Arvind Kejriwal partly fulfills some of his promises, but a long way ahead

As part of the promises made by the Aam Aadmi party, one can classify these promises into several parts: – Move away from the high status that politicians typically assume once they are elected – high security, lavish government housing, and so on. – Give relief to the population from the apparently high prices of […]

The Modi effect – states starting to push their development index … but superficial ?

The UPA Government came in with a lot of promise, and with an element of surprise, since not everybody expected the BJP to lose to the Congress in the 2004 elections. Yet, the Congress got a higher number of seats, and with the support of the Left, formed a Government. In between they dumped the […]

The push for making harder laws whenever there is a heinous crime ..

At the time of the Nirbhaya gang-rape crime in December, because of the huge public pressure and the constant focus of the media, there was a push for making more strict laws to punish such offenders. The idea of having the death penalty in the case of rape was pushed strongly, as that would serve […]