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Chicago City Council Rejects Resolution R2020-583 In Response To The Voices Raised By The Indian American Community

Amidst the onset of the pandemic, there have been attempts made by anti-India vested interest groups to pass a resolution targeting India’s internal matters...

Egypt After The Arab Spring

In February 2011, thousands gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square demanding democracy and greater freedoms, including for the media. Their voices — part of a...

The Founding Fathers Envisioned An Exclusive Democracy

America’s Founding Fathers were among the wealthiest people in the Colonies when they drafted and signed the Constitution, and that’s pretty much who they...

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,...

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Dr. Cheddi Jagan, Guyana, Marxism, Race, Politics And The USA: Part 2

By Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre reporter MOHAN RAGBEER said (continued): “This irritated the State Department/CIA, but they remained ignorant, despite corrections, and so anti-communist (the Cold War...

Guyana Government Closes Chapter On Dr. Rodney’s Death – Time To Reopen The 1964 Wismar Ethnic Cleansing Atrocity

By Dr. Kumar Mahabir The government of Guyana should be highly commended for honoring Dr. Walter Rodney, who was killed in a bomb blast on...

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By Mark Richter If you ask a few broadband internet users about satellite internet connection, the reviews would probably not be good because of lower...

Idleness Might Take A Toll On Children’s Minds During COVID Lockdowns

By Salil Gewali Just about two weeks back I was coincidentally confronted with the most contrasting situation in a market. On the one hand a...