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One Way To Deal With Corruption In India – Call It Something Else…

In Crime, India on May 24, 2010 at 8:28 am

…like say ‘leakages in funds’ as PM Manmohan Singh admits:

“There are leakages in programmes and schemes. You cannot deny that. It had been and is the endeavour of the government to rectify these,” Singh told reporters here. (TOI)

Meanwhile there are reports of $130million in ‘leakages’ diverted to the Commonwealth Games from programs to alleviate poverty.

The Housing and Land Rights Network pressure group says […]tens of millions of dollars have been diverted from funds which are supposed to help raise underprivileged low caste communities out of poverty. The report also says spending on the Games has spiralled out of control: expenditure on sports infrastructure alone is more than 2,000% of the initial projected budget. (BBC)

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