International Affairs

Love Thy Neighbor: A Peek into the Foreign Relations Policies of the New Government

Ever since the declaration of election results that confirmed the highly anticipated landslide victory for BJP, its then Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi got flooded with invitations from foreign countries to visit them and hold talks. The President of the world’s most influential country USA, Barack Obama personally called Mr. Modi and was one of… Continue reading Love Thy Neighbor: A Peek into the Foreign Relations Policies of the New Government

Governance · Public Policy

Narendra Damodardas Modi- India’s Panacea?

“Modi jee ko lane waale hain Acche din aane waale hain” #AbKiBaarModiSarkaar The 16th day of May, 2014 was an eventful one in deed! There were many congratulations, many hopes, many aspirations that started afresh on that day, and for some these aspirations were realized: After Narendra Modi’s tremendous victory in the 16th general elections… Continue reading Narendra Damodardas Modi- India’s Panacea?

Governance

Electronic Voting Machine – Is their a ghost inside it?

The Election Commission of India has renounced the conventional voting method of using ballot papers by introducing the Electronic Voting Machines or EVMs. Under the secret ballot system, the voter would cast his vote by affixing a stamp against the name of his preferred candidate and then fold the ballot paper in the prescribed manner… Continue reading Electronic Voting Machine – Is their a ghost inside it?

Governance · Law

Electoral Communalism: Legal Provisions

Communalism during elections is a recurrent problem which affects the length and breadth of each and every corner of our country. Political manifestoes thrive on the sentiments of religious and ethnic identities and infest them with a sense of needing to guard against the invasion of alien beliefs into their personal space of communal stronghold.… Continue reading Electoral Communalism: Legal Provisions