Politics

Democracy in Africa

Democracy in Africa

April 16, 2019

After several stumbles, democracy seems to be advancing in Africa again. Fragile yet taking baby steps ahead. The world needs to encourage this.

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French unrest

French unrest

April 15, 2019

France needs to revive its smaller towns and rural areas to address the root cause of the Yellow Vests movement.

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Elections in India and Indonesia

Elections in India and Indonesia

April 14, 2019

If you thought that the only similarity between Indonesia and India is the first three and last two words of the country’s names, you would be surprised to know the similitude between the two countries.

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India in poll mode, first phase kicks off on April 11

India in poll mode, first phase kicks off on April

April 10, 2019

India is all set to witness a high octane electoral battle on April 11, the first phase of the seven phased general election. This is the 17th general election in India since it became independent in 1947 and conducted its first general election in 1951-52.

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US plans to withdraw from the INF Treaty

US plans to withdraw from the INF Treaty

April 10, 2019

By threatening to pull out of a key arms treaty, the United States has brought Europe back to the brink of a cold war.

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Poll promises

Poll promises

April 8, 2019

The Indian National Congress party-the principal opposition in India launched--'Ab Hoga Nyay', (Now, There will be justice) a political campaign that promises justice for all. Can the campaign harvest disenchantment of millions of voters in India against the ruling Bharatiya Jana...

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The election fix

The election fix

April 4, 2019

In the absence of pro-incumbency or anti-incumbency wave in India ahead of general elections, political alliances across the country will determine the outcome. Has the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliances (NDA) outsmarted the main opposition Cong...

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The saga of alliance dynamics during elections

The saga of alliance dynamics during elections

March 28, 2019

Is the forthcoming general election a cakewalk or contest for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi? With an objective of unseating the Modi government several alliances have come up in different states across India.

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Citizen’s manifesto for Indian elections

Citizen’s manifesto for Indian elections

March 27, 2019

Elections should no longer be considered as the opportunity to elect the candidate of choice but the occasion of selecting the future that the citizen’s want.

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Dance of the Indian democracy

Dance of the Indian democracy

March 26, 2019

Over the following two months, India will see general election 2019 spread over seven phases of polling. The mother of all electoral battles is between Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP coalition and opposition parties across India. What makes the battle interesting, irrespect...

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