The Indian government should ensure that rights are protected after lifting some restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir State, Human Rights Watch.
India articles on Democracy Chronicles
Giant India is an electoral democracy, the world's biggest democracy by far. According to Freedom House, "elections have generally been free and fair and the 2009 national polls were mostly peaceful, though some violence occurred". Also check out our section on World Democracy.
There was an interesting article at Democracy Digest. Using India, it addresses attacks on democracy from the perspective of the personalisation of power..
The Supreme Court today said it would consider the plea seeking urgent hearing of a PIL challenging the Constitutional validity of Article 370.
Police arrested the publisher of one of the most widely read newspapers in Indian-controlled Kashmir in a midnight raid over a decades-old case.
India’s Election Commission rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of the counting of votes Thursday.
When lights dim at around 9:30 pm US central time, audience at cinema hall Minneapolis, will be hit with six to eight news channels airing election results.
More than 600 million Indians will learn the outcome of the country’s six-week elections, as results are released progressively throughout the day.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielding the most candidates among the major parties who are facing criminal charges. Its rival, Congress, is just a step behind.
Election Commission cut off campaigning early in eastern state of West Bengal after days of clashes in final stretch of the country’s marathon elections.
They occupy only 25 per cent of the work force, less than 12 per cent of parliamentary seats, a backseat in many homes dominated by patriarchal voices.