India anti-graft mechanisms / Pakistan case management / Iran corruption remarks

India still awaits effective anti-graft mechanisms (Opinion).  “Such being the state of affairs, a lot of hope rests with the Supreme Court in the ongoing CBI case to again try and establish an effective anti-corruption mechanism, one which is autonomous and insulated from government interference.”

Prasanna Mohanty/Asia Times:


NAB chairman directs officers to 'dispose of mega corruption cases on priority'.  The NAB chairman also called for transferring low magnitude cases to other anti-corruption departments so that cases of all nature could be disposed of within 10 months.



Iran FM Faces Threat of Dismissal after State Corruption Remarks.  The fallout from Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s contentious remarks on money laundering and corruption at Tehran institutions continues to be felt in Iran, as ultra-conservative lawmakers have been eyeing means to take down the diplomatic team appointed by President Hassan Rouhani, considered a moderate reformist by many.

Asharq Al-Awsat:

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