Apart from being political adventurism, demonetisation and the subsequent withdrawal of two thousand rupee notes is also about abject narrow mindedness and short-sightedness of a class of citizens who are unwilling to play their democratic roles.
Category: Governance, Politics
We were told that it was an encounter, but what we witnessed was a murder of sorts. As students, it was learning of a lifetime. We understood that an academic course on political science is quite different from the entire political science.
This is a headline from the future – a future not so far away because it is highly likely that by 2027 Uttarakhand will cease to be ‘devbhoomi’ – a hill state carved out to meet the unique socio-political & socio-economic needs of the mountain people.
The act of policy creation demands empathy and farsightedness. Without these it is likely that the policy framework would begin to collapse at the very onset. The provision of reservation for EWS children in private schools under the RTE Act is a good example of what not to do.
For some time now, almost every other IT company is buzzing the term – Agile! Buzzing – because I do not think that the Indian IT industry is ready to adopt Agile methodologies. My fear is that it may never gear up for this change.
What a mess this has been. So many souls one will never meet again. Almost everyone I know has lost someone in their first degree of contact. Can HE, the supreme leader, be solely blamed for this devastation? Five reasons why I do not think so!
When the actions of the topmost court come across as partisan and fruits of justice do not seem to be equally available to all then it is time to tell the courts that they have failed to deliver. It high time our courts ‘own’ the justice system.
When it comes to functioning of government institutions, we often end up making generalized statements about how things will never improve. And improve they will not, until we start making logical and objective assessments of the problems at hand.
The existence and validity of Revenue Police system is not a matter of opinion but a matter of law. This is an attempt to understand the legal perspectives though a Q&A with Advocate Deepak Joshi.
When in distress everyone dials 100. But I cannot. This basic minimum privilege, which every citizen takes for granted, is singularly denied to almost 2/3rd of people living in Uttarakhand. And even the courts acknowledge this illegality.