For decades academics and analysts have laboured trying to understand Indians’ love for two seemingly antagonistic political structures: democracy and political dynasty. As of yet no one has any convincing theory on why Indians who zealously guard their freedom and democracy – they came out to vote to larger numbers than ever before as evidenced...
The two biggest questions after the last of the Electronic Voting Machines have been packed up in India at the conclusion of state elections in five states are simple: who are the biggest gainers and losers; and secondly what would be the immediate impact of the verdict on the stability of the government. It does...
It was the Punjab government’s well-guarded secret for a while. Until, of course, word trickled out, and dirt hit the proverbial fan. The coalition government of the Akali Dal and Bharatiya Janata Party did everything in their means to browbeat the farmers of a small village called Gobindpura in Mansa district of the state into...
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