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Kenya drops corruption charges against head of the national football body
Sports

Kenya drops corruption charges against head of the national football body

Nick Mwendwa was arrested on 12 November, a day after Sports Minister Amina Mohamed set up a caretaker committee to run the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) after an investigation uncovered alleged financial irregularities during his tenure.

Money laundering case: PMLA court sends Anil Deshmukh to 14-day judicial custody
Politics

Money laundering case: PMLA court sends Anil Deshmukh to 14-day judicial custody

The money laundering case against Deshmukh and others was made out after the CBI booked him in a corruption case related to allegations of at least Rs 100 crore bribery made by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh

Kenya arrests head of disbanded national football body Nick Mwendwa
Sports

Kenya arrests head of disbanded national football body Nick Mwendwa

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) boss Nick Mwendwa was picked up by police at a Nairobi hotel the day after the government set up a caretaker committee to run the body and further investigate alleged financial irregularities during his tenure.

'Extortion its only agenda': Devendra Fadnavis says MVA most corrupt govt in Maharashtra's history
India

'Extortion its only agenda': Devendra Fadnavis says MVA most corrupt govt in Maharashtra's history

He made the statements a day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray launched a no-holds-barred attack on the BJP during the Shiv Sena's Dussehra rally in Nagpur

Pandora Papers: Call to tighten regulations gets louder as leak reveals London as hub for tax avoidance
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Pandora Papers: Call to tighten regulations gets louder as leak reveals London as hub for tax avoidance

Treasury chief Rishi Sunak said Britain’s tax authorities will inspect the Pandora Papers and defended the country’s record on tackling tax avoidance

Congress demands SC-monitored probe into Amazon bribery allegations, seeks response from PM
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Congress demands SC-monitored probe into Amazon bribery allegations, seeks response from PM

Surjewala pointed out that it has now come out that the e-commerce giant spent Rs 8,546 crore in 'legal fees', whereas India's Law Ministry's annual budget is only Rs 1,100 crore

Watch: Golden toilet, kitchen found in Russian police officer's mansion during corruption probe
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Watch: Golden toilet, kitchen found in Russian police officer's mansion during corruption probe

The police officer has been identified as Colonel Alexey Safonov of Russia's Stavropol region. He is reportedly accused of running a mafia gang along with his 35 officers.

Dassault Rafale deal: France's PNF appoints judge to probe 'corruption' in sale of 36 fighter jets to India
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Dassault Rafale deal: France's PNF appoints judge to probe 'corruption' in sale of 36 fighter jets to India

The PNF had intially refused to investigate the sale of Dassault's Rafale jets, prompting French investigative website Mediapart to accuse it and the French Anti-corruption Agency of "burying" suspicions surrounding the September 2016 deal

Complaints of corruption against individuals in high offices fall but still deep-rooted in India
India

Complaints of corruption against individuals in high offices fall but still deep-rooted in India

Despite a plethora of legal frameworks to address the issue of corruption, it has barely helped address it on the ground

The real business of politics: Parties are united by one ideology — maximising profit, maintaining systems of power
India

The real business of politics: Parties are united by one ideology — maximising profit, maintaining systems of power

The politicians are only the stars of the election movies in which voters are the audience and party workers, the extras. The real power, ultimately, resides with those who decide which star and which script to back: the financiers.

Ex-Mumbai CP Param Bir Singh accuses home minister Anil Deshmukh of 'malpractices' in letter to Thackeray
India

Ex-Mumbai CP Param Bir Singh accuses home minister Anil Deshmukh of 'malpractices' in letter to Thackeray

Deshmukh, however, has denied the allegations and accused the former Mumbai Police commissioner of trying to "save himself" as investigations on Waze are leading to him as well

Pro-Alexei Navalny protesters defy vast Russian police ops as signs of Kremlin anxiety mount
World

Pro-Alexei Navalny protesters defy vast Russian police ops as signs of Kremlin anxiety mount

No signs have emerged of support for the protesters within the government, the Parliament, big business or the security services, which all remain firmly in Vladimir Putin’s grasp

At 39%, India has highest bribery rate in Asia: Transparency International
India

At 39%, India has highest bribery rate in Asia: Transparency International

India also has the most number of people who use personal connections to get access to public services, according to a new report by the corruption watchdog

'Dynastic corruption' has become culture in some states, hollowing out country like termites, says Narendra Modi
India

'Dynastic corruption' has become culture in some states, hollowing out country like termites, says Narendra Modi

Inaugurating the national conference on vigilance and anti-corruption organised by the CBI, the prime minister said that inaction in a single corruption case forms the foundation for future scams and corruption

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.

Congress demands BS Yediyurappa's resignation over corruption allegations against kin, seeks judicial probe
Politics

Congress demands BS Yediyurappa's resignation over corruption allegations against kin, seeks judicial probe

Citing media reports, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi on Sunday alleged that the BJP government in Karnataka is "engulfed in the clutches of corruption with dented, tainted leaders ruling the roost"

CVC says govt departments ignored its advice to act against corrupt officials 54 times in 2019
India

CVC says govt departments ignored its advice to act against corrupt officials 54 times in 2019

A highest of 20 such cases were related to Indian Railways, while three each were flagged in Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Ltd

Former IAAF president Lamine Diack sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of corruption
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Former IAAF president Lamine Diack sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of corruption

Diack was found guilty of multiple corruption charges and of breach of trust but acquitted of a money laundering charge.

Germany says Russian dissident leader Alexei Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent
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Germany says Russian dissident leader Alexei Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent

Germany said that testing by a military laboratory showed “proof without doubt of a chemical nerve agent from the Novichok group" used in a 2018 attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in England

Day after French President Macron's visit, Lebanese leaders begin talks to form new crisis govt
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Day after French President Macron's visit, Lebanese leaders begin talks to form new crisis govt

France and the international community have said they will not provide financial assistance to Lebanon unless it implements radical changes