India ranked 80th in Corruption Perception Index
Friday, January 24, 2020, 8:23 PM
India has been ranked at the 80th position among 180 countries and territories in the CPI prepared by Transparency International. The CPI, released at the WEF 2020, ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, according to experts and business people. Other countries in the top level are Norway (7th rank), the Netherlands (8th), Germany and Luxembourg (9th).
Rajasthan To Provide Protection To Whistleblowers Against Corruption
Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 8:07 AM
The Rajasthan government has decided to offer protection to whistleblowers from victimization if they report the corrupt practices of public servants. A circular in this regard has been issued to all state government departments, the Chief Minister's Office said on Tuesday. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had directed this recently during his review meeting of the ACB at the Bureau Headquarters.
"West Bengal One Of Least Corrupt States": Mamata Banerjee
Monday, December 9, 2019, 3:23 PM
West Bengal has emerged as one of the least corrupt states in the country, CM Mamata Banerjee said citing a recent survey conducted in 20 states. Ms. Banerjee said this on International Anti-Corruption Day citing the "India Corruption Survey 2019". The India Corruption Survey 2019, which received over 1.9L responses from people in 248-districts, said 51% of Indians paid bribe in the last 12-months.