Comment Pieces

Phantom trees and hungry buffaloes by Bijoy Venugopal

Posted on March 18, 2011


Now and then, a news report can leave you wondering… Read more

The Law in a Loop: An Open Letter to the Traffic Commissioner

Posted on March 16, 2011

It’s a Saturday night and as partygoers tumble out of pubs and lounge bars the Bangalore Police gear up for a long night spent catching irresponsible,… Read more

Income Tax Department: Refunding Corruption

Posted on March 10, 2011

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Making Bangalore RTOs bribe free: Step 1

Posted on February 01, 2011

I Paid a Bribe entered its second phase of engagement in tackling corruption with the Transport department Janamahiti (information for the people) Report.… Read more

The Economic Impact of Corruption by Professor Joe Nellis

Posted on January 24, 2011

Extensive academic research over many years and across many countries supports the view that corruption in its many forms is an evil which negatively… Read more

Dr.JP's Letter to Prime Minister

Posted on November 24, 2010

18th November 2010 Dr Manmohan Singh Prime Minister of India Room No. 148 B, South Block New Delhi – 110 001 Esteemed Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh… Read more

What would we do without it? by Bijoy Venugopal

Posted on November 08, 2010

Take corruption out of the morning papers and we will have nothing to read. Take it out of prime-time television news and our favourite anchors will have… Read more

So what is corruption?

Posted on July 23, 2010

Most of us have a broad understanding of what corruption means. We also know it is widespread – ask anybody on the street. Most of us have a… Read more