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Let RBI emulate the government
Mon, Nov 24 2014. 03 26 PM

Let RBI emulate the government

In a mature and modern democracy, the govt should not be dictating monetary policy and credit decisions of banks
Opposition secures Buddhist backing for Sri Lanka vote
Sun, Nov 23 2014. 08 01 PM

Opposition secures Buddhist backing for Sri Lanka vote

Maithripala Sirisena, who defected to challenge his former boss Rajapakse in the 8 January election, visited monk Maduliwawe Sobitha for his blessings
The baseless case for compulsory voting
Tue, Nov 18 2014. 01 59 PM

The baseless case for compulsory voting

Making voting compulsory neither increases political participation nor does it erode democracy
Hong Kong police prepare to clear protesters as appeals rejected
Sat, Nov 15 2014. 06 35 PM

Hong Kong police prepare to clear protesters as appeals rejected

The ruling may re-ignite violent clashes between police and protesters, as government talks with student leaders are stalled
Running a democracy
Thu, Nov 13 2014. 12 09 AM

Running a democracy

If two parties, defeated at the hustings by big margins, refuse to accept the result, what can that be called except a democratic deficit in their veins?
Xi supports Hong Kong democracy ‘Within Law,’ city’s chief says
Sun, Nov 09 2014. 02 47 PM

Xi supports Hong Kong democracy ‘Within Law,’ city’s chief says

The ‘Occupy’ protests have impacted Hong Kong’s rule of law, while also reflecting different views on electoral reforms, says Hong Kong chief executive
India’s shrinking democratic space
Mon, Nov 03 2014. 12 55 AM

India’s shrinking democratic space

The environment in this country has become so polarized that debates are not only adversarial and acerbic, the entire approach is an either-or
China’s advisory on human rights
Fri, Oct 31 2014. 01 05 AM

China’s advisory on human rights

A country that regularly engages in suppressing democratic impulses, where economic might is the consorting deity of military might, has sponsored a document on human rights for business
Hong Kong protest leaders set terms for govt talks
Tue, Oct 28 2014. 06 59 PM

Hong Kong protest leaders set terms for govt talks

The govt should submit a report to China reflecting their demand for free elections in the city in order for the talks to be ‘fruitful,’ say protesters
The item number of democracy
Tue, Oct 28 2014. 01 09 PM

The item number of democracy

Among all the countries which are in election mode right now, it is Botswana that is most interesting from an Indian perspective

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