People and Polity

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

Indian Land Act: Pull the Other one, It’s Got Bells on...

Anna Hazare is back again in Delhi. Earlier, it was their movement against corruption; and now it is against the new amended...

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...

Teachings of Terror and Tenuousness

The eve of the Teachers' Day has been painful this year. It is not due to live telecasts and continual media coverage of Indian politicians donning...

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,...

Abusing National Icons, Not a Good Thing

“Why do we abuse our national icons?” I was wondering while sipping tea in the evening today. I was reading a report...

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...