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Activist Moves HC Against Order Discharging Maha Minister Chhagan Bhujbal In Corruption Case

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The activist has sought for the HC to quash the special court's order discharging Bhujbal and others in the case and to direct the court to conclude trial in the case expeditiously.

Centre Has Initiated Disciplinary Proceedings Against Param Bir Singh: Maha Minister Informs

Dec 22, 2021 PTI

Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh, who has been suspended by the Maharashtra government, has found himself amid centre's disciplinary proceedings against him, Maharashtra Home Minister Dili Wase Patil informs state assembly.

Pakistan Was Rich In Resources But Bhutto Family Used Them Unfairly: PM Imran Khan

In a recent interview, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said, poor countries are poor not because they lack resources but because their leadership is corrupt. At the same time, he took a dig at the Bhutto and Sharif families, blaming them for exploiting Pakistan's resources.

PM Modi has given a corruption-free govt, says Amit Shah

Dec 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The home minister said there have been massive changes in the economy and 60 crore people, who were deprived of the country's development process since independence, were made participants.

Himachal Pradesh: Ahead Of Upcoming Polls, Jai Ram Thakur Govt Brings In ‘Lokayukta’ Bill

Himachal Pradesh government has brought the bill inside the assembly to amend Lokayukta act, as it has been unable to appoint new Lokayukta for almost four years now. The amendment in the act will make High Court judges also eligible for the post.

29 November, 2021

Param Bir Singh Cites "Ill-Health" To be The Reason For His Absence Before The Commission Probing Deshmukh Corruption Case

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The single- member, Justice Chandiwal (retired) Commission was formed in March this year to probe the allegations of corruption levelled against NCP leader Anil Deshmukh by Param Bir Singh.

26 November, 2021

Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Former Brazilian Olympic Committee Boss, Sentenced To Jail

Associated Press (AP)

Carlos Arthur Nuzman, who also headed the Rio 2016 organizing committee, was found guilty of corruption, criminal organization, money laundering and tax evasion. The 79-year-old executive won't be jailed until all his appeals are heard.

26 November, 2021

Commission Summons IPS Officer Param Bir Singh On Anil Deshmukh Corruption Case

Outlook Web Desk

The single- member, Justice K U Chandiwal Commission was formed in March this year to probe the allegations of corruption against NCP leader Anil Deshmukh.

23 November, 2021

CBI Tells High Court That Maharashtra Government Plea On Summons To Chief Secretary Was Surrogate

Outlook Web Desk

"This whole episode converges around the role of Deshmukh. Deshmukh has come to court seeking relief and failed. So now, the state has come on his behalf. This is a surrogate petition and the real actor is Anil Deshmukh," Lekhi said.

23 November, 2021

Sexually Harassed Women, Used State Staff: Investigation On Ex-New York Governor Cuomo

Associated Press (AP)

The legislative investigation has also revealed that the former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo downplayed Covid-19 numbers to look good. He had resigned following sexual harassment allegations in August 2021.


11 November, 2021

Punjab CM Announces Vigilance Probe In Corruption Cases Including Ones Reported During SAD-BJP Regime

Harish Manav

Reiterating his government’s commitment to bring all the culprits involved in the sacrilege cases of the holy scripture Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji to book, CM Channi said that the ongoing investigations in this regard would be brought to the logical end

06 November, 2021

Mumbai Court Sends Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh To 14-Day Judicial Custody In Money Laundering Case

Outlook Web Desk

The money laundering case against Anil Deshmukh was made out after the CBI booked him in a corruption case related to allegations of at least Rs 100 crore bribery made by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh.

27 October, 2021

Explainer | Why India Celebrates Vigilance Awareness Week Every Year To Mark Sardar Patel's Birthday

Outlook Web Desk

This year, the theme of the Vigilance Week celebrations is 'Independent India @ 75: Self Reliance with Integrity'.

09 October, 2021

CBI Chief Subodh Jaiswal Summoned By Mumbai Police In Phone-Tapping Case

Outlook Web Desk

The case relates to the `leak' of a report prepared by IPS officer Rashmi Shukla about alleged corruption in police transfers in Maharashtra during Subodh Jaiswal's tenure as DGP.

23 September, 2021

Ex-J&K Bank Chairman Facing Corruption Charges Joins Sajad Lone

Outlook Web Desk

The former J&K Bank Chairman Parvez Ahmad Nengroo, currently facing graft charges joined Sajad Lone’s Peoples’ Conference.

21 September, 2021

Amazon Allegedly Spent Rs 8,456 Crore As Legal Expenses To Maintain Its Presence In India: Sources Tell Media Outlet

Outlook Business Team

National General Secretary of Confederation of All India Traders, Praveen Khandelwal demanded a CBI inquiry and stringent action against the company under the Prevention of Corruption Act


29 July, 2021

Mexico Says It Spent USD 61 Million To Buy Pegasus Spyware

Associated Press (AP)

As per anti money laundering investigator, officials from the two previous administrations had spent about USD 300 million in government money to purchase spyware

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz