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Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Ruchi Gupta


The writer is AICC joint secretary in charge of the student wing of the Congress. She tweets @guptar

Banning political ads on social media is a technological solution to a political problem
Tue, Nov 19, 2019

While some regulation is indeed desirable, it is important to ensure that we do not cede control over our democratic processes to private platforms.

Where the Congress faltered
Fri, Jul 12, 2019

It has become inward looking, impervious to feedback from the ground.

Nobody speaks to the young
Sat, Feb 09, 2019

The youth need a sense of purpose and political identity, not sops.

Don’t Talk, Listen
Sat, Nov 17, 2018

Engage with youth to translate demographic dividend into democratic dividend

What the campus says: NSUI’s win in DUSU elections is the beginning of an exciting new shift in student politics
Wed, Sep 20, 2017

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.

Why AAP needs to go back to school
Mon, Aug 22, 2016

The changes in education in Delhi can be roughly categorised into four areas: Infrastructure; administrative reforms; curriculum; and teachers.

Ask the right questions
Sat, Oct 26, 2013

Those who want parties under RTI have not specified whether this advances transparency or electoral reform. It is time for a more nuanced debate.

Laws for citizens,and by them too
Mon, May 20, 2013

Institutionalising a mandatory process of consultation and dialogue would democratise not just law-making,but the state itself

The politics of Identity
Mon, Jan 11, 2010

In February 2011,India will become the first country in the world to issue its residents biometric-based numbers to establish identity.