Tag Archives: corruption

Fund meant for India’s starving children used to fix buses

A fund of millions of dollars raised to help malnourished children in western India has been diverted to maintain public buses, a report said on Friday. The “Child Nutrition Surcharge”…

Massive Fraud in Spain Threatens Entire Government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy; Protestors in Madrid Shout “Resignation”

I am piecing together a story of fraud and corruption involving the highest levels of Spanish government. My unnamed sources think it could bring down Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. However,…

Walmart And Company Bribing Their Way Through Latin America

The recent corruption scandal involving Walmart in Mexico has coincided with the last corruption ranking by Transparency International. The giant American retailer, which also has stores in Brazil, Argentina, Chile and…

Corruption Threatens to Bring Down China and Russia

Corruption Threatens BRIC Giants We pointed out last year that China is plagued by corruption and phony bookkeeping. Reuters notes: President Hu Jintao warned China’s incoming leaders on Thursday that corruption threatened…

World Health Organisation ‘taking cash handouts from corporations to plug black holes in budget’

The World Health Organisation has taken thousands of pounds from food companies such as Coca-Cola and Nestle. A regional WHO office has also taken donations from Ben & Jerry’s ice…

$28 billion health fund backed by Bill Gates and Bono is investigated for fraud

A multi billion dollar global health fund backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is being probed for widespread fraud after it emerged grant money to developing countries had…

Drone Club

The first rule of Fight Club? You don’t talk about Fight Club. Obama isn’t a member of Fight Club; he’s a member of Drone Club — which targets individuals in foreign…

The Great Thorium Robbery

Thorium Disappearing’: UPA’s new Coalgate? There seems no end for the Congress-led-UPA to sanction loot of India’s invaluable natural resources. After providing nation’s coal deposits to private and state-run entities…

The Secret World of India’s DRDO: Corruption, Flops and Treachery

Defense Organization Staffer, Journalist Among 11 Terror Suspects Nabbed In India An employee of the Indian Defense Ministry’s Defense Research and Development Organization, or DRDO, and a journalist with an English…

350 Million Indian Families Starve As Politicians Loot $14.5 BIllion In Food

Ram Kishen, 52, half-blind and half- starved, holds in his gnarled hands the reason for his hunger: a tattered card entitling him to subsidized rations that now serves as a symbol of India’s…

Indian surgeons carve up poor women in insurance fraud scheme

AFP Photo / Prakash Singh Indian doctors, in a move to claim large sums from a national insurance scheme, have been illegally removing uteruses from poor women, making them unable…