What is deeply troubling is the fact that there has been a consistent slide in rankings over the past few years.
This write-up will focus on 2 such cases that could have far-reaching implications on the quality of politics as well as politicians.
A look at various committes that have probed issues ranging from police reforms to political reforms.
These two PILs could have far-reaching implications on the quality of politics as well as politicians in India.
Revealing about how jurisprudence is sometimes the closet that hides political skeletons.
Did the media let off Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi too easy over his comments linking FDI in the retail sector to the Kargil conflict?
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.
India has been reduced to a Scamrashtra. Laughably fatuous protestations to the contrary, by formulaic polemicists notwithstanding.
On 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.
The Indian political establishment has strenuously opposed all attempts to clean it up but is there hope?
While 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.
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.
Here's why coal gate and CAG will ensure that nothing productive is going to happen in the monsoon session of Parliament.