People and Polity

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

A Farce of Fasting – All in Democracy

A huge cry from the so called civil society of India was heard in different leading newspapers. A few social activists led thousands of...

Calibration of Violence In India

Indian democracy is vibrant with media playing a great role in sensationalising issues that people sitting in front of idiot-box (TV) like. Everybody in...

Unique Identification Number (AADHAAR) – Unique and A Step Forward

There was significant criticism when Indian government announced of creating a multi-purpose unique identity card for each of its residents. Will it be another...

Where You Cannot Change Your Neighbour

With flourishing global virtual community and extensive movements of families for living and business, neighbours change rapidly. A change of surrounding can happen as...

Remembering The Super-Cyclone That Ravaged Coastal Orissa in October 1999

A decade has passed after the 1999 super-cyclone ravaged the coastal belt of Orissa. I still remember the horrific day while I was spending...

Marxism in Monasteries on The Roof of The World

The Buddhist monasteries in this historic region of China have been tense in the recent days due to another phase of conflict between Tibetans...

The Present Orissa – Revival or Continuation

As I am all set to release an information portal on Orissa in the next one month, one point forces me to think again...

Ceremonial Justice of Victory

As I am looking at the broader happenings of today’s international socio-political arena, I am getting increasingly sure that things are happening for worse. With...