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The Case for Directly Elected Leaders

Walter Bagehot, famed constitutional scholar, once said that “in an electioneering country, indirect elections are a farce.” Shashi Tharoor recently introduced a bill in India’s Parliament to have direct elections for city mayors. 20 more words

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Tharoor's Speech on 'The Case for a Presidential System in India'

“The Case for a Presidential System in India” was the topic of this year’s SV Desai Memorial Lecture. Dr. Shashi Tharoor delivered the speech in Ahmedabad on September 6, 2016. 99 more words

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Is coffee about to become extinct?

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EXTREME: Man Scales Crane at Dizzying Heights Package Various

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ANIMALS: Husky Can't Quite Figure Out Screen Doors September 21

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'Braconid': An Eight-Letter Word for World Scrabble Champion

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Why you should eat offal

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