Tackling corruption could remove one irritant Kashmiris have with their New Delhi-backed government. But, it could also alienate locals who benefit from some of the largesse.
WikiLeaks released a US cable from India in which the International Committee of the Red Cross described routine torture at Indian detention centers.
Indian military leaders on Wednesday drew up a new security strategy to quell Kashmir violence, while politicians agreed to send a fact-finding delegation to the region.
India has ordered an additional 1,900 paramilitary forces to quell the Kashmir protests in a bid to boost security before addressing political problems.
Kashmir protests yesterday, dubbed Bloody Sunday, brought the civilian death toll to 33. Kashmir leader Omar Abdullah was summoned to New Dehli to discuss how to regain control, but he wields little influence with the young protesters.
Indian authorities have lifted the Kashmir curfew imposed in the past few days after weeks of protests by separatists led to at least 15 deaths in clashes between protesters and government forces.