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The rise and rise of BJP

India's political system has transformed from a state with one dominant actor (the Congress Party) few decades ago to a BJP-led dominant party system. From humble beginnings the Janata dal party has grown to the current Bharatiya Janata Party

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Political Actors - no more than script performers

The movie industry not only provided entertainment to the country, but also, and mostly, selfish and corrupt political leaders

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Largest democracy or oversold flawed system?

India is an extremely irrational, superstitious, and tribal country. The concept of reason is mainly conspicuous by its absence in much of India. Most of what India's success stories are based on what India has inherited from Britain. However India has failed to inherit visionary leaders and settled for authoritarian politics. A perfect recipe for a disaster to happen soon

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Amravati - victim of fascist politics

The city’s construction has come to a complete halt after major investors pulled with the new governments non progressive policies and vendetta politics

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Criminals and Leaders

Crime and politics in India are so intertwined that a “clean politician” sounds like an oxymoron, a breed that no longer exists. This fact hits home even harder as the world’s largest democracy, and, with 1.3 billion people, the second most populous nation after China, tries to prove to the world that it is indeed a democratic country and has progressive policies towards providing sustainable development to the future generations.

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Freedom of speech: coveted fundamental right at risk

Individual freedom to express an opinion had been curbed in India during colonial times which was well defined. However the current independent India has proved itself no different, if not worse. From the murder of Guari Lankesh (Karnataka), to the character assasination of Dr. Sudhakar (Andhra Pradesh) we try to compile India's current risks in speech freedom

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Institutions that are failing us

India will not flourish unless the institutions that form the main pillars of our democracy function as they should

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