Vibrant civil society can transform the social texture of a city Each time I talk to my friends in other Indian cities, I realise that there are only a few cities that have a civil society sector as vibrant as Gurugram. To be sure, Gurugram has several well-intentioned citizen initiatives, a diverse set of social…
A few days ago, my sixth grader son approached me for some help in his social science homework. He had to answer the question “how does India’s diversity add to its unity”. While helping him write the answer, I realised that the answer is what really defines Indianness and the essence of being an Indian.
This time when you exercised your right to vote to elect the government at the centre, the indelible purple ink on your left finger (that perhaps has stayed on till date), is a quiet reminder of your active citizenship. Paying your taxes in full and on time is also an act of duty as an