Mafia, Don And Corruption Have No Place In UP: Yogi Adityanath
After the threat call was received, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath gave a befitting response to the unidentified people. Addressing the media, Yogi said, "There is no place for any mafia dons or criminals in Uttar Pradesh. There is no place for corruption and the corrupt either." Notably, Yogi Adityanath-led BJP started a campaign for the UP Local Body elections, following which he received a threatening call.
Tags: Yogi Adityanath, UP CM, threat call, corruption, BJP Government, Police Case
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Sachin Pilot Ends Hunger Strike, Says Will Continue Fight Against Corruption
Ignoring the warnings of Congress-led Rajasthan Government, Deputy CM Sachin Pilot, observed a one-day fast in Jaipur. He ended the fast in the evening, giving a strong message to Ashok Gehlot, the Rajasthan CM, raising his voice against the rising corruption in the State. Although the hunger strike is over, Pilot is not going to give up with his demand of investigation into all corruption cases, under Vasundhra Raje's tenure.
Tags: Rajasthan Politics, Sachin Pilot, ASHOK GEHLOT, Congress Government, corruption
ACB Conducts Raid At Business Partner Of AAP MLA, Arrests Hamid Ali
The Delhi Police arrested Hamid Ali, the close aide and business partner of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatulla Khan, under the Arms Act. The arrest came a day after MLA Khan was arrested in connection with the Delhi Waqf Board Corruption Case, after an intensive search (raid) by the Anti Corruption Bureau. Moreover, Hamid Ali was also arrested after ACB raid, following which weapons with Rs 12 lakh recovered.
Tags: ACB Raids, AAP MLA, corruption, Business Partner, Hamid Ali
ED Seizes Rs 17 Crore From Kolkata Businessman’s Residence
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted a raid at the residence of a Kolkata Businessman and seized Rs 17 crore from 5 trunks. The businessman has been identified as Aamir Khan. The counting of money was accompanied by bank officials and central forces. The counting commenced on September 10 morning, and went on till late at night. Notably, the raid was conducted under the PMLA, 2002.
Tags: PMLA, ED, Kolkata, Aamir Khan, corruption
Deposed Myanmar Leader Aung Suu Kyi's Jail Term Extended By 6 Years
Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi's jail sentence has been extended by six more years, on August 15. A special court in the capital city of Naypyidaw has found her guilty in four corruption charges. With this, the jail term of the 77-year-old Nobel peace prize laureate comes to 17 years. Further details on the matter are awaited.
Tags: Aung Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Naypyidaw, corruption, Coup
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Assistant Sub-Inspector Arrested For Demanding Bribe In Assam
Assam's Directorate of Vigilance and anti-corruption caught Assistant Sub-Inspector Sabin Pal Das red-handed for demanding bribe, on August 7. The arrested took place after a complaint was filed at Matia police station, alleging that Das demanded bribe for mitigating pending cases. When the complainant found himself unable to pay the bribe, he filed a complaint. Further details are awaited.
Tags: Assam, corruption, Bribery, Guwahati, Himanta Biswa Sarma
Suvendu Adhikari Meets Union HM Amit Shah, Slams Corrupt TMC Leaders
Opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari held a meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and slammed the West Bengal Government's corrupt leaders. On August 2, during the 45-minute meeting, Adhikari handed over a list of 100 Trinamool Congress leaders including ministers and MLAs, allegedly involved in scams in the state. After the meeting, Adhikari addressed the media and said, not only suspended… read-more
Tags: Amit Shah, Suvendu Adhikari, Opposition, TMC, partha chatterjee, corruption
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
ED Conducts Raid At CSI Kerala Diocese, Mateer Memorial Church: Thiruvananthapuram
In Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram, Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted raids in the premises of Mateer Memorial Church on July 25. Headquarters of the CSI South Kerala diocese were also raided, which houses the office of church Supreme Leader bishop A Dharmaraj Rasalam. The raids have come after the church-run medical College was alleged of corruption. Reportedly, the church was alleged of accepting money to offer admissions.
Tags: Kerala, CSI, ED, Medical College Admission, corruption
Drug Inspector's Residence Raided In Patna, Huge Pile Of Cash Seized: Bihar
In Bihar's Patna, Drug Inspector Jitendra Kumar's residence was raidrd in a disproportionate assets case, on June 26. Reportedly, a large pile of cash was seized from his possession, which took the officials several hours to count. The bundles were of all denominations between Rs 100 and Rs 2,000. The officials also found documents of various properties, huge amount of gold and silver, and four luxury cars.
Tags: Patna, Raid, corruption, Drug Inspector, Bihar
J&K Govt Orders 'Premature Retirement' Of 9 HUDD Employees Guilty Of Corruption Charges
J&K administration has terminated nine employees of Housing and Urban Development Department (HUDD) by way of "premature retirement", over corruption charges. The employees have been charged with offences including misappropriation of funds, falsification of records and raising fake bills, allowing illegal constructions, committing financial irregularities and making illegal appointments during their tenure. Reportedly, the employees will… read-more
Tags: J&K, corruption, HUDD, Premature Retirement, Misappropriation of funds