Democracy(Search results - 98)
IndiaSep 23, 2020, 2:49 PM IST
Former judges reiterating Umar Khalid not above law exemplifies democracy is still alive and kicking
As a few self-proclaimed intellectuals rue the arrest and interrogation of accused Umar Khalid, a few former judges have robustly observed that he is not above law
IndiaJul 28, 2020, 4:03 PM IST
Kumaraswamy exposes Congress as it merges BSP MLAs in Rajasthan while accusing BJP of horse-trading
Former Karnataka chief minister Kumaraswamy has questioned the Congress’s move to merge 6 BSP MLAs in Rajasthan even as the grand old party holds a ‘Speak for Democracy’ protest
IndiaJul 27, 2020, 7:36 PM IST
In ‘Speak for Democracy’ protest, BJP alleges Congress has flouted COVID norms
As the Congress held a ‘Save Democracy and Save Constitution’ campaign, the BJP has criticised it alleging that it has flouted the COVID-19 norms
IndiaJun 25, 2020, 12:43 PM IST
Emergency: Indira Gandhi, rubber stamp President Fakhruddin toyed with democracy to give India its dark days
A day that all of us must relive in order to understand how the Congress killed democracy and its values, by its sheer dictatorship.
IndiaJun 25, 2020, 12:10 PM IST
June 25, 1975: The day democracy was killed in India
Every Indian hangs his head in shame over Emergency, which refers to the darkest days in Indian democracy as the then PM Indira Gandhi imposed it. We give you a lowdown on what happened on that particular day.
IndiaJun 4, 2020, 7:56 PM IST
Indeed, politics is the last resort of scoundrels!
Karnataka Congress MLA Zameer Ahmed Khan’s move to accord a hero’s welcome to Padarayanapura accused doesn’t augur well for a democracy
IndiaMay 30, 2020, 1:46 PM IST
BJP president JP Nadda on Modi 2.0, says it's a year of accomplishments
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given a new direction to the country’s democracy, said BJP chief JP Nadda
IndiaMay 28, 2020, 1:45 PM IST
Amid lockdown joust, Mamata Banerjee admits Amit Shah’s respect for democracy and electoral ethics
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has revealed that Union home minister Amit Shah promised her that an elected government like the one she leads can’t be dislodged
IndiaMay 21, 2020, 12:22 PM IST
Democracy dies!Congress suspends MLA Aditi Singh for questioning Priyanka Gandhi over her ‘1000-bus’ charade
Congress has suspended Aditi Singh, MLA from Rae Bareli Sadar Assembly segment for questioning Priyanka Gandhi over the charade relating to thousand buses
ViewsMar 11, 2020, 12:30 PM IST
Delhi riots: Tolerance and patience of majority community on test?
The Delhi riots are a blot on India’s democracy. RK Mattoo, editor of Spade a Spade draws a parallel between these riots and the way the Kashmiri Pandits were thrown out of their homeland thirty years ago.
IndiaFeb 23, 2020, 11:21 AM IST
Shaheen Bagh protestors understand their rights but not duties: Union minister Naqvi on roadblock
Union minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, on February 22 said that dissent and consensus are part of democracy, but protestors cannot get their rights by blocking the road.
ViewsFeb 10, 2020, 3:50 PM IST
Anti-CAA protests: Are nation’s democracy and Constitution under threat?
Anyone opposing the CAA should go to the Supreme Court and challenge it constitutionally and government and people protesting are bound to abide by the decision. Holding people and nation to ransom without any rhyme or reason should be dealt firmly under the provisions of the law.
This article was first published in the magazine Spade A Spade.
DePress RoomFeb 2, 2020, 12:00 PM IST
Depress Room | Is democracy in danger all over the world?
Hello and welcome to this episode of DePress Room, my name is Amal Chowdhury and today we will be talking about how people around the world are dissatisfied with democracy. Dissatisfaction with democracy within developed countries is at its highest level in almost 25 years, according to University of Cambridge researchers. Academics have analysed what they say is the biggest global dataset on attitudes towards democracy, based on four million people in 3,500 surveys.
ViewsJan 31, 2020, 10:50 AM IST
1,600 NDFB cadres lay down arms: Why development was key to stabilising Northeast
"I welcome the decision of my Bodo friends for leaving violence and reposing faith in democracy and the Constitution," Prime Minister Modi stated, after the push for peace in the Northeast caused the NDFB cadres to lay down their arms.
IndiaJan 29, 2020, 1:43 PM IST
In spite of having reservations about CAA, Kerala Governor reads out paragraph opposing it, only to honour CM's wish
In spite of his opposition to the views of the Kerala Assembly on the issue of CAA, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan read out a paragraph against the CAA in his speech at the Kerala Assembly. However, he did issue a caveat saying he doesn’t agree with the views of the Assembly.