Votes

  • The politics of women's empowerment

    Women at work |  Nirupama Subramanian
    The greatest exercise of adult franchise in the world is currently underway in our country. The 2014 Lok Sabha elections have eclipsed cricket results and...

  • What I couldn't say through the ballot

    Palki's Space |  Palki S Upadhyay
    No ink on my finger, no selfie on my Facebook page. I did not vote today. My name did not figure on the voters list...

  • No arrangements for senior citizens or the physically challenged at booths

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    "I voted for a change today. I must say though, in all frankness, that the experience was anything but enjoyable or uplifting. A ...

  • Never too old to vote

    Borgub's Lair |  Amrita Tripathi
    I've been informing colleagues, the country at large, and well, whoever I can over the past few days, that there is no age bar to...

  • Does your vote really matter?

    The Mysore Post |  Kiran Batni
    Wherever you are in the world, chances are your national political establishment likes to call your vote sacred. There's probably no end to people advising...

  • Stars in the ground

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    The last vote has been cast. The surveys are out. EVMs stand at the ready. In 48 hours, the voice of the Indian voter will...

  • Why Manmohan Singh, Nero, is a Hero

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Did the UPA use cash to win the trust vote in 2008? It would be naive to believe that it did not. Should Manmohan Singh...