Emergency taught me some compromises are not possible: Jaitley

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

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

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.

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

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

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`

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

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

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’

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!

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

Hindu ethos key to Indian democracy, secularism: Advani

Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani Sunday said Hindu ethos was responsible for the success of democracy and secularism in India.

Indian democracy gives space to everyone: Dalai Lama

Honoured with the prestigious Democracy Service Medal, the Dalai Lama has hailed India`s democracy, saying very unlike China it gives space for everyone to express their views.