Economics: A chance to clean up India's corruption

Social and anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare (photo:dpa)
Social and anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare (photo:dpa)

Social activist Anna Hazare's 12-day hunger strike stole headlines around the world and highlighted India's corruption. But it could be the catalyst for the government to introduce major changes as GIS expert, Barun S. Mitra reports.

INDIA’S headline-grabbing people’s campaign against corruption, with a 12-day hunger strike by social and anti corruption activist Anna Hazare, has a silver lining.

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It has given politicians a golden opportunity to set the political agenda by leading the fight against widespread corruption.

Ordinary people, frustrated by their daily encounters with the local police or officials, have every ...

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