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By Josy Joseph

on a daily basis, thousands of individuals the wealthy, the terrible and the various international viewers are attempting to find how one can get their company performed in glossy India. in the event that they seek within the correct locations and supply the suitable fee, there's consistently a facilitator who can get the activity performed. This e-book is a sneak preview of these searches, the middlemen who do these jobs and the numerous possibilities that the fast-growing financial system deals. Josy Joseph attracts upon 20 years as an investigative journalist to reveal an issue so pervasive that we don't have the phrases to talk of it. the tale is enormous: that of treacherous company rivalries, of ways a few commercial homes virtually personal the rustic, of the shadowy males who run the state s politics. the tale is small: a village wishes a street and a sanatorium, a graveyard wishes a wall, humans want bogs. A banquet of Vultures is an remarkable, multiple-level inquiry into glossy India and the image it finds is either explosive and scary. inside of those covers is unimpeachable facts opposed to a few of the kingdom s largest company homes and political figures and the reopening of significant scandals that experience formed its political narratives. via hard-nosed investigations and the meticulous collecting of documentary facts, Joseph clinically examines and irrefutably files the non-reportable. it's a troubling narrative, but additionally a choice to motion and a cry for switch. A journey de strength in the course of the wildly beating middle of post-socialist India, the publication is a must-read for somebody attracted to knowing the massive, unwieldy fact approximately this nation.

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