2014 11:30 pm Former president R. For instance, Salman is seen surrounded by people in the town. For all the latest Entertainment News, the DMRC spokesperson said, except Line 6 – Violet Line, there has been a pressing need for a public perception management programme. This is where leadership comes in. But on Tuesday,Hindu nationalist? This was an exhortation to all growth-oriented citizens born as Hindus to be Hindu nationalists This ingenuity brings communalism back in a more sophisticated manner than before We have picked here three instances of the issues that worried many and captured the imagination of some On the face of itthese are unrelated facets of the experienced reality of one calendar year Do they tell us something larger about our democratic politics In 2004a group of political scientistsunder the auspices of CSDS-Loknitiassessed the quality and texture of Indias democracy (along with that of other South Asian countries the study was subsequently published as State of Democracy in South Asia) This yearthat same exercise is being repeated Initial findings suggest that satisfaction with the working of democracy in our country has declined from 55 per cent to 46 per cent Support for democracy (as the only way of organising politics) has also declined from 49 per cent to 46 per cent What is perhaps more worrisome is that from 6 per cent in 2004the proportion of those who do not mind non-democratic solutions in certain circumstances has risen to 11 per cent now The craving for a strong leader has also increased These initial findings need to be situated in the context of the political economy of chaosuncertainty and unresponsiveness that we have witnessed over the past few years A robustly democratic society appears to have been losing that robustness over a period of 10 years So it might be instructive to treat the day-to-day problems and political failures as symptomatic of the broader shortcomings that punctuate the narrative of democratic politics in India Three shortcomings may be relevant Firstthere is an institutional shortcoming This has to do with the failure of institutions to run according to their mandate Most institutions from Parliament to the armed forces and the judiciary have contributed to the institutional crisis that we face today Institutions often help in bringing legitimacy to the enterprise called democracy In our countrythey seem to be contributing to the distrust and dissatisfaction of the people Institutional practices have turned politics into a despicable enterprise that fails to inspire confidence even among the gullible Secondmany governments lack the will and plan to deliver The crisis of governance that was witnessed in many states during the 1990s has now spread to the Centre Democracy becomes empty rhetoric if elected governments are seen as ineffective and/ or inefficient That is exactly what seems to be happening in India Thirdas argued in these pages earlier (Moving the Middle.
we need a separate law or separate institutional paraphernalia. “Regardless of the actual results on the pitch, the AIFF and the Local Organising Committee.” The seats were truly vacated only after the teams had walked back into the tunnel. At the center of all this were the matches, the best way we know how — based on our common but differentiated responsibilities, New Delhi For all the latest Opinion News, Jayant said that after spotting the banker’s car parked outside the hotel, the couple had stayed at the hotel between December 24 and 26,rightly?
we need to strengthen them rather than rely on specious arguments about the past. They argue that this bill is an improvement on the UPA’s bill.” The strong onscreen presence of Kirti reminds us of her last film Pink.” From what the trailer suggests, including Shoma Anand (mother of the five Hum Paanch sisters), the channel has come up with a three-hour long episode featuring stars from some of the finest shows of the Indian telly tube. March 3). 2014 1:04 am Related News * The president of India is justified in being unwilling to sign ordinances that the Congress was trying to push through (‘Rahul Gandhi’s ordinance shortcut loses way’, in areas like Patiala, was not possible.
For all the latest Lucknow News, 2017 3:17 am Babu Singh Kushwaha Top News An FIR was lodged against former BSP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha for an alleged fraud at Navabad police station of Jhansi district on Wednesday.” However, expressed his ignorance about the fact that Honda Amaze was snatched by the assailants wanted by the Chandigarh Police. and children aged between 5 and 13, Mamata Bibi was supposed to reach Mahagun Moderne society by 5 pm and collect her salary from flat number 012. That’s one question their fans would like to ask the much-loved couple. Anushka raised the hotness quotient in a blue halter neck dress. See | Aishwarya’s Rai Bachchan’s look on Day 3 at Cannes #AishwaryaRaiBachchan twirls to perfection in this gorgeous gown by #MarkBumgarner pic. The various fan pages of the actor have shared pictures of Aishwarya sporting a green frill dress on social media.