• CORRUPTION HURTS

    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.

  • Blatter faces criminal investigation

    Swiss prosecutors say they are investigating Sepp Blatter, the head of football's world governing body Fifa, on suspicion of criminal mismanagement.

  • Aggressive approach to fight cricket corruption

    Anti-corruption officers discussed the Integrity Working Party (IWP) recommendations, and expressed resolve and commitment to continue their fight against corruption.

  • Egypt's government resigns amid corruption probe

    Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb and his Cabinet resigns amid a corruption investigation that led to the arrest of the agriculture minister last week.

  • Khaleda to appear before court tomorrow

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will appear before a Dhaka court tomorrow in Zia Charitable Trust and Zia Orphanage Trust graft cases.

  • Gatco graft case: Mosharraf’s bail scrapped

    High Court cancels its earlier order that granted bail to former BNP minister of state for energy AKM Mosharraf Hossain in the Gatco graft case.

  • SC scraps Hazari’s acquittal in graft case

    The Supreme Court scraps a High Court verdict that had acquitted Joynal Abedin Hazari, former Awami League lawmaker from Feni, in a corruption case.

  • Land-related services in dire straits

    It is a reality commonly acknowledged that land administration in the country is fraught with corruption and inefficiencies, making it difficult for people to access land-related services and resolve disputes over land.

  • Impunity in Rajuk

    There are a few organisations in the country whose name is synonymous with corruption. Our capital development authority is one such. And the report carried in this paper yesterday explains why that is so.

  • Rise in money laundering cases

    There has been more than 25 percent increase in money laundering cases lodged with the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) year-on-year in 2014.

  • Split order on Maya’s legitimacy as MP

    The High Court gives split order on Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya’s legality in holding parliament membership with a conviction in graft case.

  • ABM Mohiuddin gets bail in Ctg graft case

    Chittagong court grants bail to former Chittagong city mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury and 15 others in a graft case over allocating shops

  • Gatco graft case: Order on Khaleda’s pleas Aug 5

    High Court will deliver verdict on BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s pleas challenging the legality of Gatco graft trial proceedings on Wednesday.

  • Graft: ACC prays HC to hear Maya, 5 others’ appeal

    ACC prays to the High Court for hearing the appeal filed by Relief and Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya challenging 13 years imprisonment handed down to him in a corruption case.

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