Back to the Future

By UY Scuti (Photo taken during my rail-fanning session.) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Thoughts on this wonderful analysis by Pedestrian Observations. I bet Anil Ambani didn’t get the Rafale deal because he submitted his tender in triplicate. Nevertheless, while the Rafale story is — inevitably — about corruption, I want to point out…

The Anti-Corruption Cult

All of us know that corruption runs throughout the Indian government; from the very bottom to the very top. Need a water connection: pay up. Need a building permit: pay up. We now also know that corruption is no longer an individual matter — it’s not a clerk or an officer collecting bribes for himself, but an…