Politics

The Expectations and Reality of Indian Politics

The Expectations and Reality of Indian Politics

Written by- Niyati Tewari When the image of a 50-year-old grey-haired man dressed in a white kurta, sometimes flashing a Gandhi cap comes to describe the average politician of the world’s largest democracy- the country with the world’s largest youth population, one can sense that something is wrong. In spite of being one of the […]

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Youth, Politics, and the power of Communication

Youth, Politics, and the power of Communication

Written By – Niyati Tewari Participating in democratic societies has always been important for young people. They have different policy priorities than other age groups and their engagement also promises a sustainable future for democracy. With an increasingly young population but ageing Members of Parliament in India, it has become even more crucial for young […]

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The Change,India Needs

The Change, India Needs

Written By – Manya Kapoor India has a population of nearly 1.3 billion. Youth makes 19.1% i.e. one-fifth of the country’s total population. Statistics say that 65% of India’s population is below the age of 35 years and yet only 6% of our leaders and ministers in India are below the age of 35 years […]

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Taking Over the Political Reins

Taking Over the Political Reins

Written By – Manya Kapoor The participation of youth in the political scenario of a country like India today has become a necessity because of the dynamism, diversification and constructive vision that the youth carries with them. The power of the youth can be harnessed in the political realm in India, seeing the changes that […]

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Youth is Now

The Youth is Now

Written By – Anshita Chouhan One of the broad strengths that our country has been boastful about in the recent times is the power that lies in its demographic dividend; the power of a million youth and the potential that they inherent, which is a prerequisite for the development of a nation. One of the […]

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Bringing Youth into Politics

Bringing Youth into Politics

Written By – Anshita Chouhan The potential of youth is unexplored in the parliamentary affairs of the country. While India proudly calls itself a young nation, with 11 percent of the population in the age group of 25-30, the MPs from that age group hardly account for 1.5%. Even though the proportion of youth in […]

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Youth in India

Are Opinions Enough?

Written By – Rahul Anand When it comes to political affairs, everyone seems to have an opinion. No matter the religion, cultural background, level of education, or age, most individuals have their own unique take on the relationship between people and politics. What seems paradoxical is the fact, that despite being opinion oriented and having […]

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The Bastion Not Bequeathed

The Bastion Not Bequeathed

Written By – Priyanka Mathur Only 6% of the leaders and ministers in the government of India are below the age of 35. This is a shocking figure and implies that in spite of the availability of talent, enthusiasm, knowledge and resources, the youth of this country are not interested in jumping onto the bandwagon […]

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Youth in Politics is the New Dawn

Youth in Politics is the New Dawn

Written By – Anita Sharma It has been 71 years that India was declared a free country. Since then the country has been undergoing major changes in terms of social, economic, political and technological aspects. But, there is one key function of that drives the remaining three. That is nothing but the political system of […]

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Why Youth in Politics

Why Youth in Politics?

Written By – Rohan Shah Our country needs youth’s participation in politics, especially when the average age of a parliamentarian in India is 53 years and the general average age is 28! Prashant Kishor has started an initiative ‘Youth in Politics’ to provide the youth of India a platform to join politics and fight elections […]

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