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Do political dynasties really matter in India's electoral lanscape? Dynasties may exist in politics, but democracy has the power to equalise the dynasts. The diminishing power of the political families in India bear testimony to the deep roots democracy has struck in the country, writes Barun Mitra.
Posted: April 9, 2014, 12:00 am
Forest Rights Act Training Workshop, Organised by Lokmukti Sangathan, Jharsuguda, ARCH Vahini, Gujarat & Liberty Institute, New Delhi, In partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation on 24th to 25th January 2014 at CASA Resources Center, Jharsuguda, Odisha
Posted: January 17, 2014, 12:00 am
In an era of coalition politics, when the regional parties are gaining prominence in the political map of the country, surprisingly, in north eastern states, most of the regional parties which were the end product of long drawn movement or armed struggle are fast fading into oblivion.
Posted: December 14, 2013, 12:00 am
The New Land Use Policy (NULP) launched by the ruling Congress government in Mizoram, seems to have helped the party in the assembly elections. The Congress came back to power for the second consecutive term outperforming an alliance of regional parties led by Mizo National Front. The Congress bettered its tally to 33 compared to 32 seats in 2008 elections. Abhijit Deb analyses the election scene in Mizoram
Posted: December 12, 2013, 12:00 am
There were 142 candidates contesting the Mizoram Assembly election 2013(held on 25th Nov'13) for 40 seats. Among the newly elected MLAs, 34 belong to INC, 5 belong to MNF, and 1 MLA of MPC. Here is a summary analysis of the parties and candidates by Nitu Maurya. For more information, please visit www.EmpoweringIndia.org
Posted: December 10, 2013, 12:00 am
There were 810 MLAs contesting the Delhi Assembly election 2013 for 70 seats. The average voter turnout percentage in Delhi 2013 Assembly Election is 65.13%. In 2008 election, it was 57.58%. Here is a post analysis of the parties and candidates by Nitu Maurya. For more information, please visit www.EmpoweringIndia.org
Posted: December 9, 2013, 12:00 am
There were 2583 candidates contesting the Madhya Pradesh Assembly election 2013 for the 230 seats. The average voter turnout percentage in Madhya Pradesh 2013 Assembly Election is 71.24%. In 2008 election, it was 69.28%. Here is a summary analysis of the parties and candidates by Nitu Maurya. For more information, please visit www.EmpoweringIndia.org
Posted: December 9, 2013, 12:00 am
There were 2087 candidates contesting the Rajasthan Assembly election 2013 for 199 seats . The average voter turnout percentage in Rajasthan 2013 Assembly Election is 74.38%. In 2008 election, it was 66.25%. Here is a post election analysis of the parties and candidates by Nitu Maurya. For more information, please visit www.EmpoweringIndia.org
Posted: December 9, 2013, 12:00 am
There were 983 candidates contesting the Chhattisgarh Assembly election 2013 for the 90 seats. The average voter turnout percentage in Chhattisgarh 2013 Assembly Election is 74.70%. In 2008 election, it was 70.51%. Here is a summary analysis of the parties and candidates by Nitu Maurya. For more information, please visit www.EmpoweringIndia.org
Posted: December 9, 2013, 12:00 am
Invitation of Seminar on “Climate Change – Impact on Agriculture in India”, 7th December, 2013 (Saturday), Hyderabad
Posted: December 7, 2013, 12:00 am

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