Five Lessons For Indian Democrats, Hindustan Times [Sunday, July 3rd, 2016]

Late last year, I wrote in these columns that we were in danger of becoming an ‘elections-only democracy’. Once a party or coalition wins an Assembly or General Election, it considers itself immune from criticism for the next five years. The other instruments of democratic accountability: legislative debate, judicial oversight, a free press (and free [...]

 
 
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