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President’s rule in Puducherry murder of democracy: V Narayanasamy

Puducherry, Feb 24 | Outgoing Chief Minister of Puducherry and senior Congress leader, V. Narayanasamy on Wednesday reacted angrily to news of imposition of...

3-tier system of democracy now established in J&K: Centre

New Delhi, Feb 3 | After the constitutional changes and reorganisation of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, the union territory has been...

Bangladesh gains four places on Democracy Index 2020

Dhaka, Feb 3 | A large majority of countries on the index recorded a decline in their total score compared with 2019 amid the...

India urges Myanmar to uphold democracy after coup

New Delhi/Naypyidaw, Feb 1 | India on Monday expressed "deep concern" over the military coup in Myanmar which has been placed under a state...

Collision between public, govt not good for democracy: Congress

New Delhi, Jan 26 | Following the violent clashes between farmers and police in Delhi on Tuesday, the Congress again hit out at...

BJP, RSS ‘destroying’ democracy: Raj CM Gehlot

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 | Rajasthan Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot has said that the BJP-RSS combine is "destroying" Indian democracy through...

Democracy has prevailed, says US President Joe Biden

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 20 | A few minutes before noon on Wednesday, Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United...

Deeper democracy in Kazakhstan will strengthen bond with India: Envoy (IANS...

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi, Jan 13 | Kazakhstan is India's biggest economic partner in Central Asia and a...

Plea seeks internal democracy in parties, Delhi HC directs EC to...

New Delhi, Jan 12 | The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Election Commission to decide on the representation made in a petition...

Political dynasts weakening democracy: PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Without taking names of political rivals, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday said that political dynasts posed the...

India has strongest and most vibrant democracy, says Modi

New Delhi, Jan 9 | Emphasizing that the whole of India stands together, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the country has the...

Modi targets Cong, says people try to teach me democracy in...

New Delhi, Dec 26 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday indirectly targeted the Congress. He said: "Some people in Delhi teach me lessons...

Athavale: Asking for repeal of farm laws is a threat to...

New Delhi, Dec 25 | Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale has termed the demand for withdrawal of the...

Dissent is hallmark of democracy: Allahabad HC

Prayagraj, Dec 25 | In a landmark judgment, the Allahabad High Court has said that "expressing dissent on law-and-order situation in a state is...

Democracy restored in J&K due to PM Modi, Shah: Jammu Mayor

Jammu, Dec 24 | In the first democratic exercise after the abrogation of Article 370, the Mayor of Jammu Chander Mohan Gupta spoke to...

J&K DDC polls show democracy is alive & kicking in Kashmir

By Ahmed Ali FayyazNew Delhi, Dec 24 | In the results declared on Tuesday, the Kashmiris have experienced arguably their cleanest ever democratic process,...

Where is democracy, whoever speaks against govt is anti-national, says Rahul

New Delhi, Dec 24 | Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday came down heavily on the Modi government...

Imran Khan claims Pak Army ‘working under’ him, is defender of...

By Ateet SharmaNew Delhi, Dec 20 | The deepening divide between the Pakistani military Generals and the top politicians of the country has been...

Yediyurappa insists Shetty to resign, Cong terms it murder of democracy

Bengaluru, Dec 15 | Visibly angry over the deputy chairman of the Karnataka Legislative Council S. L. Dharme Gowda being manhandled by the members...

There’s trend to bulldoze democracy, muzzle people’s voice: Mamata

Kolkata, Dec 10 | Claiming that democracy and fundamental rights of the people are getting constantly bulldozed nowadays, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee...

SC says hate speech can’t contribute to democracy, repudiates right to...

New Delhi, Dec 7 | The Supreme Court on Monday said in a polity committed to pluralism, hate speech cannot conceivably contribute in any...

Vote in large numbers to strengthen democracy: PM Modi

New Delhi, Nov 3 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the people to exercise their right to vote in large numbers to...

Millennials all over the world have lost faith in democracy: Study

London, Oct 20 | Millennials in democracies across the world are more disillusioned with their system of government than any young generation in living...

