Curious Case of the Cancer called Corruption

Curious Case of the Cancer called Corruption “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” – Lord Acton The human species is lauded, of course by humans themselves, for making mind boggling inventions that no other species can even make in imagination. One such invention that shall survive a nuclear war is corruption. In fact, corruption may be considered an inexhaustible resource that would only grow more rather than diminish. Corruption is thus akin

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Everyone finds it easier to have an opinion nowadays, sometimes even be courageous enough to voice it, for what though? Do we actually care? Or we just want more views / likes on our social media page… The real influencers out there need to be able to talk about the right thing, at the right time, for the right reasons. Can we not address the real problems of this nation without having to pick sides?

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The Quagmire that engulfs my country

The Quagmire that engulfs my country The Berlin-based corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI) has put India at rank 76 out of 168 countries in its latest Corruption Perception Index. What does this indicate? That, despite having abundance resources, we as a country have misused them to our own debacle. Corruption has become a pervasive aspect of Indian way of life. It is a termite that has seeped into possibly everything that can touch an Indian’s

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Do you hear them??

Do you hear them??

  The day started with the bright sunlight and a romantic long drive to one of the hill stations. I always admire my beloved for taking care of my happiness and my comfort. I like it when both of us travel and talk about anything that comes to our mind. I like the way he thinks, just like a protagonist of any of my stories, with a direct approach to resolving any issue – always

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Corruption Belief Busted!

Corruption Belief Busted!

While growing up, I was always told not to give in to corruption. As a child, I never knew what exactly corruption was. Therefore, grew up believing governments, and ALL government officials are corrupt. The belief was so strong that I dreaded interacting with government officials thinking that they will either fleece my money or they will not help. I don’t exactly remember how this belief formed, but I remember people around me saying things

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CURBING CORRUPTION – BEGINS AT HOME !

CORRUPTION – BEGIN AT HOME ! Have you heard the popular Kannada slogan ” Swalpa adjust maadukolli !!” This saying which means “ kindly adjust a little ” was created with an intent  to convey ”take it light and move on” to help us forgive small mistakes so that we all co-exist peacefully. This is the very essence of INDIA-to live and let live in peace! But are we to apply it to the rising

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CORRUPTION a necessary Evil – Does Bribe exist in Your Life ??

CORRUPTION a necessary Evil – Does Bribe exist in Your Life ??

CORRUPTION a necessary Evil – Bribery Bribery ! Have u heard this word ringing in your mind! Does it resonate with u ?Your answer must be “No “ but most of the us are in and around this all the time directly or indirectly ! It starts from our birth and continues in this kalyug till our ends ! Haven’t u heard the words and sentences ..Sounds similar almost : “God if u bless me

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Corruption in India

Corruption in India

      It seems that with every day that passes, corruption grows like a cancer cell, draining the Indian taxpayer and public of money that rightfully belongs to them. The list of scams that have taken place in the past decade are numerous, so I won’t allude to them. What I need to highlight here is the reason for such rapid growth of corruption and the cause of it. It’s much easier to solve

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The REAL Solution to Corruption and Bribery: Building an Ethical Culture

The REAL Solution to Corruption and Bribery: Building an Ethical Culture

The overall outlook for India remains positive with its economic growth expected to accelerate. Sadly bribery and corruption continue to pose a significant challenge in India, threatening said economic growth. Not only has it stunted the country’s growth but it has also held the economy from reaching new heights. The many scams over the last few years committed or said to have been committed by powerful people. Those same people who have the position to

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Understanding Corruption In Depth

Understanding Corruption In Depth

Welcome to the never-never land where we discuss how to eradicate corruption… the digital space! Even here, “how to eradicate corruption” is a never-never land, for the Spark platform is one of the few to invite readers and contributors on their thoughts on how to eradicate corruption! I am not being sarcastic, neither am I being – or trying to be – funny. The fact of the matter is that most of us have now

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INCORRUPTIBLE INDIA -A UTOPIAN DREAM?

  The other day, I was seated with a group of people discussing development in India. The moment someone mentioned the word “politician”, everybody else came out with adjectives like liar, selfish, greedy, corrupt, power- hungry so on and so forth. While all of what was said about the politician was valid, it set me wondering, if this is what they really are! Do these adjectives fit all politicians? Wait a minute! Are these adjectives

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How Can We Wipe Out The Corruption and Bribery from India?

How Can We Wipe Out The Corruption and Bribery from India?

