The curious ‘political’ behaviour of the ‘silent majority’

In the realm of politics of change of ruling dispensations in a modern democracy like India, a number of times during the last 40 years or so (starting with the 1977 post-emergency parliament elections, then in 1980, 1989, 1999, 2004 and 2014 parliament elections and several state assembly elections in between), one is familiar with […]

Ahemdabad: Spreading the RTI message

The RTI Act came into force around 4 years ago, on October 12, 2005 to be exact. RTI (Right To Information) is a key method for common citizens to learn more about how decisions are made, what are the internal workings of departments and Government funded organizations. The Government is supposed to work in mysterious […]