Articles by Tara Krishnaswamy
Core functions like water supply, urban planning, even the management of some lakes and parks, and others are not devolved to the BBMP and instead have been appropriated by the state government.
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 18:21
Unlike in many democracies, only 13% of parliamentarians in India are women and parties must decide to field more female candidates.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 11:04
Unless school access and infrastructure issues are addressed separately, children will receive no better education whatever the medium of instruction.
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 16:31
An independent woman exercising political agency, autonomous from external constraints is such a rarity in India, it attracts scrutiny – where Shatrughan Sinha caused not a blink.
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:49
Until we measure the governance of political parties with hard data, their talk is cheap, the vote is costly for voters, and women remain a corrigendum.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 13:17
Let's face it. What we have now is a Man-liament, not a Parliament.
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 12:08
While intentions are commendable, the rush towards surveillance and mobile apps ignores that most basic of safety issues women face.
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 15:48
First, vote selfishly. Bengaluru's imperatives can only be addressed if Bengaluru's voters vote on the basis of what affects them in Bengaluru.
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 09:06
The B-PAC assessment, as with any other, needs to be consumed knowing what it measures and what it does not.
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 13:52
States must reiterate to the Centre where its homework assignment stops. “Thus far and no further.”
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 19:28