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Pratik said: (Thu, Sep 29, 2011 11:26:48 AM)

Though India is a democratic country, we still have to pay to get what is our right. Corruption is the base for each and every evil thing that happens in India. Nowadays, we see news full of corruption scandals by leaders of the country who are ruling the country. Common man is responsible for the corruption, because he has no options left to complete his work without giving bribe. Corruption will not end unless there is an awareness among the people regarding the bad consequences like hike in petrol prices,LPG, and other daily requirements which a common man has to pay for. I would like to conclude with a short story. Once an American, Australian and Indian minister went to GOD. American asked," When will corruption in our country end?" God said,"5 years." Australian asked,"When will corruption in our country end?" God said,"10 years." and finally when an Indian asked,"When will corruption in our country end?" God cried and said,"The world will end but the corruption in INDIA will never end." It is really a serious issue to think upon and take some necessary steps to avoid corruption make INDIA corruption free.
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Rajeev Sharma said: (Wed, Sep 28, 2011 07:13:32 AM)

Hi friends, topic is corruption is a we pay for democracy. Corruption is not a new problem in indiaThese corrupts are looting our country for last sixty years. They are nothing but native invaders, thieves and criminals and the single largest threat to the national security. They are not Sahibs, they deserve boot of the masses. According to the standard of any civilized country they deserve at least rigorous life imprisonment. Read the sections below to know how mean they are. India is going through a state of complete anarchy. For every posted news here, there are 1000 similar incidents unreported in the media.
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Deepak said: (Fri, Sep 23, 2011 12:32:21 PM)

Corruption is not the price of Democracy. Not all the politician or officers are corrupted. But the thing is that we just have to judge who is corrupted and who is not. And don't think it is a tough task, we have to just see the background of the politician who will be our leader, and if we think that all is correct with him then vote for him and if there is something wrong then don't and see the others profile. Because we people only are the responsible for corruption cause we choose them without there past information and if we have all the knowledge about their past then it'll be easy to choose. I think this is a good method for at least decrease the corruption.
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Shruti said: (Tue, Aug 30, 2011 03:18:26 PM)

The word corruption means the destruction, ruining or the spoiling of a society or a nation. A corrupt society stops valuing integrity, virtue or moral principles. It changes for the worse. Such a society begins to decay and sets itself on the road to self destruction. Corruption is an age old phenomena. Selfishness and greed are the two main causes of corruption. Political corruption is the abuse of their powers by state officials for their unlawful private gain. Societies can fight corruption by letting the state know that they have had enough of it. The authorities move very quickly when the press or the television highlights instances of corruption. Education spreads political and social awareness and these are some factors that help curb the menace of corruption.
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Harsha said: (Sun, Aug 28, 2011 08:01:18 PM)

At first democracy means "of the people, by the people, for the people" but now it is changed into like this "of the corruption, by the corruption, for the corruption" means anyone who gives bribe to the officials/politicians change the democracy and use it as they like. Here we can't blame only politicians are responsible for the increase in corruption the same part goes for us too, because we are also pouring water for it to spread its roots all over. As one (Varun. Pillai) of the above said "drop drop can create a ocean" first we people has to change later we can blame politicians/others and fight against corruption. So that we can show "Democracy can overcome the corruption".
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Arpit Phophalia said: (Sat, Aug 20, 2011 09:31:23 AM)

Against :. I think the current scenario is exactly the opposite of the topic in discussion. I doubt whether the two have any connection. Had we been democratic in the true sense, we would not have been living with evil as the case is. Corruption is rife because we gave birth to it, nurtured it and are now encouraging it to spread its roots everywhere. Democracy is one thing. It enables every citizen to stand up and speak for himself, think rationally and behave intellectually. It is that power which lies in the palms of grass roots irrespective of their caste, creed and religion. On the contrary, it is only Democracy that can uproot corruption if exercised tactfully. It can very well act as means to evade corruption. Corruption today is not prevailing due to democracy; rather such evils have been brought under spotlight because there is democracy. Corruption is prevalent due to vested interests of the leaders of this nation, and to a fault, their sub-ordinates too.
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Shalu said: (Sun, Aug 7, 2011 02:07:23 PM)

To see the currently curruption, I think it will going on & no action takes place against it.
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Varun.Pillai said: (Tue, Aug 2, 2011 10:09:09 AM)

As a responsible citizen I personelly doing my job as per law and informing my neigbours, friends and society members to do the same and at my level best. As rightly said drop drop can make or create a ocean But, politicians and beaurecrats are the criminals who do against of law and justice and practise missuse of power on entire nation. Small small thing like admisson, to get liciense, to get certificate from govt or private firm starts from lay man to educated, rich to poor and they should think and built change and also find out the people who do this malpractise and be treated like a criminal and govt should seize all the assests from the person. It should be telecasted live in the televison. I Think fear will be the last weapon to treat those people

which can stop the coward action in the nation. We want change the entire goverment. People should serve only once in a lifetime as a ruling political leader and all ministers should less then 45 years. See the prime minister of UK - david cameron, president of USA - barack obama. Change the system and change the name :- India is the corrupted and scam country. Every thing is not constant in the world expect the same.
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Sonal said: (Sun, Jul 31, 2011 06:02:48 PM)

How can 1 held the constitution responsible for the corruption. Its everyone's responsibility to stop corruption. Like a little drop can make an ocean thus each of us can make a difference. So stop blaming others because in some way or the other we ourselves are supporting corruption.
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Ila said: (Thu, Jul 28, 2011 04:48:56 PM)

Before pointing your finger at the politicians and bureaucrats. Remember that yur are pointing the rest of your 3 fingers at yourself. Try changing your own way of life and then you are capable of questioning others.
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Abc said: (Sun, Jul 24, 2011 04:38:23 PM)

No we cannot make democracy responsible for corruption, but yes democracy has became a major medium for democracy. In democracy all people have right to vote and many a times a member gets elected because he filled the pockets of many with cash and in return got the vote. But still demo is the best form of government. Taking the example of china, it is not necessary that corruption occurs in a democratic countries. So I think the point is clear that the form of govt a country posses is not to be blamed for corruption.
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Abhinav said: (Fri, Jul 22, 2011 06:47:14 PM)

Corruption like anything else always has a giver as well as a taker side. The taker side is totally dependent on the giver side. So if the giver (public) does not provide the taker (politicians) with any opportunities to take bribe them there is very less scope for corruption to prevail. So the saying that corruption is the cost we pay for democracy cannot absolutely true.
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Sonu Tiwari said: (Thu, Jul 21, 2011 12:52:55 PM)

DEMOCRACY IS NOT A REASON OF CORUPTION BUT OUR SYSTEM OF POLITICS IS VERY WRONG, laws of our costititionn is very wrong. No any organisation who control on corruption . Indian anti corruption dipartment work like a advise.
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Haard said: (Sat, Jul 16, 2011 06:24:10 AM)

We cannot blame democracy for corruption. If we do then we mean to say that end of democracy means end of corruption. Which cannot be justified. If there wouldn't have been democracy we would not have been able to progress the way we want. In China there is communist government but still there is corruption. SO we can't blame democracy for it. At end I would justify my point by saying that "corruption is not the price we pay for democracy" but "corruption is the price we pay for electing wrong candidate".
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Brijeshchandel said: (Thu, Jul 14, 2011 09:22:35 AM)

Corruption is like a chronic desease that eroding our country. Main challenge we are facing how to eradicate corruption form our country. We have understand the facts from where corruption arise. Our political, judicial as well as constitution is reponsible for corruption. Our judicial system is so liberal and complicated so that many people because of their money power managed to escape from alleged charges. In our political their are so many corrupt people who are working for their vested interest. People are unaware about their constitutional rights and just for shake of money and liquor peole chosse the wrong candidate.
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Anusha said: (Wed, Jul 13, 2011 12:57:20 PM)

