Education  /  Published 19.10.20

Democracy is under threat

NO Not by definition Democracy means a “government of the people, for the people, by the people”. Currently, there are diverse groups of people and if their interests are not met, confli...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 18.10.20

Sonia: fight for citizens

By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

BJP is the biggest pandemic: Didi

By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.09.20

Trust and democracy

Does democracy need the trust of the people? Many people think that the loss of people’s trust in establishment parties in the United States of America and Europe has led to the rise of populist...
By Rakhahari Chatterji in

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Mamata spots ‘naked king’ and Hitler clone

State Youth Congress chief Shadab Khan led a protest against the farm bills outside the Raj Bhavan in Calcutta on Monday afternoon. After a demonstration and “gherao” of the Raj Bhavan, K...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.20

Rethinking democracy

Paul Cartledge, the renowned Cambridge historian, brought out a biography of democracy in 2016 with the nuanced title, Democracy: A Life. The book is a tour de force, lucidly covering a stre...
By Manas Ray in

World  /  Published 06.09.20

HK erupts against deferred elections

Police fired rounds of pepper balls at protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday as hundreds took to the streets to demonstrate against the postponement of legislative elections and a new national security la...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 03.09.20

HK tycoon not guilty of intimidation

A Hong Kong court declared media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai not guilty of criminal intimidation on Thursday, ending one several cases against him after his high-profile arrest last mo...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

India  /  Published 29.08.20

Sonia stresses on bhaavna

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said the country’s founding fathers would never have imagined that democracy would be in peril at a time when the 75th anniversary of Independence was...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.08.20

US not a racist country, Haley says

Describing herself as a proud daughter of Indian immigrants who wore a turban and a sari, top Republican politician Nikki Haley has narrated her story to the American voters, urging them to strongly r...
By PTI in Washington


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