Philippines & US sign security Pact

  The U.S. and Philippines signed a defence pact to promote peace and security in the region. The Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement will give American millitary temporary access to selected…

Delhi has the worst air quality – WHO

  The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently released its 2014 version of the Ambient Air Pollution (AAP) database revealed that thirteen of the dirtiest 20 cities were Indian. Delhi tops…

Affordability of Healthcare in India

  Edited excerpts from an address by M Hamid Ansari, vice-president of India at the golden jubilee of Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, April 30, 2014….

Right to recall: Need of the hour?

  Author: V.k. Dadhich   In simple terms, recall is the retiring of an elected officer by a vote of the electorate. This feature finds roots in the Athenian democracy and…

Boko Haram: All you want to know

  The mass abduction of almost 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria by the Islamic militant group Boko Haram has captured the attention of the nation, taken social media by storm and…

Critique for Oscar wining movie ’12 Years a Slave’

  By: Sumit kumar Yadav (Writer is student of 1st year, MA(Public Policy) at Jindal school of Government and Public Policy ) The movie is adaption of the book written by Solomon Northup…

National Urban Livelihood Mission: Explained

  The Mission of NULM is to reduce poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor households by enabling them to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities, resulting in…

25% Seats for Poor in Private Schools

  Explained By: Parveen Kaswan (Follow for more updates) In glitters of political rallies and debates media and common people have just missed a very important recent issue. In a…

Government approval not required to probe senior bureaucrats on corruption charges

The apex court in its observation termed that there can be no protection to corrupt public servants by terming Section 6A of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act (DSPEA) as…

Swayamsiddha : A tool for Social and Economic empowerment

  The Government has been attempting to empower women through effective legislation and has formulated several schemes to endow them with the much-needed social and economic empowerment.     Swayamsiddha is…