Manik Sharma has written a review of the book for FirstPost. I also had the chance to speak with Manik about some of the book’s main themes.
Here’s his final para:
Though there are clear signs as to where the Indian system ails, there are no clear signs of it being treated. Criminality has simply become too entrenched. And therefore it takes a book like When Crime Pays, and a hovering gaze to make sense, and question with renewed intensity, the state of our country’s politics. When Crime Pays is perhaps even more important for those who wish to ignore it, than those who will readily devour its uneasy findings.
Read the whole thing here.