Seventy five per cent households across 13 states feel that the level of corruption has increased or remained the same during the last one year, while 27 per cent confessed to paying a bribe to avail public services in the last one year, according to a new survey. The ‘India Corruption Study’ conducted by the Centre For Media Studies covered more than 2,000 households from over 200 rural and urban clusters of 13 states —…"75% households feel corruption went up, 27% say paid bribe: Study"
Six policemen were killed and one suffered serious injuries when Maoists blew up a vehicle, carrying seven policemen, in the Dantewada district of south Chhattisgarh on Sunday. The improvised explosive device (IED) blast took place near Cholnar village, around 20 kilometres from Kirandul town, Dantewada. The Dantewada Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr..P.Sunder Raj gave confirmation that five out of the seven policemen who were travelling in the vehicle died on the spot of the…"Six policemen killed, one injured in Chhattisgarh as Maoists blow up police vehicle"
The CBI is likely to approach Interpol for a Red Corner Notice against absconding billionaire jewellers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi who are allegedly the brains behind the over $2 billion scam in Punjab National Bank, agency sources said. Modi along with his wife Ami, a US citizen, brother Nishal a Belgian, and uncle Choksi, Gitanjali group’s promoter, had fled the country before the bank approached the CBI with a complaint against his companies for…"CBI likely to approach Interpol for red corner notice against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi"
A 30-year-old lawyer is battling for his life in a hospital after he lost control of his bike while trying to avoid going over potholes on the Wadala CST road near Bombay Port Trust toll naka.Prashant Pashankar, a lawyer by profession, was on his way to Fort in south Mumbai, when his bike skid and he was dragged for 50 metres near Wadala. The road where the incident took place is extremely uneven and riddled…"LAWYER TRIES TO AVOID POTHOLE, LANDS IN HOSPITAL"
In a staggering credit card fraud, Bank of Muscat lost $40 million in less than 24 hours last week. This was made possible after hackers breached a heavily secured system of credit card companies in Pune and Bangalore. Thanks to the sharing culture on social media, it has become as easy to be fall prey to a cybercrime as it is to press the ‘like’ button on Facebook. Phishing emails purportedly from friends, or even…"12 WAYS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM CYBER CRIME"
Leading newspaper The Times of India’s news article titled “CBI confirms rape charge against Unnao MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar” falsely reported that the charges against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar have been confirmed. Following suit, many media houses ran similar stories. The Central Bureau of Investigation has issued a formal clarification, stating that investigation in the three cases relating to alleged rape and violence is still going on and CBI has not issued any update…"Unnao Gang-Rape: CBI Denies Confirming Charges Against Rape-Accused BJP MLA"
In the wake of the recent incident of a lady advocate being assaulted by members of the Bar at the Tis Hazari Courts in Delhi on May 4, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice D. Y. Chandrachud and Justice A. M. Khanwilkar on Friday directed the Acting Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court to constitute committees to tackle complaints of sexual harassment in all district courts. The bench also required…"SC Directs All High Courts, District Courts To Constitute Sexual Harassment Complaints Committees In Two Months"
Social media was buzzing furiously yesterday over pictures of alleged bundles of cash for bribe attached to documents with the Road Transport Authority (RTA) at Patancheru in Hyderabad. The images first surfaced on Twitter and were uploaded by BT Srinivasan, General Secretary of the United Federation of Residents’ Welfare Associations. These pictures created a stir on social media as people thought the officials were taking bribes to get work done. “Someone posted these pictures of…"Money For Bribe Clipped Together With Documents Pictured In Hyderabad Transport Office"
Lucknow: A young man was forced to carry his mother on his shoulders as the autorickshaw they were riding in was stopped at a distance, keeping in mind CM Adityanath’s visit to the Sitapur district hospital on Friday. CM Yogi was visiting the district hospital after 12 kids lost their life and many were injured due to attacks by feral stray dogs. The man, who had to carry his mother, is a resident of Ganeshpur…"UP: Man Carries Mother on Shoulders After Police Halt Their Auto in Wake of UP CM’s Security"
IMPHAL:In a significant development, police have arrested six militant suspects including two women involved in May 9 IED attack near the BSF camp in Imphal West, that killed two BSF jawan and left three civilians injured. The arrest comes a day after Manipur’s Chief Minister N. Biren Singh announced that manhunt was on to arrest the culprits involved in the series of blasts in Imphal. Police also recovered materials used for making bombs including C4…"Manipur police arrest six militants in connection with IED blast, recovers explosive"