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Quest for Democratic Efficiency

THE BASICS OF PARLIAMENTARY AND PRESIDENTIAL SYSTEM India follows a parliamentary form of government, the Westminster model of the UK, in which members are elected from a demarcated territory, and these elected members represent people in parliament. In this system members who form executive are drawn from the legislature. Executive and legislature are not separated …

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COVID19: A Global Responsibility?

In February 2021, India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party passed a resolution unequivocally hailing the “visionary leadership of Prime Minister Modi” in turning India into a “victorious nation in the fight against COVID”. Two months later, India is witnessing the world’s worst Covid surge. India is in the midst of a vast crisis. It is no …

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