ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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NEW DELHI- Sixth Plan as Window-Dressing

NEW DELHI Sixth Plan as Window-Dressing B M THE curtain on the monsoon session of Parliament was rung down appropriately by the declaration of the Prime Minister before the meeting of the uiling Congress (I) parliamentary party the day after the session concluded that corruption was a global phenomenon and therefore, by implication, that the rampant corruption in India spotlighted by the exposure of what is called the Antulay affair by the Opposition parties during the session of Parliament need not be taken seriously and could not be controlled or curbed. That inflation is a global phenomenon and nothing very much can be done about it has been a familiar contention of Indira Gandhi. She has now given a novel and wider dimension to her international perspective about which she is supposed to be very sensitive and for which she it often admired in many quarters.

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