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.
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).
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.
New Delhi/UNI: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said it was his party which sowed the seeds of democracy in India.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said democracy is ingrained in the nature and part of life in India.
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.
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.
New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of doing 'politics of deceit', saying the country will continue to function on democracy and its constitution, and the BJP will not succeed in the 'conspiracy.'
Mumbai/IBNS: Embarrassing his ally Congress which is a part of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Jitendra Awhad has criticised former Prime Minister late Indira Gandhi accusing her of "strangulating the democracy", media reports said.
New Delhi/UNI: Emphasising the importance of the participation of people in the electoral process, former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that it is the key to a healthy democracy and “free, fair, popular and credible elections are a cornerstone and the lifeblood of democracy."
Mumbai/IBNS: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s seizure of power in Maharashtra saying democracy has been murdered.
New Delhi: The Congress party on Friday stated that the democracy was in 'danger' and it is the time to "rise above parochial, sectoral and other identities which divide us by wedging differences between one another".
New Delhi, Jun 26 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while replying to the motion of thanks on the President’s address in Rajya Sabha on Thursday, termed the statement of some of the leaders stating ‘democracy is lost’ as unfortunate.
New Delhi, Sept 27 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that print media has an extremely important role in safeguarding democracy and democratic processes.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the country has to ensure ‘social democracy’ along with ‘political democracy’ to bring the fruits of democratic functioning to those who have been left out of our country’s development story.