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  • Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader speaks

    Action if graft allegations against MPs found true: Quader

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says action will be taken against lawmakers who were facing corruption investigation by the Anti-Corruption Commission if the allegations against them were proved true.

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq speaks at a programme

    Educated people more involved in corruption: Law minister

    Expressing concern over the increase of criminal tendency among educated people, Law Minister Anisul Huq says literate persons are getting more involved in country’s corruption.

  • Bribery rampant at sub-registrar offices

    People had to pay up to Tk 5 lakh in bribes to get their land deeds registered at 41 upazila sub-registrar’s offices, said a Transparency International Bangladesh report.

  • 'Bribery rampant at every stage in district registrar and sub-registrar offices'

    Massive corruption prevails at the district registrar and sub-registrar offices and people have to pay bribes starting from Tk 500 to Tk 5 lakh at each and every step to get land related services, a report of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) reveals.

  • Corruption in Bangladesh

    Graft case: BIWTA official gets 7yrs in jail

    A special judge court hands down seven years rigorous punishment to assistant account officer of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) Abdus Salam Khan for misappropriating about Tk 20.59 crore of BIWTA’s provident fund.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    Won’t stand corruption

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the top government officials to keep more vigil on corruption so that this menace does not affect the country’s development in any way.

  • Prime minister Sheikh Hasina warns against Corruption in Bangladesh

    Won’t tolerate corruption, warns PM

    Reaffirming that corruption will not be tolerated, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the top government officials to keep more vigil against corruption so that this menace does not affect the country's development in any way.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    Hasina warns against graft at field-level administration

    Reaffirming her government's tough stance against corruption, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the public administration ministry to issue a strong warning against graft by field-level administrations.

  • Corruption highest in law enforcement

    Law enforcement agencies were the most corrupt among 18 departments and sectors in providing services to households last year, says a survey report of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB).

  • ‘People think ACC doesn’t work against graft’

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmud says people do not want to believe that his organisation works against corruption.

  • GDP posts 2-3pc less growth for graft: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the country’s GDP posts 2-3 percent less growth due to widespread corruption.

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