Size of the State

One of the points made repeatedly by those in different fields of policy-making is to invest enough to make the Indian state more capable of governing the country properly.¬† This debate also finds some co-relation in the continuous debate in the USA where Democrats make the case for a larger government which regulates greater areas … Continue reading Size of the State

Idiot Box: Not just idiocy

In this post I wish to cover two recent stories brought forward by the media: (1) the Ruchika molestation and suicide case, (2) the N.D. Tiwari expose. Ruchika was a teenager when she was allegedly molested by a police officer who's also (or has been) the DGP of the state. ¬†Among other forms of harassment, … Continue reading Idiot Box: Not just idiocy