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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

‘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

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

RahulGandhi: Democracy strength of India, must be defended

The Congress in the last couple of months has started attacking the government saying that the institutions in the country are under attack.

17 Jan 2019 1:38 AM

Code red for democracy

Even though our constitution defines the term ‘democracy’ quite clearly, the true meaning of the word is lost in translation in modern India.

23 Dec 2018 12:58 AM

Narcissists are more likely to support military rule than democracy

We need to make sure we are not fostering feelings of entitlement or expectations of special treatment.

06 Dec 2018 8:10 PM


Low Roads to Legislatures: Democracy’s global recession

Modi went on to say in an election rally that the constitutional provision of impeachment is being used to intimidate judges of the apex court.

02 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

Our democracy lies in the freedom of our institutions

Every institution that upholds a healthy and vibrant democracy needs to be fostered and cared for by the government of the day.

28 Oct 2018 12:51 AM

India needs stable govt for next 10 yrs; weak coalitions bad: Ajit Doval

Unstable regimes are more vulnerable to fragility, corruption, local political interest taking precedence over larger interests, Doval said.

25 Oct 2018 6:49 PM

Electing Bolsonaro is a self-goal for Brazil

Brazil, by far the biggest country in South America, is the world’s fourth largest democracy.

25 Oct 2018 12:31 AM

Shift in form of governance could trigger other conflicts

A regime change, unlike a new government, alters the form of governance, eg from autocracy to democracy.

10 Oct 2018 12:08 AM