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Celebrating Indonesia’s Festival of Democracy

With Indonesia heading to the polls to elect a new President and members of the legislatures, it gives me special delight as the Ambassador of India, the largest democracy in the world, to congratulate the people and government of Indonesia on this momentous occasion.

Secularism has become pejorative for those now in power: Sonia Gandhi

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS/UNI: Describing secularism as a foundational pillar of India’s democracy, Congress leader Sonia Gandhi noted that the word secular is being used as a ‘pejorative’ by those now in power, resulting in increased polarisation in the society.

Nation is with Manipur, says Narendra Modi while addressing nation on Independence Day

Indian PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the nation on Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort when he said the government is trying to restore peace in strife-torn Manipur.

Democracy is about dialogue and not disruption: VP Jagdeep Dhankar

New Delhi: Indian Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday emphasised that democracy is all about dialogue, discussion, deliberation and debate, and called disruption and disturbance antithetical to democratic values.

Indian democracy is a global inspiration: Palestinian diplomat

While the world was watching with interest the results of the Turkish elections in the run-off on May 28, which Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won for a third term of five years, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was announcing to the entire world and to the Indian people the inauguration of the new permanent adding a luminous canvas and a beacon of democracy that India offers to the world.

Chapters on periodic table, democracy removed from class 10 NCERT books

New Delhi: Class 10 students will no longer learn about the periodic table, democracy, and sources of energy -as these have been removed from their government-issue textbooks, media report said. 

PM Modi to address US' Summit for Democracy

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today address the US Summit for Democracy at a Leader-level plenary hosted by South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol.

Success of India's democratic institutions cause of envy for some people: PM Modi's veiled swipe at Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that India has proven to the world that democracy can deliver and the criticism of India's democratic institutions by some people is owing to their success.

Congress' bid to 'save democracy': Rahul, other MPs detained, Priyanka sits on dharna

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and his colleagues were detained by police after the grand old party launched a massive protest against the Modi government in the Centre in a bid to "save democracy", wearing all black clothes in the national capital Friday.

BJP hits back after Rahul Gandhi slams Modi govt

New Delhi/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has almost immediately hit back at Congress MP Rahul Gandhi who in his morning press conference Friday took the Modi government head on speaking on issues like unemployment, price rise and Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Mamata Banerjee writes to Opposition leaders to unite against BJP's 'attack on democracy'

Kolkata/IBNS: In a fresh bid to take on the mighty saffron brigade nationally, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday wrote to all opposition leaders to unite against the country's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), accusing it of sacrificing democracy.

Congress laid democracy's foundation: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/UNI: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said it was his party which sowed the seeds of democracy in India.

Democracy is ingrained in our nature and part of life in India: Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said democracy is ingrained in the nature and part of life in India.

Himachal bypolls: 100 pc voter turnout at world's highest polling station in Tashigang

New Delhi: A 100 percent turnout was recorded on polling day on Saturday in Tashigang, the world's highest polling station at a height of 15,256 feet, as people exercised their franchise for the Mandi parliamentary constituency in Himachal Pradesh.

'Misleading': Centre on report that declined India's status to 'partly free'

New Delhi/IBNS: The Freedom House report claiming India's status as a free country has declined to "partly free" is "misleading, incorrect and misplaced", the Centre said on Friday in a sharp rebuke to the analysis of the US-based think tank.