M.D. Nalapat, former resident of The Times of India in Bangalore and Delhi, in the Pakistan Observer:
“While some NGOs are run by sincere individuals interested not in personal but in social gain, many of the organisations active in India act as milch cows for those controlling them.
“For example, a top journalist got formed an NGO headed by his son, and then used his contacts in foreign embassies to ensure a huge flow of grants to the organisation, enough to ensure that Junior could leave India and live in Europe.”
Read the full article: Running a country, NGO-style
Also read: Bangalore journos named in site allotment scam
Only in India: 90% off for journalists!
Cash transfer scheme is already here for journalists
Media houses are sitting on plots leased at one rupee!
Somehow I am not at all shocked to hear this…
If our media had been totally honest then there would not have been so much corruption in the country.
Name some names!
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