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French president Emmanuel Macron to sign his signature labour reforms

President Emmanuel Macron prepared Friday to sign sweeping changes to France's complex labour code, sealing a signature reform after four months at the helm.

published on : 22nd September 2017

Police, New Democracy members exchange fire in Telangana

An exchange of fire took place between armed members of the CPI(ML) New Democracy group and a police party in a forest area of Bhadradri Kothagudem district of Telangana today, police said.

published on : 21st September 2017

Democratic institutions in country facing threat under BJP government: Prashant Bhushan

The minorities in the country were also being subjected to attack on various grounds, he alleged.

published on : 10th September 2017

Election Commission sheds light on 'creeping new normal of political morality'

The Election Commission has stated that winning the elections at all cost, without ethics, is a new normal in politics.

published on : 18th August 2017

Peru expels Venezuela ambassador over 'break with democratic rule'

Peru on Friday ordered the expulsion of Venezuela's ambassador over his country's "break with democratic rule" under President Nicolas Maduro, the foreign ministry said.

published on : 12th August 2017

Democracy can turn into tyranny if there's no criticism: Outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari

On the last day of his tenure as the Vice President of India and the Upper House Chairman, Ansari also stressed that Rajya Sabha was the creation of the Constitution that portrays Indian diversity.

published on : 10th August 2017

In Quit India spirit, Parliament pitches for strengthening secularism, democracy

Parliamentarians paid rich tributes to the freedom fighters and recalled their sacrifices as both the LS and the RS took up a special discussion on the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement.

published on : 9th August 2017

European Union concerned over 'fate of democracy' in Venezuela, unsure of the vote

The European Union voiced concern on Monday over the fate of democracy in Venezuela, adding there are "grave doubts" that it can recognise a controversial vote.

published on : 31st July 2017

Democracy with a tinge of poison

All I see is a mob—a faceless but strangely organic entity seething with anger—driven by a culture of insecurity and retribution

published on : 30th June 2017

There cannot be pre-censorship in a democracy: Delhi HC tells AAP on its advertisement policy

The Delhi government, meanwhile, told the court that it is coming out with a new policy regarding display of advertisement on public service vehicles.

published on : 18th May 2017

South Korea's Moon to reopen probe into 1980 massacre of pro-democracy activists

The president wiped away a tear at a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the crackdown in Gwangju, which left more than 165 people dead.

published on : 18th May 2017

Free and vibrant press vital for democracy: PM Narendra Modi

World Press Freedom Day is observed on May 3 to celebrate fundamental principles of press freedom. 

published on : 3rd May 2017

One year on, what do Myanmar's people think of Aung San Suu Kyi?

Suu Kyi's party that came to power a year ago has let down the rural voters by failing to return land confiscated under the former junta, said a Myanmar farmer.

published on : 30th March 2017

Trump vs press: Washington Post’s new intense motto says Democracy Dies in Darkness

The new motto which read “Democracy Dies in Darkness", was clearly a message to Trump, who ever since being elected to power, has rained heavily on the Washington Post.

published on : 22nd February 2017

Chennai’s Marina beach turns into Tahrir Square for Jallikattu democracy

A small crowd which gathered opposite to Vivekananda Illam for more than 24 hours swelled as the day progressed to nearly 2,000 through vigorous social media campaigns.

published on : 18th January 2017
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