Articles by Tara Krishnaswamy

The Tamil Nadu government recently ordered all grama sabhas to take an oath towards gender equality and against social evils on Gandhi Jayanti.
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 18:50
As easy as it is to blame successive Union governments for being bullies, it is equally, if not more, important that state governments block and repel centralisation.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 19:01
In a representative democracy, it makes no sense to drop a high performing woman minister when so few women have been groomed for eligibility.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 19:43
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