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Democracy will not function as per BJP's deceit : Rahul Gandhi

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.'

Indira Gandhi strangulated democracy: NCP leader Jitendra Awhad criticises Cong at anti-CAA-NRC rally

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.

Free, fair, credible elections are lifeblood of democracy: Pranab Mukherjee

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."

Democracy has been murdered in Maharashtra: Rahul Gandhi

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.

Congress to pitch for democracy on 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

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".

It's important to respect electoral process, democracy: PM Modi

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.

Print media should create awareness among people that violence has no place in democracy: Rajnath Singh

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. 

Country has to ensure social democracy along with political democracy: Vice President Naidu

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.

Soul of India resides in pluralism and tolerance: President Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi, July 24 (IBNS): in his farewell speech to the nation, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said the soul of India resides in pluralism and tolerance.

Duty of elected representatives to prevent erosion of vitality and spirit of our democracy: Vice President

New Delhi, July 19 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said that it is the duty of the elected representatives of the people of India to prevent erosion of the vitality and spirit of democracy that is the lifeblood of our Parliament.

Long live democracy: PM Modi says in reply to Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Mar 12 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has replied to his arch rival Rahul Gandhi's congratulatory message and said 'Long live democracy.'

Allow people to discuss their problems at least: Kejriwal urges BJP

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IBNS): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday urged the BJP to allow people to discuss their problems instead of disrupting meetings.

Participative democracy is essential: Modi

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): Prime Minister Naredra Modi, launching the PMO App, and said participative democracy is crucial for the country.

PM Modi chairs Inter-State Council Meet, says focus on intelligence sharing to strengthen security

New Delhi, July 16 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the eleventh Inter-State Council Meeting at New Delhi and said this inter-governmental forum can be used for evolving policy as well as ensuring its implementation while also drawing attentions of Chief Ministers towards strengthening of internal security by intelligence sharing.

SC judgement on Arunachal Pradesh explains Modi what democracy is : Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Jul 13 (IBNS) : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday thanked the Supreme Court for quashing the President's rule and restoring the Nabam Tuki government in the state, saying the top court has explained what democracy is.