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About Pradeep Baisakh

Pradeep Baisakh is a freelance journalist based in New Delhi.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

How has Modi performed in 100 days in office?

The governance process seems to be running smoothly. Modi’s public announcement on corruption “Na khaunga na khane dunga’ (Neither would I pocket money illegally nor allow others to do it) is laudable, though only time will prove if he walks his talk.

Power to the people: an open letter to Arvind Kejriwal

In 2013, openDemocracy published Pradeep Baisakh’s interview with Arvind Kejriwal, charting his transition from Gandhian social activist to politician. One year on, Baisakh writes an open letter to the leader of the Aam Admi party, urging him to once again take up Gandhian principles.

We will give people a political alternative: an interview with Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal was considered to be the chief architect of the Anna movement against corruption that has shaked India for two years. Now Kejriwal has launched a political party, namely Aam Admi Party (AAP) to contest elections. 

A novel way to tackle domestic violence in India

The plethora of progressive laws in India to protect the women from various forms of harassment and discrimination has not brought the desired change in the status and dignity of women. This is partially because of the mindset of the men and women in a patriarchal milieu and due to the low level of awareness of women and men about the laws and women’s rights.

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