A political scientist has discovered a surprising way to increase voter turnout. It starts in childhood.

Via :WP Almost one in two of the United States’ voting-age population failed to cast their ballot in last November’s presidential elections, putting the United States far behind almost all other developed democracies around the world in voter turnout. Many proposals have been offered to tackle this embarrassing problem: Hold elections on weekends. Make Election Day a … Continue reading A political scientist has discovered a surprising way to increase voter turnout. It starts in childhood.

SOLAR POWERS INDIA’S CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION

Via : World Bank With 1.3 billion people, India is the world’s third largest consumer of electricity. Over 450 million ceiling fans are in use and 40 million sold each year, but 240 million people still have no legal electricity connection. Demand for electricity is growing at the same rate as in France or Germany as … Continue reading SOLAR POWERS INDIA’S CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION

Indian Economy : A Close Watch And Road Ahead

India: A Snapshot Introduction India, a South Asian nation, is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.33 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. India boasts of an immensely rich cultural heritage including numerous languages, traditions and people. The country holds its uniqueness in its diversity and … Continue reading Indian Economy : A Close Watch And Road Ahead

Journalists and social media

Technology platforms must ensure that they are safe spaces As independent India turns 70, there were some suggestions which if implemented would become censorship and infringement of free speech. The immediate provocation for these suggestions was the formal statement by the Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) that condemned the online abuse heaped on … Continue reading Journalists and social media

Why Getting Fired is a Blessing in Disguise

KATIE MCBETH Sometimes, it can feel like the worst thing that could ever happen to you. You walk into work one day, and your manager takes you aside. You’re forced into a meeting with your boss, human resources, and a security guard standing off to the side. “Uh, oh,” you think. It’s happening. You’re getting fired. … Continue reading Why Getting Fired is a Blessing in Disguise