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Darul Aqsha (right) at a local polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesians Want To Go The EVM Way While Sceptics In India Want It Junked

Above: Darul Aqsha (right) at a local polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia By Asif Ullah Khan At a time when the clamour for going back to...
The Voter’s Dilemma

The Voter’s Dilemma

By Dilip Bobb The world’s biggest electoral exercise kicked off last week revealing the giant circus it actually is—from lion tamers to trapeze artists switching...
A wall in RK Nagar assembly constituency in Tamil NaduPhoto UNI

Deface at Your Own Peril

Above: A wall in RK Nagar assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu/Photo: UNI In Tamil Nadu where elections are a riot of colours and noise, it...
Justice C S Karnan released from Kolkata’s Presidency Jai

Candidate Karnan Wants To Be Hon’ble MP Representing Chennai Central Constituency

By Punit Mishra Justice C S Karnan, the first ever sitting judge to be sentenced to prison term who also had the dubious distinction of...

Promises, Promises

This is a time of great promise, an era of plenty, and hope for millions in the form of gifts and goodies and tools...
Election Fever: Twist in the Tale

Election Fever: Twist in the Tale

Above: Rahul Gandhi at an election rally in Chitrakoot, MP; both the BJP and the Congress have hurled charges at each other in the...
MEDIA WATCH

MEDIA WATCH

Modi’s Media Men and Woman With all parties in election mode, PM Narendra Modi has finalised his media advisory team. Unlike his predecessors, he has...
What’s the Hurry?

What’s the Hurry?

~By Inderjit Badhwar The issue of holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies continues to hog the headlines as India inches closer...
Will simultaneous polls help democracy

Will simultaneous polls help democracy?

~By Inderjit Badhwar The issue of holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies is once again in the news. A draft white...
PEOPLE POWER VERSUS SIMULTANEOUS ELECTIONS

PEOPLE POWER VS SIMULTANEOUS ELECTIONS

~By Inderjit Badhwar To be fair to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the proposal to hold national and state elections simultaneously preceded his recent public advocacy...
Facebook has become a platform of political propaganda/Photo: Facebook

Troll Armies for Digital Propaganda

Above: Facebook has become a platform of political propaganda/Photo: Facebook A recent Bloomberg report has revealed how a secret unit of Facebook has helped create...
Disqualified AIADMK legislators: SC appoints a third judge to break deadlock

SC issues notice on 2013 election to MP assembly seat

The Supreme Court bench of Justices J Chelameswar and Sanjay Kishan Kaul on Monday (January 15) issued notice in a petition by Sharadendu Tiwari...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Poetic Licence

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb As elections near and the weather changes, it brings about a sense of poetic justice or doing justice...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court orders Delhi Bar Council to hold elections after December 31

The Supreme Court bench of Justices RK Agrawal and AM Sapre on Wednesday (August 23) ordered that the Bar Council of Delhi will have...
Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh Yadav

A despondent UP chief minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav held a press conference around 5pm on March 11. Yadav seemed to have been hit hard...

Election Commission announces poll dates for five states

The Election Commission today announced poll dates for four states and one union territory that go to polls in April-May, 2016. While elections will...

Education, the Way Forwa­rd…

With the Supreme Court upholding the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act 2015, will it usher in a new crop of competent and progressive leaders?...

Local is National in the Vall­­ey­­

In the interest of the state and the country, regional ­­parties should take over the reins following  the forthcoming elections. By Rakesh Khar Kashmir has been...

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Darul Aqsha (right) at a local polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesians Want To Go The EVM Way While Sceptics In India Want It Junked

Above: Darul Aqsha (right) at a local polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia By Asif Ullah Khan At a time when the clamour for going back to...
The Voter’s Dilemma

The Voter’s Dilemma

By Dilip Bobb The world’s biggest electoral exercise kicked off last week revealing the giant circus it actually is—from lion tamers to trapeze artists switching...
A wall in RK Nagar assembly constituency in Tamil NaduPhoto UNI

Deface at Your Own Peril

Above: A wall in RK Nagar assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu/Photo: UNI In Tamil Nadu where elections are a riot of colours and noise, it...
Justice C S Karnan released from Kolkata’s Presidency Jai

Candidate Karnan Wants To Be Hon’ble MP Representing Chennai Central Constituency

By Punit Mishra Justice C S Karnan, the first ever sitting judge to be sentenced to prison term who also had the dubious distinction of...

Promises, Promises

This is a time of great promise, an era of plenty, and hope for millions in the form of gifts and goodies and tools...
Election Fever: Twist in the Tale

Election Fever: Twist in the Tale

Above: Rahul Gandhi at an election rally in Chitrakoot, MP; both the BJP and the Congress have hurled charges at each other in the...
MEDIA WATCH

MEDIA WATCH

Modi’s Media Men and Woman With all parties in election mode, PM Narendra Modi has finalised his media advisory team. Unlike his predecessors, he has...
What’s the Hurry?

What’s the Hurry?

~By Inderjit Badhwar The issue of holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies continues to hog the headlines as India inches closer...
Will simultaneous polls help democracy

Will simultaneous polls help democracy?

~By Inderjit Badhwar The issue of holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies is once again in the news. A draft white...
PEOPLE POWER VERSUS SIMULTANEOUS ELECTIONS

PEOPLE POWER VS SIMULTANEOUS ELECTIONS

~By Inderjit Badhwar To be fair to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the proposal to hold national and state elections simultaneously preceded his recent public advocacy...
Facebook has become a platform of political propaganda/Photo: Facebook

Troll Armies for Digital Propaganda

Above: Facebook has become a platform of political propaganda/Photo: Facebook A recent Bloomberg report has revealed how a secret unit of Facebook has helped create...
Disqualified AIADMK legislators: SC appoints a third judge to break deadlock

SC issues notice on 2013 election to MP assembly seat

The Supreme Court bench of Justices J Chelameswar and Sanjay Kishan Kaul on Monday (January 15) issued notice in a petition by Sharadendu Tiwari...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Poetic Licence

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb As elections near and the weather changes, it brings about a sense of poetic justice or doing justice...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court orders Delhi Bar Council to hold elections after December 31

The Supreme Court bench of Justices RK Agrawal and AM Sapre on Wednesday (August 23) ordered that the Bar Council of Delhi will have...
Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh Yadav

A despondent UP chief minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav held a press conference around 5pm on March 11. Yadav seemed to have been hit hard...

Election Commission announces poll dates for five states

The Election Commission today announced poll dates for four states and one union territory that go to polls in April-May, 2016. While elections will...

Education, the Way Forwa­rd…

With the Supreme Court upholding the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act 2015, will it usher in a new crop of competent and progressive leaders?...

Local is National in the Vall­­ey­­

In the interest of the state and the country, regional ­­parties should take over the reins following  the forthcoming elections. By Rakesh Khar Kashmir has been...

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