Not only is your privacy stripped stark naked, says Mitali Saran, the system itself is illegal and vulnerable.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Indians have serious red tape PTSD. We live with chronic anxiety about the documents that get us the entitlements and paid services we need -- food, cooking gas, SIM cards, sale deeds, passports and so on. We're so tyrannised by bureaucracy that when we hear of an official document that might simplify life, we fall upon it with cries of joy. We ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago
'We have not taught children their rights and responsibilities, nor life skills,' says Mitali Saran.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Most parents' number one priority is to give their kids the best possible chance in life. A basic 'three Rs' education -- reading, 'riting, and 'rithmatic -- is a ticket upward from misery; a reasonable education is a chance to make it to the middle class dream; and an excellent education can turn the world into your oyster. The street-smart and the gifted ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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