The editor of a news website has been arrested in Kashmir in what critics called the latest example of a wave of harassment of journalists.
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Modi’s BJP Is India’s Richest Political Party
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party has maintained the top spot as India’s richest political organization, report.
Indian Democracy: Blossoming Or Slithering?
India is hailed as the world’s largest democracy, since independence 1947. But there is much that casts a shadow on this reputation.
What election losers tell us about Indian democracy
In the past 60 years, 2,751 parties have ran for parliamentary and state elections in India. The losers tell us much about India’s democracy.
How ancient Indians decoded the mathematics of democracy
A little known aspect of India’s history is its long-established democratic tradition. Ancient Indians even decoded the mathematics of democracy.
What’s Next For Kashmir After Losing Semi-Autonomy?
Stripped of semi-autonomy, Kashmiris fear an enduring loss of their region’s special status as government faces no pressure to turn back.
How Biden Can Bolster India’s Democracy
To shore up Indian democracy, Biden’s administration has to reinstate values into U.S.-Indian relations while preserving strategic ties.
Protests Erupt In India’s Parliament Over Spying
Protests erupted in India’s Parliament Tuesday as legislators accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of spying on opponents.
Has The Democratic Process Begun In Kashmir?
With the arrival of the Delimitation Commission in Srinagar, the political process in Jammu and Kashmir has begun to recover.
Rise Of Billionaire Power In India Threatens Democracy
The rise of billionaire power in India poses a threat to the country’s democracy, which is an often overlooked facet of this trend.