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Emergency taught me some compromises are not possible: Jaitley

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 16:37

Terming the Emergency as the worst post-independence chapter of Indian democracy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said it gave him the best political education of his life as it taught him that some compromises are "just not possible".

India yet to exhibit capacity for renewing democracy: Jairam Ramesh

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 22:56

Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said the country is yet to exhibit the capacity for renewing democracy.

Congress seeks to reach out to Left

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 22:40

With Narendra Modi`s anointment as BJP`s prime ministerial candidate, Congress on Friday sought to reach out to like minded parties including the Left, underlining that communalism has emerged as the "biggest threat" to Indian democracy.

Fake encounters: A blot on Indian democracy

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 01:02

The NHRC has chronicled 555 cases of alleged fake encounters from 2009-10 to 2012-13 (till February 15, 2013) across the country.

Fake encounters: A blot on Indian democracy

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 01:01

The NHRC has chronicled 555 cases of alleged fake encounters from 2009-10 to 2012-13 (till February 15, 2013) across the country.

Do not complain if you don`t vote: Sunita Williams

Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 16:54

Sunita Williams on Saturday said staying away from voting in a democratic set up is tantamount to losing one`s moral right to complain.

Kalam gives pass marks to Indian democracy

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 14:16

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam on Friday gave "pass marks" to the over six-decade old Indian democracy.

`PM has given new definition to Indian democracy`

Last Updated: Friday, September 21, 2012, 14:50

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday said the Prime Minister has altered the definition of Indian democracy to "of the foreigners, by the foreigners and for the foreigners."

Good governance essential for India: Tharoor

Last Updated: Saturday, April 07, 2012, 12:04

Developing and preserving good governance is essential for the country and it must become the passion of future govts, according to Shashi Tharoor.

LS Speaker lashes out at critics of democracy

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 04, 2012, 21:02

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Wednesday lashed out at those who criticise the functioning of Indian democracy and seek change.

‘Right wing terror a challenge to democracy’

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 23:17

Social activists raised apprehensions over rise of right wing terror organisations and said these groups pose a grave threat to nation`s ethos.

India paralysed!

Last Updated: Thursday, July 14, 2011, 14:48

Indian democracy is dreadfully diluted and is no longer capable of fighting enemies.