• How to Overcome Money Power and Muscle Power in Elections ?
    HOW TO OVERCOME MONEY POWER AND MUSCLE POWER IN ELECTIONS ? In many ways, India’s efforts at democracy have been an amazing success. Despite low levels of literacy and human development, vast social divisions, and a massive population, India has remained relatively stable, peaceful, and democratically ...
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  • electoral reform
    * January - 2006 Need for Electoral Reforms Siddhartha Dash Elections are the life and blood of modern democracies. The health and vitality of parliamentary democracy is sustained by ensuring free, fair and peaceful elections where the verdict of the people finds full expression. The Indian ...
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  • Electoral Reforms
    strengthen this democracy. The major issues which demand attention are:- 1- Criminalization of politics 2- financing of elections 3- conduct and better management of elections Participation of criminals in the electoral process is the soft underbelly of our political system. What draws criminals...
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  • Need of Electoral Reforms in India
    has also earned the sobriquet of a money and muscle-driven democracy. The reason behind is the electoral system of the country which is still hamstrung with certain crippling factors which make electoral reforms an utmost necessity. Though over the years, the Election Commission has accomplished commendable...
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  • Demerits of Democracy
    Universal adult franchise grants right to vote to everybody. Thus, "a few manipulators who can collect votes with the greatest success get democratic power." The result is that democracy run by the ignorant and incompetent becomes totally unfit for intellectual progress and search for scientific truths...
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  • Challenges to political parties
    world there is a tendency in political parties towards the concentration of power in one or few leaders at the top. Parties do not keep membership registers, do not hold organisational meetings, and do not conduct internal elections regularly. Ordinary members of the party do not get sufficient information...
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  • Politics
    reforms to reduce the influence of money and muscle power in politics FAST FACTS     33% of candidates who declared assets more than INR 5 crore, won in 2009.i 2009 Lok Sabha Poll estimated spending (nearly INR 10,000 crore) is higher than the 2008 US Presidential Elections (nearly INR 8,000 crore).ii The...
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  • Electoral Malpractices
    the influence of money and muscle power in politics • • Numerically, we are the world’s largest democracy, but the tenets that should make us the world’s largest effectively functioning democracy are given short shrift. Consider these facts. Money and muscle power are still pervasive...
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  • Election Reform
    ------------------------------------------------- Election Reforms in India and Challenges before the Election Commission March 23rd, 2012 → 12:35 pm @ Sia Shruti    8 | | | Introduction India is often referred as a vibrant and vigorous democracy. But just because we have elections regularly, or rather far too often...
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  • Marketing Plan
    legislators, process of nomination during elections, management of financing mechanism and administering party discipline are vital factors which shape and control legislative behaviour of the members of parliament. Party activism, nomination of candidature during elections, and party role both in and outside...
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  • Electoral Reforms in India Essay
    ISSUES AND CHALLENGES BEFORE THE ELECTION COMMISSION SYNOPSIS 1) Introduction 2) Electoral Reforms in India 3) Elections in India 4) Free and fair elections 5) Criminalization in Electoral System: 6) Issues and challenges before the Election Commission 7) Current Situation ...
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  • corruption
    Corruption in Indian elections has always been a key issue. As corruption is also closely linked to crime and underworld activities, many laws have been promulgated and stringent rules instituted by the Election Commission. However, with corruption largely being a moral issue at the roots, law enforcing...
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  • Stress Management
    explanation about a deviant behavior many forms of deviance is related to the election/voting processes evaluated in the assigned barangay to our group - Brgy. Balatas, Naga City. On what I have observed on or before the Election Day on May 13, 2013 in that barangay, I have concluded that the people their...
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  • Money Power
    Contents u should include : 1. What is money power ? Muscle power ? 2. some Stats ,flow charts, histograms & graphs representing above 2 in politics 3. Solution Go to page no 12: http://adrindia.org/sites/default/files/Report%20donations.pdf Read topic Analysis of Voluntary Contributions...
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  • Essay
    haves and the have nots is ever increasing! Today, what we have is a democracy of elections. After winning an election, political parties become brazen and arrogant. Scams, scandals, embezzlement, misuse of public money, ironically, have become many a politician’s ‘Democratic Value’. Many will agree that...
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  • Merits and Demerits of Democracy
    Democracy: (i) Safeguards the interests of the people: Chief merit of democracy lies in that it safeguards the interests of the people. Real power lies in the hands of the people who exercise it by the representatives elected by them and who are responsible to them. It is said that social, economic...
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  • Democracy
    BUILDING DEMOCRACY” IN THE CARTOON SHOWN OPPOSITE TERMED DEMOCRACY HAS BEEN BUILT WITH THE MONEY BAGS. COULD THIS CARTOON BE APPLIED TO INDIA? Democracy is for the people, the masses? Yes, it is for their freedoms! What chance is there for the freedoms of the people to reach them? What are the...
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  • Essay
    Why Caretaker Government Where There is Election Commission? Md. Arifur Rahman1 Introduction: A caretaker government is a type of government that rules temporarily. It is often set up following a war until stable democratic rules can be restored, or installed, in which case it is often referred to as...
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  • Role of Young Minds in Shaping India’s Path Towards Becoming a Superpower
    responsibility in making India a Super Power. We have done well in certain aspects; however, we need to go a very long way still. The growth in GDP, growth in Exports, employment opportunities, increase in literacy, reduction in poverty etc. itself cannot make India a Super Power. Many would agree that India is...
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  • Criminalisation of Politics
    intelligentsia. And though the top leaders of all political parties agree that those with criminal record should be debarred from contesting elections, the number of such people is only increasing. In 2004, about one in five MPs had a criminal record, including some with charges of heinous crimes...
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