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Sunday, May 26, 2019
news about Democracy
May 22, 2019 17:20
Amit Shah slammed the opposition over doubts on EVMs, saying they are rattled by their likely defeat and are “tarnishing” India and its democracy by questioning the electoral process and the EC. read more
May 17, 2019 18:27
Democracy is intrinsic to the Indian psyche and polity; it is just that we don’t flaunt it. We are an open book and prefer that friends choose for themselves what they wish to imbibe from us read more
May 17, 2019 12:19
the really disturbing element in this election has been the questionable role of the Election Commission, which from being perceived as an institution of independence came to be seen as a tool in the hands of the political executive because of a spate... read more
May 16, 2019 10:05
Unless protests become violent, hurt people and damage property, there is no reason for governments and institutions to fear protests or sites of protests in a democracy read more
May 15, 2019 16:45
Both the BJP and Trinamool have blamed each other for the violence at Amit Shah’s roadshow on Tuesday evening. A statue of renowned Bengal reformer, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, was destroyed and a college named after him ransacked in the violence. read more
May 13, 2019 12:42
Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party have engaged in a war of words after violent clashes that claimed the lives of a number of political workers have marred all the six phases of polling in the ongoing Lok Sabha elect... read more
May 11, 2019 18:52
After all the agonising and venting, all roads in a democracy lead to the polling booth read more
May 09, 2019 15:57
Modi had told a rally at Bankura earlier in the day that Banerjee had said she would slap him, which would actually be a blessing for him. read more
Apr 30, 2019 08:42
The number of Indians dissatisfied jumped by 22 points from 11% in 2017 to 33% in 2018, said the study by Pew Research Center, which was the most among the 27 nations surveyed. read more
Apr 26, 2019 17:33
As cynical sections scorn a pliable electoral system, The Great March of Democracy, Seven Decades of India’s Elections edited by former chief election commissioner SY Quraishi seeks to strike a celebratory note read more
Apr 18, 2019 02:57
Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer Keerthi Jalli accompanied by a Systematic Voter’s Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) team went to the residence of the centenarian to extend greetings to her and seek her promise to vote. read more
Apr 08, 2019 21:27
India has reasons to be pleased with recent electoral results. However, it would be a mistake to assume that China’s influence has vanished from the Maldives read more
Apr 08, 2019 21:19
India’s philosophical underpinnings and demographic reality are at stark odds with one another. Such an imbalance creates an insurmountable gap between the ideal and the implementation of representative democracy read more
Mar 22, 2019 19:56
A book that can be read as an account of how our elections have evolved and as an anthropological study of how the elite covers them read more
Mar 18, 2019 23:55
From a constitutional point of view, the scheme fails the tests of rationality and non-arbitrariness read more