Electoral System
Opinion  /  Published 08.09.22

Beyond price: Erosion of democracy

Hijacking Opposition governments is part of the BJP’s regular method of expanding power — votes have nothing to do with it — indicates the agency behind the system’s erosion...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 17.05.19

What makes the poll worker tick

What dominated the incentivizing of the Indian poll worker in the 2019 elections — cash, ideology or votes? ...
By Chirantan Chatterjee

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.19

An electoral system for true democracy

Political parties have exploited the first-past-the-post electoral system by inventing formulas to win elections...
By Madhusudan Bandi

Books  /  Published 02.04.19

An insider’s account of the Indian electoral system

Former chief election commissioner, Navin Chawla's book, Every Vote Counts: The Story of India’s Elections is an account of the working of the electoral machinery ...
By Kanjyik Ghosh

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

How much do our votes matter, really?

Electoral outcomes put a veneer of popular support to a system run by big business...
By Anup Sinha

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.19

Model Code of Conduct needs a version upgrade

The time for informality is over — the Election Commission’s stature requires legal heft...
By Arghya Sengupta

Books  /  Published 16.05.19

Inconvenient truth of elections

In some places, the book shows, the electoral contest is rigged from the start and, at times, even before the start...
By Tuktuk Ghosh

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.19

Mmm... grilled meat with shoe polish

The food you see in advertisements may look delicious but it's often fake...
By The Telegraph


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