Tag: democracy

Dissent strengthens democracy | The Indian Express

‘The offence of sedition cannot be invoked to minister to the wounded vanity of governments.’ The reason why I begin this piece with someone else’s words is because no poet could have said more eloquently what Justice Dharmender Rana said when he gave Disha Ravi …

Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes on Republic Day violence, farmers protest

When the dust settles on the events of Republic Day, one conclusion will be palpably clear. The logic of the state’s political strategy is to find any pretext for social division and state repression. The immediate elite reactions to the unruly and shameful scenes in …