Electoral Reform
Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

In Bengal, a triumph of force

Last week, I was invited to speak at a discussion meeting in Calcutta on the economic revival of West Bengal. Without wanting to be facetious, I quietly pointed out that the first occasion I had encou...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 03.12.19

Equidistant TRS picks sides on poll reforms

Sixteen parties, including the TRS that is usually equidistant from the ruling BJP-led NDA and the Opposition, on Tuesday submitted a notice in the Rajya Sabha for a discussion on electoral reforms.Al...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.19

An electoral system for true democracy

The National Democratic Alliance registered a massive victory in the general elections, securing more than 50 per cent of the vote share in over dozen states and Union territories. However, the NDA en...
By Madhusudan Bandi in

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

How much do our votes matter, really?

It is election season and the ‘festival’ of democracy is upon us. We are expected to exercise our franchise and elect the government that will rule India for the next five years. How do we actuall...
By Anup Sinha in

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.19

Model Code of Conduct needs a version upgrade

The author is Research Director, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. Views are personal...
By Arghya Sengupta in


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