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International Democracy Day 2020: Lockdown on Indian democracy

International Democracy Day 2020: Lockdown on Indian democracy

September 15, 2020

“I was supposed to receive an award from the state government for one the best professors but suddenly after a Facebook post, my name was withdrawn from the list of nominees,” says an assistant professor at Lucknow University. “All I did was to put up a Facebook post about ...

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Modi’s myriad challenges

Modi’s myriad challenges

January 9, 2020

After storming into office for a second time with a thumping majority, challenges for Narendra Modi’s government has not wilted in any way. Instead it has taken myriad forms…

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JNU attacks strengthen students’ resolve

JNU attacks strengthen students’ resolve

January 6, 2020

The latest attack on the JNU is likely to strengthen the resolve of students nationwide to carry on with their protests.

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BJP’s 2019 report card

BJP’s 2019 report card

January 1, 2020

Starting the year with helping the marginalised and ending it with marginalising a sizeable section of society, here is why India would remember 2019 as a year of the marginalised.

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Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar’s hand, the great anarch

Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar’s hand, the great anarch

November 19, 2019

Government formation in Maharashtra has been in a stalemate nearly a month after the election results were announced. NCP leader Sharad Pawar is choreographing it as an improbable coalition is attempted between his party, Shiv Sena and the Congress.

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Tensions en Assam après la publication de la liste finale du Registre des citoyens

Tensions en Assam après la publication de la liste finale du Registre des citoyens

September 2, 2019

La liste définitive du Registre national des citoyens (NRC ou National Register of Citizens) en Assam a exclu 1,9 million de personnes. Le destin de ces nouveaux apatrides est incertain et le gouvernement pourrait découvrir qu’il a ouvert la boîte de Pandore avec ce registre...

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Élections générales

Élections générales

May 24, 2019

S’il était considéré comme le vainqueur le plus probable, on le disait affaibli par un bilan mitigé, et la majorité absolue ne semblait pas lui être acquise, et pourtant, Narendra Modi a battu le record de 2014 en récoltant un plus grand nombre de sièges pour son parti ...

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Élections générales 2019

Élections générales 2019

April 17, 2019

Du 11 avril au 19 mai, la plus grande démocratie du monde va faire la démonstration de sa force lors des élections législatives nationales, menant à la nomination du Premier ministre et de son gouvernement. Au-delà de son ampleur, ce scrutin fera l’objet d’une âpre bat...

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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 11

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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Purification rites held after two women of menstruating age enter Sabarimala

Purification rites held after two women of menstruating age enter Sabarimala

January 7, 2019

The closing of the Sabarimala temple for purification rituals following the entry of two women of menstruating age has put many questions forward like that of untouchability, social exclusivity, and the impeachment of law.

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The fever of changing names of places grips the nation

The fever of changing names of places grips the nation

November 19, 2018

It all began with renaming of the city of Allahabad to Prayagraj last month by chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath, and now the name changing spree has vivaciously spread to other regions as well, with Agra, Ahmedabad and Pune in queue.

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Instant triple talaq a criminal offence in India

Instant triple talaq a criminal offence in India

September 21, 2018

Facing stiff opposition from political rivals in the Parliament, the Modi government opted for the ordinance route on 'Triple Talaq' in the name of gender justice, gender equality and gender dignity. Will the gamble pay off even as the move comes ahead of the assembly elections i...

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