Definition of White Collar crime :
Many experts in Criminal law and Criminology are of view that there should be separate courts for such offences [Economic offences courts do exists in metropolitan areas]
Sensing a huge business opportunity, several private institutes have come up in the last few years, thus creating some additional capacity Ironically, a majority of these are owned by politicians and generally offer engineering and management education only. Despite government regulations, they are run like small business enterprises with little or no monitoring or accountability mechanisms in place to ensure the relevance and quality of education imparted. They are like factories churning out products that few want to use. One major reason for the poor quality of graduates is lack of good teachers in these organizations. Teachers are the most ignored and exploited lot. They are hired and fired at will and not given the respect, space and autonomy which would encourage them to bring in innovations in their teaching methodologies.”
A.Raja tried to influence judge in education scam:
In his letter to the then CJI Justice.K.G Balakrishnan , Justice Reghupati of Chennai High Court had observed that "a counsel, who made an attempt to exert influence on the court by using the name of a Cabinet minister, cannot be allowed to succeed in snatching an order in his favour by advancing a threat".In an anticipatory bail plea by S Kirub Shridhar, a third year student in a private medical college in Puducherry, and his doctor-father Krishnamoorthy.who had been booked by the CBI for allegedly using the services of a Pondicherry University official and a middleman to inflate marks to get a medical seat at the time of admission.
Education loan scam:
Judicial officers, who supposed to interpret law and give judgment ,were found copying in LL.M distance mode [P.G course] exams in Warangal, K.U university.The High Court of A.P suspended judicial officers and it also suspended, "rule of increments for gaining P.G degree for judicial officers".
- Starting an institute without approval should be made penal offence under Indian Penal Code.
- Separate courts should be established as recommended by Prof Yaspal Committee .
- There should be free legal aid through Legal Services Authority to aggrieved students.
- All cases related to cheating by Educational Institutes should be referred to Fast track criminal courts for speedy trial.
- There should uniform regulatory body for approvals as recommended by Prof. Yaspal Committee.
- Foreign universities admissions should be streamlined through proper checks/balances to avoid visa frauds.
- Compulsory registration of Agents for foreign universities.
- Necessary action against news paper for publishing fake institute /fake university advertisement by Advertisement council by amending law.