Mar 13, 2015

India's growing crisis of democracy

by Chandrahas Choudhury

An ambitious political experiment engineered by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party in the border state of Jammu and Kashmir — the only Muslim-majority state in India — threatens to implode within just a few days of its start.

Jan 19, 2015

Charlie Hebdo editor: Cartoon blockers 'blur out democracy'

Charlie Hebdo’s editor criticized newspapers in democratic countries for refusing to republish a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad that appears on the cover of the satirical magazine’s first edition since much of its staff were killed by Islamist gunmen. The edition that went on ...