How Indian government departments ignore citizens

Policy making in India involves significant contributions from the Legislature and Executive. This is primarily a top-down approach where citizens are given very less importance in overall policies that are framed and ever lesser importance is given to citizens feedback and grievance redressal mechanisms. Below process steps shows what typically happens in policy making. Citizen,…

Evolution of Rahul Gandhi

It might sound really funny that someone wants to write about Rahul Gandhi when he is going through the worst ever phase of his political career. But the key thing to note here is that he still figures in the top 5 most important politicians of the day. The list comprises of Narendra Modi, Amit…

AAP syndrome – Indian political system

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is a very welcome change in the rotten Indian political system. Finally we are seeing people with right intentions taking up politics and trying to bring about change in our society. Like millions of Indians, I also contributed to their campaign expenses for the Delhi elections (though I do not live…