People are forced to observe hartals, even if they have no sympathy for the cause. This is against the very essence of democracy.
19 Jan 2019
The anti-incumbency factor is the outcome of continuous neglect of the citizens and their right for timely services.
26 Dec 2018
Interfering with the autonomy of institutions is like removing your armour in a battlefield simply because it is a bit tight and inconvenient.
27 Nov 2018
Through a few landmark judgments, the Supreme Court has in the past few weeks demonstrated the transformative power of the Constitution.
01 Nov 2018
After the devastating floods, the daunting task of rehabilitation remains. How should the state government go about it?
05 Sep 2018
Megaprojects like Namami Gange, launched with unmistakable fanfare by politicians and techno-bureaucrats, often fail. Why?
10 Aug 2018
Central govt officials will soon visit villages to evaluate the progress of the Centre’s schemes. This may damage the fabric of federal polity
12 Jul 2018
Given just five years, can a new appointee from the private sector make any remarkable changes within the existing structure?
13 Jun 2018
MLAs were held in resorts by their own parties to isolate them from allurements. This is a dismal commentary on the quality of our democracy
23 May 2018
The social and economic justice that Dalits and tribals should’ve got long ago have still not reached them as facts show
18 Apr 2018
Whenever divergence and plurality become sources of political conflict and violence, democracy becomes weak and sick
21 Mar 2018
From politics to education, graft is omnipresent. This would negatively influence our youth, which is more dangerous than its economic impact
21 Feb 2018