Insights into Editorial: In political micro-targeting, the vulnerable Indian voter

Insights into Editorial: In political micro-targeting, the vulnerable Indian voter Context: In recent, there was a massive outcry against the hiring, by Indian political parties, of Cambridge Analytica, a data mining and analytics firm. The episode highlighted the need for regulating social media platforms by way of a comprehensive data protection law which takes issues …

Insights into Editorial: Why have LPG prices seen a sharp rise?

Insights into Editorial: Why have LPG prices seen a sharp rise? Context: In recent, LPG prices, which are revised on a monthly basis, went up again. The rate for unsubsidised, 14.2 kg cylinders has risen by a steep Rs.144.50 in Delhi, at Rs.858.50. In January 2020, a non-subsidised LPG cylinder cost ₹714 in Delhi. In …

Insights into Editorial: Choice and candidacy: On crime and politics

Insights into Editorial: Choice and candidacy: On crime and politics Introduction: Criminalization of politics is a vital topic to be discussed in any democratic platform. This issue is on focus every now and then. The Government and the governance system’s credibility is questioned. Sometimes the government loses its legitimacy and authenticity due to the involvement …

Insights into Editorial: Nutrition and the Budget’s fine print

Insights into Editorial: Nutrition and the Budget’s fine print Context: In Recent, the Global Hunger Index, reported that India suffers from “serious” hunger, ranked 102 out of 117 countries, and that just a tenth of children between six to 23 months are fed a minimum acceptable diet. With the largest number of undernourished people in …

Reservation as right: The Delhi model of education

Reservation as right: The Delhi model of education   Introduction: Mahatma Gandhi secured the participation of thousands of households in the freedom struggle when he launched the civil disobedience movement. For every household today, rich or poor, education has the same relevance as salt did in 1930. This is seen in the resounding verdict given …