Tuesday, January 25, 2022


Democracy is India’s nature, natural tendency: PM Modi

New Delhi: Underlining the fundamental role of States in the federal system of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said Democracy is...

Editorial: Time for judicial review of UAPA

Political parties must eschew their blinkered approach and make an effort to repeal this unlawful law

Democracy should be in practice, not on paper

Just forming a democratic form of government does not allow us to thoroughly enjoy democracy.

Delhi Public School: Strengthen democracy through participation

Hyderabad: Democracy has its origin in ancient Greece. The word is derived from “demos” meaning people and “kratia” meaning rule which is rule by...

Twitter interfering in India’s political process, says Rahul Gandhi

The former Congress chief asked whether Indians should allow companies just because they are beholden to the Government of India to define our politics.

Editorial: Time to scrap sedition law

Low conviction rate is a clear pointer to how the provision is being misused largely for political purposes

Sad day for democracy if line blurs between right to protest, terrorist activity: Delhi High Court

The case pertains to the alleged 'conspiracy' to incite the riots, which had left 53 people dead and hundreds injured in north-east Delhi in February last year. Narwal, along with 17 others, are accused in the case.

Bigotry hits new low

BJP must introspect on how its ideological positioning has created insecurity among the minorities

Exclusion of women in decision-making marker of ‘flawed democracy’: Kamala Harris

She emphasised that even as the world confronts a global health crisis and an economic crisis, it was critical that “we continue to defend democracy”.

Thai marchers link their democracy cause to Myanmar protests

In Myanmar on Sunday, a crackdown on protesters by security forces left at least 18 people dead, according to the U.N. Human Rights Office.

Government working on law to regulate social media: Ram Madhav

Speaking at the launch of his new book 'Because India Comes First', Madhav said democracy is stressed and facing new challenges with the rise of "non-political" and "non-state" forces.

There is nothing outside of the text

To make sense of the unconscious of all manner of texts – from hate speech, ads to cartoons – one needs to read carefully

‘Join hands’ with army for democracy: Myanmar coup leader

The military has said it was forced to step in because Suu Kyi's government failed to properly investigate allegations of fraud in November elections.

India falls to 53rd position in EIU’s Democracy Index

India's overall score fell from 6.9 in 2019 to 6.61 in the Index that provides a snapshot of the current state of democracy worldwide for 167 countries.

Democracy and discrete tragedies

If a democracy relies on informed consent and informed decision-making, then its subjects need reliable information

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