Accountability of a Civil Servant

March 28, 2015

The accountability of civil servants both to ministers and to the Parliament, are constitutional and politically significant. The personal accountability of civil servants and their responsibility towards the society are equally substantial and they are interconnected. In particular their accountability of the actions and the responsibility towards...

Ethics is Grounded in the Notion of Accountability

March 28, 2015

People seek accountability. They want to know who is responsible and accountable for certain actions and the consequences of those actions. Responsibility refers to “a sphere of duty or obligation” assigned to a person by the nature of that person’s position, function, or work. Responsibility refers to...

Crisis of Accountability and Governance in India

March 28, 2015

Accountability in India has two facets, separate but interrelated. The first is political, where the executive is accountable to Parliament, which has many devices and Instrumentalities for keeping tabs on the executive. The second facet is primarily administrative, where the (political) executive holds the civil servants accountable...

Importance of Accountability in Good Governance

March 28, 2015

What do you understand by Accountability? Discuss the role of accountability in Good Governance.

Importance of Ethical Values in Good Governance

March 26, 2015

Discuss the values that characterize good governance while throwing light on their importance.