चुनावी लोकतंत्र कितना लोकतांत्रिक?
वैश्विक रुझान बताते हैं कि लोग इस लोकप्रिय शासन तंत्र को अब प्रभावी नहीं मानते
Democracy is good for heart, increases life expectancy
A study of 170 countries between 1980 and 2016 brings out for the first time the impact of democratic systems on population health
उनका देश जो कभी उबुंटु के नाम से जाना जाता था, अब अग्बोगब्लोशि के नाम से दुनिया के सबसे बड़े इलेक्ट्रॉनिक कूड़ेदान में बदल ...
Mass protests protect Hong Kong’s legal autonomy from China – for now
If the "One country, two systems" falls, what remains of Hong Kong’s democracy will go down with it
Why bullshit hurts democracy more than lies
The bullshitter may do even more damage than the liar in politics
How accurate are exit polls? There's no easy answer
In the world's largest democracy, the science of poll forecasting is still struggling with the basics
Abiy put Ethiopia on road to democracy, but major obstacles still stand in the way
Abiy’s major achievement was dismantling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front. But this was not without its challenges
लोकतंत्र की हत्या कर सत्ता पर काबिज रहने की जुगत
बिहार में ग्राम पंचायत स्तर पर अगड़ी जाति के पुरुष सत्ता बचाने के लिए दलित महिलाओं से शादी कर रहे हैं। क्या इसे लोकतंत्र ...
Why farmers don't have electoral clout
Although farmers vote at least as much, if not more than industrial workers or urban middle classes, elections are not fought around farmers' issues
What ‘third-term fever’ tells us about the state of democracy in Africa
This year no fewer than 16 elections will take place in Africa, many of which involve removing presidential term limits. The motives are worth …
Why history will judge Burundi’s Pierre Nkurunziza harshly
Pierre Nkurunziza ruled with an iron fist, making few compromises: his insistence in 2015 on changing the constitution to enable him to have …
Chakwera has his work cut out restoring democratic rule that delivers for Malawians
Chakwera will need to build consensus to ensure that the new electoral laws don’t worsen tensions in the country
Why tyranny could be the inevitable outcome of democracy
The elected political leadership in many countries currently has vindicated Greek philosopher Plato's observation
How IT Threatens Democracy
Social media could be just the start of a slippery slope leading to an Orwellian world controlled by Big Data Brother
Africa’s democratic deficit
Political leaders fail to deliver in Africa
New global order (or disorder)
Fixing weaknesses in democracy is not about less, but more democracy
How democratic was the 16th Lok Sabha?
A lot of recent decisions, like Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s low attendance in Parliament to passing Constitutional Amendment Bill as a …
Laws are chipping away at democracy around the world
Trouble is brewing around the world, say experts
नए हाथों में लोकतंत्र की बागडोर कितनी सुरक्षित?
देश के पांच करोड़ से अधिक बच्चे 18 वर्ष की सीढ़ी पर कदम रख चुके हैं तथा संभवत: पहली बार मताधिकार का इस्तेमाल कर ...
US court quashes Monsanto's 'undemocratic' plea to Avaaz to hand over internal documents
The order prevents the agrochemical major from silencing the civic network that has been working actively to stop EU from re-issuing a …
Here are the seven challenges that will shape our 2020s
Plastic pollution, migration, nationalism and three other critical issues require immediate attention from world leaders for the next decade to …
Rahul Gandhi vows to spend more on health. High time India does
Congress chief vows to push healthcare spend to 3% of GDP, increase staffing
Dissent and democracy
Forty years after the Emergency was declared, India must revisit its legacy of dissent
In the next 14 months, 62 countries will go to polls
India’s 130 million first-time voters will play a decisive role in the world’s state of economy
Facebook's wild and severe side effects
Facebook is undermining democracies and leading to shallow and degraded public discourse