In a move that is sure to haunt the local administration for some time, news has just come in of more than 1000 BPL (Below Poverty Line) cardholders in Rajasthan getting free cell phones from the government instead of food grains.
The outgoing Central Vigilance Commissioner has said that almost one out of three Indians are totally corrupt and one in two is ‘borderline’. The Commissioner Pratyush Sinha, who retired this week, has attributed the increase in wealth in the country for this rise in corruption.
Nandan Nilekani , the Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), has announced that the process of UID numbers being issued for citizens will be launched in a few weeks.
Reports are coming out of the UK, of extensive cricket match fixing orchestrated by British sports agent-property developer Mazhar Majeed. Majeed was released on bail after being arrested on the suspicion of rigging a Lords test match between England and Pakistan. According to reports the arrest came after Scotland Yard followed ...
President of the Commonwealth Games Federation Michael Fennel has, in a letter to the cabinet Secretary K M Chandrashekar, expressed his concern over the preparation of the Games Village.
Indian documentary filmmaker Vijay Kumar, who was arrested in Houston a few days ago for allegedly possessing jihadi literature and brass knuckles in his checked baggage, will have to stay behind bars without bail.