Seamy side of the State

If 1952 were to be taken as the starting point of electoral democracy and had elections themselves stuck to the Constitutional calender of 5-year-intervals, India should have gone through 12 elections by now. But we may well be staring at the 15th, come 2008, if current political trends are any indication. Continue Reading

The Poll Pot brimmeth over

If 1952 were to be taken as the starting point of electoral democracy and had elections themselves stuck to the Constitutional calender of 5-year-intervals, India should have gone through 12 elections by now. But we may well be staring at the 15th, come 2008, if current political trends are any indication. Continue Reading