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Player approached by suspected bookmaker during Pakistan's domestic T20 league: PCB
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Player approached by suspected bookmaker during Pakistan's domestic T20 league: PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that a player reported an approach from a suspected bookmaker during the National T20 Cup, currently in progress in Rawalpindi.

IPL 2020: BCCI Anti-Corruption Unit starts investigation after unnamed player reports corrupt approach
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IPL 2020: BCCI Anti-Corruption Unit starts investigation after unnamed player reports corrupt approach

The 13th edition of the IPL is being held in the UAE in a bio-secure environment, which has significantly reduced the chance for persons with dubious credentials approaching the player directly. The threat though still remains by and large due to the online network of corruptors.

FIFA open to fund anti-corruption agency for sports to look into financial corruption and match-fixing
Sports

FIFA open to fund anti-corruption agency for sports to look into financial corruption and match-fixing

“Never again. Never again corruption in football,” said Infantino, who is himself under investigation in Switzerland over meetings he had with then-attorney general Michael Lauber.

Part of Umar Akmal's three-year anti-corruption ban could be suspended, according to PCB source
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Part of Umar Akmal's three-year anti-corruption ban could be suspended, according to PCB source

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal could have a part of his three-year anti-corruption ban suspended when the judge heading the Cricket Board's disciplinary Panel gives out his detailed judgement soon, a source in the PCB has said.

ECB tightens anti-corruption regulations by banning players from wearing smartwatches on field of play
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ECB tightens anti-corruption regulations by banning players from wearing smartwatches on field of play

ECB has banned cricketers from wearing smartwatches on the field of play in all upcoming fixtures, tightening its anti-corruption regulations in the wake of live streaming in county cricket.

Seven years after AAP's squabbles with UPA, NDA governments, Arvind Kejriwal now sees wisdom in political coexistence
Politics

Seven years after AAP's squabbles with UPA, NDA governments, Arvind Kejriwal now sees wisdom in political coexistence

Arvind Kejriwal, who came to the forefront in 2011 with the Anna Hazare-led anti-corruption movement, started as a firebrand orator training his guns at political parties, but seven years later, has donned the image of a moderately combative people’s leader

Maharashtra Assembly election: Marathwada, Vidarbha battle farm crisis, but most willing to give Fadnavis-led govt second chance
Politics

Maharashtra Assembly election: Marathwada, Vidarbha battle farm crisis, but most willing to give Fadnavis-led govt second chance

In Maharashtra, the BJP-Shiv Sena combine appears to have succeeded, to a large extent, in getting its message across to the people in Latur, one of the few remaining Congress strongholds in the state.

Brazilian tennis ace Joao Souza handed corruption suspension for second time, says Tennis Integrity Unit
Sports

Brazilian tennis ace Joao Souza handed corruption suspension for second time, says Tennis Integrity Unit

Souza, who reached a career high of 69 in 2006 but is currently languishing at 422 on the ATP rankings, was originally banned on 29 March, but following a successful appeal he was reinstated on 8 April.

Yogi Adityanath says Narendra Modi made India ‘corruption-free’; UP CM inaugurates development projects worth Rs 131 crore
India

Yogi Adityanath says Narendra Modi made India ‘corruption-free’; UP CM inaugurates development projects worth Rs 131 crore

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of projects worth Rs 131 crore in the Maharajganj district

Narendra Modi turns Opposition's weapon into its vulnerability; public trust, corruption may form fulcrum of BJP's 2019 strategy
Politics

Narendra Modi turns Opposition's weapon into its vulnerability; public trust, corruption may form fulcrum of BJP's 2019 strategy

Setting the agenda for 2019, Narendra Modi went on the front foot on corruption — an issue that the Opposition (mainly the Congress) has sought to weaponise against Modi. Several times during the interview Modi picked up the topic, adopted an offensive posture and sought to turn Opposition’s weapon into its vulnerability.

Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 7 years in prison in Al-Azizia Mills graft case; acquitted in Flagship Investment reference case
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Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 7 years in prison in Al-Azizia Mills graft case; acquitted in Flagship Investment reference case

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to 7-years of imprisonment in the Al-Azizia Mills graft case by an accountability court in Pakistan. He was held liable for inability to explain assets beyond means in the Al-Azizia reference case, but has been acquitted in the Flagship Investment reference case.

Corruption cases against Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan court to deliver judgment in two remaining cases today
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Corruption cases against Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan court to deliver judgment in two remaining cases today

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan will deliver its judgment on Monday in two remaining corruption cases against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

PMO declines to share action taken on letter inquiring about e-tendering scam in MP, cites Section 11 of RTI Act
India

PMO declines to share action taken on letter inquiring about e-tendering scam in MP, cites Section 11 of RTI Act

Section 11 of the RTI Act mandates that if a Central Public Information Officer of a department intends to disclose the information, to invite the third party to make a submission in writing or orally, regarding whether the information should be disclosed, and such submission of the third party shall be kept in view while taking a decision about disclosure of information.

CBI can book officials for seeking and accepting sexual favours under new anti-corruption law, accused can get 7 years in prison
India

CBI can book officials for seeking and accepting sexual favours under new anti-corruption law, accused can get 7 years in prison

CBI can now book officials for seeking and accepting sexual favours, expensive club memberships, providing employment to close friends or relatives among others.

Odisha anti-corruption agents arrest revenue inspector Deba Prasad Nayak for accepting bribe to submit inquiry report
India

Odisha anti-corruption agents arrest revenue inspector Deba Prasad Nayak for accepting bribe to submit inquiry report

Deba Prasad Nayak demanded Rs 8,000 from Arjuna Samal for submitting the inquiry report in a mutation case filed by Samal's daughter in Odisha.

Pakistan anti-corruption judge who convicted Nawaz Sharif recuses from hearing 2 other graft cases
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Pakistan anti-corruption judge who convicted Nawaz Sharif recuses from hearing 2 other graft cases

The move came on the heels of filing of separate appeals by Sharif, 68, his daughter Maryam, 44, and son-in-law Capt (retired) Muhammad Safdar, challenging the verdict. Earlier, Sharif's lawyer Khawaja Haris had objected to Justice Bashir hearing the two other corruption cases.

Congress taunts Narendra Modi over arrest of his 'dear friend' Nawaz Sharif, BJP hits back
Politics

Congress taunts Narendra Modi over arrest of his 'dear friend' Nawaz Sharif, BJP hits back

The Congress' jibe made a reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Lahore in 2015 on his way back from Afghanistan.

Indo-Swiss pact on hidden wealth: Why it isn't helping in India's fight against black money
Business

Indo-Swiss pact on hidden wealth: Why it isn't helping in India's fight against black money

Black money is known as illicit financial flows (IFFs) internationally, which are defined as a cross-border movement of funds that have been illegally or unethically earned, transferred or utilised

Karti Chidambaram arrest allows BJP to regain footing after PNB stumble, counter Opposition narrative
Politics

Karti Chidambaram arrest allows BJP to regain footing after PNB stumble, counter Opposition narrative

For the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, 28 February, 2018, will go down as an important date. For the rank and file, the day's events gave them something to cheer for and some talking points at a time when things aren't going the way they wanted.

Karti Chidambaram arrested: Congress pushed on backfoot as BJP moves to regain anti-corruption mojo
Politics

Karti Chidambaram arrested: Congress pushed on backfoot as BJP moves to regain anti-corruption mojo

Karti Chidambaram's arrest could be an inflection point in the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) attempt to regain the narrative against corruption, and change the perception that it's fight has weakened