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Fragility of Democracy

Man killed by Indian mob. . . . The Indian Express  ( New York Times)

Thirty-five leading Indian authors and poets have returned coveted literary award to protest the violence that is creeping into Indian corporate life under the Hindu Nationalist government of Narendra Modi. 268 more words

"India's Attack on Free Speech"

Democracy is fragile and fleeting in idea and implementation. . . . freedom and justice for all of the 1.3 billion Indians in the world’s largest democracy? 1,254 more words

Proud to belong to the World's Largest Democracy - INDIA

1. Sri Narendra Modi is our prime minister. Born to a backward community barely middle class parents, his father had a tea stall at a railway station and he himself sold tea on the platforms. 201 more words


The 'World's Largest Democracy'

​Every nation of this planet, be it world’s superpower, USA, or lonely island nation, Fiji, all have a unique title attached to their name. A prestigious identity superimposed or self-proclaimed to give a sense of pride and satisfaction to its citizens. 558 more words


The Indian State's death squad

The world’s largest democracy witnessed its police force killing 25 of its citizens in two encounters in Andhra Pradesh. “Encounters”, for the uninitiated, are a euphemism for killing unarmed civilians in staged gun battles. 1,308 more words

Free Speech in the World’s Largest Democracy

by Jasmine Bhatt

On the surface, 2014 has been a very positive year for India’s democracy. With the highest level of voting attendance ever recorded in modern India, the election of Modi for prime minister seems a sign of how far India has come as a democratic nation. 786 more words