Tag: Whistle Blower

Op-Ed: The PNB Scam: Why We Need A More Accountable Internal Vigilante System

The PNB scam of Rs 11,300 crore is now rocking the entire country. It’s the talk of the town. Once again the banks are the target and the rapacious mud-slinging between political parties are going on. In between this me-vs-you battle of political parties, the common man is still baffled the way our internal control […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Whistle-blower harassed in Kendrapara, asked to cough up Rs 50,000 for information

Kendrapara: In a case of whistleblower being willfully harassed, an RTI activist was asked to cough up Rs 50,000 for daring to expose the large-scale corruption in Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS). RTI activist Mr. Anirudha Sethy native of Rajnagar tehsil of Kendrapara district received rude jolt of his life after postman knocked at his […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
PNB scam: Banks says fraud amount could be Rs 1,323 crore more

New Delhi: Amid the multi-agency probe into the PNB scam, the state-run bank today said the amount of fraudulent transactions could be Rs 1,300 crore more than the current estimate of about Rs 11,400 crore. The latest announcement from the public sector lender assumes significance against the backdrop of the probe going on into the […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
US Congress opens impeachment proceedings against Trump

Washington: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the initiation of a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump over the latter’s controversial phone call with the Ukrainian president. “Today, I’m announcing the House of Representatives is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry,” said the Democratic congresswoman from California in a speech on Tuesday, after […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021