India Slips to 42nd Place on EIU Democracy Index; US at 21st

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By PTI

While Norway has again topped the list, followed by Iceland and Sweden, compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), India has moved down from 32nd place last year and remains classified among "flawed democracies".

India has slipped to 42nd place on an annual Global Democracy Index amid "rise of conservative religious ideologies" and increase in vigilantism and violence against minorities as well as other dissenting voices.

While Norway has again topped the list, followed by Iceland and Sweden, compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), India has moved down from 32nd place last year and remains classified among "flawed democracies".

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http://www.news18.com/news/business/india-slips-to-42nd-place-on-eiu-democracy-index-us-at-21st-1647409.html

JULY 2018

Vol. 12 - No. 12










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