[JURIST] An Indian court on Monday convicted Lalu Prasad Yadav, a former federal minister of India's state of Bihar and current MP, of corruption, criminal conspiracy and cheating. Yadav and 44 others were found guilty [AFP report] of conspiracy and cheating over a scam in the mid 1990s that siphoned USD $6 million of public money. The conviction renders Yadav one of the first politicians to fall under a July Supreme Court ruling which would disqualify him from office [JURIST...

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