Corruption is not the price we pay for democracy. In china there is a communist government but there is no corruption.
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Pankaj said: (Fri, Jun 17, 2011 09:02:17 AM)

As the saying goes "Everyone can stand to adversity, but to check a persons real character give him powers" a person may not be corrupt at the time he was elected what if after being elected and getting all the powers in hand he misuses it or you may say he becomes corrupt. It is not just not enough selecting the right candidate but also making sure that candidate does his work the way it has to be, so if you really want to stop corruption raise your voice every time you find corruption is taking place don't just watch and wa it for others to do something or just ignore whats happening. It is right of each and every individual to raise his voice whenever needed so please to do.
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Diwakar said: (Tue, Jun 14, 2011 07:30:04 AM)

Corruption are spreading in so fast pace. Most the people are behind it. It is spreading specially in India because of week goverment system that they are fail to check whose hand is behind corruption like big example is haasan ali big scrap dealer has evade the tax of rs 500 crore and has account in swiss bank but no action has taken by govermnet so this shown that how our goverment system is ? So first goverment has to tighten his system then something can be done it take time to remove corruption because there are many person behind (citizens and political leader also).
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Vidushi said: (Mon, Jun 13, 2011 02:31:43 PM)

As quoted by Abraham Lincoln that democracy is the government for the people to the people and by the people, it is in simple words the government we deserve. In India corruption is prevalent in almost every sphere so when the politicians get a chance to cash in on the opportunity to make huge sums of money, be it through corrupted means, why would they miss it out? And it is the democracy that provides a liberty to almost anyone to choose, to reject, to oppose, it certainly gives the leaders a shelter to hind behind, because in the end it is the people who are responsible for those leaders, thanks democracy! and hence the result - corruption.
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Liya said: (Tue, May 31, 2011 02:52:22 PM)

Yes. I agree with most of the people above. Corruption is spreading like anything. The root cause is we people only. At some point of time in our life, even we tend to b corrupt. Democracy is our right. The only way to stop corruption is by legalising. Their should be given strict punishment. So that others do not follow the same path. All the ministers are not corrupt, some work for our good also. We have to do our duty, as a good citizen.
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Yogesh said: (Thu, May 26, 2011 03:39:26 PM)

I think only Leaders are not responsible for corruption, somewhere we ourself force to corruption like a giving a bribes and all. We should try to change our self first then automatically we can force to others and indirectly impact on corrupted persons will happen. Instead I think democracy is the power to stop corruption if we think positively.
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Girish Wanjari said: (Tue, Apr 26, 2011 03:56:16 AM)

So to summaries, we ourself are responsible for corruption. Not our democracy only. So before raising fingers to our politicians. We should change ourself. Its our duty to vote. So take part in it and choose the right person for the right job.
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Poorvi said: (Sun, Apr 24, 2011 08:12:41 AM)

India is the largest democracy in the world. But sadly, it also lists in the top most corrupt countries in the world. But saying that corruption is the price we pay for democracy would be wrong. Democracy enables a citizen to exercise his rights freely. It enables one to take an active part in the socio economic policies of the country. It is only because of democracy that a person can vote for a person who he thinks is suitable for the post. But, unfortunately we are misusing "democracy". As in, we vote for any person just for the sake of giving the vote. And as such, most oft a wrong candidate wins. One more point I would like to put forth. The CM of a certain state in India has openly claimed that of course he resorts to corruption, all politicians do. He is still the CM of that state. This only shows that the people prefer to suffer in silence. Instead of taking action against him we are just not doing anything. This encourages people like "this cm" to indulge in corruption. We cannot blame democracy for having bringing us to this situation. It's only the people, you and I inclusive!
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Sarita said: (Sat, Apr 23, 2011 12:01:24 PM)

We the people are responsible for corruption. We should develop some kind of spiritual values within us, so that we can realize what we are doing. Without spiritual motivation we never combat corruption.
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Gaurav Saini said: (Fri, Apr 22, 2011 10:24:15 PM)

Corruption.... Corruption..... Corruption..... We all are responsible for this because we pays bribes for every kinds of work. We should not give example of democracy of India. Every one know that democracy of India is on top. We pay bribes for complete our won first. We forgot the rule FCFO. The person who does not follow this rule at work place should be penalised very well. So first we good to stop corruption.
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Sim said: (Sat, Apr 16, 2011 12:38:00 PM)

Why are we talking of corruption only in a democratic country?democracy doesn't provide any incentive for corruption?corruption has no political roots. It is imbibed in our moral and ethical systems! Infact democracy provides such grounds for bringing to light corruption at all levels!the Adarsh scam the 2G scam and the to be 3G and 4G scam will prove the same!otherwise we would have been sailing in the same ship as were Libyans.
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Piyush said: (Thu, Apr 14, 2011 10:27:10 AM)

Yes i toatally agree with that corruption is the price we pay for our democracy because india is a democratic country we are the one one who choose our government,we are the one who encourage those bureaucrats,and we are the one who aferall blame our whole system.corruption has to be tharwted from its roots i.e from lover level.
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Himani Mishra said: (Tue, Apr 12, 2011 09:17:19 AM)

Corruption has spreads it tentacles in each and every field of life. I do agree with the point that corruption is the price we pay for democracy. Politicians have given birth to it and the people are feeding it, in simple words corruption was the gift given to us by the politicians and we have accepted it, today every one want the corruption free nation but no one is ready to take action against it, at one end we are free to do any thing in our country that is just and legal but at the other end we does only those thing which was demanded by the system. And now today corruption has taken a giant face and we people at one end curse it, makes debate over it, wright articles against it but at the other end never hesitate to participate in it. So first of all we need to change our self and take pledge as not to become a part of corruption in our life and as well not let others to become part of it. Jai hind.
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Vishal said: (Sun, Apr 10, 2011 06:27:21 AM)

According to me it is not a democracy which increase corruption but some corrupt officer in our country who makes the country as a corrupt nation we have been living in the democracy since our independence. How many cases of corruption you heard around 20 or 25 years ago? since last few years we are hearing only about scam. At that time we chose the people and now also we choose the people. And the results are in front of us. We ranked 87 in the corruption index. What about the country which

ranked in top 20. Their people also choosing their leader by voting. So it is not democracy who is responsible for corruption but some corrupt leader. And I think we should remove them not our system.
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Kiran said: (Fri, Apr 8, 2011 10:38:09 AM)

According to me,we the people are responsible for the raise of corruption...in each and every field we bribe to get our job done...for example:most of the parents bribes so that their childern get seat in well known school or college like this there are many cases where we bribe..so who are we to point on politicians....even they are human beings...so first we have to change our mind before blaming on others...
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S Sethupathy said: (Tue, Mar 15, 2011 12:48:01 AM)

Corruption, which is the hottest topic till now every were. There is curruption in each and every thing. And its not due to the wrong politicians or worst officers,its only because of oneself.Because we need our job to be completed as soon as possibe and so we are giving them bribe for every thing. So to avoid curruption we should change our mentality. Until we change our self we cannot demolish the word curruption form our country. And the younger generation with great thoughts should come for politics to make our country a Super Power.
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Richa said: (Fri, Feb 25, 2011 08:07:58 AM)

Corruption in India z not because of democracy. The people of the country are responsible for corruption. If we want to stop this corruption we need to improve ourselves. We should have some moral and ethical values, because involvement in corruption z jst like cheating with ouselves and country. As we are leaving in a democratic country so we are free to do anything which is legal therefore people should not use this freedom in bad things, as with this we are harming our country only.
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Vignesh said: (Tue, Feb 22, 2011 06:07:02 AM)

Corruption has penetrated to roots. As of now its too tough to eradicate fully. At least present generation people (youth) should not get stained of corruption. They may get attracted towards it but they must not and ask their friends also not to get. Its too tough to change people who got used to it. These young people should not get used to it so that we can restrain growth of corruption. If every youth who are working or will work in government sector follows in one pleasant day corruption will run away from democratic country like India.
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Swati said: (Mon, Feb 21, 2011 01:42:19 PM)

Corruption is the biggest trauma or you can say the biggest bug that is sucking our country badly. If the point comes out who is responsible for this"corruption is the price we pay for democracy or not". Democracy is our birth right that cannot be slandered at all as making out to be a cause of corruption. What can you expect by legalizing CORRUPTION. Sch statements only seems good in rhetoric. If we really bother ourself for this we must look into our sleeves. Everybody is equally responsible for the corruption. Be it a politician for doing so. Be it all of us ourselves. Even we would have been corrupted on some stage of our lives. So stop maligning out democracy for the cause of corruption.

