Category: Policy Review

What’s in a Signature? The JNU Attendance Row

“Attendance proves nothing in terms of learning.” Terming it as “non-academic” achievement, Bruce Macfarlane, the author of Freedom to Learn: The Threat to Student Academic Freedom and Why It Needs to be Reclaimed laid a strong foundation against any attempt by the imperious moves by a lot of academic administrations across the […]

Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016 and NRC: Understanding the seemingly local issue from a national perspective

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) led NDA government at the centre came up with the Citizenship Amendment Bill in 2016 which proposed to grant citizenship to migrants residing in Assam, who came from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh belongingto the following religious communities- Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Christians, Parsis and Budhists. Right […]

NRI Investment: An Augmentation of FDI for Make in India

We Indians have enjoyed notable success internationally in terms of per capita income, but our performance at home does not necessarily match our progress abroad. I believe the achievements that we have made overseas—particularly in the United States of America—highlight the stark divide between the country’s potential and its actual […]