Calling for Attention: Efficacy of Whistleblowing Laws in India

  • Aditi Pareek
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  • Aditi Pareek

    Student at SVKM's School of Law, NMIMS, Navi Mumbai, India

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Abstract

The paper delves into the literature review on whistleblowing as an ethical principle in India. To better understand the mechanism of whistleblowers in India, an analysis of secondary research was conducted. Selected episodes of corporate frauds in which whistleblowing was used to expose the fraud and investigate the involvement of whistleblowers in it were studied. Whistleblowing should be considered an essential practice in corporate governance. Many organizations and individuals use whistleblowing as a tool to detect and mitigate fraud and violence. The analysis' recommendations suggest that individual complaints should be taken seriously and that appropriate action should be taken in such situations. Whistleblower protection should also be offered, as this is the key to encouraging others to detect and disclose fraudulent activity in any organization or individual position. The paper's main contribution is to a better understanding of the essence of the whistleblowing act with case studies followed by suggestions in the end.

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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 2, Page 1947 - 1953

DOI: http://doi.one/10.1732/IJLMH.26446

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