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to fight corruptionIf corruption is a disease, then not reporting about corruption is making the disease spread. What is the way to make citizens come forward and
file a complaint against people who demand bribes?
Land available for bribe givers
Files in government offices move only with money, prove officials in Bhavanipuram municipal office. An honest citizen shares his painful story on how he had to bow down to corruption, even though he tried his best to fight paying a bribe.
A small step towards change
They say a small step can lead to change. And standing in a queue to apply for Aadhar card, a small step was taken by a senior citizen when he refused to pay a bribe.
A bribe free ride
This citizen narrates his story of how he did not have to shell out even a penny to get his vehicle registration transferred from one state to another. A process which otherwise attracts a lot of bribe demands.
Mujhse Hogi Shurvaat - Oficial video out now!
It’s with great pleasure that the team at I Paid a Bribe announces the launch of "Mujhse Hogi Shurvaat" - the music video, the song, the movement.
"Mujhse Hogi Shurvaat" (Change begins with Me) is a music video launched as part of Janaagraha's anti-corruption initiative www.ipaidabribe.com in collaboration with Shankar Mahadevan Academy.
Watch the Mujhse Hogi Shurvaat video
Uses of a PAN card
How many of us know that the use of a PAN card extends to more than just payment of taxes? Take a look at the various uses of a PAN card in India.
"India is considered a religious country, but a lot of corruption is taking place. There are many corrupt people and they pray to God but the purpose of their prayer is to make their corrupt life more successful."- Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama
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