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Institutions of democracy under stress, says Pranab in I-Day speech

‘If the institutions of democracy are under pressure, it is time for serious thinking by the people and their parties. The correctives must come from within.’ On the eve of 69th......

PM compares Congress disruption in Parliament to Emergency

With the monsoon session being a washout, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday directed the National Democratic Alliance members of Parliament to fan across the country to "expose" the Congress......

The people are silent

We’re behaving like frogs in warm water. We swim around untroubled, cooled by our faith in Indian liberal democracy. We are blind to the bubbles popping around us, the bubbles warning of......

Nitish 'back-stabbed' Bihar; Lalu poisoning it: Modi

Kickstarting the National Democratic Alliance's poll campaign in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today focussed his attack on former BJP ally and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, accusing him of......

Is India forever condemned to live with corruption?

Democracy is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for rooting out corruption The Opposition has demanded that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj should quit for allegedly facilitating......

Three game-changing ideas that India ever had in past 50 years

Despite our overly loud public adherence to democracy, political parties and their leaders appear to treat its accoutrements as necessary evils to be tolerated in their quest for power,......

'Europe is dying', EU opponents say, as Greek 'No' brings delight

Eurosceptics lined up to laud Greek democracy for disowning what some cast as the "oligarchy" which runs the 28-member EU, the world's largest economic bloc A riot police detains a youth during......

Land acquisition and democracy

Those who have a long-range mission of true nation-building will pay close attention to World Bank's new action plan for fairness in all matters of land use, says Rajni Bakshi. Image: World Bank......

'Unreasonable to expect big bang reforms in India'

In vibrant democracies like India, with multiple veto centres, it is "unreasonable" to expect "big bang reforms", country's top economist has said.  In his maiden public appearance in......

Gandhi's 'Sarvodaya' philosophy can revive the Indian economy

In over six decades of democracy, India has had a grim record of policies and laws that were intended to foster fairness and equality to all, says Rajni Bakshi. The austere simplicity of the Bombay......

Review: Jai Ho! Democracy is more silly than satirical!

 'Jai Ho! Democracy is a hasty uptake of news channels and papers drawn into a skit that's too short on subtext to be a realised satire and too silly to be taken seriously', writes......

Review: Papilio Buddha is hard hitting

Papilio Buddha leaves us with a bold question: is the largest democracy a truly functioning democracy or just a means of providing privileges for some? Says Paresh PalichaWhen you hold up a mirror......

India should make ICC more democratic: PCB chief

Newly appointed Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan wants cricketing "powerhouse" India to encourage "democracy" in the functioning of the ICC after being forced to let BCCI have the......
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Egyptian court sentences 3 Al Jazeera journalists to prison

CAIRO An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for operating without a press license and... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/08/29/egypt-aljazeera-idINKCN0QY06P20150829
Thousands take to streets demanding PM Najib Razak's resignation

In one area near the square, a comedian entertaining the crowd poked fun at Najib. Dressed up as an Arab, he pretended to hand over a... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/asia/tens-of-thousands-rally-in-malaysia-demand-pm-najib-razaks-resignation/
Why is it tough for the BJP to indulge in word-war against Nitish Kumar?

If we try and decode the two major failures Nitish Kumar is accounted for, BJP will have equal or even greater role to play in those failures.... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-bihar-elections-2015-why-is-it-tough-for-the-bjp-to-indulge-in-word-war-against-nitish-kumar-2119778
Ban urges all parties in Burundi to 'look beyond political differences'

Fifteen years after the signing of a landmark Burundi peace accord, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called on all the... ...

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A new approach to leadership

If truth be told, this reviewer let loose a groan when he first held this book. Why? It would be his third review in six months of a book on Indian... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/books/book-review-a-new-approach-to-leadership/article1-1385424.aspx

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