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Unravelling the Election results, 2019 – and the way forward

May 31, 2019 - 9:28 am in Faiths, Governance

A week has passed since the results of the 2019 General Elections for Lok-Sabha were declared. On 23 May, 2019, Mr. Narendra Modi and BJP came back to power with a more comprehensive win than 2014. Their vote share increased from roughly 31% in 2014 to about…

Elections 2019: Redrawing Contours of Democracy in India | Neha Dabhade

May 29, 2019 - 7:03 pm in Elections

The exercise of general elections in the largest democracy in India concluded with victory of second consecutive term of BJP at the centre. The BJP got…

BJP’s Forays in North Eastern States and its anti Minority Agenda | Ram Puniyani

March 19, 2018 - 4:28 pm in Elections

From last couple of decades one is coming across the pamphlets, leaflets and other material containing the propaganda that Christian missionaries are…

The ‘Divide and Rule’ clause of Indian ‘Democracy’

March 13, 2017 - 12:33 pm in Elections, Governance

  The much-awaited results of the state elections are out. The ‘Éxit Pollsters’ who went wrong in Bihar are thumping their chests and claiming ‘victory’ claiming invention of a new ‘PK’. The SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab was voted out of power…

Electoral Process is a Secular Activity

January 20, 2017 - 12:52 pm in Elections

The word secularism has been brought to disrepute during last few decades. Secularism stands in India for equal respect for all religions and the principle that the state policies will not be dictated by religions. This is the central theme of Indian constitution.…