A politician, political leader, or political figure is someone who is involved in influencing public policy and decision making. This includes people who hold decision-making positions in government, and people who seek those positions, whether by means of election, inheritance, coup d'état, appointment, electoral fraud, conquest, divine right, or other means. Politics is not limited to governance through public office. Political offices may also be held in corporations, and other entities that are governed by self-defined political processes. Public choice theory involves the use of modern economic tools to study problems that are traditionally in the province of political science. In particular, it studies the behavior of voters, politicians, and government officials as ...
"My mother came to my room and cried... because she understands that power is poison."-Rahul Gandhi on his mother Sonia more »
Sonia was studying language in Cambridge and also allegedly earning money as an au pair when she met the son of the first political dynasty in India. more »
The former Andhra Pradesh Governor, Narayan Dutt Tiwari, had to step down from office after a video clip allegedly showing him in a sex romp with three women were aired by a TV channel. The 85-year-old who was also the Chief Minister of Uttar more »
Vinay Ghosh started the Discussion
on Nov 06, 2013 , 11:13 am
‘Law catching up with tainted politicians’
In the past few days, there have been a slew of politicians who are making news for being arrested following their misdeeds. Police has arrested BSP politician and his wife for being involved in the murder of their maid. Another BJP leader has been more »