Why corruption thrives

Dhiraj Nayyar’s column (‘Greasing the wheels’ in FE, July 29) was a good analysis of the degrees of corruption, its positive sides and impact on functioning of the government. Research shows that lack of administrative transparency, lack of freedom of information, contempt or neglect of the freedom of expression, weak accounting practices and feeble or emasculated anti-corruption agencies provide the fertile ground for corruption to thrive. What is required in India, like else where, is iron-clad protection for whistle-blowers. That said, public memory is short and the July 22 incident in the Lok Sabha may soon be overtaken by some other expose.

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24 Responses to Why corruption thrives

  1. harmeen says:

    It was a good analysis of degrees of corruption, its positive side effects and impact on functioning of the Government and a brief comparison with corruption in other countries like China, Malaysia, Thailand and Korea. Statistics and research indicate that bribery (a form of ploitical corruption-like “kickbacks”) around the world is estimated at $1 trillion and the burden of such a magnitude falls dis-proportionately on the bottom billion people living under extreme poverty conditions. The role of anti-corruption authorities is also questionable. It is also said that “the end point of such political corruption is kleptocracy”, literally meaning “rule by thieves”!!. What is really required in our country, is a protection policy for exposers of corruption (whistle blowers) at high places, good governance principles and practices, and a serious accountability system. Public memory is short and the incident of brandishing wads of one thousand notes will soon be forgotten until another bigger episode occurs.

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  16. J S Broca says:

    Dear Readers,
    This letter of mine in response to Dheeraj Nayyar’s article,can be seen on Financial Express website.Go to :
    http://www.financialexpress.com/news/letters-to-the-editor-why-corruption-thrives/343096/
    To read the original article,go to :
    http://www.financialexpress.com/news/column-greasing-the-wheels/341493/0
    Happy viewing…
    Will corruption ever end….?

    J S BROCA
    NEW DELHI

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