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Can Corruption be Removed from India?
Can Corruption be Removed from India

Corruption is a persisting phenomenon and it has been a major impediment to India’s success story. With instances of scams and scandals surfacing at an alarming rate, it becomes even more obvious that the taxpayers’ money is being wasted. This is exactly what India can’t afford. When the country should be working towards transforming its status from a ‘developing’ to a ‘developed’ nation, its resources are being wasted and misused. Although, the recent ire is directed against the politicians and their kin, it has to be borne in mind that this anathema has spread its roots deep [...]Read more

Role of Public Accounts Committee in India
Role of Public Accounts Committee in India

The 2G spectrum scam is still fresh in our memories. It is only few days after the suspicion surfaced that the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) came into prominence. The committee started getting quoted in political discourse while it was busy probing the scam. In fact, the coal blocks allocation issue also brought to the forefront the prominent role played by PAC. For the uninitiated, Parliament forms this committee each year for auditing government’s expenditure. It is also responsible for scrutinizing the accounts of autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies. Formation of the PAC This 22-member Committee comprises 15 members [...]Read more