There was a time when if you wanted a confirmed ticket on a train in India you needed to pay a bribe. I have heard many anecdotes on this, where you purchase a (Waitlisted) ticket and then contact "someone" in the railways to "help" to
Quick question: What do you mean by e-Governance? Forget Wikipedia, and government-provided definitions, what would your own definition be? Something like "Get government stuff easily and straightforwardly done through the Internet without having to go to government offices, face stony faced officials and labyrinthine processes"?
There is a widely quoted and talked about elusive race of people in India, who everyone seems to love, care for and are always anxious about, but no one really knows who they are. Everyone wants to be a part of them, but not openly
This is a real incident that happened a couple of days back.
It was a lazy afternoon and I was on a 500C (ITPL - Banashankari) Bangalore BMTC Volvo bus, traveling from Whitefield to Marathahalli. That was when this dude, around 25-ish years of age, adorned
There seems to be a serious misunderstanding on what "corruption" means in India. It seems that we think only politicians and bureaucrats are and can be corrupt, and corruption as such starts and ends with bribes, misuse of power and 'looting' large sums of public