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India’s latest $2m corruption scandal is a very old scam, The Foreign Desk

India’s latest $2m corruption scandal is a very old scam

The latest corruption scandal to embroil India’s coalition government is scarcely a surprise. The nephew of Pawan Kumar Bansal (right), the railways minister, was to be paid Rs100m (about £1.2m) to fix a top Railways Board appointment. Such appointments have been fixed for decades, often financed with money from companies that later benefit, as was [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Monday, 6 May 2013 at 8:35 am

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