Governance and Political Studies
Ethics in Governance - The Government has Promises to Keep

“You must be the change you wish to see in this world. As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves”. The report of the Second Ad....

Developing National Consensus on Critical Issues a talk with Mr Manish Tewari & Dr. Chandan Mitra

A very interesting and thought provoking session on "How to develop National Consensus on Critical National Issues" was held on 10 May 2010 at the VIF.The two speakers were Mr Manish Tewari, the articulate Member of Parliament from the Indian Nationa....

Compulsory Voting - An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Mr.Deenanath Kushwaha of the Samajwadi Party won the Deoria seat in the election held in May, 2007 to elect a new state assembly in the Northern state of Uttar Pradesh. So, what?, you would think. Mr.Kushwaha’s success would certainly be a worthles....

No place is better than India for Muslims : Maulana Mahmood Madani

Democracy is the greatest virtue and strength of India and no place is better for the Muslims than India, Maulana Mahmood Madani, Leader of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, who is also the member of the Rajya Sabha, said on February 21, 2010 evening while del....

Probity in public life a talk with Shri Bhure Lal

‘Probity in Public Life’ - a talk on corruption prevalent in the Indian administration system and its solutions was delivered by Bhurelal IAS (Retd) at Vivekananda International Foundation on 30th September 2009....

Indian Polity: Where are we headed? a talk with Shri K N Govindacharya

K N Govindacharya, the veteran Indian politician delivered the talk ‘Indian Polity: Where are we headed?’ at Vivekananda International Foundation on 25th June 2009. He examined the subjects of national consciousness, political tenets and strategi....

Media and National Interest : Swapandas Gupta

The eminent journalist Swapandas Gupta rendered an exposition of the Indian media and its commitment to national interest by his talk ‘Media and National Interest’ on 31st January 2009 at Vivekananda International Foundation.....

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