Compulsory voting in India will boost credibility of results; make democracy more inclusive, vibrant and representative
India’s 2014 general election was the largest democratic event in the history of mankind, just by the sheer size of the electorate. A total of 814 million people were eligible to vote in the election. However, of these, only 66.4 percent actually voted. Given the numbers, that means 273.5 million eligible voters did not vote.
BJD asks suspended MP to resign from Lok Sabha: Baijayant Panda terms allegations of party 'utterly false'
A day after Biju Janata Dal (BJD) asked its suspended MP Baijayant Panda to resign from the Lok Sabha on moral and ethical grounds, Panda said that all allegations against him are completely false.
Presidential Election 2017: Nitish Kumar trying to get rid of Lalu Prasad Yadav is a repeat of his 2013 strategy with BJP
On 16 June, 2013, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar broke his party's 17-year-old alliance with the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), protesting against the elevation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Couple of recent markers suggest that the Modi regime is working behind the scenes to ensure a cleaner and more efficient government which was part of its campaign promise in 2014.
When the government is being largely unsuccessful in derailing mass-movements, their social media counterparts are busy trending irrelevancy. If this is what the trends look like, I would rather not follow what's trending!