India's Enemy Within
Subject: Others, Political Science
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Other Details

ISBN 9780333935316
Binding Hard cover
Imprints Macmillan Publishers India
Edition 1
Language English

About the Book

This volume deals with the most perplexing and debilitating problem of our nation – corruption and attempts to explain why our country is gripped in its vicious stranglehold. The book attempts to assess the extent of damage caused already and warns of dangers in the future if this evil is not checked.
Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Indian Administration at the Time of Independence
  • Jawaharlal Nehru – Founding Father of the New Indian State
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri – A Life of Integrity
  • Indira Gandhi and the Problems of Administration
  • Rajiv Gandhi – A Brilliant Beginning and a Tragic End
  • Cancerous Growth of Corruption in the Post-Rajiv Gandhi Period
  • Precipitous and Pervasive Decline in Integrity and Standards
  • What then Must India do?
  • The Corruption of the Political Class and its Possible Reform
  • The Corruption and Decadence of the India Administrative Service – India’s ‘Steel Frame’ – and its Possible Regeneration
  • Towards an Honest Polity
  • Towards an Ethics-based Society
  • Towards Ethics in Business and Industry
  • Action at the International Level for Combating Corruption
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index