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Democracy in India: Some Reflections

Democracy in India: Some Reflections

A simple definition of democracy goes as, “Democracy is a form of government in which the rulers are elected by the people.” Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, a dynamic thinker, a speaker, a critic, an activists participated in the debates of the Indian Parliamentary system with keen interests and reached at a conclusion that the democracy is the only form[Read More…]

by 24/03/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Emergence Of The Emergency: The Reality Of Protests

Emergence Of The Emergency: The Reality Of Protests

It has been 45 years since the day when entire India was stunned due to a sudden declaration of emergency by the third prime minister of the country. On June 25, 1975, independent India witnessed the start of its darkest chapters. “The President has proclaimed Emergency. There is nothing to panic about.” were the words of Indira Gandhi when she[Read More…]

by 13/12/2020 Comments are Disabled India
A Nation in Tatters

A Nation in Tatters

August 15, 1947 is a memorable day in the history of the British Empire since from that day onwards the sun started setting on the British Empire and India received its independence from the clutches of the British. What dreams we had for the future; what aspirations were built up for a young nation who could breathe free after being[Read More…]

by 06/09/2020 1 comment India
Negotiating With Undeclared Emergency

Negotiating With Undeclared Emergency

Last month, Hyderabad police registered a case against Prof. Kancha Ilaiah for writing an article in a Telugu daily, entitled ‘Is God not a democrat’? The article questioned inequality in society and discussed concept of god. For doing so the professor was reproached for insulting sentiments of a community and charged for promoting enmity between different religious groups under section[Read More…]

by 26/06/2016 6 comments Human Rights