Tag: Indian democracy

  • Violence against artistes: A condition of Indian democracy?

    Violence against artistes: A condition of Indian democracy?

    By Saket Suman, New Delhi : Attacks against artistes are happening not just because of “the rise of any particular ideology over the last two-three decades”, nor is it a result of “one or two political parties exploiting communalism or religiosity”. Instead, according to Malvika Maheshwari, whose upcoming book “Art Attacks: Violence and Offence-Taking in…

  • India can be a global beacon for democracy

    India can be a global beacon for democracy

    By Frank F. Islam, In this 21st century, democracy is descending and autocracy is ascending in countries around the world. That is the conclusion and argument that Yascha Mounk and Roberto Stefan Foa present in their article titled “The End of the Democratic Century” published in the May/June edition of Foreign Affairs. For much of…