Page-10 of Corruption

Arvind Kejriwal unveils Aam Aadmi Party

Arvind Kejriwal launched his "Aam Aadmi Party". He also formally unveiled the party’s constitution, which disallows the relative of a party member in the state executive or national executive councils from getting a place on those bodies.



British Tax authorities probing charges against HSBC

The British tax authorities launched an investigation into allegations of money laundering against HSBC. HSBC Bank has been accused of opening offshore bank accounts in Jersey for serious criminals living in Britain. This move from British Tax authorities came after ..


Arvind Kejriwal: HSBC Bank running ‘hawala’ (money laundering) transactions

India Against Corruption (IAC) charged HSBC Bank with unning ‘hawala’ (money laundering) transactions. IAC members alleged that Mukesh and Anil Ambani among others, had crores of rupees sitting in Swiss banks.   Those named were part of the list of 700 ..


DoPT floats EOI Document for engaging agency for self evaluation study of compliance of UNCAC provisions

The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has invited for the assignment of ‘Self Evaluation Study’ of India’s status of compliance of provisions of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption(UNCAC)  and  preparation of  ‘Country Response’ to  the ‘Comprehensive Self Assessment ..


Goa Lokayukta Bill 2011 passed

Goa : Goa Lokayukta Bill 2011 passed Goa Lokayukta Bill 2011 (which is a modified version of the Goa Lokayukta Bill 2003) was passed in the Goa Legislative Assembly. Salient features of the bill:- The Bill authorizes the Lokayukta (Ombudsman) ..


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 ..