Democracy in India

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: PM INDIA  Context: The Indian PM  recently addressed the Summit for Democracy, highlighting India’s commitment to democracy and its contributions to global democracy.   What is Democracy? Democracy is a system of government where power is vested in the hands of the people, allowing them to participate in decision-making …

Authoritarianism is on the rise, says report:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Role of Civil Services.   Context: The Global State of Democracy Report, 2021 was recently released by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. The reports refer to three main regime types: democracies, hybrid and authoritarian regimes. Hybrid and authoritarian regimes are both classified as non-democratic.   Highlights of the …