In this Dec. 10, 2012 photo, people wait to get their land registered at the government registrar's office in Hoskote 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bangalore, India. For years, Karnatak

 

              In this Dec. 10, 2012 photo, people wait to get their land registered at the government registrar
In this Dec. 10, 2012 photo, people wait to get their land registered at the government registrar's office in Hoskote 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bangalore, India. For years, Karnataka's land records were a quagmire of disputed, forged documents maintained by thousands of tyrannical bureaucrats who demanded bribes to do their jobs. In 2002, there were hopes that this was about to change. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)