Romania’s ombudsman challenges graft decree at Constitutional Court

By Radu-Sorin Marinas BUCHAREST, Feb 3 : Romania’s ombudsman went to the Constitutional Court today to challenge a government decree that decriminalises some graft offences, a move that has caused mass protests as it appears to mark a major retreat from anti-corruption reform. The decree would decriminalise abuse-of-power offences in which the sums do not […]

Punjab polls: Candidates at doorsteps to woo voters amid tight security

[Amritsar: Officials with Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) leave for their polling booths for the Punjab assembly elections in Amritsar on Friday. /PTI] Chandigarh, Feb 3 : With only a couple of hours left for the February 4 Punjab assembly elections to get unerway, leaders and workers of various political parties on Friday moved from door […]