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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

Sep 18, 2014

Prosecutor: Rowland sought to hide campaign work

Closing arguments have begun in the federal political corruption trial of former Gov. John G. Rowland...
Politicians must change before they have no choice

Sep 19, 2014

Analysis: Why are Yemen talks stalling?

Sanaa, Yemen - Talks aimed at ending the standoff between the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels have once again ground to a halt amid mounting fears that the country is on the brink of civil war. Fighting broke out around Sanaa's Al Iman University... #Yemen #Houthis
Politicians must change before they have no choice

Sep 19, 2014

Sarkozy announces politics comeback

Nicolas Sarkozy is making a political comeback in France. He has joined the race to lead his conservative UMP party in a first step towards trying to win the presidency in 2017. Mr Sarkozy, president from 2007 to 2012, announced his candidacy on Face... #Nicolas Sarkozy #Facebook #Carla Bruni (musician)