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Book “Voices from the Grassroots” launched
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Book “Voices from the Grassroots” launched

Prof. Niranjana Vanalli (centre), former Registrar, Music University and Professor at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Mysore, seen releasing the book “Voices from the Grassroots” authored by Dr. R. Balasubramaniam (extreme left), founder of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) and Grassroots Research And Advocacy Movement (GRAAM), at the Wind Chimes Hall…

‘Voices from the Grassroots’ Book launch on Aug.14
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‘Voices from the Grassroots’ Book launch on Aug.14

Mysuru: The book ‘Voices from the Grassroots,’ authored by Dr. R. Balasubramaniam, Founder of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) and Grassroots Research and Advocacy Movement (GRAM), will be launched at a programme to be held on Aug.14 at 6 pm at the Wind Chimes, near Hotel Ginger, Vasanth Mahal Road, Nazarbad, in city. Prof. Niranjana…

Voter awareness rally
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Voter awareness rally

A cycle rally was held in city this morning to create awareness among voters ahead of Assembly polls. Disha Foundation and Association for Democratic Reforms had organised the rally. As part of the campaign, a series of rallies will be held in April and May. Over 200 people participated in today’s rally led by ZP…

India’s population challenge…Is there a way out?
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India’s population challenge…Is there a way out?

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Events in India hardly get reported in global media.  But what found space in many of the world’s newspapers and televisions were images of smog-filled Delhi and streets clogged with thousands of vehicles.  And as usual, we saw the blame game enacted by our politicians, schools closed down, the National Green…

A path-breaking transition…
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A path-breaking transition…

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Fourteen saree-clad women in a busy shopping mall in Mysuru are not normally noticed by too many people or they do not make headlines. One can agree that this is not breaking news or something that one talks about. But what makes it special is that these women were all in…

Democracy and Development
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Democracy and Development

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Democracy is increasingly being understood in India as elections and voting.  The larger role of citizen engagement and the importance of several democratic institutions in ensuring good governance is rarely internalised by many. Democracy can be meaningful and productive for the people only when institutions that are created by the legislative…

Dr. R. Balasubramaniam for Berkeley India Conference
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Dr. R. Balasubramaniam for Berkeley India Conference

Mysuru: Dr. R. Balasubramaniam, Founder and Chairman of GRAAM and also the Founder of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM), Mysuru, has been invited to deliver a talk and participate in panel discussions at the Berkeley India Conference conducted by the Institute of International Studies at UC-Berkeley, California, USA,  on Oct. 7 and 8.   The…

Making Indian Democracy Dance !
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Making Indian Democracy Dance !

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam India is not only the largest democracy in the world but is also known as one of the noisiest and unhealthy ones.  Whatever it is, the events of the last couple of months is something that will make Indian democracy qualify as a ‘ugly’ one too.  We always knew that the…

Anna Bhagya: Government needs to view this  Scheme as a critical tool to fight against poverty
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Anna Bhagya: Government needs to view this Scheme as a critical tool to fight against poverty

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Food subsidisation and public distribution systems are the cornerstone for the assessment and eradication of food insecurity in India. While the Government of India passed the National Food Security Bill, the Government of Karnataka has implemented a revised food distribution system, known as the Anna Bhagya Yojana from May 2015. Under…

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