Articles by shiningpath
Oct 30, 2012
Achtung Baby: Thugs headed for Himachal Assembly!In stark contrast to the cacophonous white-noise on meaningless lip-serviced stuff like good governance, cleaning up the polity and putting up cleaner candidates, almost ALL political parties have reflexively regressed to the tried and tested practice of putting some garbage into the electoral funnel once again.
Oct 29, 2012
Rich Jamai Raja, poor Sasu-Ma and the 'untouchables'India has been reduced to a Scamrashtra. Laughably fatuous protestations to the contrary, by formulaic polemicists notwithstanding.
Sep 25, 2012
Electoral Reforms: Why 26 September could be an important dayOn 26 September the CIC has asked all office bearers of political parties to present themselves to explain why they haven't given information on their sources of funding.
Sep 13, 2012
Electoral reforms: How secret is your ballot?Has the lack of electoral reforms prevented India from choosing political leaders of its choice?
Sep 07, 2012
Does a disrupted Parliament mean electoral reforms are in the offing?The Indian political establishment has strenuously opposed all attempts to clean it up but is there hope?
Aug 28, 2012
Grab-o-cracy and the 15 other forms of Democracy in IndiaWhile India is a democratic nation, there are various forms of it that can be seen throughout the country. Here's what some of them are like.
Aug 16, 2012
Should the Judiciary introspect over Mamata's kolaveri?Mamata Banerjee needs to be castigated for her statement but why shouldn't the judiciary be questioned? Their record has certainly not been blemish-free.
Aug 14, 2012
Leaked: Manmohan Singh's Independence day speech!Leaked: Manmohan Singh's speech that he will make at the Red Fort tomorrow.
Aug 08, 2012
How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gateHere's why coal gate and CAG will ensure that nothing productive is going to happen in the monsoon session of Parliament.
Aug 06, 2012
Why do our criminal politicians need guns?Why do our politicians need guns given that they already have police protection? What makes it worse is the fact that most of our gunslinger MPs have criminal cases against them.