Working of parliamentary democracy and electoral politics in Northeast India

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Papers presented at a national seminar organised by the Dept. of Political Science, Dibrugarh University on 23-24 Sept. 1996.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementeditors, Girin Phukon & Adil-ul-Yasin.
ContributionsPhukon, Girin., Yasin, Adil-ul-, 1949-
LC ClassificationsJQ292 .W67 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL508043M
ISBN 108170032237
LC Control Number98905771

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New Delhi: South Asian Publishers, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book. Electoral Politics and Insurgent Groups in the Northeast India A Case Study of Nagaland Udayon Misra. Working of Parliamentary Democracy With Special Reference to Northeast India B.

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Sangma Parliamentary Democracy as distinguished from Presidential Democracy Our constitution provides for parliamentary form of government.

We have borrowed the constitutional features of several democratic countries. But our parliamentary model is predominantly based on the British system.

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Dynasty and Indian Politics. The lack of intra-party democracy has also contributed to the growing nepotism in political parties. For the MPs in the 15th Lok Sabha, there is a direct relationship between age and links to a political family.

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Professor Palshikar has done extensive work in the area of India's party politics and electoral politics. He was also one of the principal investigators and authors of the State of Democracy in South Asia ().

Currently, he is engaged in the second round of the State of Democracy in South Asia study.5/5(1). Book Chapters “Politics of Coalition in Meghalaya: Meghalaya United Parliamentary Party (MUPP) Coalition of ”, Girin Phukon and Adil-ul-Yasin (eds). Working of Parliamentary Democracy and Electoral Politics in Northeast India, South Asian Publishers, New Delhi,pp 3 Another example is a study of parliamentary and state elections in a village in Orissa at the end o ; 8 Paul Brass developed the case study method in the course of his long interest for politics in Uttar Pradesh.

His monograph on the and elections focuses on Uttar Pradesh (he justifies this choice saying that this election was largely decided in North India). This edited volume affords conceptual and analytical convergence in the study of political incivility by bringing together theoretical and empirical work of scholars from various (sub)disciplines studying political incivility within European countries and the USA.

It addresses the needs and challenges of comparative research, adding to a more generic theory on political incivility. Recent.

‘This is a subtle and impressive work of scholarship, which breaks new ground in the history of modern India.

Using the rich, previously neglected, archive of the Election Commission, Ornit Shani documents how multi-party democracy based on adult franchise was established in a large, diverse, divided, and desperately poor country.

Electoral reforms refer to the development and benign change in election processes in India in order to facilitate better democracy, clean politics, and ideal members of legislative houses.

India's democracy is facing serious challenges. Nearly a third of MPs - ofto be precise - in the parliament face criminal charges. Seventy-four of them face serious charges such as. This is the worst ranking ever on the index for India.

It is a mid-range country among flawed democracies, with a high score of in electoral process and pluralism but moderate record not crossing on the rest of the parameters. This confirms the paradox of India as the world’s largest electoral wonder, but a flawed democracy.

For a large federal democracy India, by constitutional design, differs from the classical case of US federalism in some essential features. Not merely is the federal government in India more powerful vis-a-vis the states in many respects (including the power to dismiss state governments in extreme cases and to reconstitute new states out of an.

Election in a parliamentary democracy is a political means through which the political/voters are moulded and developed. Election involves people into polities or public affairs through political participation and mobilization, provides political linkages, resolves conflicts and also brings about peaceful and an orderly change of authority to the new leaders.

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Electoral politics in a participatory democracy assumes great significance since if it has to yield meaningful analysis of the working of democracy in the nation Election studies attempt to understand and explain the Ethnic Pohtics and Democracy-Electoral Politics in North East India, Regency Publications, New Delhi,p 5.

The specific ethno-narratives of various communities of North East India with a wide range of themes; starting from the construction of identities through folk and ethno-narratives to political and historical structuring of ethnic identities have been contributed by scholars, known both for their erudition and commitment, in this volume.

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The role of the media as a watchdog of democracy in India has also been eroded. BJP's victory was a victory of consent manufactured through propaganda by pliable mainstream media and fake news. The unrepresentative character of India’s parliamentary democracy is and will continue to be a major institutional impediment to any ‘transformational politics’.

