Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI-2019)

A low-key Lokpal remains a toothless anti–corruption watchdog

A low-key Lokpal remains a toothless anti–corruption watchdog

December 14, 2020

Nearly seven years after the Lokayukta Act came into effect, the much-vaunted anti-corruption ombudsman has failed to make an impact, despite the establishment of Lokayukta in all the states, the state governments and politicians are deliberately weakening the institution by not ...

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International Anti-Corruption Day: “Zero tolerance of corruption remains just a slogan in India”

International Anti-Corruption Day: “Zero tolerance of corruption remains just a slogan in India”

December 9, 2020

Q. How effective are the laws on anti-corruption in India? Anti-corruption laws in India like POCA, RTI, Lokpal and Lokayukta Act are stringent per se but because of the social and political climate in the country which accepts bribe-giving and corruption as a regular affair, ant...

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