“It is the civil society that can be subverted… that can be divided, that can be manipulated to hurt the interest of a nation.”
Some countries, including Pakistan, had a national security advisor (NDA). India did not have one. It was not needed in the constitutional scheme of things.
National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval’s theory about 'fourth generation warfare' undermines Constitution, has evoked mixed reactions from civil society activists.
The last few days have been shocking for civil society.
Autocrats keep a few menials, in top positions, as their PR agents who project their leader as the ‘savior’ of the people and justifying his/her blunders and wrong-doings
The success of the struggle by farmers gives a lot of hope to the social activists and social action groups working for the environment and protection of human rights.
“It is a calculated step for the Uttar Pradesh elections. For this government, democracy begins and ends with elections."
A good Constitution is important in a democracy, but much more important is the manner in which it works
It was rhetoric rather than action by the Goa government in the first few years of its existence. A few months left for polls, there seems to be a flurry of activities
Devasahayam Pillai, who became a devote Christian, was shot dead on 14 January 1752 allegedly by high-caste Hindus
Two words that have given some of our people a false sense of bravado and others a feeling of insecurity are the words ‘majority and minority.