Tag: Elections

Whose Olympics is it Anyway? The Edokko Dilemma

What elements have complicated Tokyo’s ability to assure the world that the Olympics will be held amidst a pandemic?

The History of Political Violence in West Bengal

Is political violence an unavoidable part of West Bengal? How can we understand the violence that occurred after Mamta Banerjee's TMC won the state elections?

How Can Citizens Decide Electoral Agendas?

How can citizens create political narratives and change the focus of elections to human development indicators like education, health or the environment?

In this Season’s Electoral Promises, Where Does Education Feature?

Where does education feature in election campaigns? Can Education be a successful political plank?

O-disha: Showing the Way as a Model State for Adopting Sports

States and political parties going to polls can take a leaf out of the Naveen Patnaik government's ability to deliver sports as an electoral promise towards development.

Technically Speaking, Why Does Technology Adoption Need to Be Made More...

Hosted by Swagam Dasgupta  Edited by Malavika VN Technology systems, when adopted by the state, come with a host of concerns, that range from individual data...

Bastion Shorts: Has AAP’s Education Model Really Worked?

The Bastion Shorts—Episode 5 As Delhi goes to vote tomorrow, many of us would be basing our votes on the reforms brought about in...

Why Democracy May Not Save India From the Climate Crisis

Authored by Shantanu Kishwar Given the apocalyptic atmosphere that grips Delhi as toxic smog descends over the city every winter, it is unsurprising that pollution...

Of Politics and the Environment: Understanding India’s Need for Green Parties

Written by Rizowana Hussaini  “Future is Green, Green is Future”. These words greet every visitor of the India Greens Party’s website, one of India’s few...

The Bastion Dialogues: Parth Shah

Parth J. Shah (PS), Founder and Chairman of the Centre for Civil Society and the Director of the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP),...