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Is India democratic enough for Homosexuals, Bisexuals and Transgenders? #BetterDemocracy

source url Chapter XVI, section 377 of the IPC mentions that whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against ‘the order of nature’ with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine. This section criminalises homosexuality in India and along with that it does not extend any rights to the entire LGBT community. The

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#BetterDemocracy: Is Democracy all about Surveys?

With elections nearing, the media channels will soon start helping you on whom to vote for. So, when you switch on your TV at 9 PM, you have an over animated television anchor who gives you advice on who is winning the poll. He presents you figures, which is followed by an even more animate television debate. I ask you a more important question, “Would you vote for the winning candidate or would you vote

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Change of Governments won’t help, Transformation will. #Better Democracy

The Preamble to the Indian Constitution calls India a “Democratic” nation. Is that it? To answer this question, let’s first understand the fundamental structure of democracy. Etymologically it means “people’s rule”. The most popular in this regard is the Lincoln’s definition: “Government of the people, by the people, for the people” This implies that public participation is the most important tenet of democracy. Technically democracy means a system of government in which the heads of

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