About the Book:
The need for good governance is obvious and universal. Good governance requires good laws, alert administration and an efficient system of trial and punishment. What can be the measures of good governance? These, inter alia, may include existence of good laws and their transparent operation, lower per capita cost of governance, availability of reliable infrastructure, efficient law and order situation and high level of human development index. The focus of this book is on corruption, i.e. misuse of public money and state power. This book describes how the parliamentary form of democracy in India is functioning. The various ills we are witnessing in this country have originated or escalated for the reason that the parliamentary form of democracy supports their growth. The book examines various issues including reservations, population control, external loans and budget deficits and other problems due to lack of political will. The book attempts to answer some of the well-known questions like how much government do we need, problems of Presidential form of government, sustainability of communism and usefulness of the party system.