People power is the most irresistible force that can topple out most immovable regimes.
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Purnendu Pattnaik said: (Sat, Feb 12, 2011 08:20:22 AM)

I would like to differ. As corruption is not exactly the price we pay for democracy. In china there is communist government but there is too corruption. In europe there is republican government There is also corruption. As compared to other countries. India is 87th rank in states of world's most corrupt states (china being 42 and united states 68. Brazil being the most corrupted country). So corruption is not just a part of democratic government but every other govt. So only remedy to it is LEGALISE CORRUPTION.
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Shreya said: (Tue, Feb 8, 2011 05:49:11 AM)

As far as corruption is concern, I think we are somehow responsible for it. Being in a democratic nation, we have the full authority to choose our leader. So, it should be our responsibility to raise hands for the most eligible one. Leaders are ruling over the country according to their whims and fancies, leading to more corrupted nation. At the end, I would like to say that, we can only improve the condition of the nation by electing the most appropriate candidate.
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Shailesh said: (Mon, Feb 7, 2011 12:38:54 PM)

I think, we all are reponsible for corruption in our country. We never said corruption related to us directly. Ours politicians are a part of society that is the reason behind corruption. We all know who has power it does not matter who, he /she will use this in wrong way. That is human nature in our country. We can not say that for corruption our politician are reponsible but we also. As I concern with all matter in all scam related officers also included in all scam. So that is the fact we also include in all matter. So time come we have to change.
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Rajlakshmi Ghosh said: (Tue, Jan 25, 2011 02:14:12 AM)

public is only responsible for this corruption.They are very much aquainted about the real scenario of politicians yet they are choosing those politicians as there leader.My point of view is that to make our country secure i.e free from corruption help yourself to become independent and to make yourself clear what is right and what is wrong.Fight for the thing which is responsible for corruption.If everyone thing like this then only corruption can be removed. If public is right then they have the capability to choose a right politician who could lead the country totally free from corruption.
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Mohit said: (Wed, Jan 12, 2011 12:44:26 PM)

Yes iam in support of this topic that corruption is the price we pay for democracy. We the people of our Country have right to elect the right person for the right job but you say I s we r doing the same I dont think that even many of us used to give their Votes to the people who are there in the competiton. We the people elects the person for Leading our Countries. But not choosing Right people for the Right Job is what we pay as

Corruption in the Society. We should elects the right person, we should see Is the person is really Suitable for his desired Post? Many of us Used to give Votes by seeing that to which parties our neighbour is giving Vote( Is to BJP,CONG or any other Stuffs) to. So by not electing gud one we always pay high prices, of which Curruption is also part of it. It act as a termid who is spoiling our Growing Economy and which is certainly by n large also affecting our GDP.
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Gaurav Soni said: (Sun, Jan 9, 2011 04:44:30 AM)

Corruption is every where, I saw a film 'Rang De Basanti', there only people who try to give their effort to change our country by a single man. I am not saying that we are totally give their life to country but might be you can do that thing where we are not to down his head in-front of our country.
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Ravi Prakash Singh said: (Thu, Dec 9, 2010 01:20:02 AM)

This is not a new problem in India. We have to give thanks to media like Times Now who discuss about imp issue and they keep aware to general people. What I believe that its not a new issue which we are facing. What our govt. Is doing they are sellin g stake of our valuable public sector and other side corruption is in high like 2G, Adarsh, and biggest one has come food scam ibn UP. I have a also a hard believe that after one day of UP food scam Came in Public, we saw big blast in Varanasi. It could be work of politicians who involved in food scam to change the mind of same state.
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Hawthrone said: (Sat, Dec 4, 2010 11:07:08 AM)

At the end of the day corruption is something that is self inclined & perhaps the only way to avoid it is to elect the right people for the right job, who abide by the law of constitution. As an individual you need to be resilient & determined to outwit the corruption & its terms.
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Sameer said: (Sun, Nov 14, 2010 12:07:16 PM)

We are all part of Democracy and hence to stop corruption we should start from ourself, laws and regulations should be more strict regarding corrupt people. They should be heavily penalized for their deeds. Also School must give lesson to student and encourage them to do all the their activities transparently, so that atleast our future generation (and leaders too) will not be corrupt.
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Srikant said: (Sat, Nov 6, 2010 12:19:33 AM)

Hi friends, topic is corruption is a we pay for democracy. Our country is corrupted. We are all responsible for this corruption. We do not chose the right leader. We chose the leader for our individual profit. Do not think about states or countries profit. Those leader are doing good things for states or country or any field if this things are create a pressure to do our job properly we than go against the good leader and chose another wrong leader like us.

For getting job or any other facility we offer them cash. So we are the responsible for this.
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Sarthak said: (Sun, Oct 3, 2010 10:30:04 AM)

@Ravi: But how do you understand if the leader we are choosing is right or wrong.. :)
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Rajesh Kanna said: (Mon, Sep 27, 2010 12:11:00 PM)

Hi friends, Now a days corruption is major problem in our country. But these can be avoided only way to with power of students only. Now a days every takes corruption as a politician, police, and government officers. Some poor people lose their money by this way. We can choose our leaders with the democracy.
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Ravi said: (Fri, Sep 3, 2010 10:27:53 PM)

For the corruption in our country we all are responsible it's not matter of democracy it depend upon us totally it is our fau lt to say that corruption is caused by democracy cause we are choosing our leaders and if we choose the write one then how the corruption will occur.
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Vishal Patel said: (Thu, Aug 19, 2010 01:31:20 PM)

Don't be aggressive & listen to others and understand what they want to say.
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Swapnil said: (Thu, Jul 15, 2010 12:10:09 AM)

We cant object on corruption because nobody takes the corruption seriously in India. Its going on and corruption is started by the peoples..

