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Indian Democracy is under Threat, and its Watchdogs are not even Squeaking

The ongoing 2019 elections have already marked a watershed moment in the history of Indian parliamentary democracy. Big democracies across the world are on the verge of neo-fascist takeovers, and India is no exception to this trend, with its “Viraat Hindu” leader brazenly violating multiple laws and codes established by the Constitution in order to […]


2650 Citizens file Complaints with the EC against BJP’s Communalisation of Elections

As many as 2650 people from across the country have reportedly signed and sent email complaints to the Election Commission of India over the recent communal, divisive and anti-Constitutional remarks made by the ruling party and its ministers. A GroundXero report.     On 16th April, a group of civil society organisations put up an […]


Unprecedented move by the High Court: Bhangor candidates allowed to file nomination via WhatsApp

GroundXero, Kolkata: In an unprecedented move the Calcutta High Court today directed the State Election Commission to accept the nomination papers of the nine candidates from Bhangor, sent to the BDO office through WhatsApp. The Save Land, Livelihood, Ecology and Environment Committee of Bhangor, spearheading the anti-Power Grid agitation for the past one and half years, […]


Despite High Court Order, Save Land Committee from Bhangor not allowed to file nomination papers

GroundXero, Kolkata: At least one person died and scores were injured in violent clashes in different parts of West Bengal on Monday, the last date of filing nomination papers for the upcoming Panchayat elections. All the opposition parties accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of unleashing a reign of terror to prevent opposition candidates from filing […]