Democracy(Search results - 68)
Top StoriesAug 3, 2021, 1:26 PM IST
PM Modi slams Opposition for ruckus in Parliament, says insult to people and democracy
Addressing party MPs at the BJP parliamentary party meeting, the Prime Minister asked them not to lose calm as the Opposition continues their chaotic protests inside both Houses.
Top StoriesJul 18, 2021, 11:03 PM IST
Govt: Claims of snooping using Pegasus are conjecture, an attempt to malign Indian democracy
The government of India has rejected the claims surrounding state-sponsored surveillance on specific people and asserted that it has no concrete basis or truth associated with it whatsoever.
Top StoriesJun 27, 2021, 8:58 AM IST
Emergency of 1975: The Darkest Period In Indian Democracy
"The President has declared a state of Emergency. There is no need to panic." This announcement made by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on the night of June 26, 1975, on All India Radio spelt doom for the fundamental rights that Constitution gave to citizens of India.
World NewsJun 24, 2021, 11:41 AM IST
Hong Kong's pro-democracy paper Apple Daily forced to shut down, last edition sold out as free-press era ends
In a blow to media freedom, Apple Daily - Hong Kong’s largest pro-democracy paper - has announced its closure.
India NewsJun 21, 2021, 1:37 PM IST
After state leaders protest, PRIDE includes Kannada in virtual language classes list to train MPs, bureaucrats
With strong resentment coming from the section of Karnataka leaders including Karnataka ex-CMs HD Kumaraswamy and Siddaramaiah and also BJP MPs, Parliamentary Research and Training Institute for Democracy in Delhi has now included even Kannada in the virtual language classes list to train MPs and bureaucrats.
Top StoriesJun 9, 2021, 2:30 PM IST
From Himanta Biswa Sarma to Jyotiraditya Scindia: Prominent leaders who dumped the Congress
Jitin Prasada on Wednesday joined the long list of prominent Congress leaders who resigned from the party in recent years. Most of them criticised the manner in which internal democracy was throttled within the Congress and were tired of seeking systemic reforms.
EntertainmentMay 4, 2021, 5:26 PM IST
Twitter suspends Kangana Ranaut's account permanently, actress calls it 'Death of Democracy'
Kangana Ranaut's Twitter account has been suspended permanently for allegedly violating rules; reacting to that actress says 'I have many platforms i can use to raise my voice'
ElectionsMay 3, 2021, 9:21 AM IST
Time for Election Commission to fortify itself
If democracy were to thrive in its truest sense, the sanctity of elections must be inviolable. In doing so, the Election Commission will have to be more robust and impervious to any political attacks or judicial interference or superintendence, observes Om Pathak.
ElectionsMay 2, 2021, 7:08 PM IST
Election Results 2021: Congress concedes defeat; ‘People's mandate final word in democracy’
He promised that his party will continue to play the role of an effective opposition in the state.
ElectionsApr 12, 2021, 9:35 PM IST
EC bans Mamata from poll campaign for 24 hours, TMC calls it black day for democracy
The poll body found substance in allegations levelled against Mamata for her comments on Muslim votes and appeal voters to allegedly revolt against central security forces.
ElectionsApr 11, 2021, 1:23 PM IST
EXCLUSIVE! 'Democracy in danger in West Bengal; BJP wants to save it'
Four phases of elections are over, and both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Trinamool Congress are claiming the upper hand. The BJP continues to pitch its 'Sonar Bangla' pitch to the people of the state. Asianet Newsable's Yacoob reached out to Union Child Development Minister Debasree Chaudhuri to get a deeper understanding of the BJP's campaign.
ElectionsApr 6, 2021, 6:10 PM IST
Watch: Sadhguru joins the 'Dance of Democracy'
Sadhguru cast his vote at the Coimbatore Government Tribes High School in Muttathuvayal and hoped that more people will participate in the "Dance of Democracy" like him.
ElectionsMar 25, 2021, 2:36 PM IST
Exclusive: 'Governor is no rubber stamp; election process must be fair and fearless'
In an exclusive interview to Asianet News, Governor Dhankhar said: "I take command and dictate only for the Indian Constitution. I don't believe in either 'takkar' (collision) or 'takrav' (clash) because I am expected to work in harmony, I am expected to see that democratic forces blossom."
Top StoriesMar 19, 2021, 9:13 PM IST
US Defence Secretary Austin meets PM Modi, focus on strategic partnership
Prime Minister Modi welcomed the warm and close relationship between the two countries, which is rooted in shared values of democracy, pluralism and commitment to a rules-based order.
Top StoriesMar 2, 2021, 10:17 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi responds to G-23, says Congress party needs to be open to their ideas
Taking part in a Zoom conversation with Professor Kaushik Basu of Cornell University, Rahul Gandhi said he has always believed that democratic election within the party was absolutely critical.