The merger plans for the various socialist parties in India. On ?

The 2014 Lok Sabha elections literally terrified many parties in India. Besides the beating that the Congress got, sinking to an all time low figure of 44 seats, the apparently socialist parties that are present primarily in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar were scared out of their wits. The public vote for the […]

The Women’s reservation Bill and the various problems that it faces

The Women’s Reservation Bill, a long pending legislation, was finally brought into Parliament for voting, and it produced the anticipated furore. The Government (and the previous BJP Government) had long dithered over getting in the bill to vote, worried about the impact of the Bill on their supporting parties. For example, even though the Government […]