A democracy is only as good as its public discourse. Improving the quality of public discourse is crucial for the survival of liberal democracy.

Riots & Rajadharma ?

Concept of Rajadharma is deeply linked to the 'science of enquiry' i.e awareness in the Indian society

To overcome violence & make a repressive state accountable society needs to be vigilant

Please read my piece on

wionews.com/opinions-blogs/del

As Modi-Trump enter Hyderabad House to talk Trade, I reflect on the Indo-US Trade ties in the last few years and whether their present bonhomie would result in freer trade between the two countries

Do Read - news18.com/news/opinion/photo-

"I am proud to belong to a religion which has taught world both tolerance & universal acceptance.We believe not only in universal toleration, but we accept all religions as true.I am proud to belong to a nation which has sheltered the persecuted & the refugees of all religions.." - Swami Vivekananda

There was a Government which faced a crisis on getting Civil Nuclear Power for our country —to empower our citizens.

There is a Government which is now passing a Bill which will destroy the social fabric & economic freedoms of our people.

We have come a long way.

Kanpur has one of the largest zoo's in Asia. It is called Allen Forest and unlike many other zoos, you have to take your car inside to see the animals.

Only Tiger in Kanpur zoo has now died of Air Pollution, as per IIT Kanpur. Yes, Kanpur is polluted.

hindustantimes.com/cities/kanp

On , sharing a speech by Dr B R Ambedkar, which is as relevant today, as it was 70 years ago.

Text: pragati.nationalinterest.in/20

Even if you don't agree with some parts, it is a must read.

Do Read My Piece:

The abolition of Planning Commission, the realities of the 14th Finance Commission and the ToRs of the 15th Finance Commission have raised several questions than answers regarding devolution of funds to the states.

medium.com/india-centre/fiscal

Do Read My Piece:

The abolition of Planning Commission, the realities of the 14th Finance Commission and the ToRs of the 15th Finance Commission have raised several questions than answers regarding devolution of funds to the states.

medium.com/india-centre/fiscal

- There are only 3 Rajya Sabha MP's who have entered their 6th term.

-Dr Manmohan Singh (entered 6th term)
-Najma Heptullah (resigned in 6th term in 2016)
-Ram Jethmalani (passed away during 6th term)

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