India  /  Published 21.05.22

Rahul in UK comments on Indian democracy

Democracy in India is a global public good and a central anchor for the planet and if that cracks, it is going to cause a problem for the planet, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has warned as he attacked...
By Aditi Khanna in London

World  /  Published 11.05.22

End of pretence at democracy in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has a new leader: Unpopular hardliner John Lee is likely to be even better at crushing democratic dissent. The world must be ready to help his victims, writes Alexander Görlach. As some...
By Alexander Görlach

World  /  Published 11.05.22

India: Not sending troops to Lanka

The Indian High Commission here on Wednesday categorically dismissed speculative media reports about New Delhi sending its troops to Colombo, saying India is fully supportive of Sri Lanka's democr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.22

Fallen city: Hong Kong China's stronghold

Hong Kong has served as a gateway to China since the British handover of the city a quarter of a century ago. On Sunday, Beijing took its latest step towards slamming that door shut. John Lee, a forme...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.04.22

CBSE drops chapters on Islamic empires, Cold War

The CBSE has dropped chapters about the Non-Aligned Movement, the Cold War era, the rise of Islamic empires in Afro-Asian territories, the chronicles of Mughal courts and the industrial revolution fro...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


World  /  Published 19.04.22

Lanka: 1 dead, many injured

At least one person was killed and over a dozen injured in Sri Lanka after protesters clashed with police in the central town of Rambukkana, a doctor told Reuters, the first fatality since demonstrati...
By Reuters in Colombo

West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.22

Nadia: Priests back out

They  lost their daughter in gruesome circumstances but on Thursday trauma revisited the parents of the 14-year-old girl who was allegedly gang-raped by Trinamul leader Samar Gayali’s son S...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Hanskhali (Nadia)

India  /  Published 06.04.22

Hijab: Al-Qaeda chief blasts India

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri has used the recent Hijab controversy in Karnataka to target democracy in India, saying "we must stop being deceived by the mirage of the pagan Hindu democracy&qu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 04.04.22

Authors of two books decode democracy, Kashmir at Kolkata Press Club

Between Saturday night and Sunday morning, a giant crane erected 10 girders that will form the base of the Majerhat Metro station of the Joka-Esplanade corridor. The station is being built above the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 17.03.22

Sonia raises social media alarm

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday raised in the Lok Sabha the issue of global social media allegedly subverting Indian democracy, arguing that the manipulations didn’t only disturb th...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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