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Nationalism is eroding democracy

That’s a popular drug these days, and all we have to do is look next door at India to see the consequences.

02 Oct 2018 12:25 AM

Can democracy still deliver in a restless world?

Extreme economic inequality and insecurity for the have-nots have compounded the anger against the unaccountable “democratic” order.

18 Sep 2018 12:05 AM

Democracy past its prime, but still resilient

Finally there is the fear of a technological takeover. Current-day unintelligent but super-efficient machines already have the ability to learn.

16 Sep 2018 12:11 AM

Hard times lie ahead for Pak: Acrimony will not go away

The suicide bombing in Quetta, in which more than 30 people died, and the killing of an activist in Swabi, could only be unreservedly condemned.

27 Jul 2018 12:26 AM

Price of democracy? A 4-point growth mantra

Wasteful use of capital is hardwired into a system which prices capital cheaply.

09 Jul 2018 12:04 AM

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Let’s teach our children fundamental rights. And duties

Education for democracy and in democracy are absolutely essential for the success of a democratic experiment.

19 Jun 2018 5:22 AM

‘Need to get in touch with public to save democracy’

It doesn’t produce an identity to us, instead it profiles us as fake profile.

26 May 2018 5:23 AM

‘No work but full pay’ defies all logic

The Prefect could no longer control the mob and a loud bell tolled to announce that the session was adjourned till the next day.

25 May 2018 2:28 AM

Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, will ‘work to save democracy’

Mr Sinha, however, made it clear that he would not join any other political party.

22 Apr 2018 2:17 AM

Erase memories, perpetuate hate

Social justice movements seek the removal of racist Civil War era symbols from public spaces amid the rise of far-right white nationalism in US.

01 Apr 2018 1:55 AM

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Judiciary-govt bonhomie death knell to democracy: SC judge to CJI

Justice Chelameswar questioned the probe initiated by K'taka HC against a District and Sessions judge at the instance of Law Ministry.

29 Mar 2018 8:12 PM

Supreme Court : How can convicted people head a party?

A three-judge SC bench will examine the issue to restrain the convicted person from becoming the office-bearer of the party.

27 Mar 2018 12:50 AM

3 anchors of democracy have lost their power

Science provides a generalised model of truth, objectivity, fairness and the need for rituals of experiment to verify facts.

12 Mar 2018 12:30 AM

Empowered citizen strongest pillar of democracy: Modi

Prime Minister Modi earlier on Tuesday inaugurated a five-storey building of CIC at Munirka in the national capital.

06 Mar 2018 8:39 PM

A democracy in peril

The BJP/RSS has deliberately polarised the media, especially television into ‘us media’ and ‘them media’.

21 Jan 2018 1:19 AM

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The most uncertain year for Pak is here

The more Nawaz tries to force his way back into the system, the greater the resistance will be.

01 Jan 2018 2:09 AM

When religion trumps citizenship

The BJP’s acts of moral policing, whether of food, dress or sexuality, or even movies, has been a source of deep concern.

10 Dec 2017 12:12 AM

Pak Army chief says he believes in democratic values

Army Chief mentioned it was the national obligation of all state institutions to work for national security and development.

09 Dec 2017 6:19 AM

Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa promises era of democracy

Few international leaders are urging Zimbabwe's new prez to deliver on his promises of inclusiveness, economic reform, free, fair elections.

25 Nov 2017 12:08 PM

Oppn should work together to save democracy, says Mamata

She accuses the NDA government of trying to halt the developmental process in her state.

24 Nov 2017 6:53 PM

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