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Lokpal Bill: Anna's Movement That Shook India

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ISBN: 9788178359472    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2014     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 220        Language: English
Description About The Author:- A former college teacher ineconomics, an Ex-Director General ofPolice and a retired IPS officer,Shashi B Sahai is a voracious readerand a prolific writer. Apart from writingin...Read more
Description About The Author:- A former college teacher ineconomics, an Ex-Director General ofPolice and a retired IPS officer,Shashi B Sahai is a voracious readerand a prolific writer. Apart from writingin numerous journals, magazines andnewspapers over the years, he hasauthored the following books oncontemporary affairs published by areputed Delhi publisher:1. Politics of Corruption : TheGoddess that Failed - 19952. India : Twilight at Midday - 19973. South Asia : From Freedom toTerrorism - 19984. Jihadi Terrorism : Making of aWorld War ? - 2006The books have been widelyacclaimed and reviewed by importantdailies. One NRI writer based in USAbought copy - right to draw from thebooks in his own writing.Besides the above, he also wrotea book of fiction entitled "The Alien ofFaketand" published by a Londonpublisher in 2001. The book wasreviewed by the \'India Today Weekly\'in March 2002 under its prestigiouscolumn \'Author Speak\'.The book on Hindu Civilisation,which was partly serialised in afortnightly published by the VishwaSamvad Kendra, Patna, is his latestwork based on three years of studyand research.Contents:- Contents # Preface 7: 1. The Anna Hazare Phenomenon 9: 2. The Ramdeo Interlude 15: 3. The Lokpal Campaign Back with a Bang 21: 4. A Million Mutinies 25: 5. The Truce And The Impact 32: 6. Background of Anti-corruption Legislation in India 39: 7. History of Lokpal Bills that were aborted 43: 8. Beginning of Ministers' Misconduct 49: 9. Scam After Scam 54: 10. Critical Issues of The Lokpal Debate 57: 11. Loopholes in The Anti-corruption Regime 73: 12. The Institutional Loophole 78: 13. CBI: The Kingpin of Anti-corruption Mechanism 85: 14. Ombudsman in Different Countries 92: 15. Electoral Reform 97: 16. The Cause Betrayed 102: Appendix -A 108: 17. The Jan Lokpal Bill 2011 204: 18. Statement of Objects and Reasons 150: 19. Jan Lokpal Bill, 2011 168: 20. Lokpal As On Agent of Good Governance 278: Appendix-B 283: Epilogue 299About The Book:- This Book Is About The Chequeredhistory Of Lok Pal Bill Hybernating Inthe Cold Storage Of Parliament For Overforty Two Years. It Is About How A Littlegreat Gandhian From The Little Knownvillage Relegan Siddhi (Maharashtra),Anna Hazare, Brought Up The Issue Oflok Pal As An Antidote Againstrampaging Corruption To The Forefrontof National Attention. It Is About Howanna\'s Raging And Tearing Crusadeagainst Widespread Corruption Staringapril 2011 Hogged The Lime Light Inelectronic And Print Media Andgarnered Public Attention As No Otherevent In Recent Times. And How Thepolitical Power Wielders Betrayed Thecause By Evading To Install A Meaningfulwatch-Dog Body Like Lokpal Overthemselves. In The Light Of Lordacton\'s Classic Dictum "Powercorrupts And Absolute Power Corruptsabsolutely," An Ombudsman Tooversee The Wielders Of Power Wasnecessary To Put A Brake On Wideranging Corruption.The Book Provides A Blow By Blowaccount Of The High Voltage Drama Inthe Name Of Lokpal Staged From Aprilto The End Of December 2011 Withoutthe Institution Coming Into Being. Andmore The Beginnings Of Corruption Inpublic Life, History Of Lokpal Bill Thatfailed To Be Enacted, Etc., Which Wouldkeep The Reader Glued To It Frombeginning To End., About The Author:- A Former College Teacher Ineconomics, An Ex-Director General Ofpolice And A Retired Ips Officer,Shashi B Sahai Is A Voracious Readerand A Prolific Writer. Apart From Writingin Numerous Journals, Magazines Andnewspapers Over The Years, He Hasauthored The Following Books Oncontemporary Affairs Published By Areputed Delhi Publisher:1. Politics Of Corruption : Thegoddess That Failed - 19952. India : Twilight At Midday - 19973. South Asia : From Freedom Toterrorism - 19984. Jihadi Terrorism : Making Of Aworld War ? - 2006The Books Have Been Widelyacclaimed And Reviewed By Importantdailies. One Nri Writer Based In Usabought Copy - Right To Draw From Thebooks In His Own Writing.Besides The Above, He Also Wrotea Book Of Fiction Entitled "The Alien Offaketand" Published By A Londonpublisher In 2001. The Book Wasreviewed By The \'India Today Weekly\'In March 2002 Under Its Prestigiouscolumn \'Author Speak\'.The Book On Hindu Civilisation,Which Was Partly Serialised In Afortnightly Published By The Vishwasamvad Kendra, Patna, Is His Latestwork Based On Three Years Of Studyand Research., Content:- Preface 7: 1. The Anna Hazare Phenomenon 9: 2. The Ramdeo Interlude 15: 3. The Lokpal Campaign Back With A Bang 21: 4. A Million Mutinies 25: 5. The Truce And The Impact 32: 6. Background Of Anti-Corruption Legislation In India 39: 7. History Of Lokpal Bills That Were Aborted 43: 8. Beginning Of Ministers' Misconduct 49: 9. Scam After Scam 54: 10. Critical Issues Of The Lokpal Debate 57: 11. Loopholes In The Anti-Corruption Regime 73: 12. The Institutional Loophole 78: 13. Cbi: The Kingpin Of Anti-Corruption Mechanism 85: 14. Ombudsman In Different Countries 92: 15. Electoral Reform 97: 16. The Cause Betrayed 102: Appendix -A 108: 17. The Jan Lokpal Bill 2011 204: 18. Statement Of Objects And Reasons 150: 19. Jan Lokpal Bill, 2011 168: 20. Lokpal As On Agent Of Good Governance 278: Appendix-B 283: Epilogue 299
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