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Oct 18, 2014
After SC grants bail, Jayalalithaa to be released from prison todaySpecial 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.
Oct 17, 2014
Photos: AIADMK workers break into song and dance after Jaya gets bailThe announcement of Jayalalithaa's release sent AIADMK workers in a tizzy as they broke into celebration moments later.
Oct 17, 2014
Bad news for errant netas: Despite bail, Jayalalithaa judgement sets key precedentJayalalithaa's case could herald the beginning of the end of the old way of politicians gaming the system by seeking endless adjournments and delays.
May 02, 2012
Lokpal will find anyone guilty, only fill jails: Abdul KalamHinting 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.
Apr 30, 2012
India's position dips in geopolitical index owing to corruption, misgovernanceAfflicted 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.
Apr 25, 2012
Implement UN obligations against corruption: Anna to PMAnna 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.
Mar 08, 2012
Good news for Yeddyurappa: As ‘clean’ a ‘chit’ as it could beIndicted 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?
Feb 13, 2012
Indians have stashed over $500 bn in banks abroad: CBIIndians 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.
Jan 18, 2012
Gujarat High Court upholds the Lokayukta appointmentDismissing the state government plea, a judge of Gujarat HC upheld the appointment of Lokayukta by the Governor, earlier today.
Dec 28, 2011
What 2011 anger was all about: Middle Class vs Middle ClassWhat 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.