ago the remote Himalayan state of Bhutan turned from an absolute to a
constitutional monarchy, making it the youngest democracy on earth.
Looking back at the developments since the transition, the
democratization of Bhutan was a success story despite a few
Given such levels of violence against girls and women, it is a wonder
that so many Indians can feel superior while talking about the Taliban assault
in neighbouring Pakistan. It will take more to defeat the Taliban, be they of the Islamic, Hindu or any
The Democracy Manifesto signals that the time has come to open ourselves to the many ways in which the demos, that is, the people, organize themselves around the world to take charge of their own destiny.