• Female colleague 'assaulted by Ansar commander'

    Ansar Commander of Magura district allegedly kicks a female subordinate unconscious for allegedly “failing to collect bribe” for him.

  • ACC to sue ex-ADG of DIP for graft

    The Anti-Corruption Commission is going to file a case against Rafiqul Islam, former additional director general of Department of Immigration and Passport (DIP), for acquiring money from unauthorised sources.

  • Officials confirm use of bamboo in Chuadanga building

    The administration in Chuadanga’s Damurhuda Upazila says it found to be true the allegation that bamboo sticks were being used as alternative of iron rod in the construction of a government-funded building in the district.

  • Panama leaks: Body formed to find out Bangladeshis’ name

    Anti-Corruption Commission forms a three-member body to find whether there is mention in hacked Panama Papers of any Bangladeshis having offshore accounts.

  • Peacekeepers at high risk of corruption

    The militaries of the 30 countries that provide the most troops and police officers to UN peacekeeping operations are among those

  • Stay away from corruption

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the new members of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) to work as public servants and stay away from corruption.

  • Marcos jewels used to tackle Philippines corruption

    A "virtual exhibit" of jewellery once owned by former first lady Imelda Marcos is being used as an anti-corruption campaign in the Philippines.

  • SC stays Mirza Abbas’ release from jail

    BNP senior leader Mirza Abbas’ bail in a graft case has been stayed for a week by the Supreme Court, thereby halting his release from prison.

  • Khaleda files petition to cancel trial

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday filed another petition with the High Court seeking cancellation of the trial proceedings in Zia Charitable Trust corruption case against her, as a Dhaka court is set to resume the hearing today.

  • ACC relieves ex-Rajuk chairman of corruption allegation

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has relieved former Rajuk chairman Md Nurul Huda of corruption allegation after primary enquiry, say official sources at the ACC.

  • PM blasts Star editor

    Blasting The Daily Star for publishing DGFI-supplied corruption reports against her during the last caretaker regime, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the newspaper’s editor could not show "courage" in resigning from his post by admitting his faults.

  • Experts caution against anomalies

    The deal signed by Dhaka and Kuala Lumpur yesterday leaves a legacy of controversies and creates chances of corruption and labour exploitation like that during 2007-08, experts and industry insiders have said.

  • Tk 10 lakh needed for job in police: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad expresses his concern over what he said is the widespread corruption in every sector across the country.


    After experiencing many ups and downs over the last four plus decades, the economy of Bangladesh has transformed into a promising one on many accounts.

  • We can do better

    According to the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2015 released by Transparency International (TI) on January 27, 2016, Bangladesh has scored 25 in a scale of 100, same as last year and two points less than 2013.

  • Bangladesh 13th most corrupt country: TI

    Bangladesh slips one place to rank as the 13th most corrupt country in the world, Transparency International reveals in its global graft index. In South Asia, Bangladesh stands as the second most graft affected country.

  • Police oppose external probe

    The police have once again demanded that the home ministry scrap the two committees formed last year to investigate allegations of corruption, irregularities and other serious allegations against cops.

  • Noman’s graft trial to continue, SC rules

    The appellate division upholds a High Court verdict that cleared way for a lower court to run trial against BNP leader Abdullah Al Noman in a graft case.

  • SC scraps acquittal of Ariful Chy

    The Supreme Court yesterday scrapped a High Court verdict that had acquitted Ariful Haque Chowdhury, former mayor of Sylhet City Corporation, in a corruption case.

  • HC urged to hear plea against Tarique’s acquittal

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) takes a move to get a ruling from the High Court on BNP leader Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case involving Tk 20.41 crore.

  • Arun Jaitely sues Kejriwal

    India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sues Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for defamation after a bitter row over corruption allegations.

  • Blatter, Platini face eight-year ban

    Fifa President Sepp Blatter and Uefa boss Michel Platini have been suspended for eight years from all football-related activities following an ethics investigation.

  • ACC sues Biman DGM for graft

    Anti Corruption Commission files a case against Deputy General Manager of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Emdad Hossain for allegedly accumulating illegal wealth.

  • Khaleda gets bail in Niko graft case

    A Dhaka court grants bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia after she surrendered before the court in Niko corruption case.

  • Why BASIC Bank’s Bacchu not implicated: HC

    High Court issues a rule asking why BASIC Bank’s former chairman Sheikh Abdul Hye Bacchu will not be implicated in cases filed over loan scam worth Tk 154 crore.

  • A nation drowning in its own fear

    Never before in our history have we lived in so much fear. Never before have we suffered from so much anxiety to find our enemies hiding in the crowd.

  • Khaleda to return by Nov 7

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will return home from London before November 7, her lawyers said during a graft case hearing.

  • Bribe-taking govt official Shahidul suspended

    Md Shahidul Haque, a government high official who was filmed taking bribes from service seekers, has been suspended more than a week after his removal from the office of the Chief Controller of Imports and Exports.

  • Graft: Khoka jailed for 13yrs

    Dhaka court sentences BNP leader and former mayor of the city Sadeque Hossain Khoka to 13 years imprisonment in his absence for amassing wealth illegally and concealing his information from the Anti-Corruption Commission.

  • Former top China energy chief jailed

    The former chief of China's biggest oil firm, Jiang Jiemin, is sentenced to 16 years in prison for accepting bribes, state media say.