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India slips in The Economist’s Democracy rankings: Soon after IMF's GDP growth cut forecast, another grim outlook hits stumbling economy
Business

India slips in The Economist’s Democracy rankings: Soon after IMF's GDP growth cut forecast, another grim outlook hits stumbling economy

The Economist list came just hours after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India’s 2019 GDP growth sharply and cautioned on the rising social unrest

How India Became Democratic - Part IV: Ornit Shani responds to experts' comments on her book
India

How India Became Democratic - Part IV: Ornit Shani responds to experts' comments on her book

Ornit 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. The Indian Constitutional Law and Philosophy Blog is discussing the book in a four-part series that we're republishing here

How India became democratic - Part III: The Constitution as an instrument of foundational, radical change
India

How India became democratic - Part III: The Constitution as an instrument of foundational, radical change

Ornit Shani’s account of independent India’s first general election is invaluable: it is a point of departure for all of us to think more deeply about what 1947 meant, and how the transformative character of that moment ought to map onto how we think about our Constitution, our citizenship, and our rights

How India became democratic - Part II: On the preparation of the electoral roll as a state building project
India

How India became democratic - Part II: On the preparation of the electoral roll as a state building project

In her book, Ornit Shani examines the role adult franchise played in India, in connecting the people to a popular democratic imagination

Election Commission says EVMs are fully tamper-proof, allegations baseless
Politics

Election Commission says EVMs are fully tamper-proof, allegations baseless

The electronic voting machines are "fully tamper-proof, as ever", the Election Commission said on Thursday