corruption in Bangladesh

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Dev projects now a tool for looting money: Debapriya

Development projects of the government have now turned into a way of looting money in Bangladesh, said Debapriya Bhattacharya, a distinguished fellow of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).

April 27, 2020
April 27, 2020

ASI suspended for taking bribe in Dhaka

An assistant sub-inspector of police was suspended after some auto-rickshaw drivers staged demonstrations against him for allegedly taking bribe in Dhaka’s Jatrabari area.

December 4, 2019
December 4, 2019

Drives against corruption to continue: Quader

The ongoing drives against corruption and terrorism will continue, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says.

December 2, 2019
December 2, 2019

Have to fix the sickness of society: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the government will continue its drive against corruption, terrorism, militancy and drugs to eliminate these social menaces from the country as those are the results of 29 years of Zia, Ershad and Khaleda’s misrule.

October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019

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.

September 28, 2019
September 28, 2019

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.

September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019

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.

September 9, 2019
September 9, 2019

'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.

July 23, 2019
July 23, 2019

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.

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

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.