Democracy(Search results - 90)
India21, May 2020, 12:22 PM
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
Views11, Mar 2020, 12:30 PM
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.
India23, Feb 2020, 11:21 AM
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.
Views10, Feb 2020, 3:50 PM
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 Room2, Feb 2020, 12:00 PM
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.
Views31, Jan 2020, 10:50 AM
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.
India29, Jan 2020, 1:43 PM
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.
India Untold26, Jan 2020, 8:25 AM
Two Unsung Civil Servants Who Helped Ambedkar Draft The Indian Constitution
On this day, the Constitution of India came into force in 1950. We all know about the man who led the drafting committee of this holy book of law – Dr. BR Ambedkar. But, how many of you know about the 2 civil servants working in the Constituent Assembly Secretariat, during that time, without whom the Indian democratic project would have probably never got off the ground. Let’s find out more about the two men who built India’s democracy, but you’ve probably never heard of them, in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.
India Untold25, Jan 2020, 9:40 AM
The Man Who Setup Our Extraordinary Electoral System
One of the biggest tasks post India’s independence was setting up a functional system that would enable common citizens to elect leaders for a true ‘Lok Sabha’. During that time, one person who was instrumental in setting up our country’s electoral system as it is today was Sukumar Sen. Let’s find about more about this civil servant and how the electoral system was setup in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.
India24, Jan 2020, 6:43 PM
10th National Voters’ Day to be celebrated on 25th January 2020; All You Need To Know
President of India Ram Nath Kovind will be the Chief Guest at the 10th National Voters' Day on 25th January 2020 being organized by Election Commission of India at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantt. Union Minister for Law and Justice, Communications and Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad shall also grace the national function. This year marks an important milestone in the history of Indian democracy as the Election Commission of India (ECI) completes 70 years of its journey.
Views30, Dec 2019, 11:15 AM
CAA protests: How radical Islamists hide behind the veil of cries for democracy
In the aftermath of the violence and subsequent police firing, several ‘liberals’ spoke out stating that democracy is under threat. However, reports reveal that several radical groups had planned these protests in the name of anti CAA-NRC and wanted to make it about the Indian Muslim.
India20, Dec 2019, 8:27 AM
Jharkhand Assembly election: Fifth phase of polls begins in 16 constituencies
The fifth and final phase of the Jharkhand Assembly elections began on December 20. Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to vote in record numbers and join the festival of democracy
India16, Dec 2019, 8:42 AM
Jharkhand Assembly polls: Fourth phase of election underway; PM Modi urges citizens to vote
The fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jharkhand began on Monday in a total of 15 Assembly constituencies, including from the districts of Deoghar, Giridih, Bokaro and Dhanbad. Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged voters to be a part of the festival of democracy.
India10, Dec 2019, 4:27 PM
‘Rape in India’ comment: Congress leader Adhir Ranjan’s ludicrous statement worse than rape itself?
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan has India is going from “Make in India to Rape in India”. His statement only makes us wonder if Parliamentary democracy has died.
India7, Dec 2019, 1:39 PM
Here’s why West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar feels ‘democracy has broken’ in the state
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar is a ‘worried man’ as he feels democracy has broken in West Bengal.