Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 13

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims - 2020)?

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 13

12 August 2015

Archives

Today’s Topic

Is it Fair to Blame the British Raj, the Licence Raj or the Economic Boom as the Root Cause for the Growth and Spread of Corruption in India to Epidemic Proportions? 

CFR

The Economist

Harvard

Huffington Post

Where does roots of corruption in India lie? Some blame the British, others blame economic boom, some blame poverty, few blame the licence raj. There are people who blame everyone emphasising more on the role of politicians. Is our political system is itself to blame? Is it designed to aid and benefit the corrupt? Are our laws and law enforcement agencies wilfully made weak to breed and protect the corrupt?