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Lokpal will find anyone guilty, only fill jails: Abdul Kalam

May 02, 2012

Lokpal will find anyone guilty, only fill jails: Abdul Kalam

Hinting his doubt over a Lokpal putting a lid on corruption completely, former president A P J Abdul Kalam said Lokpal would only fill up jails while children and youth could begin eradicating corruption from home. #Lokpal #WhoSaidWhat #Corruption in India #Political corruption #Abdul Kalam
India's position dips in geopolitical index owing to corruption, misgovernance

Apr 30, 2012

India's position dips in geopolitical index owing to corruption, misgovernance

Afflicted by misgovernance and corruption, India's global clout has waned over the past year but could swing back if the economy regains its growth trajectory, says a geopolitical power index (GPI) report by an independent Mumbai-based think tank. #India #Political corruption #WhatTheySaid
Implement UN obligations against corruption: Anna to PM

Apr 25, 2012

Implement UN obligations against corruption: Anna to PM

Anna Hazare has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, demanding the implementation of the October 2003 United Nations Convention Against Corruption to which India is a signatory. #Anna Hazare #Lokpal #India #Manmohan Singh #NewsTracker #Political corruption
Good news for Yeddyurappa: As clean a chit as it could be

Mar 08, 2012

Good news for Yeddyurappa: As clean a chit as it could be

Indicted Karnataka ex-CM B.S. Yedurappa got some good news from the court. It quashed the F.I.R. against him. But what made this case the "rarest of the rare" according to the court? #NewsTracker #Bharatiya Janata Party #B. S. Yeddyurappa #Political corruption #LokAyukta
Indians have stashed over $500 bn in banks abroad: CBI

Feb 13, 2012

Indians have stashed over $500 bn in banks abroad: CBI

Indians are the largest depositors in banks abroad with an estimated 500 billion US dollars (nearly Rs 24.5 lakh crore) of illegal money stashed by them in tax havens, the CBI Director said today. #NewsTracker #CBI #Political corruption #BlackMoney #Tax avoidance #International taxation #Director AP Singh

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Politicians must change before they have no choice

Apr 25, 2012

Politicians must change before they have no choice

India's political class has to realize that the bubble of discontent growing within the people is in danger of erupting. #HowThisWorks #India #Egypt #Political corruption #Governance #Theory of Forms

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Politicians must change before they have no choice

Jul 24, 2014

Cuomo takes heat from challengers on Moreland Commission subpoenas

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo faced a firestorm of criticism from across the political spectrum Wednesday over allegations that his office interfered with an “independent” commission he formed to investigate corruption...
Politicians must change before they have no choice

Jul 19, 2014

Former Councilman Halloran claims he was pretending to sell favors

Former City Councilman Daniel Halloran says he’s not dirty — he’s just a tease. In his second day on the stand in his federal corruption trial, the Queens Republican said he was pretending to sell political favors to keep campaign money rolling in...
Politicians must change before they have no choice

Jul 10, 2014

GOP big says he almost took bribe

Manhattan Republican Party Chairman Daniel Isaacs said he nearly took a bribe, thinking it was a legitimate payment for his legal and political expertise, he testified Wednesday in former City Councilman Daniel Halloran’s corruption trial...
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