Privatization will lead to Less Corruption

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Ashish C said: (Wed, Sep 21, 2011 08:59:21 AM)

Yehh... Privatization will put a check on corruption. More of it... it is a way of thinking of the employees who work in a Government or a private concern. But lets not blame the employees who do this unethical act of taking bribes / unwarranted considerations..!! It is bcuz such employees nurtured or groomed in the wrong ways. The whole responsibility comes on the governing/ controlling bodies. Controllers of Govt offices fail to influence ideologies of their employees on ethical lines like...creating a sense of sincere accountability and clean competition to achieve personal growth in professional life...!!! Employees see no scope of growth in their jobs so they behave like that... The scenario is totally different in private jobs..!!
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Sumit Kapoor said: (Tue, Sep 20, 2011 11:20:05 PM)

Having heard all the above comments, my perception is that ""Privatization will lead to Less Corruption" keeping in view the present situation of the country. There is no doubt that the main motive of the companies is PROFIT but at the same time we shouldn't forget that India has achieved at a lot in the field of IT Industry. INDIA is well known for its economy and at the same time India is well known for the corruption in Govt offices too. So, privatization is a pride to our country. When people are getting more money and they know one simple funda"To earn more we have to work more" irrespective of "To earn more we have to take more (Bribe) ". These days in Privatization also, we are getting a lot of extra facilities so we need not to afraid that we will not get pensions and all. Moreover in private sectors one can change its taste ie if one wants to change a company he can, but in Govt sector one has to marry his job even though he doesn't love it. :).
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Tamil said: (Thu, Sep 15, 2011 01:03:43 AM)

In my point of view privatization leads to corruption only. For eg: privatization in educational sector they give quality of education, facilities, everything;but money their will be more. So all of us need quality in everything;so for quality we turn back to privatization and that may lead some parents to get bribe for getting quality of education for their children. So by developing the quality in everything means both government as well as private sector only corruption reduced to be better.
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Mayuri said: (Thu, Sep 8, 2011 09:10:38 PM)

According to me, in goverment sectors, emplyoers are not bound by strict rules and orders. They hardly have to work to meet with any deadlines. So they obviously take their jobs for granted. Now in such situation if a common man goes to a government office he has to bribe that person to get his job done. Because until and unless you bribe them they won't take you seriously. This is corruption which takes place at any level in the industry. In the private sector, employers are bound to strict rules and have to think twice before taking their work lightly. Here they don't have job security so they have to keep on giving their best performance. Also at each level in a private sector people have to answer their seniors and also have to maintain good name of their company which will restrict them from doing anything wrong, because it will indirectly affect themselves. So obviously privatization will lead to decrease in corruption.

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Pankaj Virdi said: (Wed, Sep 7, 2011 04:33:30 AM)

Privatization will lead to decrease in Corruption But then the private Companies will only concentrate on the area where profit is maximum .But Govt. Company provide services also where there is not much profit. For eg. Civil Hospitals are in villages also ,but if that department is privatized then the private Company will not concentrate on each village.
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Arti Rajput said: (Tue, Sep 6, 2011 12:32:00 AM)

Privatization can result into less corruption as there are transparency at different levels of hierarchy, but keeping one thing sure that greed of owner of organisation does not come into picture. Owner of an organisation want to run the organisation for their own profits, they are least concerned with the social benefits until or unless they are forced by the government. In government sector social benefits are at the higher priority by legislation etc. But actually not followed as it should be. Many a times people don't perform their duties honestly, job assurety is of-course plus point of government sector but this make them treating it forgranted. In my point of view some strict policies and management should be enforced in a government sector some what like private sectors so as chances of corruption can be reduced.
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Rajesh Kumar said: (Thu, Sep 1, 2011 08:25:42 PM)

Privatization completly will not reduce the corruption rather it would lead over the corruption.Because in greedy of money the owner of any organisation will perform his duty on their own way.He dont think about any rules and regulations.Every person working in the orgation will depend on the owner and he will be able to remove any worker without any difficulty in anytime.Thus this is a major drawback of privatization of any company that there is no any security of job in private sector.But on the other hand there is a security of job in government job.Government pay their worker even after they are not able to do their work.Demerits in government job are that the worker did not perform their duty.So a strict rules should be applied for these things and this can be happens only it is taken under private sector.So it is better to handle any orgationation by both private and goernment for their well performance and reduction of corruption.
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Shanu said: (Thu, Aug 25, 2011 10:11:02 AM)

Privatization is certain sectors is inevitable as government agencies are not too efficient and plagued by various scam and scandals. But privatizing all and every sector can backfire for our economy as well as the human development index. After all the bottomline of all companies is maximizing PROFIT. Dominance of a company in a sector can result in its wielding a lot of power which can result in no regulation of prices of commodities and services as well as compromise on quality and quantity. In government run institutions corruption is at various levels but in private companies corruption would be at the highest level. In my opinion there isn't any difference. Thus privatization would result in a small section of society using the society as a medium to mint money rather than fulfilling its needs.
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Snreddy said: (Wed, Aug 24, 2011 10:04:32 PM)

Although Privatization will ensure more efficiency and honesty in certain sectors. But, the profit motive of most organisations will counter-act the social aspects of the Public sector. Govt benefits like pension and no fire policy will be removed and private companies will not think twice about increasing prices or cutting corners to improve profit. The fear among employees in private companies and make them work better.
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Deb said: (Thu, Jul 21, 2011 10:17:26 AM)

Indeed privatization will reduce corruption to certain extent again if and only if the regualtory bodies controlling it are orthodox. We make thousands of rules but what is the use if it is not followed. It all depends on the mentality of people which doesnt only come through education but through good practice and culture along with strict laws. For eg:"two people are walking on road, eating bananas and peeling out its skin and throwing on the way, despite of taking a look on the Dustbin borad just lying nearby. After doing this they say hey this is not America so don't bother just relax". What does that mean people are taking things granted because they are not dealt with strict laws. If the same happens in America, those two will be heavily penalized by traffic police in form of fine or imprisonment. "If the crowd is enough conscious and literate this scenerio won't ocur at all. Use the dustbin when it has ben provided to you. So, both people (first) as well as goverment (second) has to change in their way else we should stay hopeless that's it. This just a small example.
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Koteswararao said: (Wed, Jul 20, 2011 02:34:56 PM)

My suggestion is privatization is need fifty percentage another fifty percentage is government sector is need. Because only privatization is most properly community feeling and relation ship feeling making good result. In government sector notification is issued by government and qualifying person only selected. But in private sector recommendation persons only selected. So we are required fifty chances to private and government.
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Rachna Malodia said: (Mon, Jul 18, 2011 12:13:35 PM)

I don't think the issue of bribe will get vanish. NO. Because the people working over their would remain same. The problem of bribe is present not only at the higher level but also at the lower level. Keeping everyone in control could be a difficult task. Facilities offered by the government like. 1. Pension. 2. Retirement benefits. 3. Other perquisites. 4. Job security. Would not be available in privatization. But yes JOB SECURITY is the main reason which bounds government worker to do their with loyality. They don't affaird of loosing their jobs. But that doesn't mean that privatization is the only option left. What is require is the PROPER MANAGEMENT and punishing of the culprit employees.
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Tammanna said: (Sat, Jul 9, 2011 12:28:18 PM)

According to me, privatization is not so important. Because For example, Private companies as well as government companies gives the security but in some private companies if the employees are working, then they get salary until they are working in that firm. One thing is that they get high salary compare to government jobs and they are promote to a best position. But as we compare to government jobs then there we get pensions which we get after we are retired. And that is the main advantage where we feel secure when we are in our old age. So according to me I don't think that it is important that we should have only privatization but only is the thing that people should satisfied and they should get right jobs according to their capabilities.
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Mohammad Rehan said: (Wed, Jun 29, 2011 12:06:00 PM)

According to my opinion privatisation is not the last stage to fight against the corruption. I think all the national transaction, policy and expences should be transparent. I think public also shoulld be cognizant all affair of the country. We must have to make strong law against corruption and punish the corrupted people badly so that it could be example to the next.
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Devendra Negi said: (Wed, Jun 29, 2011 12:44:39 AM)

According to my point of view privatization will lead less corruption becouse of time availabilty other employee have more time then pvt sect so the other employee use their mind to do other thing which lead to more corruption,and second one option job in a pvt sect employee can do two and three job in a day somwher full time and somwher part time there are no any boundation to do any no of job thus employee of pvt sect are busy to perform their job which option is not in govt sectore so govt sect employee can not utilise their time any where eccept their specialization its the fact of encresing corruption from govt sect side......../
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Ashish said: (Wed, May 25, 2011 06:09:35 AM)

Corruption is something, where person is using his/her office for personal benefit or malformed intention. This comes through grid or with other bad intention. Privatization, where employees are normally paid as per market rate and normally companies are taking care of other requirements. Privatization also have better management control, system and practices. These all will help to curtail corruption, if not eliminate.
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Santosh Kumar said: (Tue, May 17, 2011 03:04:55 AM)

