Skip to content

The Fifth Estate World

| l l l


A Government of Scams


A Government of Scams

The 2 G scam was Rs. 1.76 Lakh Crores. The “Coalgate” scam now is Rs. 1.85 Lakh Crores. In the 2 G scam, Sibal attacked the CAG saying that the loss is “notional”. He said it is “Zero” loss!

Now, Jaiswal, minister for mines, says. “The loss is notional”.

The PMO claims that allocation of coal is “Government policy”; as if policies which, favor certain private firms, are not to be questioned.

Narayanaswami, MoS in PM ...

BDA - Politicians Fiefdom


BDA is used as a private fiefdom of politicians


BDA was to be wound up as having outlived its usefulness. This was the opinion of a group of bureaucrats and experts way back in 1997. However, t ...

Making money out of poverty

Making money out of poverty


In a shocking revelation, an investigation by the Economic Times concludes that microfinance companies systematically used the poor as front for cheated raising funds and then cheated them out what should rightfully belong to the poor. That these poor people, all 45,000 of them, happened to be illiterate women makes the crime even worse.

Follow the link to read more of this news in  

Six months = one year for BBMP!

BBMP's six-month budget is more than last year's complete budget. How's that for fooling people?

Sign in with your

Fifthestate Account

Can't access your account?
Please register to post articles / comment / pictures / blogs / start discussions.

Top News

Prashant Bhushan denied passport renewal 20 February 2015, 17.26 Mathew Thomas Hot News
Prashant Bhushan denied passport renewal
Prashant Bhushan denied renewal of passport over traffic rule violation Is this vendetta or routine government action? You decide   Refer
Read More 391 Hits 0 Ratings
Campaign for a Management Approach to SWM 15 December 2014, 03.42 Mathew Thomas Hot News
Campaign for a Management Approach to SWM
Campaign for a Management Approach to SWM Solid Waste Management is in a mess,especially in Bangalore. The reason is not far to seek. Although having the word, “Management” in the phrase,
Read More 971 Hits 0 Ratings
Budget 2015– 16 27 June 2014, 12.15 Mathew Thomas Hot News
Budget 2015– 16
Budget 2015 - 16 Budget season is still far away for most people and even for politicians; not so for babudom and lobbyists. Come budget day, we have many experts,more business persons and of course
Read More 1112 Hits 0 Ratings
test 26 June 2014, 04.50 Mathew Thomas World
    Dam all Dams! The Government has taken a decision to increase the height of the Narmada dam. Illegal or not is for courts to decide. Give the luxury of time our judicial system has,
Read More 9730 Hits 0 Ratings


Hope in fight against corruption 01 March 2011, 14.23 Mathew Thomas Corporatocracy
Hope in fight against corruption
Is there hope in the fight against corruption?: Watch this video and learn that there certainly is cause for hope and success   Corruption is eating into the vitals of the Nation. Let us fight with all the might
Read More 2872 Hits 0 Ratings
The Adarsh Flats Scandal 01 November 2010, 16.41 Mathew Thomas government
The Adarsh Flats Scandal
The Adarsh Flats Scandal Shameful as it is, this scandal is not unusual. It is the norm in our country. While some of us, out of patriotism, would like imagine that we are a super power, we should also take into into
Read More 17649 Hits 0 Ratings
Corporatocracy at Work 20 August 2010, 17.02 Mathew Thomas Corporatocracy
Corporatocracy at Work
Times Now TV Channel broke the news about Montek's email correspondence with Mike Froman, US Deputy NSA. Montek was seeking Froman's help since, India was approaching the single borrower limit set by IBRD. Montek
Read More 2663 Hits 0 Ratings