Why had Indian politics become a mess? That’s a good question. We can have a long and heated discussion on this topic where I’ll shout out my indignation like that famous news presenter and you all shout your views like the multiple minor personalities that form the critic panel on such shows. In the end no one will be the wiser and we’ll go back to updating our Facebook status. But that happens everyday in India and nothing has changed so maybe it’s not that effective. Let me instead just tell you what I think is going on and you try to read it without much bias. So, here are the 8 reasons that I think are responsible for the abysmal state of Indian politics.