Posts Tagged democracy
India’s non-violence is but a manifestation of our soft power superpower role. Be it the peasant-farmer, artisan, labour, scholars, sublimity, Veda, Upnishad, Gautam Buddha, Mahavir, Mahatma Gandhi, film producers/directors/actors/writers/musicians or anything else, we have more than enough to dust, polish, modernize and share with the world.
I had earlier posted on this blog my views on the need for fool-proof security for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He has deadly enemies in India and abroad, his own political organisation being no exception. Narendra Modi is on the radar of many foreign countries, who would prefer a weak government in position rather than […]
The unbridled growth of hostility of the executive towards the bureaucracy has paralysed governance in the last decade. The bureaucracy functions under the law as legislated by the legislature. By acting otherwise or not acting promptly, it invites punitive action. The executive is expected to act similarly, but there is no punitive action in the […]
Both politicians and scholars use language as the vehicle to give expression to their right to freedom and thought. However, both use it differently. While the academician uses words without mincing them, the politician is always indulging in mincing words. So, while an academic, a scholar or a researcher is afraid these days to give […]
The brutal rape of Laadli, the brilliant young physiotherapist in Delhi last month and her death agitated not only Delhi residents but the whole nation very violently. The public anger continues to simmer, but the political, social and judicial leadership of the nation continues to hide behind outdated laws like the rape law and the […]