People and Polity

A blog carrying discussion on democratic structure, economics and social transformations.

Gandhi to Leone – India Making Swift Transition

Gandhi to Leone – we have come a long way in a single day. We wave flag with a Gandhi cap during the day,...
Street Smart

Street Smart

Walk into any village in Odisha today and there is a very high chance that you’ll find a young boy or girl, who is...

Reinterpretation of Democracy – A Falsehood

Some people called it as the August Revolution, and others called it anti-democratic. A great deal of discussion has taken place in India during...

Middle East Today: Failing States and Disparate Interests

The Middle East is always discernible amid the plashes of history that go beyond one continent. It was religion since early times;...

The Aam Broom Swept the Streets of Delhi

'A leader looked unstoppable, an organiser looked undefeatable - just a few days back. A party looked ahead of years of monopoly...

Coronavirus – Panic in Thin Air

As the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 or nCoV is in the process of spreading its wings across continents, there seems a significant...

The Fate of A Rationalist in Our Tradition of Convenience

If you are reading this, please call yourself a rationalist. Can't you do this small sacrifice when a government representing 112 million...

A Half-disclosure Makes a Half-truth

Indian Army went inside Myanmar to kill a group of terrorists. It was to avenge the killing of our soldiers a few days ago....

Sustainable Development Goals – It’s More than Data

It’s not new. Everyone talks of data while deliberating about or delivering discourses on development. A section of people are paranoid about...

Intolerance Is No Way

Each parley has its virtue in a democracy, and demands tolerance and equitable living of opposing thoughts and ideas. Intolerance leaves the...