Role Of Elections In Indian Democracy Essays and Term Papers

  • Role of Youth in Indian Democracy

    The Role of Youth in Indian Politics Ashima Madan On the roads of Indian democracy, we have travelled for about 63 years now and shall continue the journey for years to come in the same rickety ancient grubby vehicle of ours that has driven us for so long. The list of travellers is an assemblage...

      542 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Elections in a Democracy

    Elections certainly are a necessary element in a functioning democracy. Elections charachetristcally exist to provide the governed with voice and choice so as to whom they are governed by. Elections although essential are not the only prerequisite to democracy. A successful democracy should have a strong...

      1729 Words | 5 Pages   Democracy, Separation of powers, United States Constitution, Constitution of the People's Republic of China

  • elections and democracy

    Elections have widely been accepted as major tool for expressing the will of the people about the political government in a democratic state. It can be said that elections are a form of direct democracy as well as a democratic highway to a representative government .The concept of democracy, electoral...

      2872 Words | 9 Pages   Two-round system, Contingent vote, Proportional representation, Single transferable vote

  • elections and democracy

    QUESTION 1; 1. Do you think elections can be a good measure of democracy? Discuss this statement in relation to elections recently held in African countries you are familiar with. INTRODUCTION The year 2011 experienced serious levels of political activities in Africa such as political...

      1554 Words | 6 Pages   Democracy, Majority rule, Human rights, Freedom of association

  • ELECTIONS AND DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA DEMOCRACY ASSISTANCE

    ELECTIONS AND DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA DEMOCRACY ASSISTANCE : SPACES FOR IMPROVEMENT Paper Presented at a Regional Conference: CMI and Makerere University on 30th May to 1st June 2011 at Jinja Uganda. Felix Odhiambo Owuor Country Director-EISA Kenya Box 1806-00200 Nairobi-Kenya Email: felix@eisa.org.za...

      5125 Words | 18 Pages   Southern African Development Community, Democracy, East African Community, Participatory democracy

  • indian democracy

     Is India a functional democracy? - Against As stated by late Winston Churchill, “Majority is not always right, it’s just powerful.” Since India’s independence in 1947, the country has seen successive populist governments, each coming to power with hollow promises of socioeconomic welfare. It was...

      716 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Indian Democracy

    the 16th President of the United States of America, aptly defined democracy as a government of the people, by the people and for the people. Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States of America, aptly defined democracy as a government of the people, by the people and for the people....

      1369 Words | 4 Pages   Fundamental Rights in India, Democracy, Indian National Congress, Sovereignty

  • Indian Democracy

    ‘Is Indian Democracy Alive and Kicking?’ “As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master.” This was the idea of Abraham Lincoln’s about democracy. Though very true in its basic form, does this idea hold true In the Indian context? After completing 62 years of being a ‘sovereign, socialist, secular...

      1882 Words | 5 Pages   Fundamental Rights in India, Lokpal, Democracy, Rajya Sabha

  • Elections and the Consolidation of Democracy in Venezuela

    Consolidation In 1998 a milestone was reached in Latin America when the election of socialist candidate Hugo Chavez Frias to the Presidency of Venezuela became a reality. Consequently he was also the first leftist leader to be elected amongst the new presidents of Latin America in the past decade (I...

      1316 Words | 4 Pages   Hugo Chávez, Gerrymandering, National Assembly (Venezuela), Venezuela

  • Elections and Democracy in Malaysia

    Elections and Democracy in Malaysia. 2005. Penerbit UKM: Bangi. ISBN 967-942-737-4 (hard cover). ISBN 967-942-736-6 (paper back) 474 pp. RM 60.00. Mavis Puthucheary & Norani Othman (eds.) Elections and Democracy in Malaysia provides a composite study of the role and functions of elctions in Malaysia...

      299 Words | 1 Pages   Election

  • Why Elections Are Bad for Democracy

    So, the question asks are elections good for democracies? When I analyze this question, I immediately think about the word democracy and the type of democracy that is implemented within the U.S. The website “whatisdemocracy.net” describes democracy as the government by the people. The website also explains...

      1095 Words | 3 Pages   Electoral College (United States), Voting, United States presidential election, Election

  • Are Elections Best Test for Democracy

    OXFORD ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOL BAGH JOGI LANKAR RAINAWARI SRINAGAR DATE SHEET FOR UNIT-I & UNIT-II EXAMINATION YEAR 2013 Day & Date | Ist. Class | Upper KG | Lower KG | Nursery | 16.04.2013 (Tuesday) | Math | English | Math | English | 18.04.2013 (Thursday) | Urdu | Math | English | Math...

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  • financing indian elections

    Financing Indian Elections Turns Costlier and Murkier The expenses also have to provide for largesse to campaigners and contractors, caste and community leaders and incentives to minor political rivals to gut their own campaigns. Campaign costs shoot up if the constituency is large or if the candidate...

      271 Words | 1 Pages   Campaign finance

  • “Is Indian Democracy Alive and Kicking?”

    India, standing tall on the four pillars of democracy namely Legislature, Judiciary, Executive, Media and considered the largest democracy in the world is a nation of varied religions, cultures etc., a nation where every second person is said to have a different opinion about every second thing. Here...

      1206 Words | 4 Pages   Democracy, Political corruption, Law, Anna Hazare

  • Judicial Activism and Indian Democracy.

    Introduction Democracy is a form of government where people surrender some of their rights to a small elite body who are elected by people to rule over themselves. This elite body or the public representatives make law for the betterment of people. Once elected the public representatives remain all...

      3001 Words | 8 Pages   I.C. Golaknath and Ors. vs State of Punjab and Anrs., Marbury v. Madison, United States Constitution, Amendment of the Constitution of India

  • INDIAN DEMOCRACY AT CROSSROAD

    Despite being world’s largest democracy, Indian democracy is dwindling in the direction of instability and a 'crisis of governability'. The erosion in political order, gradual decline in value system and a widening social and economic gap have brought the Indian Political System to a crossroads where...

      511 Words | 2 Pages   Democracy

  • Indian Democracy at Crossroads

    India is the largest functioning democracy in the world. It got freedom during the most sensitive period of world history. Two global wars were fought to make the world safe for democracy. In fact, the second global war accelerated the process of freedom from bondage. Though the armed clash was...

      2468 Words | 10 Pages   Communist state, Democracy, Directive Principles in India, Socialism

  • Indian Democracy at Crossroad

    democratic Democracy, the form of government where supreme power is directly or indirectly vested in people, has become a global discourse that can be gauged from the fact that many post-colonial countries have adopted it with remarkable success. The dramatic global expansion of democracy in the last...

      3311 Words | 10 Pages   Jawaharlal Nehru, Socialism, Politics of India, Indira Gandhi

  • The Role of Religion in Presidential Elections

    The Role of Religion in Presidential Elections “The relationship between faith, reason, and fear sometimes resembles…rock, paper, scissors (45).” This is the opening sentence in chapter two of Al Gore’s book, The Assault on Reason. In this chapter Gore talks about how fear takes over reason, reason...

      1243 Words | 3 Pages   Atheism, Religion, Mitt Romney

  • Power Sharing in Indian Democracy

    architectural perfection gave it a place as one of the Seven Wonders of the World Today; Taj Mahal has become synonymous with ‘India’. Be it be Ancient Indian beauty in the form of caves of Ajanta-Ellora, Sun Temple at Konark, Khajuraho Temples or the Dravadian style stone-carved temples of Hoysalewara and...

      1377 Words | 4 Pages   Rajasthan, Keoladeo National Park, Jim Corbett National Park, Deccan Plateau

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