Articles by shiningpath
Jul 24, 2012
Why Indian politics is a badly run family businessDynastic politics was always a major part of the nation's politics but is it growing in India and making the second generation political leaders richer?
Jul 18, 2012
How to use an SMS to know the secrets of our netasCan an SMS be used to know our netas better and help us make better choices during elections? Evidently.
Jul 05, 2012
Dear Nitish, remove criminal politicians in Bihar, then aspire to be PMNot surprisingly, despite claims of having cleaned up in the state Bihar's legislators, Nitish Kumar presides over an assembly which has a large number of leaders with criminal cases against them.
Jun 29, 2012
Maharashtra's politicians no better than UP's Assembly thugsMaharashtra's politicians may not have as much of an image problem as their counterparts in Uttar Pradesh. However, the number of elected politicial leaders with criminal records that Maharashtra has aren't any lower.
Jun 26, 2012
UP Assembly thugs: How Akhilesh has broken his promiseIn the first part of a series looking at criminals in state assemblies, we turn our gaze to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly which according to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was to be cleaned of all criminals and lumpen elements.
Jun 04, 2012
Would TV commentators love Team Anna if they wore Gucci?Do commentators on television need Anna Hazare and Team Anna to be more like them in order to support their case?
May 28, 2012
Engineering a retail scam like Reebok? Here's howEveryone now knows about the Reebok scam but it's not the only retail chain in India where corporate governance is an issue. Here's why.
May 23, 2012
So simple! How info combats Neta's corruptionIn the concluding article of this series on our parliamentarians, we look at how though crime may pay for MPs, it can be combatted by merely informing voters better.
May 21, 2012
Crime and our netas: a cozy nexus?While we may believe that our political leaders should have the highest integrity, data shows otherwise.
May 16, 2012
Parliament at 60: How rich are our netas!Being an MP in India is hardly unprofitable, most of our nations legislators have seen their incomes rise and their rising wealth also ensures they stay in power.