Big issues, Uncategorized

Income Declaration Scheme

 Prime minister has warned black money holders that stringent action would be taken including imprisonment if they did not declare black money before 30th September. People are investing their black money in gold and a message has to be delivered that they should come clean with the onetime compliance window ending on 30thSeptember. Highlights of… Continue reading Income Declaration Scheme

Editorials, GS-2, Indian Polity, Public Admin 2, Uncategorized

How not to fight corruption?

The Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA): It is the key legislation which defines what constitutes corruption and prescribes penalties for corruption-related offences It is presently set to be amended by Parliament and the proposed Bill, now before a select committee of the Rajya Sabha, includes several contentious amendments that are likely to have far-reaching ramifications… Continue reading How not to fight corruption?

GS-2, Indian Polity, Uncategorized

How not to fight corruption

The Hindu Context Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) is set to be amended by Parliament. The proposed Bill includes several contentious amendments that are likely to have far-reaching ramifications. They require considerable deliberation. Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) PCA is the key legislation which defines what constitutes corruption and prescribes penalties for corruption-related offences. What… Continue reading How not to fight corruption

Editorials, GS-2, GS-4, Uncategorized

An order against the anti-graft fight

Article Link The Tamil Nadu government recently came out with an order which mandated prior permission of the government for an inquiry into corruption charges against any State official. However, many political parties and anti-corruption crusaders have criticized this decision. What the order says? It says in case of any complaint against government servants “irrespective… Continue reading An order against the anti-graft fight

Indian Polity, Public Admin 2, Uncategorized

What is Janlokpal Bill?

Delhi Janlokpal Bill has prescribed a cooling period for public servants for joining any private entity or doing any consultancy work. "No public servant, for a period of two years immediately after he ceases to be such public servant, shall be eligible to take up any employment, assignment, consultancy, etc with or for any person,… Continue reading What is Janlokpal Bill?