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Women Empowerment

Panel discussion on Empowerment of Women in Politics, Governance and Entrepreneurship

By B.PAC

A stimulating discussion on “Empowerment of women in politics, governance, and entrepreneurship” was jointly organized by the Bangalore Political Action Committee (B.PAC) and Consulate General of France on 4th March 2021 as a celebration of International Women’s day.

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B.SAFE Conducts Gender Sensitisation Of BMTC Staff

By B.PAC

B.PAC has often addressed the urgent issues and big questions by finding feasible and executable solutions. So when research began to show that

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Good Governance And The Role Of Citizens

Good Governance And The Role Of Citizens

By Sreelakshmi VH

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

By B.PAC

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

By Tammanna Patra

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?

By Aditi Shetty

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

By Sudeshna Bharati

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

By Apoorva Chandra

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

By Siddharth Sathya

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!

By Kavitha Reddy

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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