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  • Democracy needs citizens to step up

    Democracy needs citizens to step up

    ‘Patriotism is the last refuge for a scoundrel,’ Dr Samuel Johnson said. In George Bernard Shaw’s words, ‘Politics is the last resort for the scoundrel.’

    December 6, 2018
  • SC verdict on plea to debar ‘criminals’ from electoral politics tomorrow

    SC verdict on plea to debar ‘criminals’ from electoral politics tomorrow

    The Election Commission had told the court that it had made the recommendation to eject a candidate from the electoral fray after the framing of the charges in heinous cases way back in 1997, which was reiterated in 1999 and subsequently, but nothing moved.

    September 24, 2018
  • Gender question in electoral politics

    Gender question in electoral politics

    It is a historical trend that still persists in Himachal Pradesh, with men continuing to dominate the state Assembly. In the face of male monopoly reigning supreme, the struggle for equal participation is still a distant dream, far from being realised. The situation has not improved as representation of women in the state assembly continues …

    December 24, 2017