The diversity of political opinion in India, especially those of the underprivileged, exploited and oppressed classes and communities, will remain ignored and suppressed. The Politics of India works within the framework of the country's is a federal parliamentary Secular democratic republic in which the President of India is the head of state and the Prime Minister of India is the head of follows the dual polity system, i.e.

a double government (federal in nature) that consists of the central authority at the centre and. India is a constitutional democracy with a parliamentary system of government, and at the heart of the system is a commitment to hold regular, free and fair elections.

These elections determine the composition of the government, the membership of the two houses of parliament, the state and union territory legislative assemblies, and the. The book categorises an MP as dynastic if a member from his or her family preceded him or her in electoral politics of pre-Independence and post-Independence India.

India is one such deformed democracy. While political analysts often discuss about the reforms in the Indian democratic system, it can’t be reformed. Rather, there is a need for a complete overhaul, a need for a totally new system of governance – which is free from the current parliamentary dictatorship.

Electoral politics 1. MADE BY NIHARIKA S PANDE Class 9th-A 2. CONTENTS • Elections • Why elections • What makes election democratic. • Is it good to have political competition. • What is our system of election.

• What makes election democratic in India. • conclusion 3. On April 7, as the sun rose on India, the first voter from the Northeast kicked off the world’s largest exercise in democracy.

That India has survived as a nation, withstood numerous internal and external subversions and handled so much diversity is an extraordinary feat. 2) Electoral Reforms in India 3) Elections in India 4) Free and fair elections 5) Criminalization in Electoral System: 6) Issues and challenges before the Election Commission 7) Current Situation ABSTRACT In this essay, we have a given a brief view about elections and politics.

ADVANTAGES OF ELECTORAL POLITICS: Elections lie at the heart of a democracy. Everything that a democratic rule ensures from equality and justice for all to the right to representation is ensured via electoral politics.

A democracy simply provides that the ruling body, the government, must be elected via discussion via the mandate of the people.

This book assesses the evolution of the Indian Parliament as an institution. By focusing on the changing dynamics of the Lok Sabha, The Indian Parliament demonstrates the changes in the idea of the nation as it reached out to encompass pluralism and diversity.

It interrogates the prevalent notion of the decline of the Indian Parliament and argues that this institution cannot be understood in Reviews: 1. It entails the failure of our political structure together with a suggestive approach and the need for bringing more electoral reforms in the present ral Reforms in India: Issues and Challenges before the Election CommissionINTRODUCTION“An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every.

With a population of approximately crore, India happens to be the largest democracy in the world. Indian polity is a multi-party democracy, based on the adult franchise system of voting. That is any Indian citizen of 18 and above, who is not debarred by law, can vote in.

Pakistani nation has remained under the spell of the British parliamentary and electoral system since s which had failed to deliver, either because the environment is unsuited to the genius of the people, or the practitioners are not sincere and honest, or the electoral system was made defective and toothless because the authority holding.

Friedrich, Carl J., Constitutional Government and Democracy, Oxford and IBH, New Delhi, Gassah, L.S., Regional Political Parties in North East India, Chand. S. Mendiratta* India is a sovereign, socialist, secular democratic republic.

Democracy is one of the inalienable basic features of the Constitution of India and forms part of its basic structure (Kesavanand Bharati v State of Kerala and Others AIR SC ). The concept of democracy, as visualized by the Constitution, pre-supposes the representation of the.

political party India achieved independence and still today it is guiding India toward democracy. The British government also introduced electoral practice in India by resolution on Local Self – Government and Indian Councils Acts.

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However, even as regionalism at different points of time has been described as a negative process and as a reflection of plurality that deserves to be harmonised, it must be admitted that despite some contrarian processes, it has become integral to India’s competitive politics in over six decades of electoral process.

The health and vitality of parliamentary democracy is sustained by ensuring free, fair and peaceful elections where the verdict of the people finds full expression. The Indian electoral system was free from any major flaw till the fourth general elections in The distortions in its working appeared, for the first time, in the fifth general.

A few months after I gave my talk at the CEU in Budapest, Orbán made a pre-election address in front of the Hungarian Parliament. Even by Orbán’s standards it .Sumit Ganguly is Rabindranath Tagore Professor of Indian Cultures and Civilizations and a professor of political science at Indiana University.

He is the author, editor, or coeditor of fourteen books on South Asian politics and is currently at work on a new book, India since Larry Diamond is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution of War, Revolution, and Peace at Stanford University.

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