Cover image: Bitter divide. | Reuters/Anindito Mukherjee
Source: Reddit | "Police Reforms - a Primer." | /u/RajaRajaC
There are two aspects to Police reform – one is the modernisation (which this 25k crore will help with to a certain extent) and legislative and legal reforms which is untouched by any govt since 1861.
Policing comes under the state functions in our constitution and the majority of our state use the archaic British Raj era Police Act of 1861, with a few minor modifications here and there.
The fuck up is, the British saw the police as Continue reading Police reforms in India – a primer
Source: Reddit | How the “2G Scam” and Jio ruined India’s Telecom Industry | /u/apuw
India’s telecom industry flourished in 2008 when many new players were allowed to operate in the mobile telephony space. The market opened and the stranglehold by a few companies, like Airtel and Reliance, seemed to be coming to an end.
Sometime around next year, it was accused that the new players which have been allowed to operate have been given licenses in an illegal manner. Cases were filed Continue reading How the “2G Scam” and Jio ruined India’s Telecom Industry
About The Political Compass
In the introduction, we explained the inadequacies of the traditional left-right line.
If we recognise that this is essentially an economic line it’s fine, as far as it goes. We can show, for example, Stalin, Mao Tse Tung, and Pol Pot, with their commitment to a totally controlled economy, on the hard left. Socialists like Mahatma Gandhi and Robert Mugabe would occupy a less extreme leftist position. Margaret Thatcher would be well over to the right, but further right still would be someone like that ultimate free marketeer, General Pinochet.
That deals with Continue reading The Political Compass
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 | Bengtol, Assam, India
Hastily trodding with the bicycle in his hand and one of the packs of medicines is one of the relatives of the Village Headman.
This is Dababil; one of the most severely affected areas in the district of Chirang. Cut off entirely by the fury of the otherwise meek Aie River, the island has been reduced to almost 60% of its original land area and had suffered near complete inundation within just 3 days.
Assam is in a state of real emergency, having witnessed one of the most devastating floods to have ever occurred. Continue reading The Assam Floods – An Appeal