Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Topic: dictatorship

In China, people follow the State. Pakistan is a country of resistance

There are various explanations as to why Pakistanis are so consistently rebellious. Poor governance means that they have plenty to protest about.

In Pakistan, censorship cannot continue, future belongs to democracy

Be it media, social media, human rights movements, political leaders, or even judges, there have been concerted efforts to get them toe the line of the state.

Indians will regret their silence over Modi’s ever-growing list of political prisoners

Across India, anyone who dares or could dare to express political disagreement with the Modi government risks going to jail on trumped up charges, in which trial and bail are difficult.

Dissatisfaction with democracy across countries at its highest in past 25 years

United States and Brazil show the highest levels of dissatisfaction. Dissatisfaction is often linked to economic shocks and scandals.

7 steps to dictatorship, India’s coronavirus challenge & AAP’s winning political formula

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Satish Deshpande, Satyendra Pandey, Tanvi Madan & many others.

By giving General Bajwa an extension, Imran Khan has lost the leverage he held

If Imran Khan is unable to deliver, the military will replace him even before he gets to say ‘what’.

Military dictator, reformist, ‘shameless’: Bangladesh ex-president Ershad courted many tags

Ershad, who took power in Bangladesh through a bloodless coup 11 years after its independence, died Sunday at age 89.

Democracies may grow slow, but they grow right

Broader economic outcomes show that democratic processes act as immune system for economies, stopping diseases before they spread

Dictatorship undermined the civil service structure, helped relax rules: Pakistan SC

In a written order, Pakistan's Supreme Court has called out the new rules that have helped people circumvent hiring regulations in Punjab.

India has more democratic checks and balances under Modi than Nehru

Despite appearances, Jawaharlal Nehru was much more a dictator than the current Prime Minister. A comparative analysis of the two prominent leaders

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(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


ThePrint team | Rafale M jet (left) and Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet (right)

Indian Navy to go for govt-to-govt deal with US or France for fighter planes

Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.