ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

India’s Democracy Today

This special issue enquires into the landscape of Indian democracy as it unfolds today, seven decades after the beginning of India’s democratic life. The establishment of a new form of political....

This article proposes to discuss the consequences of emergence of the new party system in India and the politics of shaping a “new India.” It is argued here that besides the electoral ascendance of....

Arguably one of the most significant choices made by the Indian constitution-makers, in terms of the effects it has had on the subsequent development of the political and institutional life of the....

Federalism and democracy are typically seen as mutually supportive. Federalism depends upon a constitutionally enshrined division of power between at least two levels of government: a system of....

Over the past seven decades, Indian democracy has been admired for its well-functioning election system even as the performance of its elected institutions such as the executive and Parliament have....

The Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005, is undoubtedly one of the most empowering pieces of legislation inherited from the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government’s era. In just over a....

The last three assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh (UP) have all produced single majorities, won each time by a different party—the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in 2007, the Samajwadi Party (SP) in 2012....