The writer is a former chairman of the Railway Board and chairman, National Transportation Safety Board. He worked earlier as secretary, Shipping & Transport, Secretary Works & Housing and adviser, Transport, Planning Commission.
Indian Railways needs to institute measures to enhance accountability. The so-called ‘anti-departmentalism’ move may not be the best way forward
Two years ago, there was a spontaneous protest by leading Indian writers who returned their Sahitya Akademi awards. This year witnessed the release of at least three powerful novels,all of which use the medium of art and fiction to reflect the burden of society.