Governance and Political Studies
The e-NAM experiment: Successes, Challenges and Opportunities

Around the time of the 2019 Lok Sabha election, the e-National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) will complete three years of its launch. While the performance has been mixed nationwide — a huge success in many regulated markets, modestly so in others, an....

The Challenge of Ensuring Rail Safety

The recent derailment of the New Farakka Express train near Rae Bareli, in which more than half a dozen lives were lost, has brought to fore the issue of rail safety yet again. Details of the incident are still sketchy. Reports say that the 23-coach ....

Ayushman Bharat a Game-Changer, but concerns have to be addressed

It’s not always that the prestigious British medical journal, The Lancet, effusively praises India’s healthcare system. In the past, it has challenged Governments in New Delhi on the reported figures of malaria deaths, for instance, claiming that....

वह कांटा चुभा सकते थे, लेकिन मरहम भी लगाते थे: अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी को श्रद्धांजलि

अगर मुझे ठीक याद है तो यह 2002 के आखिर की बात है। प्रधानमंत्री अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी नए साल की शुरुआत क....

World Suicide Prevention Day

Every year, we observe the World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10. It is organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), and the purpose is to raise awareness around the globe on the preventive aspect of suicides. The ....

संविधान, न्यायपालिका और कांग्रेस शासन की स्मृतियां

हाल ही में टीवी पर एक साक्षात्कार में श्री हरीश साल्वे ने कहा कि भारतीय जनता पार्टी (भाजपा) के कु....

Indus Commissioners Meeting at Lahore: Need for a New Approach to Indus Waters Treaty

India and Pakistan have just concluded their 115th Indus Commissioners` meeting at Lahore. The meeting involving technical discussions, was successful to the extent that the structured dialogue process within the provisions of the Indus Water Treaty ....

Fighting Drug Abuse in India: Greater Focus on ‘Demand’ side is Required

Late last month, six northern States and a Union Territory joined hands to tackle the rising drug abuse menace in the region. Ruled by different political parties, they have come together, cutting across ideologies, to plot a common strategy. The ini....

कृषि की वृद्धि में एमएसपी की भूमिका

देश भर में फैले कृषि संकट से राहत देने के लिए केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने जुलाई में एक महत्वपूर्ण कद....

समकालिक चुनाव: सहमति, असहमति और समाधान

समकालिक चुनाव अर्थात एक साथ सभी चुनाव कराने का मुद्दा इसबीच चर्चा में है। इसको लेकर पक्ष और विप....

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