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The Twenty-first Century Animal Farm

The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which. 1,523 more words

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Prosecuting Public Officials for their Mistakes

In July 2011, Yingluck Shinawatra became Prime Minister of Thailand after her party (founded by her brother, former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra) won a decisive electoral victory… 1,167 more words


The "SPECIAL" Coal Case - Ministers and Scamsters!

The judgment rendered by the Special Court betrays complete ignorance of the constitutional fundamentals of a Parliamentary form of Government.

A minister is responsible to Parliament for whatever goes on in his department, whatever the extent of delegation and whether he is personally involved or not. 958 more words

An Officer And A Coal Scam

PUBLISHED ON: May 22, 2017 | Duration: 21 min, 18 sec

The coal scam has claimed ex-coal secretary and two other former bureaucrats. Is this a watershed moment for anti-corruption? 33 more words

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Coalgate: What is the scam all about

On Monday, a special court of the Central Bureau of Investigation sentenced former secretary H C Gupta, former joint secretary in Coal Ministry K.S. Kropha and former director of Coal Ministry K C Samaria to two years in prison for their involvement in the Coal Scam. 18 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

The coal-gate bell tolls selectively

On Monday, May 22, 2017 CBI Special Judge, Bharat Parashar will sentence the five accused, convicted by him on May 19, 2017. Among the convicted are three officers – H.C. 1,395 more words


Indian bureaucracy - a Kafkaesque drama

Nothing disturbed me as much in recent months as the news reports of the former Coal Secretary of the Government of India (and my former senior colleague in the Petroleum Ministry) facing prosecution in the “coal scam” case; he has now been convicted. 2,098 more words

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