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City not ‘lucrative’ for police


Bengaluru: The city is no longer a coveted posting for many cops right from the rank of constables to deputy superintendents, who have become used to easy money.
They are now facing the heat after cr

Crime file: ​Woman sets herself ablaze due to financial problems; Girl with cigarette burns hospitalised, and more

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​Woman sets herself ablaze due to financial problems
Vijayawada: A woman of Payakapuram who could not bear with the financial crisis had killed herself by setting ablaze, in Vijayawada on Tuesday. Ac

India gets $3b FDI shock


Mumbai: India lost a $3 billion investment by the China’s largest radial tyre maker because it found the red tape and corruption too cumbersome. The company went to Thailand where the ease of doing b

Don’t worry about corruption by politicians, Kiran tells civil servants


Hyderabad: Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy’s remarks on Wednesday that one should not worry too much about political corruption, as the excess money earned by a politician would flow back into the s

113 per cent surge in corruption complaints: CVC


New Delhi: There has been a quantum jump in the number of complaints of corruption received by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) last year as against those in 2011. The Chief Vigilance Officer (

Ego of politicians to blame for prevailing corruption: Advani


Pune: Terming corruption as the biggest problem facing the country, BJP leader L.K. Advani on Saturday said it emanated from the ego of the political class.
"Corruption is the biggest problem confron

Bo Xilai indicted for corruption, abuse of power in China


Disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai was Thursday charged with bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power by prosecutors in one of the biggest political scandals to hit the ruling Communist Party in decades.

Crime file: Cop ends life due to stomach pain; Man kills kin after wife deserts him, and more


Cop ends life due to stomach pain
Chennai: A 34-year-old CISF constable committed suicide by hanging in his quarters in Washermanpet on Thursday night. The deceased Uday Kumar who was staying with hi

CM: vigilance to investigate 108 scandal

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Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Oommen Chandy has ordered a vigilance probe into the alleged corruption in running the 108 ambulance services by Ziqitza Healthcare Limited.
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‘Amused to see BJP wooing BSY’


Bengaluru: Congress party general secretary Digvijay Singh who was recently appointed in-charge of Karnataka, on Tuesday took a swipe at the BJP while reacting to the ongoing campaign by party leader

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