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IPAB's take on current anti-corruption agitations

Posted on June 06, 2011

• Emotions have now reached boiling point around the issue of corruption. The outpouring of support for Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev are propelled by… Read more

The travails of an Indian train journey

Posted on June 03, 2011

It’s still holiday season and it’s time for a break. Most of us will be in the midst of a travel plan or two, where we are planning for either a short… Read more

Homework is power

Posted on June 01, 2011

Commandment 2: Do your homework


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********** comes to Bangalore

Posted on May 31, 2011

Anna Hazare held an anti-corruption rally in National College Grounds, Basavangudi, Bangalore on 28th May 2011. The Read more

Confidence, a weapon against corruption

Posted on May 25, 2011

Commandment 1: Be confident


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Our corrupt civic amenities

Posted on May 24, 2011

These days, everyone seems to be talking about corruption-in the government, bureaucracy, the Police, the Tax offices and so on. Discussions and debates… Read more

Bangalore meets to tackle corruption

Posted on May 23, 2011

On May 6, 2011, Anna Hazare was due to visit Bangalore. While his visit was postponed due to ill health, the meeting continued with Swami Agnivesh making… Read more

The Lokpal Bill-VI: Heavy is the head that wears the crown

Posted on May 18, 2011

Who should be in it? Who should stay out and why? T.R. Raghunandan continues with the next in his series of posts on the Lokpal Bill where he discusses… Read more

The Lokpal Bill-V: The light must shine on us all

Posted on May 16, 2011

In this post, the next in the series on the Lokpal Bill, T.R. Raghunandan shares his views on the qualitative structure of the Lokpal Bill, reservations,… Read more

Light at the end of the tunnel

Posted on May 13, 2011

For a while now, India has been on the brink of signing the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), but did not actually get down to… Read more