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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


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

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

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