Tag Archives: democracy

Hijacking Elections I.T.-Style

India is no stranger to stolen and fraudulent elections. The claim was that paper ballots were vulnerable to such fraud and theft, so the Election Commission announced use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). As it turns out, looks like the primary motivation for the switch to EVMs was the exact opposite. It was steal elections,

Emergency in Pakistan

Musharraf declares emergency in Pakistan, replacing the chief justice before a crucial Supreme Court ruling on his future as president. The best reaction that US could give was that it was ‘disappointed’ (that is was ‘deeply disturbed’ and ‘urges’ Pakistan to return to democracy). Disappointed!? Is that it? Whatever happened to all the rhetoric about