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Celebrities in Indian Politics

Charisma or Personality of a leader has been a defining factor in Indian Politics. Today, political parties, whether national or regional, involve celebrities from all walks of life including painters, singers, film actors, theatre personalities, academicians and so on. Film Personalities as Politicians: Key Facts Film Celebrities have been participating in Indian politics since Nehru […]

Right to Recall

This article examines the proposal to amend the Representation of People Act, 1951 in such a way that it allows voters to recall the elected MPs/ MLAs if people are not satisfied by their conduct. The Representation of People Act, 1951 was enacted in 1951 under Article 327 of the Constitution to provide for the […]