Indian democracy

India could benefit from military rule, think majority of Indians: Study

India could benefit from military rule, think majority of Indians: Study

Pew Research recently conducted a survey on governance and trust among key countries across the world.

Oct 17, 2017, 07:04 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
41 years of Emergency: NDA ministers to attend rallies to highlight Congress' 'excesses' in 1975

41 years of Emergency: NDA ministers to attend rallies to highlight Congress' 'excesses' in 1975

Citing government sources, the report said that around 50 out of 63 ministers were assigned different towns and cities where they will would hold meetings and rallies themed ‘Save Democracy’.

Jun 25, 2016, 11:29 AM IST
Modi govt may meet same fate as that of Indira Gandhi's: Yashwant Sinha

Modi govt may meet same fate as that of Indira Gandhi's: Yashwant Sinha

Veteran BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, saying there is no dialogue and they may meet the same fate as the Indira Gandhi-led Congress which was drubbed in the elections after Emergency.

Jan 30, 2016, 23:58 PM IST

Watch: Arun Jaitley's rebuttal to corruption charges against him

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley rubbishes the allegations against him and charges Arvind Kejriwal with attacking the federal structure of Indian democracy.

Dec 17, 2015, 19:55 PM IST
SC’s NJAC ruling: Sedition charge against Arun Jaitley for 'tyranny of unelected' blog

SC’s NJAC ruling: Sedition charge against Arun Jaitley for 'tyranny of unelected' blog

Sedition charges has been slapped on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley by a UP court.

Oct 22, 2015, 17:31 PM IST
Anti-Emergency movement strengthened Indian democracy: PM Modi

Anti-Emergency movement strengthened Indian democracy: PM Modi

PM Modi said on Sunday that anti-Emergency movement had strengthened Indian democracy.

Oct 11, 2015, 11:28 AM IST

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".

Jun 25, 2014, 16:37 PM IST

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.

Jan 21, 2014, 22:56 PM IST

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.

Sep 20, 2013, 22:40 PM IST

Fake encounters: A blot on Indian democracy

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

Jul 12, 2013, 01:02 AM IST

Fake encounters: A blot on Indian democracy

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

Jul 12, 2013, 01:01 AM IST

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.

Apr 06, 2013, 16:54 PM IST

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.

Mar 15, 2013, 14:16 PM IST

`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."

Sep 21, 2012, 14:50 PM IST

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.

Apr 07, 2012, 12:04 PM IST

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.

Apr 04, 2012, 21:02 PM IST

‘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.

Nov 29, 2011, 23:17 PM IST

India paralysed!

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

Aug 07, 2011, 14:26 PM IST