Akshay Rout
Articles by Akshay Rout

Remote voting for migrants will bolster democracy in India

Nine state elections are scheduled in 2023, giving plenty of lab space for the RVM prototype to be tested and perfected

It took decades and several phases for EVMs to get accepted, and even now, some defeated candidates find it worthwhile to raise doubts. So RVM has to walk through some fire as well. (HT PHOTO)
It took decades and several phases for EVMs to get accepted, and even now, some defeated candidates find it worthwhile to raise doubts. So RVM has to walk through some fire as well. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 02, 2023 08:14 AM IST

India is paving the way for truly accessible elections

The postal ballot facility was extended to PwDs and senior citizens since 2019. This will lead to greater participation in the democratic process.

Accessibility measures suggest recognition that elections belong to the people. (PTI)
Accessibility measures suggest recognition that elections belong to the people. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 06, 2022 08:47 PM IST

India needs a united front to fix its garbage problem

Several new missions have taken off with varying degrees of success, but none match the SBM in its people connect. India’s new fight is against garbage.

The second phase of SBM Urban launched a year ago rightly lays focus on augmenting infrastructure for material recovery, recycling and waste management. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)
The second phase of SBM Urban launched a year ago rightly lays focus on augmenting infrastructure for material recovery, recycling and waste management. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 27, 2022 08:18 PM IST
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