Do the election results say anything about the future of democracy, secularism and development in the country? The shocking truth is that trickle-down has no empirical foundation whatsoever ASEEM SHRIVASTAVA DELHI
The radical mandate of the massive pro-democracy people's movement and elections is rapidly getting lost as Maoists, other politicians parties and the army slug it out Nepal Prashant Jha Kathmandu
The electorate is fed up with caste politics played by most parties as well as their culture of corruption and patronage to criminals Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow
Three fringe communities in Mumbai remain excluded from the voters’ list. They cannot participate in the elections of the world’s largest democracy Gajanan Khergamker Mumbai
What really hits you all over the country are questions about the objectivity of the exercise.
The Congress is confident of breaking new ground, but going it alone might be a risky venture on the ground Akash Bisht Delhi
By Sanjay Kapoor Hardnews New Delhi