April 13, 2014
Democracy Catching Up to the Crooks in India
Haroon Siddiqui, Toronto Star
The Associated Press
Ninety-six per cent of India’s 1.2 billion people say that corruption is their nation’s No. 1 problem. More than half, 54 per cent, report giving a bribe in the last year to get things done. Corruption is the main reason why the ruling Congress Party-led coalition government is facing near-certain defeat in the national election now underway.