news Thursday, July 02, 2015 - 05:30
  After numerous controversial tweets alleging close links with politicians, former IPL chief Lalit Modi on Wednesday announced on Twitter that he was launching a global NGO to take on corrupt officials and business people in India. Modi, who has been termed a "fugitive" by the Congress party and is wanted by the Enforcement Directorate for alleged financial impropriety, tweeted: "All who want a CORRUPTION FREE India That is free of Vested interests & DIRTY Politics, CORRUPT Officers, BLACKMAILING ED/IT officers, Business people who suck our national resources, put there interest before others (sic) Join me in this fight. In next few days I am launching a Global NGO to take these people on." He also said: "My access and information data base is across the board. Across the world. And yes together we will make a difference. We will not bow down." Modi announced he was hiring people for the NGO. "Yes I am hiring drive. Ready to take on corruption." He announced the email of his non-profit NGO -- -- and asked people to indicate in their CV if they wanted to join part time or full time. "And in the email indicate part time full time. Your cv - let's make india great - let's rid the filth." Modi's links with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje have kicked off a political storm, with the opposition Congress demanding their resignations. With IANS Also read: Swamped by too many developments? Here's a one-stop understanding to the latest on