Bengaluru citizens vouch to inculcate constitutional values

Citing Kerala’s scheme for constitutional literacy, Karnataka was also recommended to conduct workshops educating people about its values.

published on : 16th September 2023

Turkey's winning women ignite culture wars

Two moments that could have lifted Turks' spirits during one of their most painful economic crises in decades became subjects of division and hate.

published on : 15th September 2023

On Democracy Day, pledge to take part in polls, make netas accountable

During a seminar, Prof Gooru Sreeramulu, Chairman, of the Department of Political Science, at Gulbarga University, stressed on the importance of understanding the essence of democracy.

published on : 15th September 2023

'Bharat: Mother of Democracy' portal launched at G20 exhibition

The content on the history of democracy in India showcasing 7,000 years of democratic ethos starting from the Sindhu-Saraswati civilisation to 2019 is available in 16 languages.

published on : 8th September 2023

In democracy, fair elections need fair umpires

The regime at the Centre has shown its obstinacy to institute a weak poll panel. Ultimately, the SC may have to decide on the constitutionality of the new law once it is enacted.

published on : 24th August 2023

Democracy in Danger: True or False - Part II

A strong India is not only in our national interests but crucial for a stable world order. India has finally ceased punching below its weight.

published on : 16th August 2023

Democracy in danger: True or false?

Influential US politicians, including senators and members of the Congress, have been trying to take India down based on its track record on democracy and minority rights.

published on : 15th August 2023

Hong Kong democracy leaders cleared of organising 2019 protest

The group was convicted in 2021 of organising and taking part in an unauthorised assembly.

published on : 14th August 2023

Cooperative to ‘coercive’ federalism

If the BJP were in power in Delhi and the present Opposition in control of the national government, the BJP would itself reject this Bill. 

published on : 11th August 2023

Harvesting the though of Earth democracy

Founder of Prakriti Foundation, Ranvir Shah, expressed heartfelt gratitude for Vandana’s presence and highlighted the foundation’s commitment to promoting ecological consciousness.

published on : 8th August 2023

Hong Kong court rejects government ban on democracy protest song

The song has raised the Hong Kong government's ire in recent months, as it has been repeatedly mistaken as the city's anthem, playing at international sports competitions.

published on : 28th July 2023

‘Disruptions’ being weaponised to taint democracy, says V-P

“There can be no excuse for not allowing the Parliament to function. The absence of the question hour can’t be justified,” the Vice-President said.

published on : 24th July 2023

With no LoP, BJP politically bankrupt: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Says he has lost enthusiasm to fight in House without Opposition leaders

published on : 21st July 2023

Reworking the definitions of democracy

The new civil society should challenge the current definitions and use the future to fashion a new imagination. The Satyagrahi has to be a perpetual inventor of new ideas.

published on : 12th July 2023

As UK parliament panel questions Sunak, Jairam Ramesh says it's impossible in 'Mother of Democracy' 

Jairam Ramesh said Prime Minister Modi has not spoken on issues of national importance including on China and Manipur.

published on : 9th July 2023

Kyriakos Mitsotakis secures landslide victory, re-elected as Greek PM

The margin is the widest for the conservatives in almost 50 years, as voters rewarded them for nursing Greece back to economic health after a crippling debt crisis.

published on : 26th June 2023

Money playing dangerous role in elections: Former Karnataka CM SM Krishna

Krishna recalled how SR Bommai’s determination put an end to the unconstitutional practice of governors.

published on : 7th June 2023

Hundreds of thousands march in Poland anti-govt protests to show support for democracy

Supporters of the march have warned that polls might be the nation's last chance to stop the erosion of democracy under Law and Justice amid growing fears that the fall election may not be fair.

published on : 5th June 2023

China tightens access to Tiananmen Square on anniversary of 1989 protests; 20 detained in HK

The death toll from the 1989 violence remains unknown and the Communist Party relentlessly harasses those at home or overseas who seek to keep the memory of the events alive.

published on : 4th June 2023

NCERT drops chapters on democracy, periodic table and agriculture from Class 10 textbooks

At the heart of the row was the fact that while the changes made as part of the rationalisation exercise were notified, some of these controversial deletions were not mentioned.

published on : 1st June 2023