CONTENTS:- Preface. 1. Corruption: a criminal defiance on nation. 2. Corruption: the fire ground under every step (Facets, demi-Gods and combating strategies). 3. Indian politics and democratic fallout. 4. Crime: the challenges overgrown. 5. Terrorism: extended cult of corruption. 6. Terrorism: instances and measures. 7. Security: a government's denial. 8. Police: internal security weakened and perplexed. 9. Jails and Indian position. 10. Bureaucracy: demagogues at second line. 11. Travesty of justice. 12. Woman: the better half of society. 13. Policies: mending on the Rags. 14. India and the others. 15. Hinduism and threats.
This book is a contemporary history of India, in the form of articles on different subject from 2002 by Shri Joginder Singh formerly Director, CBI. They cover various aspects of government and on other connected issues that touch the lives of all of us. The articles are written in simple and lucid style, apart from being analytical in nature and suggesting ways to improve the system. All aspirants to civil services, and those who want to study the contemporary India, will benefit from this collection apart from being informative for the general public as well as for the people concerned with good governance. Some of the suggestions given in the articles are directly aimed at the rulers and how people's problem can be solved and difficulties alleviated. It is hoped that the target group at which this book is directed will avail of the methods suggesting so that the country moves forward. Book covers a wide ambit from terrorism to corruption and how all of us can help in taking the country forward.