Issue Date: May 31, 2005
Corruption, we know, takes myriad forms in India. The Bharatiya Janata Party (bjp), the country's main opposition party, believes that it's epitomised in railway minister Laloo Prasad Yadav, and wants his head. The fallout: the National Rural Employment Guarantee Bill has been delayed. It awaits clearance of a parliamentary standing committee headed by a bjp member who along with his party associates has decided not to go to work. Corruption, as I said, comes in many forms.