Lacking in bench strength

As the first business-like session of the 16th Lok Sabha moves into the second month, it would be worthwhile to consider if debate in Parliament has been restored seriousness and dignity it deserves in a democratic nation. During the full course of the 15th Lok Sabha main rivals – the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party – could never come out of the perpetual state of political slugfest. For a detailed analysis of what is lacking in the quality of debate in Parliament click here