Here's a secret that everybody already knows: India is corrupt. Now it gets murkier. Over the past year, we have been swimming deeper into the muck. According to Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index for 2011, India has dropped from 87 to 95. India's image is taking a beating because of the big list of corruption scandals that have rocked the nation this year.
What can India do to clean up its sullied image and weed out corruption at the root?
Share your opinion in the comments section below, and we will pick and feature the best of them.
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"To eliminate Corruption from India we should fight corruption inside us.To stop giving Donations & Bribes.Accepting the product without proper bill and so."
"Corruption in India is all due to the Politicians - 10 ways to remove this VIRUS: *1) minimum GRADUATION is required to become a politician/to contest elections/to become a counsellor/MLA/MP. *2) to become a minister one should be qualified in that field a graduation for state level ministers and post graduation for national level ministers *3) above all this - the person must not have great habits like smooking/drinking/drugs. *4) not a single legal case against him/her in the past. *5) at the time of becoming a politician he/she has to declare all their financial/property holding and it has to be monitored every 2 years by a governing authority/may be CBI. *6) should have a very strong character vouched and gauranteed by a minimum of a) 50 Indian Families (Husband + Wife + Children) in and round his/her residence.b) 10 school mates. c) 20 college mates.d) 05 school teachers. e) 05 college professors. *7) 60 years is the retirement age. *8) a complete medical check-100% fit.*9) an aptitude test to be cleared by each of them. *10) yearly appraisal/analysis/feedback of that particular politician to be done.-Remember lower done the line people are corrupt because they have to bribe to get the job in the starting and to recover this they start taking bribes and further demand from these politicians are so much for all sorts of funds that the lower line has to be corrupt or they are compelled to become corrupt.in a DEMOCRATIC INDIA this is my view points and i stick to it and beleive in it."
"When it comes to rules in India, they have always been bit liberal to high status and high profile people.... since so called big people dont follow, average man doesnt even attempt to be clean... this is bitter fact. As a simple example, me n my frnds dont throw garbage on d roads, try to keep a cover n save all d wastes until we find a dustbin.... but wen i c people spitting or trucks which carry garbage throw half of it on main road stream, honestly i lose d urge to keep India clean!!!!
So plz rules for anticorruption shud be made as strict as possible, so dat no cm or pm can escape, no celebs shud escape..... probably like how we c it in U.S!!! People shud be scared to go away from d line. an average man shud feel this- we definitely cant get thru this wen a CM cant escape!"