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After SC grants bail, Jayalalithaa to be released from prison today

Oct 18, 2014

After SC grants bail, Jayalalithaa to be released from prison today

Special Court judge John Michael D'Cunha had sent Jayalalithaa and three others to four years in jail in the 18-year-old Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case. #Bail #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #J. Jayalalithaa #Bangalore #Political corruption #disproportionate assets #Lalu Prasad #Jaya case
Photos AIADMK workers break into song and dance after Jaya gets bail

Oct 17, 2014

Photos AIADMK workers break into song and dance after Jaya gets bail

The announcement of Jayalalithaa's release sent AIADMK workers in a tizzy as they broke into celebration moments later. #Bail #Tamil Nadu #AIADMK #J. Jayalalithaa #Bangalore #Political corruption #ImagesOfTheDay #disproportionate assets #Lalu Prasad #Jaya case
Bad news for errant netas Despite bail, Jayalalithaa judgement sets key precedent

Oct 17, 2014

Bad news for errant netas Despite bail, Jayalalithaa judgement sets key precedent

Jayalalithaa's case could herald the beginning of the end of the old way of politicians gaming the system by seeking endless adjournments and delays. #Bail #Tamil Nadu #J. Jayalalithaa #CriticalPoint #Bangalore #Political corruption #disproportionate assets #Lalu Prasad #Jaya case
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 exCM 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
Gujarat High Court upholds the Lokayukta appointment

Jan 18, 2012

Gujarat High Court upholds the Lokayukta appointment

Dismissing the state government plea, a judge of Gujarat HC upheld the appointment of Lokayukta by the Governor, earlier today. #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Bharatiya Janata Party #Political corruption #RA Mehta
What 2011 anger was all about Middle Class vs Middle Class

Dec 28, 2011

What 2011 anger was all about Middle Class vs Middle Class

What were the popular eruptions all about this year? It was less about corruption and more the differing interests of various segments of the middle class. #Anna Hazare #Lokpal #Political corruption #Team Anna #MIddle Class #2011 Flashback