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PGP for India: The Maximal Government We Have

August 6th, 2010 · 5 Comments

The Pretty Good Principles (PGP) are fundamentally at odds with the principles that the Indian government currently follows. The intrusion of the government into areas where it does not belong harms the national interest. It is a “maximal government.” Maximal Government The government is involved in airlines, railways, power generation, oil and natural gas, heavy […]

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PGP for India: The Relationship Between the Individual and the Government

August 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Continuing with the Pretty Good Principles (PGP) idea for India: The Relationship Between the Individual and the Government Liberal society with the individual as the principal and the government as the agent. Economic assistance based on the merits of individual needs, not group based economic assistance. Government should provide a level playing field for all […]

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PGP for India: Individual Rights

August 4th, 2010 · No Comments

Continuing with the Pretty Good Principles (PGP) idea for India: Individual Rights Must include something similar to the First Amendment of the US Constitution which protects the citizens from government abridgment of their rights. Full freedom of speech and expression. Non-discrimination against anyone regardless of their group identity. No special status for any individual based […]

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PGP for India: Minimal Government

August 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Continuing with the Pretty Good Principles (PGP) idea for India: Minimal Government Based on the precept “that government is best which governs the least.” Government should be involved only in the basic duties of a government such as providing public goods that cannot be efficiently provided by the private sector. Removal of government monopolies. Independent […]

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Pretty Good Principles (PGP) for India

August 2nd, 2010 · 7 Comments

Building on the idea proposed in the It’s Up To Us Now essay that I had written, Atanu Dey and I built on the idea of “Pretty Good Principles” for India, which I will outline over the course of this week. We would love to get your feedback.  India, like every successful entity, must have […]

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Blog Past: Pretty Good Principles

August 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment

From the first of a series written a year ago: India, like every successful entity, must have a set of principles at its core from which all governance and policies are derived. These principles should be understood by its citizens and therefore must be Comprehensive Comprehensible Minimal These principles are an expression of fundamental and […]

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Best of 2010: Politics

December 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Deadly Arms Game Corruption Stories The Uns of India Gov 2.0: 10 Learnings for India Pretty Good Principles for India It’s Up To Us Now India’s Silent Majority 2 Questions on India and My Answers Neighbourhood Action Committees

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