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Shivam Singh

LAMP Fellow 2015-16. Editor at DRI Networks.

Shivam Singh is a political consultant and an ex-Legislative Assistant to Member of Parliament. He is a graduate from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor in Economics and Entrepreneurship.

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Gaming The System: The Real Reason Why Only 13% Of MPs Ask 80% Of Questions In Lok Sabha

Since June 2015 I have been working as a legislative assistant in the office of Mr P D Rai, the Lok Sabha MP from Sikkim. Ever since then, I've been thinking about trying to figure out how some MPs get most of their questions selected while others get less than a third. While discussing the question selection process in office, we decided to start analyzing the data. We found some really interesting statistics that show how some people have figured out loopholes in the Parliament's system of selecting questions.
16/03/2016 8:15 AM IST