Thursday, April 25, 2019

Need to sharpen teeth

Poll Management Body By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) A rude shock was given to the Indian democratic government when the Election Commission of...

Transparency critical

Election Funding By Dhurjati Mukherjee The Supreme Court recently directed all political parties to reveal donations they had received in electoral bonds and the identities of...

Cash is king

Notes=Votes By Poonam I Kaushish Heard this week’s flavour amidst our ongoing noisy nautanki of democracy: rajniti is the best dhanda and our netagan’s greatest asset...

Uncovers unholy nexus

NOTA Ballots By Insaf The stock market is exactly not an indicator of realities. The sensex is rising even as new issues seem to hit the...

Break in for big two

Tamil Nadu Gamble By Insaf Will national parties get space this 2019 election in Tamil Nadu is a million dollar question after ballot boxes were...

Voters have role beyond poll

By Inder Jit Millions of our voters exercised their franchise yesterday in a majority of the States and Union Territories. Millions more will hopefully cast...

Transparency via secrecy

Electoral Bonds By Dr.S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) The Supreme Court has passed a very important interim order concerning funding of political parties for election. It...

Throttling democractic freedom?

Warning Signals By Dhurjati Mukherjee In recent days there have been voices of protest from a cross section of society against the policies of the present...

Economic crisis looms

Policy Paralysis By Shivaji Sarkar Election time is show time. The minuses are swept under the carpet as rhetoric rules the roost. Manifestos are not necessarily...

Need for quality control

Political Discourse By Dr.S.Saraswathi (Former, Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Indian air today is filled with politics of elections. Political discourse dominating all forms of private and public...


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