Elected Leaders In India Are The New Invincibles

India is a democracy. We, the electorate, elect the leaders as our representatives to govern the country. The elected leaders are expected to serve the nation and the citizens. If […]

Why Blame Coronavirus? Why Not Our Political Leaders?

Coronavirus is wreaking havoc. Lives are at stake. The economy is in a tailspin. Stories of anxiety and misery abound. There is panic all-around. Our Prime Minister has addressed the […]

Election Campaign Rally in India: 5 Observations

I attended a Narendra Modi election campaign rally in Hyderabad on 1st April 2019. I came out of the rally enlightened not so much about the governance but about what […]

MPs and MLAs should be called lawbreakers, not lawmakers

Our media refers to MPs and MLAs as lawmakers. Media would report that the lawmakers have given a statement, lawmakers have done something or lawmakers have not done something. It […]

Why the lobbying bill is not relevant for India

The Disclosure of Lobbying Activities Bill 2015 (DLA) was introduced before the Parliament to regulate the practice of lobbying in India and to increase transparency in governance. Lobbying refers to […]

Indian Farmers and Organized Retail: A Fantasy

Indian farmers are in distress. There have been a number of farmers march to the national capital. Among the Indian farmers’ demands for loan waivers and MSP, the policy experts […]

5 leadership qualities that Virat Kohli teaches us

Virat Kohli is a legend. His success as a sports-person is phenomenal. Virat Kohli continues to reach even greater heights after becoming the captain of the Indian cricket team. Which […]

My Learnings from Demonetisation

Does the name of Mir Jafar ring a bell to you? Or the name of Jaichand? I suppose it does. The name “Jaichand” has become synonymous with the word “traitor” […]

Legislative Assembly in India: Dysfunctional Democracy

I read an article in The Hindu dated 7th September titled “First Assembly sat for more than 500 hours“. The article was in reference to the Telangana State Legislative Assembly […]

Lodha Committee Report and Indian Politics

There were allegations of betting and match-fixing in the IPL and allegations of corruption in some State associations. None of the office-bearers of BCCI or Government of India was interested […]