Yes, according to me privatisation will lead to less corruption because if a sector is get privatised then it will compete with other sectors and try to be better. And if a person employed in private sector were caught in any offence will be immediately dismissed, so a employee have fear of that and this curb him to do offence. But on the other side in a government sector if a employee were caught in any offense then it take so many time to dismiss him. And a employee in pvt. Sector try to improve thier efficiency for getting promotion in thier field. As we can see as an example of mumbai airport (privatised) remains clean but if you see kolkata airport (govt. ) is not well maintained as mumbai airport.
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Anurag said: (Wed, May 11, 2011 02:51:56 PM)

Yes of course privatisation is needed to curb the corruption because the private companies believe in performance more than anything. The PSU's really lack in performance because a lot of people (state, union authorities n finally the politicians) can

interfere with the working and these people are not at all worried about performance, on the other hand private companies are controlled by a handful of highly skilled people which will never let down the company name at any cost so privatisation is unavoidable. Also complete privatisation is not a solution because it will again form a parallel government with no one to watch them and again all the corruption and non performance will be induced in them.
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Aadya Yadav said: (Tue, May 10, 2011 12:45:30 PM)

Privatization is not the means to curb/reduce corruption. Privatisation of certain sectors like Oil/petroleum manufacturing, power generation, education will lead to increase in the prices of d finished goods. The country is already suffering from inflation and affording d basic amenities will b difficult for a major class of Indians. Instead of privatisation increased vigilance, supervision of documentation and auditing should be considered. In government sector, rules should be made stricter where an employee is responsible for answering his superiors and organisation in an element of doubt. Vigilance should be their on d assets possessed by each employee in government as well as private sectors.
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Chrissypinto said: (Mon, May 9, 2011 12:59:23 PM)

Although Privatization will ensure more efficiency and honesty in certain sectors. But, the profit motive of most organisations will counter-act the social aspects of the Public sector. Govt benefits like pension and no fire policy will be removed and private companies will not think twice about increasing prices or cutting corners to improve profit. Also, there is a threat to homeland security as the public companies could get full access to sensitive areas like airports and power generation, if these civic facilities were in the hands of the foreign companies it could seriously jeopardize the safety of the country.
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Tejashree said: (Wed, May 4, 2011 01:33:10 PM)

In my view complete privatization may not control corruption .... as one said its a two way process ...giving and taking. important resources like power and fuel cannot be given for privatization where the chances of misuse is grater but the partial privatization can be encouraged where it will check the govt agencies as well as govt will check the private agencies. apart from this right to information should be given to the citizens where the both govt as well as the private agencies can check upon.
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Deepak said: (Wed, May 4, 2011 04:46:14 AM)

More or less it seems that exixsting situation demands for privatisation but at the same time it also means GOVERNMENT FIRM is meant to be corrupted and no improvement can be recorded by any means. If it is so, goverment sector is more challengening area that to be auditted. And first and foremost thing is that. People work in government sector and same in private sector if they are corrupted they will find their way and to stop this the flexibility and responsibilties in weaker area need rigidity in governing laws. The same sort of procedure and responsibilty in private firm may beimplemented in government sector. It all all needs proper documentation, responsibility list and monitering cell. Anybody may be corrupted weather in government in private. Just supportive environment that encourage corruption to be removed. Then even in government sector degree of corruption may be reduced.
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Dheeraj Bajaj said: (Thu, Apr 28, 2011 03:16:28 PM)

According to my point of view if there is a thinking that government officials are more corrupt than those in private sectors then this is not true.Corruption actually depends upon the thinking and mentality of any person.Privatization in some areas is useful because of the limitations and rules are defined under which the person works.They cant think of taking bribes.On the other hand private schools are bounded with some limitations in which they take huge fees.A below average student cannot afford that in this case government schools are helpful.Finally i want to say that privatization can curb corruption a bit if done at right places.
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Nilesh said: (Sat, Apr 23, 2011 02:00:55 PM)

Why privatization? In my opinion, privatization can make some sort of difference as compared to that of government because in private companies every single person is responsible and accountable for the work they are doing. Private companies have to maintain their goodwill in the market so at least they will try to do a fair enough job.
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Vikas said: (Thu, Apr 21, 2011 11:45:57 AM)

I would like to add something, privatization is not the complete solution for the development, private sector take the advantage of government laziness do their malpractices and generating economy of scale, but somehow it is better for country for developing their infrastructure rapidly, pre-privatisation has done lot improvement in many sector like power, aviation.
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Trushit said: (Sat, Apr 16, 2011 02:16:18 AM)

To say that privatization will curb corruption is a myth. Because there has to be some authority, like to issue licences and permits. This power can not be handed over to private companies as this can be misused for their own advantage. So complete privatization is not possible. For example, in 2G scam, telecom ministry was the licencing authority. Along with our former telecom minister A raja who is a government authority, there are many private companies executives who has been charged. Corruption is 2 way process. One person gives bribe and other one takes it. So problem is that private and government people create a web of nexuses. So corruption cant be checked by privatization. Rather it can only be checked be preventing ones own self from indulging in it.
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Trushit said: (Sat, Apr 16, 2011 01:47:38 AM)

To say that privatization will curb corruption is a myth. Because there has to be some authority, like to issue licences and permits. This power can not be handed over to private companies as this can be misused for their own advantage. So complete privatization is not possible. For example, in 2G scam, telecom ministry was the licencing authority. Along with our former telecom minister A raja who is a government authority, there are many private companies executives who has been charged. Corruption is 2 way process. One person gives bribe and other one takes it. So problem is that private and government people create a web of nexuses. So corruption cant be checked by privatization. Rather it can only be checked be preventing ones own self from indulging in it.
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Ambasht Kumar said: (Sun, Apr 10, 2011 05:13:35 PM)

In my opinion privatisation is not the tool to curb the corruption. It is the state of mind of people at such position who can curb the corruption. If it comes about removing corruption by privatision, it is not possible because every private organisation works

on concept of making money and maximum profitisation. They don't mind the MONEY is coming in which way either by bribe or by any other illegal way. Moreover a person working with private organisation may also be envolved with corruption because if MONEY or any other facility will come as BRIBE to any one then, it is only the loyality and honesty of that person whether he should accept it or not,there it doesn't matter whether the person is Private employee or Govt. employee.........
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Shruti said: (Sun, Apr 10, 2011 12:03:38 AM)

I totally agree with the statement. There are some areas which desperately need private sector intervention. Commonwealth games, 2G spectrum scam, Adarsh society scam etc reveal the truth that how political leaders are misusing their position and power. If private sector enters in these areas, corruption can be reduced to a great extent. Because unlike the political leaders private companies can not take bribe as it will affect their reputation and they will do everything to keep their image clean.
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Ranjan Kumar Sinha said: (Thu, Mar 31, 2011 07:28:46 AM)

Yeah, in my point of view privatization will totally change our soceity which will be benificial for us. Bacause in our country India every one want gov. Job because general people think that there would not be more burden of work and we can work freely and they want money easily and pay less attention towards his work. But in privet sector there is more dicipline and every worker give their 100%. Cruption originates in human mind due greed and thats kind of thiking is not possible in private sector. Our soceity can take more benefi adn every one would work with more attention adn they would far from greed.
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Praveen said: (Tue, Mar 29, 2011 06:12:30 AM)

Yes privatization will reduce the corruption. Why because 1. 2. 3. 4. There is no chance to the common man to exchange hands in this sector. Deaf neatly they have rules and regulations from subordinate to superiors. No hands of Politicians, Government and common man. People had lake of knowledge to know how to do their works with this sectors.
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Seenu said: (Thu, Mar 24, 2011 10:46:02 AM)

In my point of view, Privatization is the thing that creates job opportunities, but not for all sectors, mainly the service sector has to concentrate more so that the privatization is not maintained, like eduction sector, while the education sector will partly privatized to get more quality of education.
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Renju said: (Wed, Mar 23, 2011 01:32:29 PM)

It depends.Private institutions can't be blamed always.Because if a private institution has a well developed technology with it, it can enjoy economies of scale and thereby offer high quality products at a low cost.In this they may save people from corruption.

