India’s “flawed” democracy and the colonial legacy

Originally posted in OpIndia The news that self-appointed guardians of world democracy, the US based Freedom House and Sweden’s V-Dem Institute had downgraded India’s democracy to “partially free” and “flawed” has captured the headlines in Indian media. In both the rankings, some interesting facts stand out. Out of the top 10 “most” democratic countries, 90%Continue reading “India’s “flawed” democracy and the colonial legacy”