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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Corruption' (4)

The First Meeting at Bulandshahr under IRI Banner

India Rejuvenation Initiative (IRI) is a nation-level organization devoted to probity in public life. I am proud to be associated with the organization for quite some in my humble way. To spread the wings of the organization, all across the country local meetings are being arranged under guidance of Mr Arunesh of IRI who will be participating in the meetings with local activists interested in IRI’s anti-corruption movement.…


Added by Ram Bansal on April 30, 2012 at 10:50pm — No Comments

Corruption, Anna and Gandhi

The issue of corruption has emerged on the national scene in a strident manner in recent years. On account of the involvement of high levels of government, an unholy network of actors and huge sums of money in a single corruption incident, it has no doubt assumed giant proportions. So much so that all other problems facing the nation like widespread and widening poverty of the masses, deepening chasm between the rich and the poor, growing social unrest and insurgency, and increasing threats…


Added by Dr. T. Prasad on October 11, 2011 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Some Jantars* and Mantars for the Anna Hazare movement

Congress spokesman Manish Tewari suddenly labelling the "immensely respected" Anna Hazare as a "maverick" & "RSS agent" is definitely a sign of cold feet. Even in the 1970s, it was this party's (Indira Gandhi's) knee-jerk Emergency rule that revived the dying RSS, jailing activists and making heroes out of spent leaders like Advani & Vajpeyi.
As in Tahrir square, a corrupt régime's secret hope (or strategy) would be that participants would commit violence (as…

Added by Akshay Bakaya on April 6, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Nationwide March Against Corruption in India on January 30th, Ahimsa Day

It turns out that "Tees Janvari", January 30th -  the day Mahatma Gandhi knowingly embraced death for his highest principle, Ahimsa (non-violence) - does have special significance for people in India. More indeed than October 2nd, the official holiday, which can commemorate little more than one mother's effort of delivering a baby boy, Mohanna, in Porbandar. As his philosopher grandson Ramu Gandhi once reminded me at his usual haunt in Delhi, "there is no merit in getting born, or getting a…


Added by Akshay Bakaya on January 27, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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