under democracy

Let neither fear nor community piety usurp our freedom


13 Aug 2015 | BY Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Tharoor and Kumar are united by a familiar trait of controlled democracy


23 Jul 2015 | BY S Prasannarajan

Any democratically elected leader should make himself available to the media on a regular basis. So should Modi, for his own sake


21 May 2015 | BY Lance Price

Three Chinese writers, exiled from their country’s imagination, implore India to preserve freedom of speech


25 Jan 2015 | BY Rajni George

The future of freedom and institutional decay


11 Dec 2014 | BY S Prasannarajan

Narendra Modi and the steroid theory of politics


30 Oct 2014 | BY Shiv Visvanathan

Why democracy and protectionism don’t mix


4 Apr 2014 | BY Bennett Voyles

What does an AAP candidate say about Indian democracy?


4 Apr 2014 | BY Ananya Vajpeyi

Earlier today, media reports broke out that wholesale traders of low cost saris in Gujarat are thriving in business because of the Lok Sabha elections. According to Industry experts around Rs 150 crore worth of orders have been sold so far in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Odish, Kolkata, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Uttrakhand, Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh in the last month alone to political parties that are in the thick of campaigning. The overtly cheap Rs 150 per piece garment is being used to woo women voters in the area.


1 Apr 2014 | BY Gunjeet Sra

In the summer thriller of 2014, history sets the stage for India to choose between the fatal and the fabulous.


7 Mar 2014 | BY S Prasannarajan
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