Cultures of Corruption

Kalpana Kannabiran We are a country given to idolatry – both the erection and demolition of idols a favourite pastime that buries under the rubble questions of ethics and constitutional morality.   While this penchant for…

AHRC challenges GOI's report

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) challenged the press release issued by the Indian government on 24 February claims that corruption among police officers is extremely low in the country.According to the release, in the…

Controversy mount over Justice Dinakaran

CHENNAI: Dravidar Kazhagam leader K Veeramani on Monday decried the `mudslinging' against Karnataka HC chief justice P D Dinakaran and said the a  vilification campaign was on to prevent his elevation as a judge of…

India losing revenue of Rs. 92,400 crore a…

Terming corruption as “anti-national, anti-development and anti-poor,” Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development D. Purandeswari on Saturday blamed “a majority of the population which wants to be a silent witness to corruption” for…

Police robbery on Indian roads

MUMBAI - India's planned US$70 billion road infrastructure investment over the next three years, and the country's growing heavyweight global status, are being undermined from within - by highway check-point policemen looting bribes from truckers…