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favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)

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According to the details issued by party's Central Media Department Spokesperson PTI has made trenchant criticism on the incumbent government stating that Ali Jahangir Siddiqui's nomination as Ambassador is reprehensible and worst example of nepotism.
He has contended that no nepotism can be seen in his appointment as he was appointed as Managing Director HBFC 1998 to 1999 by the chief executive of the country.
Labour, civil society organizations and opposition parties have condemned the president's action, citing it as another example of his penchant for nepotism, favouritism, clannishness and a dent on the government's anti-corruption war.
People know about my decades old fight against nepotism.
The two members betrayed the people, members and local activists,' the petition reads, going on to claim the pair engaged in nepotism when firing and hiring members of local committees.
While in 2013 only a minority (47 per cent) viewed nepotism as an issue, now nearly three quarters (72 per cent) do.
Rajkot (Gujarat) [India], December 3 ( ANI ): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Congress Party was associated with evils like corruption, casteism, communalism and nepotism.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Baligh ur Rehman has said there has been no recruitment in Punjab police department on the basis of nepotism during
PTI Varun Dhawan believes the nepotism debate started by Kangana Ranaut is right to a certain extent but has now been blown out of proportion by others.
Why is the judiciary reluctant to take a firm stand against those who are responsible for rampant corruption, nepotism, loot and plunder of national resources and assets?
Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut on Tuesday said she had made her stand on nepotism very clear in her open letter and does not feel the need to say anything else on the topic now.
YET again we have another exposure of nepotism in politics.
Sanchez's tenure, which began in June 2015, has been plagued with claims of nepotism and other issues prompting investigations from outside agencies.
President Donald Trump has come under fire for a number of reasons, one of which is nepotism.
Summary: Members of a municipal committee in south Lebanon sent an open letter to Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk accusing their local mayor of nepotism, the state-run National News Agency reported Sunday.