Ruchi Gupta

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

Articles By Ruchi Gupta

Where the Congress faltered

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

Nobody speaks to the young

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

Don’t Talk, Listen

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

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

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

Ask the right questions

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

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

The politics of Identity

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