Working for informed and participatory democracy – the PRS story

[Editor’s Note: It’s a pleasure to bring TechSangam’s first guest post, on PRS Legislative Research (PRS), from Yogesh Upadhyaya. Yogesh is co-founder of banking and financial services software startup FinEng, which he sold to 3i Infotech Limited in 2010 after ten successful years of operation. Here’s how Yogesh describes his association with PRS – “The …

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Corruption Cases in the Indian States – a Visual Story

Our good friends at PRS Legislative Services took 10-years of corruption case data (2000-2009) from National Crime Records Bureau and created a very useful visualization using Tableau. I’ll start off with some surprising observations before presenting the detailed graphical trends. The top 5 states, in descending order of total cases registered, are Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Orissa, …

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