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RK Nagar bypoll is biggest blot on Indian democracy: Kamal Haasan

The actor launched a scathing attack on T T V Dhinakaran’s by-election victory, says it is a crime committed in connivance with the people.

published on : 5th January 2018

Padmavati row: Violent threats not acceptable in democracy, says Venkaiah Naidu

Amid the Padmavati row, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said today that giving violent threats and announcing rewards for physical harm was not acceptable in a democracy.

published on : 25th November 2017

Zimbabwe is witnessing 'unfolding full democracy': Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe's incoming president told crowds who turned out in Harare to greet him on Wednesday that they were witnessing "unfolding and full democracy".

published on : 22nd November 2017

European Union cuts funding to Turkey in 2018 budget

An EU 2018 budget deal was announced Saturday that cuts funds destined to Turkey, citing doubts about Ankara's commitment to democracy and human rights.

published on : 18th November 2017

Cambodian Supreme Court dissolves opposition party CNRP

Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolved the country's main opposition party and banned more than 100 of its politicians from office for five years on Thursday.

published on : 16th November 2017

Internal democracy in political party should be central topic of debate: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday sought people to discuss internal democracy in political parties.

published on : 29th October 2017

Pakistan May claim to be a democracy but there’s a silent coup by Army

In any respectable democracy, the Army Chief is subordinate to and reports to the country’s Defence Minister, who is constitutionally responsible to the Parliament and people.

published on : 28th October 2017

N Srinivasan was livid with Dilip Vengsrakar for selecting Virat Kohli over S Badrinath in Team India: Rajdeep Sardesai’s new book

According to a revelation in the book, Srinivasan was livid with Vengsarkar for choosing Virat Kohli over Subramaniam Badrinath to the national side.

published on : 28th October 2017

China releases activist who supported Hong Kong's democracy

A Chinese activist who was imprisoned after speaking out about women's rights and Hong Kong's democracy movement has been released after serving three years in jail.

published on : 26th October 2017

Radio journalist shot dead in Philippines, 178th slain after democracy restored

Local radio station DXBF anchorman Christopher Iban Lozada, was killed late Tuesday likely over his efforts to oust a town mayor over alleged corruption.

published on : 25th October 2017

US initiates actions against Myanmar military over Rohingya

The US announced that it has initiated actions against Myanmar's military leadership involved in violence against Rohingya Muslims that has triggered a grave humanitarian crisis.

published on : 24th October 2017

'Bigotry seems emboldened': George W Bush slams Trump-era politics

Former president George W. Bush issued a sharp if veiled denunciation of Trumpism, warning that bigotry, white supremacy and falsehoods are coarsening the national tone.

published on : 19th October 2017

Thousands gather for pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong to mark China national day

The protest which was dubbed an "anti-authoritarian rally" also comes after recent arrests of prominent pro-democracy activists, including a former lawmaker, have renewed anti-China sentiment.

published on : 1st October 2017

How social media, a tool of democracy, now brings fear instead of optimism

The latest revelations from Facebook and Twitter, which acknowledged that Russian-backed entities used their network to spread disinformation and sow political discord, have heightened concerns.

published on : 1st October 2017

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
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