Democracy

Entrepreneurship can strengthen democracy, society: President

Entrepreneurship can strengthen democracy, society: President

Political democracy cannot be strong in the absence of economic and social democracy, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday.

Jan 14, 2018, 18:50 PM IST
One must learn to tolerate in a democracy: Supreme Court

One must learn to tolerate in a democracy: Supreme Court

 The freedom of speech and expression of the media must be allowed to the "fullest", the Supreme Court has observed.

Jan 10, 2018, 06:39 AM IST
Access to information makes democracy more participative: Vice President

Access to information makes democracy more participative: Vice President

Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said the access to credible information makes a democracy more "progressive, participatory and meaningful".

Dec 07, 2017, 00:43 AM IST
Films in democracy shouldn't be curbed: Rishi Kapoor

Films in democracy shouldn't be curbed: Rishi Kapoor

The release and screening of films should not be curbed in a democratic country, says veteran actor Rishi Kapoor.

Nov 30, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Democracy "safe" in India as long as Hindus remain in majority: Giriraj Singh

This segment of Zee News brings to you latest news on Union minister Giriraj Singh controversial statement over Muslim Mosque and democracy in India. Watch this clip to know more.

Nov 17, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

Trinamool lacks internal democracy, shrunk Bengal's political space: Mukul Roy

Former Trinamool Congress heavyweight Mukul Roy has switched over to the BJP.

Nov 06, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
BJP backs PM Modi's Emergency remark, says 'black day' must not be forgotten

BJP backs PM Modi's Emergency remark, says 'black day' must not be forgotten

The BJP on Monday backed PM Modi's remark on Emergency saying that the young generation must remember the dark chapter in India's electoral history.

Jun 26, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Presidential candidate Meira Kumar's emotional appeal to electors: 'Vote with conscience'

Presidential candidate Meira Kumar's emotional appeal to electors: 'Vote with conscience'

"Despite the differences, I have found that when it comes to preserving the values of inclusiveness and the need for social justice, we all share the same goals," she said.
 

Jun 25, 2017, 20:33 PM IST
Mann ki Baat: Emergency was darkest time in history of India, says PM Narendra Modi

Mann ki Baat: Emergency was darkest time in history of India, says PM Narendra Modi

 PM Modi on Sunday recalled the Emergency imposed on this day in 1975.

Jun 25, 2017, 17:17 PM IST

PM Modi's 'Mann ki Baat': As it happened on June 25, 2017

PM Modi addressed 33rd edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann ki Baat' on Sunday. 

Jun 25, 2017, 11:42 AM IST

Narendra Modi government has no right to decide what should people eat: Congress

Arunachal Pradesh Youth Congress (APYC) held a rally here to protest against the Centre's ban on sale of cattle for slaughter at livestock markets.
 

Jun 09, 2017, 14:43 PM IST
TMC killing democracy in Bengal: BJP

TMC killing democracy in Bengal: BJP

"In a democracy the Opposition plays an important role. But in Bengal the Mamata Banerjee-government bulldozed the Opposition. Here the rule of law does not prevail," BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said.

May 04, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

War on black money cannot be concluded with one action: M Venkaiah Naidu

The war on black money cannot be concluded with one action alone and many more steps will be taken by the Modi government in this regard, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday, hailing the EC for countermanding the R K Nagar bypoll over use of money power.

Apr 10, 2017, 14:00 PM IST
Youth who pelt stones at security forces are in distress: Mehbooba Mufti

Youth who pelt stones at security forces are in distress: Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday asserted that the youth who pelt stones at security forces are in distress and the government needs to understand their problems.

Apr 03, 2017, 20:12 PM IST

Australia should look beyond the nations' differences: China

A senior Chinese official says China hopes Australia will continue to look beyond the countries' ideological differences and focus on bilateral business ties and other forms of cooperation.

Mar 21, 2017, 12:39 PM IST

30,000 Kurds stage anti-Erdogan protest in Germany

Some 30,000 Kurds staged a protest in the German city of Frankfurt against Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the media reported on Sunday.

Mar 19, 2017, 10:46 AM IST
Read book on how Indian democracy has succeeded: Pakistan Army chief tells officers

Read book on how Indian democracy has succeeded: Pakistan Army chief tells officers

Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa Bajwa, who was commissioned in 1980 in the Baloch Regiment, was appointed Pakistan Army chief in November 2016. 

Feb 13, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
PM Modi retorts to Congress attack on democracy in Lok Sabha, justifies note ban

PM Modi retorts to Congress attack on democracy in Lok Sabha, justifies note ban

Launching an all-out attack on the Opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the people of India were responsible for keeping democracy alive.

Feb 08, 2017, 00:46 AM IST
Barack Obama says goodbye to Americans, asks them to protect democracy

Barack Obama says goodbye to Americans, asks them to protect democracy

President Barack Obama today bade goodbye to Americans in an emotional speech, warning them of threats to democracy from growing racism, inequality and discrimination amidst a "corrosive" a political environment in the country following the election of Donald Trump.

Jan 11, 2017, 12:49 PM IST