Corruption: India’s Defining Challenge

Ram Guha’s very fine piece in the FT on corruption in India really sets out the scale of the problem, and the stakes involved.

A great–if depressing–conclusion: “[India] is not a rising power, nor even an emerging power. It is merely a fascinating, complex, and perhaps unique experiment in nationhood and democracy, whose leaders need still to attend to the fault lines within, rather than presume to take on the world without.”

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