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Book on Range of Issues in India By Ram Madhav

For the last few decades, Ram Madhav, formerly the national General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has been observing and participating in...

World’s Democracies Suffering Under the Weight of COVID-19 Pandemic

The world’s democracies are suffering under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new Freedom House report. The report, titled Democracy Under Lockdown,...

China Passes National Security Law for Hong Kong

China's top legislative body on Tuesday unanimously passed a sweeping national security law for Hong Kong prohibiting acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion...

COVID 19: American Democracy Not Exhibiting Maturity

By N.S.Venkataraman The ongoing COVID 19 crisis has clearly exposed the weakness and shortfalls in American democratic culture, system and wisdom. With around million Americans infected...

Left Wing to be Blamed for Lack of Development in Tripura: CM Biplab Kumar Deb

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday claimed that the previous Left Front government's "terrible legacies of corruption, misgovernance and party domination" over...

Here’s How the Youth is Helping Politics Grow in India

By Kanan Parmar A great historian and socialist thinker Howard Zinn once said,  “Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential...

Violence isn’t Reasonable in Democracy, Says Kangana Ranaut on CAA Row

Actress Kangana Ranaut says indulging in violence over Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAA) is not a very reasonable thing to do, in a democracy like...

Internet Shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir- Longest Lockdown in a Democracy

By Niala Mohammad, Yusuf Jameel The internet shutdown in India's Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir, which shows no signs of abating and has been the longest...

Impeachment Process Divides Global Opinion, but Shows Democracy in Action

As the impeachment process against U.S. President Donald Trump unfolds, it's not only Americans who are following every twist and turn. Millions of people...

Greed For Power May Demolish The Democracy

By SALIL GEWALI It is too disgusting that Shiv Sena is aiming for something which was nothing but an act of betrayal. Here the principles...

By Advancing Interdependence, India will Bring New Dawn for Democracy in 21st Century

In his first speech after winning the election for his second term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi proclaimed that "…we have to win 'sabka vishwas'...

Facebook Announces its First Grants for Research on Social Media’s Impact on Democracy

Facebook has announced its first grants for independent research on social media's impact on democracy that will investigate, among other things, the role of...

Concrete Efforts Needed For Restoration of Democracy in Cambodia

Cambodian opposition leaders and supporters wrapped up a weekend gathering in South Korea with a call for a concerted effort to “restore” democracy to...

Democracy Gone to Dogs?

BY SALIL GEWALI If a party’s leaders and its “narrow policies" are more important than the country, one should doubt the integrity of the party...

To Diffuse The Situation Venezuela, U.N.Rights Chief Calls For Talks

U.N. rights chief Michelle Bachelet has called for talks to defuse the situation in Venezuela, saying that it “may rapidly spiral out of control...

Thailand’s Election Date Set For Late March, Fiver Years After The Coup

Nearly five years after the military stormed to power in yet another coup, Thailand has finally announced an official election date scheduled for late...

The Unexpected Transfer Of Power In Congo

 Felix Tshisekedi has emerged from his father's shadow to become Congo's next president. For decades that post eluded his father, the venerated opposition politician,...

Parliament Summoned Amidst Of Political Crisis In Sri Lanka

 Sri Lanka's president is ordering Parliament to reconvene Nov. 14, when lawmakers will get the chance to hold a confidence vote on the nation's...

Democrats Gain Fundraising Advantage In The US Midterm Elections

In the battle for Congress, Democrats are winning the money game. But will it be enough for them to overtake Republicans? In what is shaping...

Video- Zimbabwe’s Newly Appointed President Calls For Unity

By Vishvi Gupta Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers. On July 30 2018, Zimbabweans took to the polls for...

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Hindu Holy Books: The Four Vedas

BY SHWETA PORWAL The Word Veda means wisdom, knowledge, or vision, and it serves to manifest the language of the gods in human speech. Vedas...

Music That is Happening Today is a Mixture of Good and Bad: Neeraj Shridhar

Singer Neeraj Shridhar, who has given multiple indie pop and Bollywood hits, besides remixes, says that when he remixed songs it was to revive...

Latest Study Suggests Digestive Tract Bacteria Affects Severity of COVID infections in The Body

A new study indicates the kind of bacteria found in a person’s digestive tract can affect the severity of coronavirus infections and the body’s...

This Indian Army Officer Has Developed The Country’s First indigenous 9mm ‘Machine Pistol’

Nagpur-based Indian Army officer Lt Col Prasad Bansod has developed the country's first indigenous 9 mm 'Machine Pistol', an official said here on Saturday. Working...