Monthly Archives: August 2015

What does the low turnout tell us?

The English newspapers—and the ‘intelligentsia’—whatever that is, are bemoaning the fact that the turnout in the elections to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar PALLIKE—BBMP—till 4 PM was around 38%. This is the IT capital of India they scream. And look at the irresponsible citizen, who will not take the trouble of voting for the BBMP council. How can they expect improvements… Read more »

Demystifying Government Budgets: An Orientation Workshop – 21-23 September 2015

Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS), Bangalore is conducting a 3-day orientation workshop, titled “Demystifying Government Budgets: An Orientation Workshop on Budget Concepts, Process, Analysis and Advocacy” from 21- 23 September 2015 in Bangalore.  The workshop is on appreciation of government budget and its analysis for persons engaged with non-governmental organizations working in the space of public policy, research… Read more »