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Students clash with police on second day of Hong Kong democracy protests

Sep 23, 2014

Students clash with police on second day of Hong Kong democracy protests

A scuffle broke out in Hong Kong on Tuesday as students took their prodemocracy protest to government headquarters and called on the city's chief executive to honour his election promise of listening to the people. #China #Beijing #Democracy #Hong Kong #Protests #Communist Party #Macau #demonstrations #student-police clash
Hong Kong students boycott classes as battle for democracy intensifies

Sep 22, 2014

Hong Kong students boycott classes as battle for democracy intensifies

Managing Hong Kong is proving a challenge for Beijing, which is worried that calls for democracy in Hong Kong and the nearby former Portuguese colony of Macau could spread to cities on the mainland, threatening the Communist Party's grip on power. #China #NewsTracker #Democracy #Hong Kong #Communist Party #civil liberties #Pro-democracy movement #British colony #Occupy Central #Student protest in Hong Kong
Thousands of Hong Kong students to protest in city's democracy battle

Sep 22, 2014

Thousands of Hong Kong students to protest in city's democracy battle

Thousands of Hong Kong students are gearing up to boycott classes over Beijing's decision to restrict electoral reforms in the former British colony. #China #Beijing #Democracy #Hong Kong #Protests #Communist Party #Macau #demonstrations
India can match China's growth with a clear roadmap, says PM Modi

Sep 21, 2014

India can match China's growth with a clear roadmap, says PM Modi

Modi in his first interview after taking charge as prime minister said China's focus on its economic development is a sign that it does not want to be isolated. #Economy #India #China #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Democracy #Growth
Democracy is our commitment and a great legacy, says Modi

Sep 21, 2014

Democracy is our commitment and a great legacy, says Modi

The prime minister also gave further illustration how democracy is not an impediment to growth but actually a booster to it. #Economy #India #China #Narendra Modi #VeryCloseUp #Democracy #Growth

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Not appealing against formation of Modi govt, says petitioner

May 15, 2014

Not appealing against formation of Modi govt, says petitioner

Petitioner Tabish Khair said the petition to political parties only appealed to them to stick to their promises made on secularism and did not attack the idea of democracy. #Narendra Modi #Democracy #LetterstoFP #horse trading
Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

May 10, 2014

Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

This idea of not voting to be neutral is a claim to false neutrality. If it were to ensure that he was not accused of taking sides in government formation when no party of no pre-poll alliance won a majority, it appear a logic stretched too far #India #ToTheContrary #Pranab Mukherjee #Congress #BJP #Democracy #President #Rashtrapati Bhavan #Lok Sabha elections 2014

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Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

Sep 22, 2014

Hong Kong Students on Strike in Democracy Battle

The battle over democracy in Hong Kong has led to an increasingly tense and divided city, with activists threatening to stage a mass "occupation" of the Asian financial hub's central business distric... #Hong Kong #Beijing #China
Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

Sep 23, 2014

Hong Kong students strike

HONG KONG -- Thousands of Hong Kong university students abandoned classes Monday to rally against Chinese government limits on voting rights, a bellwether demonstration of the city's appetite for turning smoldering discontent into street-level opposi... #Hong Kong #China #Beijing #United Kingdom
Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

Sep 22, 2014

Thousands of Hong Kong Students Sit for Democracy

As many as 13,000 college students in Hong Kong have reportedly started to stage a week-long sit-in to protest against China's failure to reform its election policies. ABC reported... #China #Hong Kong