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What is the difference/resemblance between The Coal Gate and The Water Gate?
What do you think the Outcome would be.

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Asked by Ganadhisha, 28 Aug '12 07:45 pm
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The coalgate scam is a recent on in the biggest democracy in the world, that is India, and the watergate scandal is an old one that happened in the second biggest democracy in the world. that is USA
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 28 Aug '12 07:49 pm

 
  
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Both are scams
Answered by Rising Sun, 28 Aug '12 10:03 pm

 
  
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There is no similarity in the two cases, to begin with.
Watergate Scam involved a breaking into the offices of Democratic National Committee (DNC) (Nixon was from opposition party, Republican), in the Watergate complex, Washington DC.
This was ordered by president Nixon himself as he wanted to know his position of winning his re-election. The burglars who broke in the Watergate office of DNC were paid well but with the election fund raised for Nixon's re-election.
It was purely a Political Scandal.

Recent Coal Scam revealed by the CAG involves decisions by ministers and other office bearers in allotting Coal Mining rights to companies circumventing laws and rules and regulations, thus profiting the companies exorbitantly, including themselves, depriving the Nation of huge amounts which would have come to the Exchequer if things had been done according to rules.
This is NOT a Political Scandal.
It is plain Criminal Scandal in which misuse of power is seen clearly.

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Answered by QueSera Sera, 28 Aug '12 08:23 pm

 
  
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Resemblance is just one that Both the Countries are Biggest Democracies of the World .But Both are not comparable as in Water Gate was a Scandal while Coal gate is said to be a Scam .In Watergate Us Administration was involved in Phone Tapping and an eye or Watch on opponents . While in Coal it is Said to be Misappropriation of Public Funds .
Answered by Vasant Naramdev, 28 Aug '12 08:01 pm

 
  
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Coal gate is the scam presently going on in our country and the water gate was a scam way back ( I cant remember) in USA involving the then President of US, Mr Nixon
Resemblance is misuse of power
Answered by Rajiv Upendra Kamat, 28 Aug '12 07:51 pm

 
  
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Hav u eva asked any meaningful question??
Answered by amit kashyap, 28 Aug '12 07:46 pm

 
  
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