Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

Indian democracy


P Chidambaram writes: ‘Sovereign, Secular, Democratic’

August 14, 2022 8:43 am

Democracy is not just voting once every five years. Democracy has to be practised every day through dialogue, discussion, debate and dissent. By that standard, democracy in India is gasping for breath

Emergency a black spot on vibrant history of India's democracy: PM Modi

June 26, 2022 11:10 pm

“The people of India responded to all the conspiracies to crush democracy in a democratic way. We Indians take pride in our democracy wherever we are,” he said.

Indian democracy a public good, if it cracks, problem for all: Rahul

May 22, 2022 8:50 am

Gandhi claimed European diplomats had told him that the Indian foreign service has become “arrogant,” a comment which drew a sharp rebuff from External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar who tweeted: “it’s not called arrogance…it’s called confidence.”

India’s dharmic democracy has ancient roots

May 07, 2022 12:44 pm

Jayant Sinha writes: Concepts of ahimsa and dharma inspire the country to be a beacon of pluralism and democracy.

Delhi Confidential: Global Outreach

October 21, 2021 8:57 am

Each batch will get at least eight days to visit the cities and some interior areas. They will also be hosted by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.

Instead of denying slide in democratic values, India must work to fix it

September 16, 2021 8:01 am

S Y Quraishi writes: Trying to bully or influence rating agencies to doctor data to suit us is reprehensible.

Opposition parties in Parliament have shown worst possible behaviour: Piyush Goyal

August 15, 2021 5:20 pm

The Prime Minister introduced ministers in both the Houses and that is a tradition that's been going on for 70-odd years and the opposition for the "first time" did not even allow that, he said.

What the Pegasus surveillance scandal means for Indian democracy

July 21, 2021 8:06 am

Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: It has great implications for our institutions. Government cannot sidestep questions by alleging conspiracy

Democracy is now a spectator sport

March 03, 2021 9:36 pm

The Narendra Modi stadium is a symbol of how citizens have become mere spectators to politics, which is, increasingly, a game controlled by corporate sponsors

Justice Chandrachud: Labelling dissent as anti-national strikes at heart of democracy

February 16, 2020 8:12 am

Justice Chandrachud said “employment of state machinery to curb dissent instils fear and creates a chilling atmosphere on free speech which violates the rule of law and detracts from the constitutional vision of a pluralist society.”