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No immunity to those earned money through corruption: FinMin

Posted on May 24, 2016

Persons who have earned money through corrupt practices cannot take advantage of the domestic black money disclosure scheme, says the Finance Ministry's… Read more

How drug whistle-blowers in India have to fight a long battle

Posted on May 19, 2016

Since 2015, Narayan Konduru Reddy has been relentlessly writing emails to drug regulators from the US to Europe asking them to investigate the malpractices… Read more

Passport verification: Shraddha Kishan Tripathi rescued from troublesome cop

Posted on May 12, 2016

Seventeen year old Shraddha Kishan Tripathi is a boy from Mirzapur currently preparing for IIT JEE in Varanasi. He was applying for a Passport and… Read more

FIRs hushed up: Uday Narayan Gupta from Delhi has to bribe cops to file report

Posted on May 12, 2016

Many like Uday Narayan Gupta have left their hometowns and migrated to big cities in India. Uday left Bar Village in Lalitpur district, Uttar Pradesh… Read more

Passport verification: MV Gopalakrishnan from Bangalore storms out from paying a bribe

Posted on May 12, 2016

A non- resident Indian since the last two decades, Mathur Venkatraman Gopalakrishnan returned after retiring in the Gulf. For the first time since,… Read more

Construction activities: Contractor pays bribe to open dam in Chhattisgarh

Posted on May 12, 2016

Amit Kulkarni (name changed), owner of Niagara Constructions (name changed) in Chhattisgarh is a common contractor who has been constructing… Read more

Amendments to bylaws: Karthik Kumar from Mangalore pays bribe to Labour commission

Posted on May 12, 2016

President of the Employees Association in Bharati Shipyard Private Ltd, Mangalore, Karthik Kumar held the general annual meeting in the month of April… Read more

VAT number registration: Safwan Muhammad Safi from Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore heckled

Posted on May 12, 2016

The Value Added Tax (VAT) that customers pay while purchasing finished goods is only applicable when the shopkeeper has issued a registration number… Read more

Issuing death certificate: Rakesh Kumar from Secunderabad, Telangana pays bribe

Posted on May 12, 2016

Demanding bribes from the bereaved in order to issue a death certificate is like adding salt to the wound.  Rakesh Kumar from Secunderabad went… Read more