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As Nawaz goes, and keeps quiet, the ‘system’ too shuts up

Nawaz with his base in Punjab and mind set on peace with India is a policy-politics threat that would always have to be managed.

18 Sep 2017 12:11 AM

A democracy run by undemocratic leaders?

The ideology of the political class is to eschew ideology on the altar of self-promotion.

10 Sep 2017 12:19 AM

Democracy survives: When ‘loss’ isn’t ‘defeat’

Today India is deeply polarised, fractured and an increasingly fragmented polity with an ongoing “consolidation of the fragmented”.

17 Aug 2017 12:35 AM

India@70: Let’s get the basics right

Democracy is a modern system of governance and organising the State and society.

15 Aug 2017 12:00 AM

BJP greedy for power, has put democracy at risk: Mayawati

The BSP chief said the central government had misused its power in a very blatant manner in Gujarat.

29 Jul 2017 5:11 PM


BJP is a party of principles, democracy, says Amit Shah

BJP governments do not take decision that people like, but they take decisions that are good for the people, says Shah.

22 Jul 2017 5:31 AM

People have to fight fear: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti

Says efforts must be made for establishing a prosperous Jammu and Kashmir.

14 Jul 2017 1:38 AM

Emergency: Have all learnt lessons from it?

The Opposition now speaks of “an undeclared Emergency” in the country.

27 Jun 2017 12:12 AM

Constructive criticism strengthens democracy: PM on NDA's 3 years

The prime minister said he believes that in a democracy, a government must present its report card to the people.

28 May 2017 1:31 PM

Nepal PM hangs boots in power-sharing deal

Prachanda announced his resignation while addressing the nation in a live telecast.

25 May 2017 7:18 AM


Anarchy prevailing in state: Dilip Ghosh

Students were attending schools only for midday meals, Mr Ghosh added.

22 May 2017 5:43 AM

Parties get 15 days more to file overseas funds details

AAP alleged that the Centre’s move was a clear case of “political witch-hunt” and that it was very “dangerous” for democracy.

18 May 2017 7:13 AM

Sonam: Call me a bimbo, a naachne wali, but I’m smartly capable of expressing an opinion

She wonders out loud why is it wrong to question the status quo and even sometimes the government.

22 Apr 2017 11:13 AM

Polls in conflict zones: A Kashmiri lesson

Democracy is presumed to be a great leveller and empowers the very people who fight each other or the state.

21 Apr 2017 2:01 AM

Turkey’s new sultan

Giving the President sweeping powers, Turks may have taken a historic path strewn with uncertainties.

18 Apr 2017 12:13 AM


Lack of strong Opposition leads to BJP’s rapid rise

The Opposition in India appears weaker and more inefficient than it was in 2014.

17 Apr 2017 6:16 AM

BJP wants to run country on basis of humanity and justice: Rajnath

There is no place for confrontation in a healthy democracy; we need everybody's cooperation, said the home minister.

15 Apr 2017 12:49 PM

Parties must be made to honour poll promises, says CJI

President Pranab Mukherjee said that all the political parties will have to develop a voluntary code of conduct for their working.

09 Apr 2017 1:38 AM

Humanising rivers: An incomplete idea

The language of the Uttarakhand judgment is almost telegraphic.

02 Apr 2017 5:11 AM

CM Mamata Banerjee pulls up Darjeeling cops

Expresses concerns over deteriorating law & order ahead of civic polls.

30 Mar 2017 3:40 AM