Book

 

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My first book, When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics, was published on January 24, 2017 by Yale University Press (US) and HarperCollins India (South Asia)

You can order the U.S. version of the book on Amazon or directly from Yale.

The link for the South Asia edition is here.

The book is available in the UK and Europe via Yale UK and can be found here.

Here are a few excerpts:

THE ATLANTIC | JUNE 2017
Crooks Win Votes

HINDUSTAN TIMES | FEBRUARY 27, 2017
How criminals were inducted into Indian politics during Emergency

FOREIGN POLICY | FEBRUARY 27, 2017
“If Money Is Not Distributed, You Are Finished”

SCROLL.IN | FEBRUARY 6, 2017
The case of Arun Gawli shows how lawbreakers become lawmakers in India

NDTV | FEBRUARY 5, 2017
Arvind Kejriwal’s Rise And Early Missteps In National Politics

NDTV | FEBRUARY 4, 2017
In 2014, As Modi Vowed To Cleanse Politics, Criminals Were Elected

HUFFINGTON POST INDIA | FEBRUARY 3, 2017
Why India’s Electorate Chooses To Vote For Politicians With Criminal Records

MINT | JANUARY 28, 2017
Anant Singh: The Ganglord of Mokama

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