India  /  Published 11.03.21

India now an 'electoral autocracy'

By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.08.20

Sonia stresses on bhaavna

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said the country’s founding fathers would never have imagined that democracy would be in peril at a time when the 75th anniversary of Independence was...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 22.12.18

‘Wake up’ call by Manipur journalist held under NSA

“Wake Up People! Wake Up! This is a dictatorial rule, this is autocracy. We need to unite and bring down such a government in the land,” said Kishorchandra Wangkhem, who has been detained under th...
By Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh in Imphal

India  /  Published 11.02.19

Amol Palekar airs post-election misgivings

Actor-director Amol Palekar has voiced fears that the “march towards autocratic functioning and governance” will take several leaps forward if the Narendra Modi-led government is voted back to pow...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai

India  /  Published 26.05.20

India powers surge in global autocracy

More people are living under autocracies than under democracies across the world and India’s “steep decline” on democratic traditions despite electoral politics is a contributing factor to the g...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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