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Episode 13 December 9, 2018

The close relationship between crime and politics in India

We all know that there’s a link between crime and politics, or at least that’s what we hear. But is there really one? How many criminals hold office? Are they less likely to be voted in? Are there more of them as time goes by? In this episode, Sandip talks to Milan Vaishnav, author and Carnegie Fellow, about what he’s discovered about how India votes when candidates are facing criminal charges, which parties have higher numbers of such candidates, and why we like to vote for them.


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The close relationship between crime and politics in IndiaWe all know that there's a link between crime and politics, or at least that's what we hear. But is there really one? How many criminals hold office? Are they less likely to be voted in? Are there more of them as time goes by? In this episode, Sandip talks to Milan Vaishnav, author and Carnegie Fellow, about what he's discovered about how India votes when candidates are facing criminal charges, which parties have higher numbers of such candidates, and why we like to vote for them. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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