Indian democracy

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VOICES

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Indian democracy, Narendra Modi, BJP-RSS, Patriotism

Why RSS has no business talking about patriotism

Rather than taking inspiration from myriad sources to build a mosaic of pan-India identity, we are caught in a maze of saffron.

VOICES

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RSS, Cow Vigilantism, Censorship, Emergency

This too is Emergency: Why is civil society silent?

The antics and offensive acts of state leaders are lauded, even if they are directed against minorities or backward classes.

POLITICS

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BJP-Congress, Indian democracy, Narendra Modi

Why does 'transformer' Modi not seem worried about winning in 2019?

Nor does he mind that the government is losing its poise and sense of equilibrium.

POLITICS

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Indian democracy, Narendra Modi, BJP-RSS

Nation wants to know why RSS makes BJP play fetch

Who is running this country? What happened to our mandate?

POLITICS

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BJP-RSS, Narendra Modi, Indian Army, Indian democracy

For the sake of Indian democracy, Modi should keep Army out of politics

Political opportunism can potentially extend the tutelage of the armed forces and undermine the sovereignty of citizens.

POLITICS

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Indian democracy, Election Commission, EVM tampering

EVM tampering concerns must be addressed to safeguard Indian democracy

If they succeed in proving tampering, the 2014 Lok Sabha and subsequent Assembly polls would be null and void, calling for a fresh mandate.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Cow urine, Secularism, Narendra Modi, Indian democracy

India has become a subject of ridicule internationally, thanks to Modi and BJP

In the last couple of years, the country's global image on three accounts - being democratic, secular and scientific - has been seriously dented.

POLITICS

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Rabindranath Tagore, Indian democracy, Nationalism

Sadly if anyone differs in opinion from the government, they're branded anti-national: Justice AP Shah

Former chief justice of Delhi High Court makes a passionate plea for constitutionally guaranteed civil liberties in a madly nationalist India.

POLITICS

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