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Jayesh Bhargava said: (Wed, Mar 16, 2011 02:19:16 PM)

I won't think privatization would lead to less corruption because main motive of many private institution is on profit maximization so due to this, instead of checking corruption,it would lead many private entrepreneur to indulge in many malpractices including corruption. No doubt private intervention would break the barrier of 'low standard of living' by generating more employment opportunity but still many of the activity should be cater by the non profit making institution i.e government ..
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Bikash said: (Tue, Mar 8, 2011 01:30:55 PM)

The penurious condition of the country's economy has caused the persons with very less salary to be bribed & scams to maintain proper family standards. the last but important is the lack of virtues which used to be the very important part of Indians.We are not aware towards the moral duties which we must follow.
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Arijit Bose said: (Sun, Mar 6, 2011 05:57:24 AM)

First we should remember one thing very clearly that in any private or goverment sector corruptions is not there. Corruption is in the mind of peoples they are responsible for this we the people are responsible for this deases. Now we are shouting that corruption is the vital hinderence for the country. We are so much self centered in this time that to get the work done we can do any thing. To get the success quickly we can take any shorcurt way thats why this growing up so much. We just forget about our moral values ethics every good thing we are forgotten. We need every thing in readymade form we don't have the patient that why this problem is takin so huge headec for every one. Every class of people are responsible this. So we have to find the solution.
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Anuja R. Shelke said: (Sat, Mar 5, 2011 12:45:16 PM)

Yes, I think privatization is necessary in most of the government sectors, as we all know that our nation is suffering from the the corruption. All the people related to the privatization are focussed on the development of the whole system not only of themselves. So increase in privatization will definitely going make the nation. From developing one to the developed one.
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Gaurav said: (Sat, Mar 5, 2011 08:13:00 AM)

Privatisation is gud....but it should be in specific area only because where there gov. can take the dicision private sector can't e.g Hallate(GOv. hospital). so in some cases privatisation is fine. There is advantage is that private based activity emerged the quick result n less corrupt than gov.
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Chhavi said: (Fri, Mar 4, 2011 04:44:44 AM)

Privatisation cannot be a panacea for corruption problem. It is not possible to privatise all the government sectors. But of course

to an extent certain areas can be allowed for privatisation. We need to strike a balance between Private Public relationship to ensure smooth functinoning of our economy. The goverment should keep vigil on the functioning of the private firms and check any misappropriation of funds and money-laundering activities. Privatisation certainly leads to higher living standards by enhancing competition in market, but there can be some untoward fallouts as well. The only expedient being the profit motive can lead to consumer exploitation.
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Amulya said: (Tue, Feb 22, 2011 01:07:04 AM)

Privatisation will increase the economy of our nation. And it will leads to less corruption.
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Vishal Patle said: (Sat, Jan 15, 2011 11:46:12 PM)

privatization will not wholly curb the corrupton but it will definitely lead to less corruption.It inhibits the main factors which causes corruption that is Human greed ,poor economic status of the country,lack of awareness towards the moral duty. first, Corruption is act done by an employee for the benefit of his own.And this benefit is the consequence of the integral human behavior called "greed".People in power in spite of having a very good salary they have the venal attitude of fulfilling pockets of their owns. The penurious condition of the country's economy has caused the persons with very less salary to be bribed & scams to maintain proper family standards. the last but important is the lack of virtues which used to be the very important part of Indians.We are not aware towards the moral duties which we must follow.
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Soumen Sarkar said: (Wed, Oct 20, 2010 10:46:03 PM)

In private sector only a single person or a group of partners are owners. Government does not have much dealt with them. To earn more economy they are aware of the following points:. * they will look for skilled and talented person. * they will increase the quality of their product to sell in the market. * they maintain punctuality. * political background is least affected.
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Manoj said: (Wed, Oct 13, 2010 12:54:15 PM)

Privatization will increase the control of management over the employees so that they cant get bribes. If certain sectors are privatized there will be a clash between the private companies in order to provide in a better way. The employees will also work honestly in order to get promotions and other things. If employees were caught in private companies for some offences they will be immediately dismissed where as in government sector it takes years to dismiss them. This increases. The fear among employees in private companies and make them work better.
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Shahid Ahmed said: (Sun, Sep 5, 2010 04:30:53 AM)

Privatisation will lead to less corruption, as we can see the reality infront of us with a very small example of the mumbai airport. The services and cleaniness and just opposite the case with kolkata airport controlled by government. I m not opposing any state just telling the difference, but its true also if privatisation happens to be in each sector then there can be monopoly, stock blockage more of black market and all those.
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Suresh said: (Wed, Sep 1, 2010 07:41:20 AM)

In my point of view def Privatisation will lead to less Corruption because we know very well how government employees work in govt sector, they don't work until you give bribe to them so if it get privatised then every employee must report to there seniors, it will be very difficult get bribe,.
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Sathish said: (Wed, Aug 18, 2010 08:49:53 AM)

Yeah, in my point of view privatization is need in some places not needed in some areas, like in petroleum no need of privatization because they will change the cost of fuel price rapidly, and it's needed in government sectors like shipping etc....

Group Discussion on Corruption and Development


The Student Discussion

The group discussion took place on the afternoon of the 4th of September and was presided over by Dr. Raka Arya. The discussion was initiated by our President, Ayush Sharma who began by saying that corruption in India has come to a forefront in the light of the Commonwealth Games scandal which makes it an international affair. He mentioned that in the United Nations Convention on Corruption, which India has signed but not ratified yet, there are many provisions which are not in conformity with our legal system. Thus, we find it hard to create a nexus between the two. For instance, the definition of public servant in the convention is much wider than how we use it. Also, there is no action against a corrupt civil servant after his retirement. He further said that we have been unable to internalize many such concepts which have been laid down in the UN convention.

Our Vice-President asked if anybody could point out exactly when Corruption began. The unanimous opinion was that it has existed since time immemorial and in many forms such as embezzlement, bribery, misappropriation of public funds etc. Students pointed out that there

were three root causes that have led to the rampant spread of corruption - (a) Lack of Awareness - Can we do something? (b) Cynicism - Will anything change even if we try? (c) Acceptance - This is how the system works and this is the easiest way out. This led to the general conclusion that we have internalized the concept of corruption.

It was opined by the students that awareness should be specially at the grass root levels. Not only about the rights and recourses but also as to what are the benefits of raising their voice. Further, it was stressed that there needs to be an increase in the empowerment of people. Most people turn to dishonest means for the sake of convenience. The government must ensure that people get all there services in a timely and adequate manner.

The discussion next turned towards whether Corruption was directly proportional to Development. Some students opined that with the increase in Development, the scope for Corruption increases, however, others maintained the view, that it is only the increase in development which can actually curb the menace of corruption. The example of the US was quoted which was opposed by a student quoting a report of the year 1998 stating that the level of corruption in the US when it came to arms deals was very high. A student also pointed out that Corruption affects development to and one of the biggest hindrances that India faces is the widespread corruption, that is why despite continuous economic growth, India fails to find its place in the list of developed nations.

