Tag Archives: Corruption

The Gravy Train.

In India, whenever some new project is announced with much fanfare and foundation stones laid by local political bigwigs, the knowledgeable will know that there is a bunch of smart operators, including the ubiquitous bureaucrat and a gang of politicians … Continue reading

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Insult To Parliament.

Head of the parliamentary panel on Lokpal bill and party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi of the Congress party claimed that the movement against corruption and the insistence on passing a Lokpal bill was an insult to our Parliament, I would like … Continue reading

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Anna Hazare.

That is a note that my grand niece and Padmum’s grand daughter Uttara, sent on behalf of her sister Madhura and herself, to Anna Hazare. Her obviously very proud parents have this to say about it. “After writing the note … Continue reading

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India Against Corruption.

As I write this, the Indian Parliament is debating introducing a bill to enact a law for a Lokpal, a super ombudsman position to tackle the major problem of corruption in public life in our country. We now see emails, … Continue reading

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Animosity.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Akanksha, Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Nema, Noor,Ordinary Joe, Paul,Maria the Silver Fox, Padmum , Rohit, Will knott, and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked … Continue reading

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Hope.

Hope By Zordo The hottest news in India today is the popular disdain being expressed for the political and the bureaucratic class of India. To show the ridiculous levels to which corruption has seeped into our system, here is a … Continue reading

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Reduction in corruption! Babus are very worried!

There is a very interesting news item today in the Business Standard, with the heading – “Decline in corruption complaints, worries Vigilance Commission” Briefly stated, the problem would appear to be that people are not complaining about corruption to the … Continue reading

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