Thursday, February 24, 2011

BBC News - India's immense 'food theft' scandal

Rahat Fateh Ali KhanCover of Rahat Fateh Ali KhanBetween the grain robbers in India, who are stealing from the most vulnerable, and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan of Pakistan, the millionaire tax cheat with a golden voice, the breadth of governance challenges in South Asia are explicitly exposed. At one end are the millionaires who are not even regiostered as tax payers in Pakistan. On the other hand are the state functionaries who steal the subsidised food for the very poor.

I come to think governing South Asia is almost an impossible task.

BBC News - India's immense 'food theft' scandal
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