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Feb 28, 2019
Presidential form of government more transparent, accountableIf we wish to build a great nation, our system of government must unify people and involve us all in governance. These two ingredients are essential for a large, diverse country but our parliamentary system fails us on both counts.
Sep 25, 2018
Supreme Court ruling on lawyer-politicos: These professionals have enjoyed double employment since first Indian govtThe Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking to have politicians barred from practicing law, saying that there was no legislation to bar them from taking up both jobs.
Mar 19, 2018
How India became democratic - Part I: Laying the foundations of universal adult franchiseOrnit Shani’s How India Became Democratic: Citizenship And The Making Of The Universal Franchise tells the fascinating story of independent India’s first general election. Suhrith Parthasarathy comments on the main themes of Shani's book, and their impact on Indian constitutionalism
Jan 23, 2018
The long walk to the Republic: Constituent Assembly wasn't elected by the people, but worked like a model ParliamentWhile Independence formally occurred in 1947, the road to Republic started much earlier.
Jan 22, 2018
69th Republic Day: Making of the Indian Constitution and country's path to complete IndependenceAs India readies to celebrate its 69th Republic Day on 26 January, this five-part series will examine how India's Constitution came to be, how it has been contested over the years and what potential challenges lie ahead.
Nov 26, 2017
National Law Day: Narendra Modi says Constitution's energy can be channelled to create 'New India'Narendra Modi speaking at the valedictory function of the National Law Day celebrations said that constitution is the soul of India's democratic systems.
Aug 08, 2017
Venezuela quells attack on military base as anti-government protests rage in countryVenezuelan authorities quelled an attack on a military base near the city of Valencia by soldiers and armed civilians on Sunday.
Aug 06, 2017
Venezuela crisis: Nicolas Maduro-led Assembly fires attorney-general who called govt a dictatorshipVenezuela Assembly loyal to president Nicolas Maduro fired attorney-general, a vociferous critic, bolstering criticism of creating a "dictatorship."
Aug 04, 2017
Venezuela violence: Vatican urges Nicholas Maduro to put new Constituent Assembly on holdThe Vatican on Friday urged Venezuela not to go ahead with installing a powerful new assembly sought by President Nicolas Maduro but challenged by his opponents.
Aug 01, 2017
Nicolas Maduro dismisses US sanctions, says Venezuela will continue with plan to rewrite constitutionPresident Nicolas Maduro claimed a popular mandate to dramatically recast Venezuela's political system, dismissing US sanctions imposed on him.