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Good Governance And The Role Of Citizens

Good Governance And The Role Of Citizens

Good Governance is an approach to the government that is committed to creating a system founded in justice and peace that protects an individual’s human rights and civil liberties. In  International Development, Good Governance is a way of measuring how public institutions conduct public affairs and manage public resources in a preferred way. Governance is the process of decision-making and […]

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Terrace Farming

Terrace Farming: Agriculture in the urban jungle

If you live in a dense and populous city such as Bangalore, space comes at an absolute premium. Chances are that you might not have access to an expansive backyard for all your gardening needs. This is where terrace gardening comes into play. In a world where healthy eating habits, organic food, and environmental awareness are rapidly becoming more widespread, […]

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Democracy: An in-depth look-Tammanna Patra

Democracy: An in-depth look

The word democracy comes from the combination of 2 Greek words ‘Demos’ meaning people ‘Kratos’ meaning power or rule. It first came into existence in the Greek capital, Athens, where they followed a direct form of government. The simple idea of democracy is the rule of the people or where the people of the country have all the right to […]

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What does democracy mean -Aditi Shetty

What does democracy mean to a 16 year old?

Democracy to me essentially means power in the hands of the people, because we as citizens of our country have the right to elect our leaders and choose who represents us. The beauty of it is that every citizen, regardless of their caste, religion, socioeconomic status, or gender, have an equal opportunity to impact the future of our country. There […]

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GOOD GOVERNANCE AND CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT-Sudeshna

IDEA OF GOOD GOVERNANCE AND CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT

In the last decade of the 20th century, the need for good governance has been an important and recurring theme in the literature dealing with human development – both research and popular. There is now a growing body of evidence, which shows that the quality of governance is related to differentials in growth and development. However, much of this literature […]

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Embracing democracy and its imperfections-Apoorva Chandra

Embracing democracy and its imperfections

Democracy is far from perfect. But I believe that fair value judgments of any system of government can only be made when it is accepted that there is no such thing as a perfect system. With this as the starting point, it is my opinion that it is only in a democracy that we can even hope to achieve perfection. […]

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What democracy represents Siddharth Sathya

What democracy represents

Democracy, the great experiment of the west. Not a perfect system, but the next best thing. For any functioning democracy, the four pillars that hold it up must gleam in the light of this new dawn. They must propel our vision of democracy into the heavenly skies and out of reach of the knifing humans that seek to bring it down. But what is our vision of […]

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Failing the Lakes

Failing The Lakes!

Failing to plan is planning to fail, the quote that best describes the management of Lakes in Bengaluru. Once upon a time, we were a city of 1000 Lakes and what is seen now is a weak attempt to save the 280 odd lakes that have turned into sewage pools. As the voices that are fighting to save the lakes […]

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women safety measures

Top 10 Safety Measures which Must be Implemented for Women

Crimes against Women- Why is the road to justice so long or never never… The NCRB figures are grim ..it shows on average over 100 rapes are reported per day across our country, that’s 35000 plus reported cases per year and unreported may be several hundred thousand of domestic violence, sexual harassment of all kinds, and many more rape incidents. […]

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B.CLIP Leaders in Party Positions

B.CLIP Leaders in Party Positions

Our flagship initiative, B.CLIP -  B.PAC Civic Leadership Incubator Program has been grooming civic leaders for Namma Bengaluru for the past 7 years. This apolitical, non-discriminatory training program, has equipped countless driven individuals with skills in public policy analysis, municipal administration, political landscape, election dynamics, and other relevant knowledge.

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