With an Attitude of Gratitude to Ms. Sahana Mam for Blessing me with an opportunity to be the part of the Beautiful Family of Spark, I am pleased to share my First Article on  Sparking.Biz. This all started, when they called me to express my views on “Can We Wipe Out The Corruption and Bribery From India?” The topic is quite close to my Heart and I immediately started thinking about what to share. I

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Corruption is Deep Rooted

Corruption is Deep Rooted

My grandma once told my cousins & me as children, that charity begins at home. She had told us, kindness has to be learned & practiced with family primarily, secondly with friends, followed by the rest of the world. The virtues she bestowed upon me, remain etched in my mind. I can hear her voice speak to me, the moment I close my eyes, although twenty-seven years have passed since I first heard it. After

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THE THUGS IN US (CORRUPTION & BRIBERY)

THE THUGS IN US (CORRUPTION & BRIBERY)

Banu’s decaying limbs She bred smokes and grew crops as if a rotten corpse To keep money For her only son That will fetch him job amongst the corrupted mob She cooked dinner after sunset blasphemous To feed the venomous Babu’s infamous…. Banu told her son Sssh, I have kept aside  Lot of money to bribe -the Babu For post of sweeper But the hungry amorous Babu Took away Her Pride Swept away her chastity

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Can we wipe out corruption and bribery from India?

Can we wipe out corruption and bribery from India?

 UNGRACEFULLY CORRUPT   Incredible India struck violently again on the “RICHTER Scale” of social demolition and doom.Citizens huddled up to the disturbing news of a Principal and owner of a school in the outskirts of Haryana, who allegedly assaulted a 16-year-old girl on the pretext of helping her clear her class 10 board exams. What is more appalling is the desperation of the child’s father! He apparently facilitated the deal by paying the accused Rs.

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Corruption—Can we control it through Lateral Intervention ?

Corruption—Can we control it through Lateral Intervention ?

Who will be India’s‘Alexander, The Great’ to cut the Gordian Knot of corruption? Legend has it that when Alexander could not untie the knot owing to its complicated structure, he simply cut it with his sword!  A fine example of “Where there is a will, there is a way.”                         So when I was asked to write an essay suggesting ways to remove corruption

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Can we wipe out corruption and bribery from India?

Can we wipe out corruption and bribery from India?

  In most textbooks, India is portrayed as one of the fastest growing developing countries with an ironically high poverty rate. Poverty indeed is the core problem that India faces followed by greed and irresponsibility.These three problems are inter-related and in most circumstances, they end up creating a new and unique problem which might roughly be termed as ‘corruption’. Poor people take corrupted steps in hope of becoming rich and rich people indulge in corruption

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FOCKER-Fellowship of Corruption, Kickbacks and Entrepreneurial Robbery

FOCKER-Fellowship of Corruption, Kickbacks and Entrepreneurial Robbery

Wipe out corruption and bribery The internet server that supported our school admission process had crashed for the third time this week. And the queue for enrollment forms had never been this long, breaking previous record of one kilometer. Not everyone is tech savvy and some who were had still sent dummies to stand in the queue. To get a seat into one of the most sought-after courses was not easy, to say the least.

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Can Corruption and Bribery be Eradicated from India?

Can Corruption and Bribery be Eradicated from India?

Corruption is a serious malice I had read in the Civics subject text-book in class five, and I continue to believe so. So do we all. We’ve always spoken against corruption, cursed the authorities and the babus practicing it religiously and voted blindly for ministers promising to tackle this malice. Haven’t we? (Now you can feel a ‘But’ coming here don’t you!) But (here it is!) do we really hate the C word and bribery

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3 words of Corruption

3 words of Corruption

3 words of Corruption   Corruption is a menace in every country in big or small way and getting rid of corruption is a priority for every country. Corruption has spread from the top people right to the bottom people i.e. the Rich and the Poor is stuck in the corruption machinery in one way or another. Have you ever heard a Bengali pronounce the word Corruption? It would sound like Coreupson. So the 3

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Corruption – A Menace to the Society!

Corruption – A Menace to the Society!

Well, before discussing the word “Corruption”, we must ask the following basic questions to ourselves- 1)  Who doesn’t want to get things done at one’s ease or without wasting one’s precious time?  2)  Who doesn’t want to get statutory and other official documents prepared without running from table to table or from department to department?  3) Who doesn’t want their official documents delivered right at one’s doorstep or at one’s table without going anywhere? Well,

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