It was further commented that economic disparity plays a pivotal role in the increase of corruption. A two-sided effort needs to be made, where the citizens are more assertive of their rights and the Government is more accountable, open and transparent. Increase in Egovernance was suggested. It was pointed out that the Central Vigilance Commission is merely an advisory body and what we need today is a stringent and effective implementation of laws. This led the discussion to whether the pioneer of justice - our judiciary itself is free from corruption. The fact that Dinakaran, J. has not been suspended, merely transfered seems to be a proof of the same.

This discussion was concluded by saying that our mindsets need to be changed and more powerful measures need to be suggested in order to deal with corruption on a large scale.

Comments of Dr. Arya

Whereas she felt that the discussion was interesting, she pointed out that a number of things were missing from it. She felt that there was a need to discuss more about Ombudsman, the Right to Information Act and the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act. The public money is given for a particular objective and if it is not used for that purpose then that is where corruption begins. She further stated that the fundamentals of good governance were Accountability and Transparency. There must be regular declaration of where and how the public funds are used in an annual report or a half-yearly statement. Parties affected by such use have the right to be

constantly informed of how these funds are being used. Vested interests for misuse of these funds may range from getting money, status or position. First and foremost we need to identify such an objective. She differentiated between need and greed. Corruption arises from the need to accumulate wealth. As far as the CWG situation is concerned, she said it was not possible that the head of the ruling party is not aware. They must be held accountable. There is a need to examine the laws related to corruption, whether they are strong, effective and viable enough. This, she said, would be done in the next group discussion.

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Corruption is definitely not "necessary" for success in any sphere. It is only something which is easy. Since it is easy, many weak-minded, lazy, or cowardly individuals fall prey to its temptation. Although such immoral or illegal behaviour may lead to immediate short-term gains, in the long run it only leads to the downfall of the individual. Not only that, if corruption becomes widespread, it eats into the fabric of the society or the environment in which it operates. Thus, widespread corruption in every field will not lead to success but, on the contrary, will guarantee failure, chaos, pain, and suffering for the society as a whole.

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Friends I strongly support the statement.


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Friends I strongly support the statement. Because there is no meaning to good without bad.

So, that means you support 99% of the politicians who misuse their political power for their petty vested interests at the cost of the people of our country. You support those corrupt officials who tamper with evidence and help criminals get away after committing heinous crimes like murder and rape. You support cheap individuals who aldulterate food and cheat the common man at the cost of his health. You support nepotism and not merit or hard-work. You support thousands of such individuals who get a fake MBBS degree and play with the lives of innocent people. You support such people who open unlawful private educational institutions and cheat poor people after sucking out the little money that they have. These small examples are just the tip of the iceberg. When you are making a strong statement like that, I suggest you to please give it a little more thought. When you say that you believe that curruption is necessary, you are spitting on the laws of the country; you are undermining the value of ethics; and you are missing the big picture altogether. Just imagine if most people on earth were corrupt (thinking that corruption was necessary)? What would happen? Anarchy and

utter chaos. This is because no one would do his task or duty as he is supposed to do it. No one will be able to trust anyone anymore. Nobody will be responsible anymore. Our society is still functioning essentially because most people on earth are still responsible and good. The day this gets reversed, our human society will crumble to pieces. Think about it.

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hi everybody? what do u think d above topic?? do u agree or not???

Hey... as far as i am concerned , i think corruption and success are completely two opposite ideas.. the Former stalls the Latter. how can success be achieved in the presence of corruption. Hope i am not missing a trick dude !!!
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Hello sowmya, I think you are strongly protesting my statement. You cannot name any person as a corrupted person without knowing about an uncorrupted person.Gandhiji is great because of britishes only.If there was no british person you might not here the name of gandhiji. In a movie one person will be named as hero because he will be fighting against the evil(corruption).In one word, what is the meaning of success?............Reaching the goal or destiny against all odds.So that odd is necessary for you to be named as a successful person.In this topic that odd is Corruption.

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In a movie one person will be named as hero because he will be fighting against the evil(corruption).In one word, what is the meaning of success?............Reaching the goal or destiny against all odds.So that odd is necessary for you to be named as a successful person.In this topic that odd is Corruption.

It seems, you have misunderstood the topic. The topic here means: is it necessary to use illegal or immoral ways in every or any sphere to climb the ladder of success?

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Hi soumya
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If that is the topic,I agree with you.But soumya If my answer is a statement what can you say?Is it right or wrong?

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i strongly not in favour of corruption used as a ladder to get succes in life b'coz if d person is not honest towards his/her work than success does not mean it.......

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I would never agree to that say... Anything is possible by anyone...Success never depends on anything else other than the individual's ability...Corruption can never aid mankind in anyway to pluck the fruits of success... The only way and the best way to eradicate corruption is to instill tonnes and tonnes of moral values and to make them aware of the significance of hardwork... "The only place where success comes before work is the dictionary..." [ size=12][/size]

Top Maverick Mayur Post subject: Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 5:58 pm

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Its not whether u are corrupt or not, its how much and whether u show it or not... cos i m sure that everybody in this world is corrupt in one way or the other... Be it buying tickets in black, or giving a 50 Rs note to a policeman to avoid ur licence being taken away or anything else...

Everyone is corrupt, its only a matter of how much and whether u show it or not... At times, lot of people even dont realise it... cos its normal for them and they think its not corruption... Using a reference to get a job is also corruption in its own way... hence i wud say that u cannot measure whether u succeeded with or without corruption as there is no definite definition of corruption... its person specific... Take for eg our politicians, they are all corrupt but some of them show it and some dont... I personally like Laloo Yadav even when we all know he is corrupt... Cos he works hard and produces result... All we want is results, whether they come thru corruption or not is secondary... Success is success... Be it with corruption or without, unless and until u are not harming a person its all a fair game as everyone plays it and no one is non corrupt... -Mayur

Top pathania1986 Post subject: Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 9:37 pm

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In my opinion its not the corruption that helps someone in rising , it is the hard work and luck that matters but u can say that it give a small lift

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towards progress but when u see that u are getting good results u become habitual of this. But had u ever thought this thing that are u able to answer ur inner voice that whatever u are doing is right or wrong? since we know that corruption is main disease that had infected punjab to a great extent . so in my opinion as far as possible corrupt decsions in everyday life itself should be avoided as far as possible.........

Top rohit_surve Post subject: Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 8:30 pm

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hi frnds , I totally agree with wat soumya said...but i will stick on my view that corruption is necessary.... soumya u tell me if government is making reservation for all backward class as well as women...dont u think its unfair in this competetive world for a person who has scored much higher than than that backward class stud ? here ppl r forced to pay xtra money(corruption) to get their deserving child an admission in good coll....now here corruption is used for good purpose ....u mentioned abt doc...if all this backward class student will bcme docs dont u think it will be a big loss to our society?

Top rohit_surve Post subject: Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 8:40 pm

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as every coin has two sides....having a corruption to achieve a ladder of success may be fair smetimes.....dont u think soumya? I even personally think that there is hardly any person who has has been wrkin without ne corruption....... talkin abt gandhiji....i accept that he was amongst the person who gave us freedom ....but did u ever imagine that if he wouldnt have followed life without corruption there would hve been no indo pak seperation.....!

Make yourself clean and dont get indulged in any corruption, neither give any oppurtunity to others from your side to get into corruption and a day will come when everyone will think like this and there will be no corruption. Most important thing is dont wait for others to be honest, start from yourself. Namita Jha Editor ISC Aamchi Mumbai

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Very well said Namita, we always wait for others to be honest and dont see at ourself, first we should clean ourself and then point a finger towards other if we will do so, then I dont think we will need to point finger at any one.

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yes namita you are right honesty should start from within preaching what one practices will be more accepted than a mere advice a living example will help to bring about changes .today corruption has become a way of life there are still few people who stick on to honesty and anti corruption the ones who do corruption need not be really bad ones on the contrray they may be doing it just because everyone esle is doing it these can be changed by live examples and constant motivation lets stride to make india anti corruption country. start now.!

