Tuesday, 18 January, 2022

Topic: dictatorship

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

On Camera


Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.


HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.