Building a Less Effective Rat Trap
Talk about ineffective bureaucracies: New Delhi has an entire department charged with catching rats. Hoards of them scurry around the city. There are 97 rat catchers on the payroll. The trouble is the rat surveillance department hasn't caught a single rodent in more than a decade. In what appears to be a major expose, the Hindustan Times reports that rat department officials can't even remember the last time they set a trap.