Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2011’

Allow Only National Parties to Contest National Elections?

Indian political party symbols

India has not had a single-party government since the 1989 general elections which saw V.P. Singh become the Prime Minister. Coalition “dharma” has become the order of the day. The unfortunate impact of this era of coalition governments has been in the form of a weakened administration, indecisive governance and higher corruption, not to mention the inability to push forward critical reforms.

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