India’s rusty parliamentary machinery needs to be fixed to overcome policy paralysis

April 18th, 2014|Categories: Newspaper, The Times of India|Tags: |

The Indian Parliament is sacred at a distance, Bismarckian sausage-making at its most intimate. For all our cherished "representative democracy" and high regard for Parliament, it has often seemed moribund, witness to inaction and misdemeanour, cynical lawmaking and naked populism. This dichotomy limits the potential to reform, with debate over the character and behaviour of