Corruption

South Korean opposition introduce Impeachment Motion against President

December 8, 2016

South Korean opposition which controls much of the Parliament has introduced an impeachment motion against President Park Geun-hye over her involvement in a corruption scandal. The voting in the respect will be held on Friday. Impeachment vote must be held between 24 and 72 hours of the passing of...

Government constitutes Amitabh Kant Commitee to convert 100% Govt-Citizen Transactions to digital platform

November 26, 2016

The Government has constituted a Committee led by NITI Aayog to enable 100% conversion of Government-Citizen Transactions to the digital Platform. Conversion of transactions to the digital platform is expected to weed out black money and corruption from public life. The committee will be headed by NITI Aayog CEO...

Lodha Panel submits its third status report in Supreme Court

November 22, 2016

The Lodha Committee has submitted its third status report before the Supreme Court. In its latest report, it has recommended removal of all BCCI office-bearers and the appointment of former home secretary GK Pillai as an observer to preside over the functioning of the cricket board. It has allowed the...

CBI Plans to launch National Anti-Corruption Citizen Support Centre

November 17, 2016

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is planning to set up a National Anti-Corruption Citizen Support Centre, which will be a country-wide 24×7 anti-corruption helpline. Key facts The helpline would receive complaints from social media, mobile and landline phones and will also provide a language support. It would be...

Doctors hold nationwide protest against National Medical Commission Bill

November 17, 2016

The members of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) held protests against the proposed National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, which will scrap the Medical Council of India (MCI). The NMC will replace the MCI with a 20 member nominated body. The bill proposes to induct non-medical persons into NMC. The MCI...

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