It’s time to draw inspiration from our ancient roots.
Shivam Singh is a political consultant and an ex-Legislative Assistant to Member of Parliament. He is a graduate from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor in Economics and Entrepreneurship.
The form that India has followed allows for differences in laws across religions…
02/04/2017 12:56 AM IST
There's been quite a buzz in some sections of the media and social media that the BJP "stole" the elections in Manipur and Goa. Even though the BJP got a higher vote-share in both states, the Congress...
14/03/2017 12:49 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has registered an unprecedented victory in Uttar Pradesh. The party has secured 312 seats in an assembly of 403 se...
12/03/2017 12:37 PM IST
The national media is giving her top billing but she's just a bit player.
19/02/2017 11:09 PM IST
It is common knowledge that the Northeastern states have not been part of the mainstream Indian discourse since they became a part of India. We've all heard of instances of racism in Indian cities aga...
19/12/2016 5:54 PM IST
The United States of America has recently concluded one of the most heated political races in its history with the election of Donald J. Trump as the next President. India has voided 86% of its curren...
29/11/2016 7:15 PM IST
The last few days have been full of surprises — from Donald Trump winning the US presidential elections to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "surgical strike" on black money through the demonetisat...
13/11/2016 12:57 AM IST
Something is terribly wrong with the education system in India. Under the policies of Right to Education and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan we've lost focus on what education is supposed to be. Both the progra...
29/09/2016 11:00 AM IST
You've probably heard a lot about gau rakshaks or cow protectors in the past few months. The debates around gau raksha usually centre on matters such as the need to protect cows or the disregard for h...
29/09/2016 10:47 AM IST
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) recently released aggregated data for the direct tax collections in India for the first time. The stated purpose of publishing the data is to encourage "wider use and analysis of income tax data by departmental personnel and academicians." Here's what our analysis revealed.
03/05/2016 8:26 AM IST
Since June 2015 I have been working as a legislative assistant in the office of Mr P D Rai, the Lok Sabha MP from Sikkim. Ever since then, I've been thinking about trying to figure out how some MPs get most of their questions selected while others get less than a third. While discussing the question selection process in office, we decided to start analyzing the data. We found some really interesting statistics that show how some people have figured out loopholes in the Parliament's system of selecting questions.
16/03/2016 8:15 AM IST
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