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Indian democracy

AA Edit | Freebies: It’s not courts’ call

The leading question the judiciary may have entertained is whether any political party would agree to curbs on freebies ahead of polls

13 Aug 2022 12:16 AM

Indian democracy is global public good; if that cracks, it will cause problem: Rahul

Rahul said that there are two different designs of governance at play in India, one that stifles voices and the other that listen

21 May 2022 12:41 PM

AA Edit | Univs should be open to all ideological discourse

If the universities had ended with being a platform for exchange of ideas, India’s course of history would have been different

21 May 2022 12:50 AM

AA Edit | Bulldozer raj is wrong, laws must be followed

There is a certain irresistible appeal for the frontbenchers amongst the cineaste to whistle at such a Robin Hood approach

15 Apr 2022 12:11 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Sans wall against despotism, govt cherrypicking dharma

In this process, the interests of the State become conterminous with the personal interests of the political leader

03 Apr 2022 3:23 AM


Aakar Patel | Why voters still re-elect govts despite failures on jobs, growth

This piece is not about the parties and elections but about the voter, and why they vote in the way they do

08 Mar 2022 3:32 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | On secularism, conversion and the nature of religion

The acceptance of democracy as a way of life implies that we accept that we hold certain rights to be inalienable

23 Feb 2022 2:36 AM

Can democracy survive the Big Tech onslaught?

Big Tech, in a way unimaginable even a couple of decades ago, today has a stranglehold on information dissemination & has become ubiquitous

28 Jan 2022 3:22 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Will repeal of farm laws mark a new beginning?

The manner in which the three laws were hustled through the two Houses of Parliament suggested little respect for parliamentary niceties

24 Nov 2021 3:43 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Good governance means long-term government!

Clearly, we need to restructure the government and administration in each of India’s 590 or so districts

23 Nov 2021 2:05 AM


Patralekha Chatterjee | ‘Tit for tat’ is an attack on rule of law & democracy

Mr Khattar does not stop with advocating 'tit for tat' as a strategy

07 Oct 2021 1:10 AM

Ashwani Kumar | Reassert ‘core’ values & halt democracy’s decay

As the highest forum of democracy, Parliament too cannot escape its share of responsibility for our faltering record on human rights

09 Jan 2021 7:21 AM

Ensuring Representation of Muslims

Majority of the political parties are approaching Minorities only as monolith voters rather than as potential candidates.

14 Apr 2019 4:53 AM

Delhi: In last 8 years, 10 booked under sedition charges

The Delhi police earlier claimed that the left-wing extremists and ISI were planning to strike in Delhi-NCR.

18 Mar 2019 7:20 AM

Special House book put on hold: Sources

Parliament put on hold its ambitious volume to commemorate 70 years of Indian democracy.

17 Dec 2018 6:21 AM


Didi should be ruler of Indian democracy, says Ram Jethmalani

Jethmalani to support TMC chief in the task.

17 Mar 2018 12:52 AM

Govt, judiciary, bureaucracy must boost each other, work for new India: Modi

Modi also emphasised on the Indian Constitution's important role in the country's overall development after independence.

26 Nov 2017 8:56 PM

Pakistan army chief wants officers to learn from Indian democracy

The almost 300-page book makes for an interesting reading as it details why the democratic process in India has been a success.

14 Feb 2017 5:06 PM