The writer is former professor, dean, and director in-charge of IIM, Ahmedabad. Views are personal.
Political parties stand together against transparency in politics
Past efforts at out-of-court resolution of Ayodhya dispute have been non-starters
Budget promises more transparency in poll funding. But why anonymous donors?
The demand that political parties function democratically must come from the people
The problem of NPAs points to banks’ vulnerability to political pressure
Because laws do not work, they are worked.
Political parties must be made to account for the bulk of their funding
Suhas Palshikar (By the ballot alone,IE,August 6) presented an elegant case against internal democracy in political parties. How persuasive,though,was it?
Why we should not rush into state funding of elections?
The election expenses scandal implicates more than just the media and the political class
When the other two pillars of state prove ineffectual, the judiciary has to assert itself
If students cannot exercise discerning judgment in citizenship matters, can they do so in professional matters?
The Election Commission’s decision to implement the recent Supreme Court judgment to make information about criminal background of cand...