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Democracy

Authoritarian regimes are using virus to silence its critics, ex-leaders warn

500 signatories, including more than 60 former leaders, wrote an open letter organised by Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance

25 Jun 2020 3:16 PM

Pluralist vs polarised grassroots democracy

Citizenship as a basic identity has had the effect of bringing the politics down to earth.

21 Jan 2020 4:37 AM

The Indian dictionary of acceptable phrases

We have reached the stage in our democracy where a lamp is called a chair, a stool a shirt and a tubelight the sun.

10 Jan 2020 12:14 AM

Committed to preserving values of our Constitution: Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka

Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday reiterated the commitment to preserve the values mentioned in the Indian Constitution.

26 Nov 2019 1:58 PM

'Democracy murdered in Maharashtra': Rahul as political drama continues

He made these remarks during Question Hour when Speaker Om Birla told him to ask a supplementary.

25 Nov 2019 11:32 AM

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Enrich festival of democracy: PM Modi urges voters to 'turnout in record numbers'

Polling for 90 seats of Haryana and 288 constituencies of Maharashtra began at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm in the evening.

21 Oct 2019 8:14 AM

Be alive to tyranny dressed as democracy

The BJP had the numbers, and hence the right to pass the law in the manner it wanted.

06 Oct 2019 3:09 AM

Hong Kong protesters aim to 'stress test' airport

The withdrawal was one of the protesters' key demands and both she and Beijing had previously refused to budge on the issue.

07 Sep 2019 12:30 PM

Don't hype Chandrayaan-2 to divert attention from economic distress: Mamata

She also criticised the NRC process which was heavily touted by the ruling party during 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

06 Sep 2019 4:52 PM

If courts are vigilant, democracy will be safe

Almost any crime that could be described as political opposition to the Nazi regime ended up before them.

01 Sep 2019 12:28 AM

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‘Cease anger with love’: Hong Kong tycoon's message on protests

Protests began as opposition to now-suspended extradition bill and have swelled into wider calls for democracy.

16 Aug 2019 3:38 PM

Safeguarding 'fundamentals' of country essential: Yechury

'We must resolve to safeguard the fundamentals of our Republic — secular democracy, federalism and social justice,' he added.

15 Aug 2019 10:26 AM

'Not democracy but authoritarianism': Historian Ramachandra Guha on Article 370

The Central government revoked Article 370 which gave special status to J&K.

05 Aug 2019 6:31 PM

UP govt crushing democracy, 'dictatorially inclined': Rahul on Priyanka's detention

Priyanka Gandhi was on Friday detained and stopped from going to Sonbhadra where 10 people were gunned down this week.

20 Jul 2019 2:01 PM

China slams Trump's 'gross interference' in Hong Kong

US was warned 'to speak and act cautiously and stop interfering in Hong Kong's internal affairs in any form'.

02 Jul 2019 5:39 PM

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Hong Kong protests: Early clashes witnessed between police and demonstrators

At about 7:20 am (local time), police charged towards protesters who had camped out on the street since 4 am.

01 Jul 2019 9:18 AM

Wanted to give Modi ‘tight slap of democracy': Mamata after he called TMC tolabaaz

Continuing her tirade against BJP, she accused them of carrying 'gada' to break the head of the people and 'talwar' to cut their throat.

07 May 2019 8:01 PM

In a healthy democracy, dissent is not treason!

It would be trite to say that the persons aggrieved have remedies in suits for libel and prosecutions for defamation.

24 Mar 2019 12:10 AM

Delegates praise Indian hospitality

India is first a spiritual democracy and then a political democracy. — Vinay Sahasrabuddhe,ICCR president

24 Feb 2019 8:04 AM

‘Welcome to Delhi, where democracy is alive' posters greet Mamata Banerjee

‘Didi, no one is going to prevent you from addressing people here’, reads the caption of a poster.

13 Feb 2019 10:37 AM

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