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The quiet decline of anti-incumbency

The last 25 years of Indian democracy have shown that anti-incumbency in state elections is on the decline. This is a positive trend because continuous terms will allow political parties to look......

'The end is in sight, the TMC is fast losing its credibility'

'There is no discipline here -- only autocracy. The state is not governed by any democratic ideology. Democracy has ceased to exist here.' Jadavpur University Professor Ambikesh Mahapatra, inset......

'Govt will not interfere with freedom of the press': Javadekar

Minister of state for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that the National Democratic Alliance government would not interfere with freedom of the press under any......

Does voting for honesty mean voting against development?

Your vote will decide whether India fixes itself and becomes a vibrant democracy, or a failed State like the ones in our neighbourhood, says Dasarathi G V. "Corruption can be tolerated, but fast......

'Kejriwal may have the mandate but he has lost the road map'

'Itni unki umar nahi hai jitne saal mujhe politics karte huan ho gaye hai (I have been in politics longer than the age of most of the AAP leaders)', expelled Aam Aadmi Party leader Professor Anand......

India falls in global Internet freedom rank

In its report on the state of Internet, Freedom House, an organisation that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom and human rights, India has fallen six positions among 47......

Govt meets FIIs on tax, refuses curbs on minimum alternative tax

To reassure foreign investors on tax policies, top government functionaries on Wednesday held meetings with foreign institutional investors, but refused to relent on Rs 40,000 crore (Rs 400......

Kejriwal seeks greater share of taxes Delhi gives to Centre

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday pitched for a greater share for the national capital of the taxes it pays to the Centre and said the state government was not at loggerheads with the......

Land acquisition: Govt must win public trust

Of the four key pillars that hold up the land Bill edifice, namely, compensation, resettlement and rehabilitation, social impact assessment and consent, it is the last one where all the controversy......

Reforms? Forget all about them!

The real lesson of the Budget session is that Modi has the tools and the power to conduct big-bang reform if he wants -- but he doesn’t want to, notes Mihir S Sharma Incrementalism is in.......

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......

Arjun Rampal to the media: Mind your own business!

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Roy actor Arjun Rampal, who, along with wife Mehr Jessia, has been in the news ever since close pals Hrithik Roshan and......

Peekaboo: Road to FIFA elections is full of surprises

FIFA President Joseph Blatter leaves the room after a press conference. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images CONCACAF's congress witnessed an outburst of support for incumbent Sepp Blatter......
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Burundi crisis deepens as protestors, police clash

Bujumbura: Police in the central African nation of Burundi clashed with protestors on Sunday, witnesses said, the day after the president launched... ...

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U.S. Deeply Regrets Burundi's Disregard for the Arusha Agreement

The United States deeply regrets the decision by Burundi's ruling party, the National Council for the Defense of DemocracyForces for the Defense of... ...

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MIM Gearing Up for BMC Polls, Says Sena Spewing 'Real Venom'

Upbeat with its impressive debut in Aurangabad municipal election, the MIM is now gearing up for Mumbai municipal polls to take on the saffron... ...

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Actress Thananya Engagement Stills

Indian Air Force planes fetch 546 people back from Kathmandu (Second Lead) | Indian Air Force planes fetch 309 people back from Kathmandu | CSK... ...

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U.S. concerned over action against NGOs

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States has expressed concern that India's crackdown on the activities of the Ford Foundation... ...

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