all criminal matters ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh hopes to introduce Lokpal Bill in Monsoon Session


April 21st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said the UPA Government hoped to introduce the anti-graft Lokpal Bill in the Monsoon Session of the Parliament ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh suggests procedures to end corruption


February 4th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday said that it is necessary to fast-tracked administrative practices and procedures to tackle the problem of corruption.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Make all Radia tapes public, apex court urged


January 24th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on a petition seeking the disclosure of all telephonic conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia recorded by ... Read more...

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Ex-WikiLeaks staff to launch rival site in protest against ‘autocratic’ Assange


December 10th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): A group of former Wikileaks staff who quit the whistleblower website would reportedly launch a new campaigning site next week to protest against Julian Assange, according to Swedish ... Read more...

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Another whistle-blower to rival WikiLeaks


November 5th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Whistle-blower WikiLeaks, which became popular after publishing secret files of US military related to war in Iraq and Afghanistan, will now face a competition from a similar website ... Read more...

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Sweden denies Wikileaks founder residence permit


October 19th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Sweden has denied a residence permit to Julian Assange, the founder of the whistle-blowing website-Wikileaks.Prosecutors are investigating rape and sexual molestation allegations against Assange, 39, by two Swedish ... Read more...

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Legislation to protect whistle blowers to be introduced in winter session: Moily


September 13th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): Union Minister of Law and Justice Veerappa Moily on Monday said a path breaking legislation to protect whistleblowers will be introduced during the winter session of Parliament. ... Read more...

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Brit docs say they were not consulted about Lockerbie bomber’s release


August 16th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.16 (ANI): Four British cancer experts who had previously been involved with the bomber's treatment have claimed that they were not consulted by the Scottish Government before the decision to release ... Read more...

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Government taking steps to eradicate corruption


August 11th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The government is taking "major steps to eradicate corruption", Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Prithviraj Chavan said Wednesday. Admitting that a Hong Kong based consultancy ... Read more...

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No takers for anonymous whistle-blowers


July 13th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Corporate directors, who are ultimately responsible for internal whistle-blowing systems, don't tend to take action at all on anonymous allegations, even when they involve very serious accounting breaches, ... Read more...

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CBI Director to journos: Be whistle blowers of corruption cases


April 24th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 24 (ANI): Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Aswani Kumar on Saturday urged media professionals to be whistle blowers in incidents of corruption.Inaugurating a four-day training module for correspondents jointly ... Read more...

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Pune RTI activist murder case handed over to CBI


April 7th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Nearly three months after Pune-based right to information activist Satish Shetty was gunned down while he was on a morning walk, the case was Wednesday handed over to ... Read more...

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Budget session: Some bills likely to be tabled


February 21st, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A slew of bills ranging from setting up regulatory authorities for the bio-technology sector and television channels to firming up laws dealing with road safety are slated ... Read more...

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New norms, obligations on corporate governance unveiled


December 21st, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) In a bid to bring more accountability and responsiveness among companies toward all stakeholders, new guidelines on corporate governance that will be voluntary for a year ... Read more...

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Loyal employees can blow the whistle


December 8th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) An employee who deeply cares for his company is likely to blow the whistle of any wrongdoing at the workplace compared to a person who is not emotionally ... Read more...

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Connect emotionally with workers to boost whistle blowing in office


December 8th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Establishing a close gut-level connection with workers could be the key to encouraging whistle-blowing, according to an ongoing study by University of Illinois researchers including an Indian-origin scientist.The ... Read more...

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ONGC implements whistle-blower policy


November 30th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) State-run overseas oil explorer ONGC Ltd has decided to implement the whistle-blower policy which will allow employers to confidentially report suspected unethical or fraudulent acts within the ... Read more...

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2012 world doomsday prophecy sparks off “end times” anxiety


November 11th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 11 (ANI): Reports indicate that the 2012 end of the world prediction made by the ancient Mayans has sparked real fears, with some people displaying "end times" anxiety.NASA's Ask ... Read more...

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Upto Rs.25 lakh reward for information on spurious drug


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Whistle blowers who pass on information about illegal drugs will be rewarded up to Rs.25 lakh (Rs.2.5 million), the union health ministry said Tuesday. "The reward of maximum ... Read more...

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Wenger accuses Alan Wiley of being over-friendly with Man U stars


October 17th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17(ANI): Turning up the heat on the Manchester United-Alan Wiley controversy, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has accused Wiley of being over-friendly with some Old Trafford stars.Wenger was referring to ... Read more...

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Activists slam Vigilance panel’s ‘inaction’ against graft


September 18th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has failed to live up to expectations of acting as an institutional protection against corruption, Right to Information and social activists Friday alleged. "The ... Read more...

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Malaysian government introduces witness protection bill


December 16th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 16 (DPA) Malaysia's law minister Tuesday introduced a witness protection programme in Parliament as part of efforts to protect whistle-blowers in corruption and criminal cases.Nazri Abdul Aziz presented the ... Read more...

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Referees inured to abuses from players, spectators


September 18th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) Players hurling expletives at referees during World Cup soccer matches are a fairly common sight, but TV watchers might wonder how clubs manage to engage these whistle blowers ... Read more...

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Advani urges LS Speaker to make bribe-for-votes videotape public


July 27th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Pankaj YadavNew Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha LK Advani today urged upon Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee to make the CNN-IBN tapes containing footage ... Read more...

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Private cricket leagues in India must be monitored to check match fixing: ex-Pak players


April 11th, 2008 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr 11 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers Sarfraz Nawaz and Rashid Latif have warned that those playing in private Indian leagues would be vulnerable to match fixing offers because their national ... Read more...

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Software to analyse employees e-mails on the anvil


November 29th, 2007 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 29 (ANI): University of California, Irvine (UCI) researchers are developing software to deal with cybercrime, one of the biggest causes of damage to a business.The software will allow companies ... Read more...

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