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We regularly come across politicians who lie or twist the truth. They lie on TV panels, they lie during rallies, they lie in interviews. And each time, they do it with confidence and conviction, howev...
As important elections loom in America and India, people in both countries have been worried about the rise of an increasingly divisive and antagonistic kind of politics. The existence of such voices in a democracy is not as troubling as the fact that these views are clearly resonating with parts of the population. However, while the politics of the two countries share many aspects, there are also similarities in the movements that have sprung up to oppose these divisive tendencies.