India  /  Published 23.09.22

Govt objects to Khalistan Referendum in Canada

India on Thursday took strong objection to Canada allowing a “Khalistan Referendum” to take place in Brampton, Ontario, on Monday while calling it a farcical exercise. Several thousand Ca...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.09.22

Khalistan: Sikhs in Canada vote

The views were a result of hectic lobbying by the Centre "urging the Canadian government to act against the rising pro-Khalistani sentiment in Canada, which is home to over one million Sikhs. A h...
By Our Web Desk

North East  /  Published 20.02.19

Solve Meghalaya-Assam border issue before 2022: Group

The Hynñiewtrep Achik National Movement (HANM) on Wednesday said Meghalaya should resolve the long-pending inter-state boundary dispute with Assam before the state celebrates its golden jubilee in 20...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shilong

World  /  Published 21.05.19

Theresa May offers vote on new referendum

In a major concession, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday offered UK lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on the country's membership in the European Union — b...
By AP in London

Opinion  /  Published 27.01.19

Referendums subvert representative democracy
By Mukul Kesavan


India  /  Published 20.12.19

Who is UN to monitor a referendum: Javadekar on Mamata’s remarks

Various Union ministers have slammed West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee after she challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to go for an UN-monitored referendum on the Citizenship (Amendment) Ac...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

Hold referendum on CAA, NRC: Mamata to BJP

Challenging the Modi government to go for a UN-monitored referendum over the amended Citizenship Act and the proposed nationwide NRC, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that t...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.03.20

Plebiscite voice in Kashmir survey

More than 90 per cent of 593 higher education students surveyed by a researcher from a government-run university in Kashmir and a New York college have favoured a referendum to resolve the Kashmir iss...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

North East  /  Published 27.12.19

Congress CAA referendum cry

The Assam Congress on Friday demanded a referendum on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the state.The demand came at a news conference held on the eve of senior party leader Rahul Gandhi’s publ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

Brexit: EU must respect democratic decision

Granted, Brexit is driving everyone mad. We Brits owe all our European friends a sincere apology, a bottle of whisky and complimentary tickets to a Royal Shakespeare Company performance of Hamlet. For...
By Timothy Garton Ash


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