The local bill: what can we learn from the Karnataka lokayukta’s performance

A., Narayana and Krishnaswamy, Sudhir and Kumar, Vikas (2011) The local bill: what can we learn from the Karnataka lokayukta’s performance. Working Paper. Azim Premji University, Bengaluru.

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Parliament will consider the Lokpal1 Bill this week. The debate on policy choices and the institutional design for a new anti-corruption agency at the Union and State levels has pervaded every public fora. The ubiquitous debate is characterized by passionate disagreement between familiar opponents who never tire of restating and rehashing their adopted positions informed by their moral or political commitments. Even by the standards of India’s loud and noisy democracy the anti-corruption debate has been characterized by rancour and extra-ordinary brinkmanship that threatens to derail India’s everyday practice of politics.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corruption, Criminal Law, India, Karnataka, Ombudsman
Subjects: Social sciences > Political Science > The legislative process
Social sciences > Law > Constitutional & administrative law
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Public Policy and Governance
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2018 06:07
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2018 06:24
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