Elections

Women Must Vote

In 1967, the female voter turnout was lower than the male turnout by a whopping 11.3 percentage points. This gap remained intact through the subsequent decades, dropping only marginally to 8.4 percentage points in 2004. That gap dramatically fell to 4.4 percentage points by 2009. By 2014, it dropped even further to 1.8 percentage points. In parts of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and in all of Pondicherry, women voters outnumbered men, despite being lower in numbers.

How the CBI [Police] is compromised?

The ongoing saga of CBI has not really unearthed significant insight into ways the agency is compromised. The media discourse suggests that the ruling party [largely PM and his associates] try to choose a Director who follows their diktats. All the efforts by the Supreme Court and reformers is thus aimed at ensuring fair selection to this important post.