Author: Shampa Ray Barman Member Level: Gold 15/Nov/2008 Rating: Points: 6

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well corruption i agree is a problem which india today but then who isnt facing this problem. its just that in other country they take a more sophisticated "avtaar"(look). but saying that i cant shy away from the fact that india remains one of the most corrupt countries of the world.

one way to reduce can be first by instilling fear of the law in the minds of government servants so that they think twice before asking for bribe. for this the investigation agency have to pull up their socks as the conviction rate for corruption cases is pretty low. and then their salaries should be increased so that they can make their ends meet.

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we can solve this problem for that 1)dont do work for other country.. 2)start company here itself dont get outsource from other country.. 3)dont buy petroleum in outside for that use bye cycle if we follow this we can try to solve corruption.. Thanks & Regards, Arthanari.

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Corruption.? well it has spread throughout India to all nooks and corners... Either we give bribe or we accept..Corruption can only be eliminated when we stop giving bribes. But it is very difficult nowadays... All the officials in high posts got used to bribes.. They ask money for doing their job.. For which they are paid by the government itself... So lending bribery must be stopped then only corruption can be reduced.... Obviously it can be reduced , but cannot be removed completely. Vijay.G

Author: Radharani Munnaluri Member Level: Diamond 19/Nov/2008 Rating: Points: 4

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It is really hard to stop corruption as it has deeprooted in the society.Many solutions have been provided by a lot of experts but nothing has really worked.So many films have been made on this topic. Almost every film has showed a way out some of them being worthful but nothing worthwhile has happened.So according to me it's not possible to eliminate corruption. Regards,

Radharani.

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well corruption i agree is a problem which india today but then who isnt facing this problem. its just that in other country they take a more sophisticated "avtaar"(look). but saying that i cant shy away from the fact that india remains one of the most corrupt countries of the world.

one way to reduce can be first by instilling fear of the law in the minds of government servants so that they think twice before asking for bribe. for this the investigation agency have to pull up their socks as the conviction rate for corruption cases is pretty low. and then their salaries should be increased so that they can make their ends meet.

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First u can do honestly,2nd to mange ur family in lowprofile,3rd think positive always don't go negative

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Author: Radi Member Level: Gold 22/Nov/2008 Rating: Points: 5

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Really its a very healthy topic to discuss but very unhealthy to country. In all departments from smaller groups to bigger groups this corruption is main thing

nowadays. It has become a vital part of all of our life. Main reason is we want to make things easy and without any effort. Only way is every individual should understand their humanity and perform their duty than to look for shortcuts to bring up. Or else a true INDIAN as in the film only can stop all this. Regards, Radi

Author: Niranjan Thangaiya Member Level: Silver 09/Dec/2008 Rating: Points: 3

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Its not that much simple to stop corruption friends. First we should not give any bribe to others and should make our friends also to do the same and we should fight against those who gets bribe.If you are not giving why should he get the Money and Every body's account should be like visible if we want we can check the account of every body the Money should be transferred through card only. Then no body can cheat others.

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Namita said very well, start from urself and one day it will really vanish. Its an individual who has to first take the step. Rather than to think and opt other ways to stop courruption its an indvidual who can avoid curruption and make aware to other peoples too reagrding this. One should always think that "All well that ends well".

Author: Amarender Kancharla Member Level: Silver 09/Dec/2008 Rating: Points: 5

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Its really tough to stop corruption in a country with huge population like india. I agree with Namita that first we should be clean and then let others also follow the same. But if that is the case then if suppose there is any government application of our's to be processed which actually takes 1 week for processing then it takes atleast 3 months without corruption. Hence its not single individual but the system should change. Here i dont want to discourage someone who really wanting to follow certain guidelines to stop corruption. But ultimate thing is that corruption in india is at its peak stage, some miracle should

happen to clean our entire system. First change should come up in the politics and the entire government sector then only we can achieve this. For this to happen India should encourage young leaders to be p[art of politics, where in its never going to happen because we all know the reasons.

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Amarender, its a group of indviduals who makes the system, an indvidual can stop corruption at his/her level first, then he/she can advice and guide other indviduals to stop corruption which are a part of the system, just see if all indviduals of a system are not into corruption then how can be a system corrupted, so if a system is not corrupted then govt. will also not be corrupted. This thing can take time to stop corruption in India but if it happens truly then definately the level of corruption will be less one day.

Author: shashi ranjan kumar Member Level: Silver 09/Dec/2008 Rating: Points: 3

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People like us can only stop the corruption in India. In india corruption is the big problem behind India. Nobody are able to solve this problem .I think that plitician are the main source of this problem .In india every sector suffer from this demone corruption.But only educated people can stop corruption because they know the situation or loss of country due to this problem.

Author: Puran Member Level: Silver 09/Dec/2008 Rating: Points: 6

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We are after a butterfly trying to grasp it. And we are also trying to pursue a dream which is GLOBALLY absurd. No matter what? One's wants keeps on increasing and people are never satisfied with what they have. Somebody great adages, "Be satisfied with what you have and be contend for what you are". But people knows no bounds. nothing has limitation. So rich gets richer and poor, remains poor. Even If stopping corruption seems an absurd obsession for humans to focus on then why not leave the work all to MACHINES? Why not start robots or zoom cameras over the desk? Globalization starts right from your door, There are millions of 'YOURS', I mean it starts

from our own home, The smallest community of the world. Parents should configure the child as it all depends upon NNN-Nutrition, Nurture and Nursing. Corruption should be discussed regularly at Nation's Decision making Meetings. The rules should keep on changing for best(Let it not be preservative and conservative). As corruption is also very lethargic, Government should allow free access to for all people to raise their murmur into shouts. Government should initiate services like 911(Emergencies) to allow people to directly give the names of the corrupter and Govt. should make sure that it gets updated to people as well through media-The magic multipliers. AND ABOVE ALL, THE ROLE COMES TO EDUCATED PEOPLE. THEY CAN ONLY ABRIDGE THE ENDS TO THE PROBLEM. IT'S ALL IN THE HANDS OF LITERATE POPULATION TO MAKE A TOPIC CONTROVERSIAL AND GLOBALIZED. LET US SEE INDIA GO WITH THE RIGHT PATH. ALWAYS REMEMBER THE POEM "WHERE THE MIND IS WITHOUT FEAR', It was a poem for all the generations to come. It teaches us to love and worship the country and the people and it has bountiful of of advices blaring. Let us hear our voice grow from community to society and to the country and see the world nodding it's head in rapport. AMEN!!!

Author: Arpita Ahelleya 28/Dec/2008 Rating:

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In order to stop corruption in India,youth should a step forward and try to work together.Youth,due to their large population and abundant energy can effectively fight corruption. We always talk about the corrupted system,politicians and the people who are contributing in rusting the iron of nation's strength,but we ourselves don't want to take action.Youth should enter politics and enforce their ideas in stopping the various forms of corruption. More than the people who are corrupting the nation,it's the people who are doing nothing and just watching the game are responsible for increasing corruption.It's always said,the one who tolerates wrong things is equally liable to punishment as the one who is doing the wrong things. If youth of the country decide firmly,they can change the way the nation thinks.They can change the way in which the problems have been dealt till date. Thus,youth can contribute a lot in fighting against corruption.

Author: Madhusudan G S Member Level: Silver 29/Dec/2008 Rating: Points: 4

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Corruption is a more generic word where it describes as the flaw in the system. It is very challenging task if you are aiming to eliminate corruption from the system. But of course as a youth force we can affect it and can make it more reasonable eliminated whereas my view is 100% removal might seem impossible. More and more youth can join politics and lead the nation in a developing face. There must be a rationale in every field to have abetter tomorrow where you can rarely find corruption. Let's hope and act for it! Madhusudan G S