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Ultra-Left activist Varavara Rao: 'What kind of democracy is India today?'

Ultra-Left activist Varavara Rao: 'What kind of democracy is I...

All the people's movements over the last 50 years have borne the shadow of the upsurge triggered at Naxalbari village in West Bengal in 1967. Things have changed, but the soul of Naxalism lives on in different forms at different places. This was underlined by ..., 1 month ago

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Young Hong Kong democrats face jail amid fears of broader crackdown

The democracy movement in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong is facing a dark era, student protest leader Joshua Wong said on Wednesday, a day before an appeal court decides whether to send him and two other activists to jail.
 DNA1 month ago Hong Kong democracy activist says he was "stapled" by Chinese agents  Reuters1 month ago Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of 3 student leaders  News on Air1 month ago

Police spray Zimbabwe protesters with tear gas and water

Zimbabwean police on Wednesday sprayed tear gas and fired water cannon at opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) supporters protesting against what they see as the slow pace of electoral reforms ahead of next year's presidential vote.
 DNA2 months ago

Split India

The 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement was transformed in Parliament today into an occasion that exposed deep fractures in the polity. The two Houses could not agree on a common resolution. The separate resolutions were revealing. A key paragraph in the resolution adopted in the Rajya Sabha, where the Opposition holds the upper hand, said: "On this day, we solemnly take a pledge to uphold and safeguard the values and ideals of the freedom movement and re-dedicate ourselves to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago 75 years of Quit India Movement: How Opposition grabbed the chance to target Modi govt  catchnews.com1 month ago Uphold and safeguard values of an ideal India: RS resolution  Deccan Herald1 month ago Parliament resolves to build New India by 2022  DNA1 month ago

Former loyalists lose faith in Myanmar's democracy icon

As Aung San Suu Kyi launched a national struggle against decades of harsh military rule, one medical student worked tirelessly at her side, facing down gun-wielding soldiers trying to crush the surging pro- democracy movement. For her activism and loyalty, Ma ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Police: GJM preparing for armed movement with Maoists' help

The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha is preparing for a prolonged underground armed movement for a separate state and has hired Maoists from neighbouring countries as mercenaries to train its cadres, according to senior West Bengal government officials."We have inputs from intelligence agencies that Maoists from neighbouring countries have been hired by the GJM. And it may target government properties and senior police and administrative officials so as to further aggravate the situation," ADG (Law and ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago GJM preparing for underground armed movement with Maoists  Business Standard2 months ago

Naidu as Vice President proof of 'matured democracy' in India: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday welcomed Venkaiah Naidu as the Rajya Sabha Chairman, saying he is the first Vice President who was born in independent India, adding that the former Union Minister knows the workings of the House very well ...
 Sify1 month ago Venkaiah Naidu is NDA’s V-P nominee  The Financial Chronicle2 months ago House should debate, not disrupt: Newly-elected RS Chairman Naidu  Rediff.com1 month ago PM Modi welcomes VP Naidu in RS, says 'now common men in high posts'  catchnews.com1 month ago

Sonia attacks RSS, says some opposed Quit India movement

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday expressed apprehension whether the "forces of darkness" were trying to destroy the roots of democracy, as she took a veiled jibe at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh saying some organisations had opposed the Quit India movement and played no role in the freedom movement. Speaking in the Lok Sabha during a special discussion to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Quit India movement, she said there was a feeling that the "clouds of the politics of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Congress must defend freedom of individuals, institutions: Sonia  Rediff.com1 month ago

Mayavati has the chance to galvanize the Dalit movement again

The victory of Ram Nath Kovind in India's 15th presidential election last week was a foregone conclusion. As the candidate of the ruling National Democratic Alliance, Kovind always had an edge. It became a cakewalk once Nitish Kumar and Naveen Patnaik and sundry other regional satraps decided to back him. As such, the result of the election declared on July 20 was not exactly breaking news. But in today's world where there is little difference between news and hype, the media went into a ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Venkaiah Naidu to swear-in as 13th Vice President of India today  catchnews.com1 month ago Venkaiah Naidu sworn-in as 13th Vice President of India  catchnews.com1 month ago Venkaiah Naidu swears-in as 13th Vice-President of India  Sify1 month ago

Exhibition on women freedom fighters inaugurated in Delhi

An exhibition on women freedom fighters of the Left was today inaugurated by the All India Democratic Women's Association here. At the exhibition, homage was paid to one of AIDWA's founding members Captain Lakshmi Sehgal. The exhibition was inaugurated by ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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