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Electoral System
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 17.05.19

What makes the poll worker tick

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By Chirantan Chatterjee in

Books  /  Published 02.04.19

An insider’s account of the Indian electoral system

A fierce discussion on the Indian electoral system stormed the stage as former chief election commissioner, Navin Chawla, took the stage at the Calcutta launch of his new book — Every Vote Counts: T...
By Kanjyik Ghosh in

Books  /  Published 16.05.19

Inconvenient truth of elections

How to rig an election: Tricks despots play By Nic Cheeseman and Brian Klaas, HarperCollins, Rs 599...
By Tuktuk Ghosh in

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.19

Mmm... grilled meat with shoe polish

Sir — Nothing is as it seems. Many of us have wondered why food never tastes as delicious as it looks in advertisements. The trick, apparently, lies in photography. Many a clever ruse, such as using...
By The Telegraph 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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