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The Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri K. Siddaramaiah addressing the gathering after inaugurating the two-day Regional Conference on “Minimum Government-Maximum Governance” as part of GATI (Governance with Accountability, Transparency and Innovation), in Bengaluru on December 14, 2015. The Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances, Government of India, Shri Devendra Chaudhry is also seen.
The Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri K. Siddaramaiah addressing the gathering after inaugurating the two-day Regional Conference on “Minimum Government-Maximum Governance” as part of GATI (Governance with Accountability, Transparency and Innovation), in Bengaluru on December 14, 2015. The Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances, Government of India, Shri Devendra Chaudhry is also seen. (Image Courtesy: pib website)

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Anti-graft Act covers all pvt bank staff too: SC
2,200 corrupt govt officials identified in 2015, CBI says
India ranks 76th on global corruption index; Denmark tops the list as the least corrupt nation
Crack the whip on private hospitals, says NHRC
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How do you define corruption?

“Generally speaking as “the abuse of entrusted power for private gain”. Corruption can be classified as grand, petty and political, depending on the amounts of money lost and the sector where it occurs.
Grand corruption consists of acts committed at a high level of government that distort policies or the central functioning of the state, enabling leaders to benefit at the expense of the public good. Petty corruption refers to everyday abuse of entrusted power by low- and mid-level public officials in their interactions with ordinary citizens, who often are trying to access basic goods or services in places like hospitals, schools, police departments and other agencies.
Political corruption is a manipulation of policies, institutions and rules of procedure in the allocation of resources and financing by political decision makers, who abuse their position to sustain their power, status and wealth.”

Transparency International

Animated definitions of many corruption terms may be seen in the Anti-corruption Glossary of Transparency International.

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The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh gave away the Police Medals for Meritorious Service to the CBI Officials, at the 21st Conference of CBI & State ACBx/Vigilance Bureaux, in New Delhi on November 19, 2015. The Secretary, DoPT, Shri Sanjay Kothari, the Director of CBI, Shri Anil Sinha and other dignitaries are also seen.
The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh gave away the Police Medals for Meritorious Service to the CBI Officials, at the 21st Conference of CBI & State ACBx/Vigilance Bureaux, in New Delhi on November 19, 2015. The Secretary, DoPT, Shri Sanjay Kothari, the Director of CBI, Shri Anil Sinha and other dignitaries are also seen. (Image Courtesy:pib website)

Anti-graft Act covers all pvt bank staff too: SC

Timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Feb 24, 2016
NEW DELHI: In a significant judgment expanding the scope of the Prevention of Corruption Act, the Supreme Court on Tuesday brought all private bank employees within the ambit of the anti-graft law, which had so far been applied only against corrupt government officials. …

2,200 corrupt govt officials identified in 2015, CBI says   

Timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Feb 18, 2016
NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday claimed to have identified 2,200 corrupt senior government officials in 2015 and initiated enquiries against them. …

India ranks 76th on global corruption index; Denmark tops the list as the least corrupt nation   

Firstpost.com
Jan 27, 2016
Berlin: Public sector corruption is still a major problem around the world but more countries are improving than worsening and the United States and United Kingdom have reached their best rankings ever, an anti-corruption watchdog said on Wednesday. …

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The Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Shri B.P. Sharma administering the pledge for integrity and transparency in all spheres of activities during services on the occasion of Vigilance Awareness Week from 26-31 October, 2015 to the officers and staff of the Ministry, in New Delhi on October 26, 2015.
The Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Shri B.P. Sharma administering the pledge for integrity and transparency in all spheres of activities during services on the occasion of Vigilance Awareness Week from 26-31 October, 2015 to the officers and staff of the Ministry, in New Delhi on October 26, 2015. (Image Courtesy: pib website)

Crack the whip on private hospitals, says NHRC   

Thehindu.com
Jan 08, 2016
Several complaintsof ‘crude’ conduct by staff and high costof treatment surface
In light of a strong call to monitor institutionalised irregularities in private healthcare, the National Human Rights Commission on Thursday underscored the need for a regulatory authority for private hospitals and medical institutions.

Set up system to protect whistleblowers: SC to government   

Timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Jan 7, 2016
NEW DELHI: Observing that whistleblowers exposing corruption is a global phenomenon and a reality in the country, the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to put in place an administrative mechanism for their protection as they face threats and harassment for bringing to light irregularities in government departments. …

Public, private sector vigilance officers join hands to fight graft   

Business-standard.com
A key reason driving vigilance officers to join hands in the fight against corruption is the United Nations Convention against Corruption
December 13, 2015
Last month, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)’s headquarters at Lodhi Road was venue to an unusual meeting of minds. For the first time, about 30 chief vigilance officers (CVOs) from public sector organisations and senior compliance officers from the private sector came together to explore possibilities of fighting corruption jointly. …

Private companies won’t be in anti-graft law net    Timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Jul 29, 2015 
NEW DELHI: The government has virtually ruled out amending the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) to extend it to the private sector, a move that was recommended by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money to check the circulation of unaccounted wealth in the education and religious institutions. …

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The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee administering the oath of Office to Shri K.V. Chowdary as the Central Vigilance Commissioner, at a function, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on June 10, 2015. (Photo Courtesy: pib website)

CVC probes babus over 47 missing SEZ files    Timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Jul 6, 2015 
NEW DELHI: The Central Vigilance Commission has started an investigation against senior officials of the commerce ministry for 47 missing files of Special Economic Zones allocated to some of the country’s top companies. …

Procedures on complaints against judges on Supreme Court website   Economictimes.indiatimes.com
16 Apr, 2015
NEW DELHI: The “in-house” procedures, devised by a five-judges panel and adopted by the Supreme Court way back in 1999, on taking “suitable remedial” actions against judges, accused of misconduct and impropriety, of the apex court and the high courts was today put in public domain.

7 Civil Servants Who Paid Heavily for Being Honest   Siliconindia.com
19 March 2015
BENGALURU: Honesty is the best policy but can we really apply this in the big bad world? At least not in case of India, as dishonesty is highly paid in our country. …

Stiff jail term, 90% penalty for black money abroad   Timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Mar 21, 2015
NEW DELHI: The Modi government on Friday unveiled a set of stringent provisions, including a 90% penalty on those who have undisclosed foreign assets and income overseas as it introduced a Bill to deal with black money stashed abroad. …

Law panel to Modi Govt: Bribery for ‘good intention’ should not be considered a crime   Oneindia.com
February 18, 2015
New Delhi, Feb 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, throughout his electioneering, sought votes to curb widespread corruption and bribery in the government offices, but if reports are to be believed then Law Commission has come up with a recommendation that might promote bribery.…

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