This post examine how Indian Political, Administrative Systems are structured and explain what may be the next step. Before let us see how many states and Union Territories India has.

This information was obtained from Indianewsbulletin.com.

List of all Indian States, capital cities, Ministers and Political bodies:


Sl. No.
States (in alphabetical order)
Capital City
Minister – Political party
1
Andhra Pradesh
Amravathi
Chandrababu Naidu
2
Arunachal Pradesh
Itanagar
Kaliko Pul ( Dessident Congress)
3
Assam
Dispur
Tarun Gogoi (Congress)
4
Bihar
Patna
Nitish Kumar (JDU)
5
Chhattisgarh
Raipur
Raman Singh (BJP)
6
Goa
Panaji
Laxmikant Parsekar (BJP)
7
Gujarat
Gandhinagar
Anandiben Patel (BJP)
8
Haryana
Chandigarh (shared with Punjab)
Manohar Lal Khatter (BJP)
9
Himachal Pradesh
Shimla
Virbhadra Singh (Congress)
10
Jammu & Kashmir
Srinagar (Summer) Jammu (Winter)
Mufti Mohammed Sayeed (PDP)
11
Jharkhand
Ranchi
Raghubar Das (BJP)
12
Karnataka
Bengaluru
Siddaramaiah (Congress)
13
Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram
Oomen Chandy (Congress)
14
Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal
Shivraj Singh Chauhan (BJP)
15
Maharashtra
Mumbai
Devendra Fadnavis (BJP)
16
Manipur
Imphal
Okram Ibobi Singh (Congress)
17
Meghalaya
Shillong
Mukul Sangma (Congress)
18
Mizoram
Aizawl
Pu Lalthanhawla (Congress)
19
Nagaland
Kohima
T.R. Zeliang (Nagaland People’s Front)
20
Odisha (Orissa)
Bhubaneshwar
Naveen Patnaik (BJD)
21
Punjab
Chandigarh (shared with Haryana)
Parkash Singh Badal (SAD)
22
Rajasthan
Jaipur
Vasundhara Raje (BJP)
23
Sikkim
Gangtok
Pawan Chamling (SDF)
24
Tamil Nadu
Chennai
Jayalalithaa Jayaram (AIADMK)
25
Telangana (from June 2, 2014)
Hyderabad 
K Chandrashekhar Rao (TRS)
26
Tripura
Agartala
Manik Sarkar (CPM)
27
Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow
Akhilesh Yadav (SP)
28
Uttarakhand
Dehradun
Harish Rawat (Congress)
29
West Bengal
Kolkata
Mamata Banerjee (Trinamool Congress)


List of all Indian Union Territories, capitals and governing bodies:
Union territory (in alphabetical order)
Capital City
Minister/ Governor – Political party (if applicable)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Port Blair
Central government rule
Chandigarh
Chandigarh
Mayor - Harphool Chandra Kalyan
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Silvassa
B.S. Bhalla – IAS Officer 
Daman and Diu
Daman
B.S. Bhalla – IAS Officer 
Lakshadweep
Kavaratti
H. Rajesh Prasad IAS Officer
Delhi – National Capital Territory
Delhi
Arvind Kejriwal (AAP)
Puducherry (Pondicherry)
Pondicherry
N. Rangaswamy (AINRC)

Indian Political System


Structure of Indian Political System
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Indian Administrative System


Structure of Indian Administration


What is wrong in Indian Bureaucracy?


Bureaucracy is a body of non-elected officials that are appointed to administer government decisions where Political structure . Those non-elected officials are called Bureaucrats. India Against Corruption is a famous anti-corruption movement in India that addressed the existing level of corruption. The movement was focused on Jan Lokpal bill and the organizers were able to mobilize maximum number of people in short time. This was because irrespective of class and caste, all Indians have faced corruption. All Indian had to see the gloating face of Babu's and say nothing towards their looting.

I think the main issue is that bureaucrats are not having expert knowledge on matters. I have seen a video on Aaron Swartz. In that a parliamentarian was shouting to bring a "nerd" to parliament to understand the SOPA bill. I would appreciate that guy because he was the only person actually asking to bring one. Others were blindly supporting or rejecting the bill. However this lack of knowledge or skill is rampant  among bureaucracy. This leads to lack of performance and utter chaos.

Everyone Loves a good drought is a must read book to understand how corruption happens in India.


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