The Lok Pal Bill and the jailing of the suspects in the 2G scam mean that controlling corruption is back on the radar screen.
Two questions merit particular attention today.
Is controlling corruption important in India's current economic circumstances?
And what can this prime minister, of unimpeachable personal credentials yet uncomfortably confronted with the recent scandals, do about it?
Text: Arvind Subramanian, Business Standard
The author is Senior fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics and Centre for Global Development
Image: Activists from the Samajwadi Abhiyan (Socialist campaign) protest against Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi and Congress-led UPA government during a demonstration in this 2006 file photo.