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Indian Democracy

Why we must acknowledge the flaws in V-Dem’s ‘Democracy Report’

The Sweden-based research institute V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy), in its latest report titled "Defiance in the Face of Autocratization," has estimated that today 72% of the population of the world—5.7 billion people—live in an autocracy of some sort, while only 13% live in a liberal democracy.

After 75 years of democracy

Many ideologies somehow work in a democracy, even ideas that are anti-democratic work democratically.

Don’t defy Prof. Babones bravado, instead introspect

India is secular only because it is Hindu majority.

The democratic dilemma of India

it is time for the left and liberal political parties in Kerala to shrug off their appeasement strategy and let the law administration authorities act upon these radical Islamists and put them under the bars.

Yet another shameful attempt to denigrate India’s democracy

it is better for the West to stop defaming Indian Democracy using intellectually bankrupt Indians if want to fight authoritarian communist ruled China, the major threat to world’s human rights, climate change, minorities right and freedom of expression so-called very dear to Western value system.

Conundrums of opposition – Myriad allegations, derisory evidence

The opposition must provide credible and substantial evidence to second their myriad allegations else all the allegations must be perceived as vile and malicious aspersions.

भारत को गृह युद्ध के तरफ ले जाने की साजिश

नकली गाँधी कह रहा है कि केंद्र को फ्री में वैक्सीन देना चाहिए, क्यों भाई राज्य सरकार की कोई जिम्मेदारी नहीं होती क्या?

“Power over People”: A tale of two democratically elected leaders

We talk about some parallels between two world leaders (Trump and Mrs. Gandhi) from the oldest and the largest democracies who chose power over people and had a very unfortunate and sad ending.

Doomsday and damaged democracy

The largest democracy, India, witnessed doomsday on June 25, 1975, when the democracy was crushed by India’s PM Indira Gandhi by declaring emergency, & 45 years later, the doomsday emerged for the oldest, but now badly bruised and damaged, democracy- the USA.

Some curbs are need of the hour to save democracy

Often it so happened that Governments which wanted to make democracy relevant and thriving found themselves handicapped by the very edicts of the democracy and democracy too in turn many a times suffered at the hands of governments who were too meek to do the needful to make the Democracy relevant.

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