Corruption is the single biggest roadblock to development, way above poverty, population, illiteracy, terrorism. While all of us condemn this. Bribe is no longer limited to demanding cash. One out of every three people living below the poerty line in India paid bribes to access basic public services such as health care, education, and water, says a new study that also found that people believe these services to be more corrupt than they actually are.
We’re at 74th position in the list of corrupt nations according to a study. It could involve demanding a share holding in a firm and endless rounds of harassment.
Ramakrishna, a tax inspector with the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike, owned many properties: one residential house in Nagarbhavi, another house in Vijaynagar, a two-storeyed building in Nagarbhavi, a piece of land in Nagarbhavi, six acres of agricultural land in Kodichickanhalli, two palatial buildings in Nelamangala and a luxury car.
A BCC tax inspector receiving bribe of Rs 7,000 from a resident in Koramangala . S Vishwanath, a tax inspector of Ward No 67, allegedly demanded Rs 10,000 for assessing house tax and issuing fresh khata to a property owned by the complainant, Habib-ur-Rehman, in Koramangala 7th Block.
The Chief of Shri Ram Sena Pramod Muthalik was caught on camera for accepting bribe to hold riots. Pushp Sharma approached Pramod Mutalik and other leaders of the Sena posing as an artist wanting quick publicity. Mutalik agreed to vandalise three art exhibitions in Karnataka and allegedly charged Rs. 60 lakhs for the act. He claimed that he could hold riots in Muslim dominated areas in Bangalore and Mangalore.
CBI arrests a Senior Inspector of Railway Protection Force in a bribery case. The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case on allegation that Senior Inspector of Railway Protection Force, Mumbai (Central) demanded an illegal gratification of Rs.10,000/- for allowing advertising the stickers in local trains of Mumbai Suburban. This amount was subsequently reduced to Rs.4,000/-. Both the accused were arrested.
The anti-corruption bureau (ACB) trapped a medical officer of the Osmanabad District Civil Hospital while accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 from a patient.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has nabbed an Income Tax Additional Commissioner and her husband for accepting a bribe of Rs.1.50 crore.
The Joint CEO of Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) Vijay Kumar Nagrao Kalam Patil and Deputy Community Development Officer V Patare were arrested for demanding a Rs 7-lakh bribe.
Chief Post Master General of Maharashtra and Goa M.S. Bali has been caught while accepting a Rs.2-crore bribe, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said Thursday, describing it as the biggest such case involving a government official in 60 years. He has been sent to a week’s CBI custody
Mothers bribe their children to behave and earn good grades. Fathers bribe youths to marry according to their race and financial position. Those who take bribes and pay bribes raise a corrupt family.
Corruption has spread like a cancer in our society.Not a single govt.dept is balance from the clutches of this evil thing.Needless to say about politicians and ministers.
Corruption at any level, at any section should be treated as war against nation.
Do you give bribe for your work to be done?
What you are giving to your child …… Lesson of Bribery?