Government

Government is one of the most powerful institutions in a society. This section talks about various perspectives on government, and also its functioning across countries.

The Indian Constitution and its Day

The Indian Constitution and its Day

On the 26th of November 1949, India gave itself a philosophy through which it envisioned an all-round development of each of its citizens. Today, when we see the intellectual climate of the country, with increasing activism of justice-freaks and vigilance of good governance-advocates, we find that the Constitution is gaining more cards of itself. It…

Should we ban liquor? How do we deal with alcoholism?

Should we ban liquor? How do we deal with alcoholism?

In the culture I was raised, alcohol is something which is considered a bad habit, and the consumers are subjected to social ostracization. Like everyone else, I was also made to believe that alcohol is the root cause of all the evils in society. Then I got exposed to different cultures that celebrated drinking, yet…

Intraparty Democracy, Another Indian Irony

Intraparty Democracy, Another Indian Irony

Political Parties are institutions that play a major role in managing the complex politics of modern times. They perform important functions such as recruiting leaders, shaping public opinion and providing a framework to simplify and organize ideas and issues in society. In other words, the decisions that are made in the parties filter choices that…