The writer is AICC joint secretary in charge of the student wing of the Congress. She tweets @guptar
It has become inward looking, impervious to feedback from the ground.
The youth need a sense of purpose and political identity, not sops.
Engage with youth to translate demographic dividend into democratic dividend
The NSUI pitched this election as a contest over the idea of the university and the role of student unions within it. And the students have spoken decisively.
The changes in education in Delhi can be roughly categorised into four areas: Infrastructure; administrative reforms; curriculum; and teachers.
Those who want parties under RTI have not specified whether this advances transparency or electoral reform. It is time for a more nuanced debate.
Institutionalising a mandatory process of consultation and dialogue would democratise not just law-making,but the state itself
In February 2011,India will become the first country in the world to issue its residents biometric-based numbers to establish identity.