How China is using curiosity of the ‘Jasmine Revolution’ to spy electronically on democracy supporters—even in India
Cries for freedom are welcome, but will Islamist forces allow true democracy in the Arab world?
If you expect youngsters in Parliament to rejuvenate Indian democracy, prepare for disappointment. Their record so far offers no inspiration.
60 years ago, we adopted the Constitution and became a Republic. Presenting excerpts from some Constituent Assembly debates that laid the foundation of the nation we are today.
Going by the e-buzz, this year’s Lok Sabha polls can be termed India’s first digital election. Voters and non-voters alike seem to be up for it
The party’s heir apparent has seen his youthful experiments in electoral democracy succeed and is now ready to shake the party up
Min Ko Naing has just received the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights. Often seen as Suu Kyi’s political heir, he is serving a 65-year term for organising the 2007 uprising against the junta