Category Archives: Corruption

Corruption in the World: Why Should We Care About It?

Corruption is a worldwide phenomenon. Some Countries are almost being eaten away by corruption; others have been able to stay rather clean. If countries like Somalia and Afghanistan head the list of most corrupt nations, the cleanest nations’ list is topped by Denmark and New Zealand. Continue reading

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The Corruption Landscape of India

Corruption has taken the form of cancer in India. Over 665 million poor of India owe their poverty to corruption. International corruption measures present a bleak picture of India and its governance. Continue reading

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International Corruption Indicators and India

Though India is credited with having made considerable progress in terms of economic reform over the past few years, corruption is perceived to be widespread and entrenched at all levels of the political and administrative system. Continue reading

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Why India’s Anti-Corruption Agencies are so Ineffective?

Indian anti-corruption agencies are weak because of political interference and complicated procedures. Continue reading

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Anti-Corruption Framework in India: Global Integrity Index 2009

The Global Integrity Index of 2009 highlights the anti-corruption framework in India. It comes to the conclusion that government accountability and whistleblower protection are two major concerns for India. Continue reading

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Money Laundering Act – Role of the Financial Intelligence Unit

Money laundering is a global menace and is the life line of all international crimes, whether drugs or terrorism. The Financial Action Task Force is an important international body helping countries to frame suitable anti money laundering policies. In India it collaborates with the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU-IND) which is government’s brain to uncover financial frauds. Continue reading

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Anti-Corruption Framework in India

India has an elaborate legal system to prevent corruption, but what lacks is proper implementation. The RTI act of 2005 is the only law that empowers common citizens to fight corruption at present. Lokpal Bill is expected to be the next big step forward. Continue reading

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