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  • Crossing the line

    Crossing the line

    An alarming development is the emergence of rogue officers in all branches of Government. Rogue officers damage the Government from within and dent its credibility irretrievably. Such officers, totally fearless because of their political connections, are ready to do anything at the command of the highest bidder; in the administrative service such rogues allow illegal mining and falsify records, in the police service they are guns for hire and in the revenue service they are the ones who facilitate tax evasion and money laundering

    November 28, 2021
  • The nowhere people

    The nowhere people

    Policy-making is about ensuring that policy measures impact people favourably or at least do not impact the economically or otherwise handicapped unfavourably, which is a principle that is observed in its absence. Matters get worse under straitened conditions

    September 17, 2020
  • Bumbling Bureaucracy

    Bumbling Bureaucracy

    Since the Coronavirus is an unknown quantity, it is not clear as to how people could predict the extent or timeline of its spread. We had less than 5000 cases when the lockdown was imposed. After five rounds of lockdown, Coronavirus infected cases have crossed 2 lakhs, still bureaucrats are tom-tomming their success by selectively quoting some statistics to show that their efforts have borne fruit.

    June 11, 2020