Page-2 of Corruption in India

Panel on Black money presents report, silent on estimates, suggest steps

The government came out with a 66-page report elaborating ways to forbid generation of illicit funds. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) panel on black money submitted its report suggesting ways to forbid the generation of illicit fund. The ..


White Paper points to 4-pronged strategy to curb black money

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee tabled a White Paper on black money in Lok Sabha, which makes a strong case for setting up Lokpal and Lokayuktas to deal with the menace of Black Money. The minister informed that there was no ..



Justice Shivaraj Virupanna Patil, Karnataka Lokayukta Justice resigned over Charges of Violating Housing Society Laws

Facing charges of violating co-operative housing society laws, Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Shivaraj Virupanna Patil resigned from his post Accusations are that he owned two residential sites in Bangalore city. Media reveal showed abnormality in the allocation of two residential plots ..


12th Plan: Full Chapter on Governance

There is a full chapter on governance that has a section on corruption in the Approach Paper to the 12th Five-Year Plan , which says: Measures should be taken to set up new institutions like the Lokpal and Lokayukta, which ..


Current Affairs : August 4, 2011

Single-window Clearance System approved by SEBI for prior approvals Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) approved a single-window clearance system for market entities like stock brokers, for grant of prior approval for change in control of their management structures ..