Article in Deccan herald on 18th oct 2012 by Kathyayini “times of mega scams, the poor being denied their pensions”

‘Money does not grow on trees,’ pointed out prime minister Manmohan Singh in his recent address to the nation, with the tacit exhortation to citizens to tighten belts.

But money seems to be readily available for plucking off trees in sackfuls when it comes to giving largesse of lakhs of crores to the rich corporates looting natural resources; to gamblers on the stock-market by loosening tax-laws; and to the nexus of politicians-bureaucrats-contractors sharing spoils from huge infrastructure projects.

Year: October, 2012
Author: Kathyayini Chamraj

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