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Smoking in public: Bengaluru resident, Atul Aggarwal forced to pay bribe

Posted on May 11, 2016

Atul Aggarwal was going to catch a train to Chennai from the Bengaluru Cantonment Railway Station, at 2:30 PM on February 17, this year. Prior to boarding… Read more

Passport verification: Resident of Sanjay Nagar, Bengaluru hassled

Posted on May 11, 2016

Sunil Tattimani from Sanjay Nagar had an unforgettable Sunday on April 17, 2016. He was asked to pay a visit to the Sanjay Nagar Police Station get… Read more


Posted on August 03, 2015


This work studies retail corruption in the context of the public services and attempts to provide… Read more

Is democracy sufficient to weed out corruption?

Posted on July 29, 2015

The recent Lalit Modi affair has raised two serious questions about corruption in India. Why has India's vibrant democracy… Read more

Incentives Of Retail Corruption

Posted on July 15, 2015

In his study on Behavioural economics, Herbert Simon argues that firms and managers do not seek to maximize profits, but rather engage in behaviour… Read more

Corruption: not just a public sector menace

Posted on December 26, 2014

Debilitating corruption was always considered to be the bugbear of the public sector. The private sector, on the other hand, was perceived to be… Read more

Detailed profile of JanaAyukta Dr ST Ramesh

Posted on September 17, 2014


Bachelor of Science, St.Joseph’s College, Bangalore University.

D.Litt from Tumkur University

Date… Read more

Detailed profile of JanaAyukta Dr Malati Das

Posted on September 17, 2014

Dr.Malati Das has worked… Read more

Frequently Asked Questions on Prevention of Corruption Act

Posted on July 30, 2014

Prevention of Corruption Act 1988


1. What is the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988?

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Markandeya Katju’s charges prove need for judicial transparency

Posted on July 28, 2014

Writing in his seminal book Hind Swaraj, Mahatma… Read more