Prosecutors accuse Navalny of slandering a World War II veteran in social media posts last year. The posts criticised people who supported constitutional amendments that allowed Putin to remain in power until 2036
It is alleged that Bhaben Mitra, Senior Manager Finance at HAL in Odisha, in conspiracy with other employees misappropriated amounts by committing forgery of documents, siphoning off Rs 13.28 crore from the coffers of the cash-strapped PSU between 2013 and 2017.
Pakistan begins process to extradite Hussain Haqqani, former ambassador to US, on embezzlement charges
The Interpol had refused to issue an arrest warrant against Hussain Haqqani, a prominent critic of Pakistan's military and political leadership, in January last year.
Two govt officials arrested in Kerala's Panamaram for embezzling flood relief materials; similar incident reported in Chengannur
The two accused were stopped at a relief camp in Kerala's Panamaram while they were loading the relief materials into a vehicle. They said that they were moving the materials to another camp in the village. But the residents called the police and upon interrogation, it was found that they lied.
On National Handloom Day on Tuesday, hundreds of weavers held protests at the NHDC headquarters in Greater Noida, demanding payment of outstanding dues and resumption of yarn supply.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy charged for taking illegal campaign funding from Muammar Gaddafi
Nicolas Sarkozy was handed preliminary charges over allegations he accepted millions of euros in illegal campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
The State Department, US diplomats, the Pentagon and the CIA are all looking on with "growing alarm" at Saudi Arabia's Prince Mohammad bin Salman's actions.
In his Independence Day address on Tuesday, Modi claimed credit for going after shell companies, and warned that "looters of the nation's wealth will have to answer."
Leonardo DiCaprio returns Marlon Brando's Oscar amid investigation involving The Wolf of Wall Street producer
Leonardo DiCaprio received gifts from the owners of Red Granite, which funded his film The Wolf of Wall Street. Red Granite has been accused of embezzling $4.5 billion from a political development scheme.
Brazil sees protests as President Michel Temer faces accusations of corruption and obstruction of justice
Brazil's political crisis headed into a weekend dominated by protests and President Michel Temer's attempt to secure enough allies to save himself after being accused of obstructing justice
The head of South Korea's Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, may be languishing in a jail cell but he is allowed plenty of visitors, which may allow him to play a key role in corporate decisions even if he isn't running the conglomerate like he did before.
Jay Y. Lee, Samsung Group chief has denied all charges as the 'trial of the century' begins in South Korea
The head of South Korea's Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, denies all charges against him, his lawyer said on Thursday, at the start of what the special prosecutor said could be the "trial of the century" amid a political scandal that has rocked the country.
A South Korean court on Thursday denied a special prosecutor clearance to arrest the head of Samsung Group, the country's largest conglomerate, amid a graft scandal that has led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.
A South Korean judge questioned Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee behind closed doors on Wednesday to decide whether he should be arrested over his alleged role in a corruption scandal that led parliament to impeach President Park Geun-hye.
The case of the monk Phra Dhammachayo has enthralled the nation with its twists and turns and the conflict between law and religion it has posed.
The Supreme Court has constituted a three-judge bench to hear afresh the anticipatory bail plea of Teesta Setalvad and her husband in the case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots.
A team of the Gujarat police arrived at the activist's Mumbai residence to take her into custody.
"Navalny is a unique politician of the younger generation who managed to become famous and popular at a time when public politics has ceased to exist," said Nikolai Petrov, a professor at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a decree pardoning jailed tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the man who has been described as his archrival.