As political parties tried hard to woo the voters from all sections of society they forgot one major vote bank – the homeless
The best use of the increased political capital will be in launching a second round of big bang reforms
One of the less noticeable facts about the 2019 elections: the communist parties are nearly irrelevant now. How did this happen?
India’s ‘premier investigating agency’ needs to be backed up in the statute book
The arithmetic of the elections and the vagaries of the first-past-the-post mode
WhatsApp joins hands with an NGO to counter hi-tech rumour mongering
Taking lessons from Great Britain on transforming bureaucracy in India
Work is on at full swing to restore Ramgotty, the second oldest steam locomotive at a diesel shed in Delhi
Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) will create hard-to-treat bugs that will kill 10 mn people per year globally by 2050, more than cancer and diabetes. In India much of that resistance will spread from the antibiotic-laden meat we eat
The present governance failure can be overcome by rationalising the bureaucratic structure and inculcating a proper work ethic in government employees – a process which can take many years. In the short run, enforcing accountability is the only option
Anil Swarup shares valuable lessons for young bureaucrats
An underground rapper who grew up on Mumbai streets, Divine spins his music around his environment and poverty. His breakout single, ‘Meri Gully Mein’, along with fellow rapper Naezy caught Bollywood’s attention.