WB murder: Is this democracy in Bengal, asks BJP’s Patra

New Delhi, Oct 5 | The BJP on Monday cried foul over the murder of its councillor in West Bengal and questioned if there...

‘Black day’ for parliamentary democracy: Congress

New Delhi, Sep 20 | Responding to the ministers' press briefing led by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on the agri Bills, the Congress called...

Solicitor General to SC: It would be disastrous for any democracy...

New Delhi, Sep 15 | Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the freedom of the journalist is supreme and...

Kolkata Police dismantle BJP stage ahead of ‘Save Democracy’ campaign

Kolkata, Sep 4 | Two persons have been arrested for erecting a makeshift podium in front of a state government office in West Bengal's...

Influence of dictatorship on country’s democracy rising: Sonia

New Delhi, Aug 30 | Taking a swipe at the Central government, interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi said on Saturday that anti-national and anti-poor...

Democracy is at stake, warns Obama

Washington, Aug 20 | Former US President Barack Obama has warned that the country's democracy was at stake, adding that incumbent President Donald Trump...

Sushant’s family issues statement: Faith in India as a robust democracy...

Mumbai, Aug 19 | The family of Sushant Singh Rajput has released a statement saying the Wednesday morning ruling by the Supreme Court, to...

Safeguarding democracy as important as defending borders: Badal

Chandigarh, June 25 | Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said on Thursday that "safeguarding the secular democratic fabric of the country is...

DMK can’t talk about democracy after aligning with Congress: Sitharaman

Chennai, June 25 | Union Finance Minister and BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that the DMK cannot speak about democracy after aligning...

On 45 yrs of Emergency, Modi salutes those who fought for...

New Delhi, June 25 | On the occasion of the 45th anniversary of Emergency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to the...

US COVID-19 crisis failure of democracy: Obama’s ex-speechwriter

Washington, May 23 | David Litt, a speechwriter for former US President Barack Obama, has said the COVID-19 pandemic in America is a "failure...

14 HK democracy activists held over 2019 protests (Ld)

Hong Kong, April 18 | Police in Hong Kong on Saturday arrested 14 pro-democracy activists for allegedly organiaing unauthorized protests last year, local media...

Money running India’s democracy: Quraishi on MP crisis

New Delhi, March 12 | Former Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi commenting over the Madhya Pradesh crisis, on Thursday, stated that "money is running...

Democracy, Constitution not safe under BJP: Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru, Feb 27 | Indian democracy and the Constitution were not safe under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), said former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah...

Chile’s President calls for ‘major agreement for democracy’

Santiago, Feb 25 | Chile's President Sebastian Pinera has called on Chileans to unite in favour of a "major agreement for democracy, against violence...

‘Dissent is essence of democracy, but can’t speak against nation’

Panaji, Feb 24 | Dissent is the essence of democracy, but nobody can be allowed to speak against the nation, Vice President M. Venkaiah...

Labelling dissent as anti-national not good for democracy: Justice Chandrachud

Gandhinagar, Feb 15 | Supreme Court judge Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on Saturday decried "blanket labelling of dissent" as "anti-national", saying an essential aspect of...

SC: Dissent cannot be throttled; it’s vital for democracy

By Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, Feb 11 | The Supreme Court on Tuesday said nobody should throttle dissent and people should be encouraged to question...

Dissatisfaction with democracy at record high: Report

London, Jan 29 | The year 2019 represents the highest level of democratic discontent on record, according to a new study by University of...

Modi stokes divisions in world’s biggest democracy: The Economist

New Delhi, Jan 24 | Narendra Modi stokes divisions in the worlds biggest democracy", The Economist said in its cover story on Friday. In the...

Cracks in democracy: India drops ten places in Democracy Index

New Delhi, Jan 22 | Citing erosion of civil liberties in the country, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) put India 10 ranks lower at...

Modi and Shah drag on democracy, lying on CAA: Kapil Sibal

New Delhi, Jan 21 | Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah of lying...

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India’s Feb services sector output rises: PMI

New Delhi, March 3 | Healthy rise in new orders accelerated India's services sector output growth in February.Moreover, the roll out of the Covid-19...