India slips 3 points in world corruption rankings
Posted on: 10:55 PM IST Oct 26, 2010
New Delhi: Another fallout of the Commonwealth Games corruption scam - India is now perceived as a more a corrupt country worldwide.
The country has slipped three points from 84 last year to 87 in the world corruption rankings.
This is from the latest list released by global watchdog Transparency International.
The report says 'perceptions about corruption in India have increased in the wake of the scam-tainted Commonwealth Games.'
Denmark is ranked first in the report, with New Zealand coming second and Singapore third.
Pakistan has climbed up the corruption index from 42nd position in 2009 to 34th this year, as per the new ranking of corrupt countries released by Transparency International.
Pakistan was ranked 47th in 2008 and went on to become 42nd in 2009.