Posts Tagged corruption
The National Integrity Index will expedite all Top Level appointments like the Judges of the SC/HCs, UPSC members/chairman, Secretaries to the GOI, IB/CBI/NIA Chiefs, Armed forces Chiefs, Board Level appointments in PSUs including banks, autonomous institutions and others critical organizations. The current practice of background check post finalization of selection delays appointments leading to the undesirable practice of extension of tenure for the retiring incumbent affecting the smooth functioning of the concerned organization.
Corruption in public services used to be one of the “rare of the rarest” drawbacks of top level functionaries and a grave misconduct punishable with Major Penalty.
Today, honesty & dedication has become the “rarest of the rare” qualities of such functionaries.
The recently concluded elections to four states (Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan & Delhi) witnessed a heavy voter turn out. This is currently being debated on TV channels by all categories of political pundits within the usual parameters of anti-incumbency, pro-incumbency, right, left, centre middle, corruption and inflation. Exit polls have favoured the BJP and discounted […]
Narendra Modi is in the news for the last two days for various reasons after his nomination as the candidate of the BJP for the position of the Prime Minister of India in the next General Elections. So why are people excited, agitated or neurotic? There are several reasons that have not been highlighted by […]
At the end, corruption has taken its toll : the Rail Minister, Mr. Pavan Kumar Bansal, caught in the tsunami of naked corruption, is reported to have resigned. That is really not the news. The impending resignation of the Law Minister, Mr. Aswani Kumar, who has abused his position to protect the guilty in the […]
The Finance Minister presents his budget 2013-14 in the Lok Sabha on 28th February 2013. TV channels are abuzz with informed debates and discussions, intelligent guesses and political gossip as usual about what might be brought out of the portfolio tomorrow. There are usual entries about revenue and expenditure, deficit, GDP(Gross Domestic Product), GDC(Gross Domestic […]
America grants another 4 years to President Obama. He has been receiving congratulations from all the four corners of the world. I too join in sending my best wishes to Mr Obama for such a stunning victory, which is a sign of his popularity with the American people. As a political analyst and current affairs […]
The Indian Express today sensationalized the country by publishing a story about troop movements towards Delhi in January, suggesting some kind of a coup. Nothing more tendentious has appeared in the history of India so far. In the context of the Army Chief Gen VKSingh going hammer and tong after the corrupt lobbyists and vendors, […]