Centre says amended anti-corruption law will rein in graft, but bureaucrats and activists claim legal provisions weakened
The Centre is seeking to project the passage of the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act as a major step in its fight against corruption.
Protests against Rajasthan's 'draconian' ordinance forces Vasundhara Raje to rethink 'gag order': A roundup
Rajasthan government tabled a bill that seeks to protect public servants and judges from prosecution and bars the media from reporting on allegations against them without prior sanction.
By tabling criminal laws amendment in Rajasthan, Raje govt has prioritised public servants over public
The Rajasthan ordinance goes against established principles of free speech and will erode the public's confidence in the government.
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has stepped up its examination of suspicious banking transactions by government employees to check corruption.
While addressing the SBI Economic Conclave, he said, "unlike the private sector bankers the state-run banks are constrained by being public servants and the present laws on corruption (PCA of 1988) makes them wary of settling issues purely on commercial considerations".
The amendments to the Lokpal Act, cleared by the Parliament, seem to weaken the law and reduce transparency instead of improving them.
Use of siren in cars of VIPs, including the escort and pilot vehicles of the Lieutenant Governor, has been banned in Puducherry.
The government is committed to protecting and providing incentives to honest and performing civil servants but determined to act tough against corruption, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday.
A bit of humour to humanise govt-public equations won't hurt: Why Mumbai police's tweets are what we need
Humour humanises, and a bit of it in life doesn’t hurt anyone. Thank Mumbai Police for reminding us that. Thank it again for sending out the subtle message that all government communication need not have majesty and authority written all over.
This Bill is the new Jokepal in the House and needs some serious debate by our Elders to fix its many shortcomings.
Kejriwal has five cases against him and charges have been framed in the defamation case, filed by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's political secretary Pawan Khera.
The government claimed that its nod should precede corruption case investigations against officers of the rank of joint secretary and above to safeguard their interests.
In a series of tweets, Bedi said that Vanzara's excuse that he was 'following orders' amounted to nothing, since the first duty of an IPS officer was to the law and not to any individual.