Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi (RG) committed a huge mistake while addressing business leaders at Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) this week. He did not say what the India’s elite wanted to listen – his vision for their wealth to grow. Read more

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Mature democracies provide its citizen space for freedom of speech and dissent with reasonable restrictions. India’s aspiration to march towards that goal would be difficult, with slowly shrinking of space for opposing view. Read more

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The only law that empowers people — the Right To Information Act — is facing its worst danger within seven years of its birth from the government which created it and judiciary, mandated to uphold the law. Read more

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With the Central Information Commission joining hands with the Government, country’s Right to Information (RTI) Act is surely heading for slow death, a desire of both politicians and bureaucrats. Read more

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Voice of poor Indians is seldom heard in Raisina Hills, the power center of Indian government. Only when civil society leaders such as Aruna Roy or Anna Hazare hit the streets the political class in the corridors of power wake-up from the slumber. Read more

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