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First woman PM of Greece Vassiliki Thanou names caretaker cabinet

Aug 28, 2015

First woman PM of Greece Vassiliki Thanou names caretaker cabinet

Greece's new prime minister, a top judge who is the country's first female premier, named the members of her caretaker government Friday as the country heads to early elections next month, the third time Greeks will go to the polls this year. #NewsTracker #Greece #Alexis Tsipras #Syriza party #Greece elections #New Democracy #Vassiliki Thanou
Watch: Rahul Rams song about the similarities between India and Pakistan hits home

Aug 18, 2015

Watch: Rahul Rams song about the similarities between India and Pakistan hits home

Aisi Taisi Democracy's song about India and Pakistan's similarities called ' Mere Saamnewali Sarhad Pe' is snappy and hard-hitting. #BuzzPatrol #India #Pakistan #YouTube #Indian Ocean #Rahul Ram #Varun Grover #Shareworthy #Sanjay Rajoura #Aisi Taisi Democracy
President's speech on eve of Independence Day insightful, tweets PM Modi

Aug 14, 2015

President's speech on eve of Independence Day insightful, tweets PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday termed as "insightful" the address by President Pranab Mukherjee in which he said Parliament has been converted into a combat arena and observed that institutions of democracy are under stress. #India #Pranab Mukherjee #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Democracy #Independence Day
Full text: President Pranab Mukherjee's address to the nation on the eve of Independence Day

Aug 14, 2015

Full text: President Pranab Mukherjee's address to the nation on the eve of Independence Day

President of India Pranab Mukherjee in his customary address to the nation on the eve of the 69th Independence Day on Friday spoke about several pressing issues of the country ranging from the Parliament session washout to the terrorist attacks that the country saw recently. #Terrorism #Democracy #Independence Day #Secularism #Constitution #President of India #President Pranab Mukherjee #FullText
Unrest, violence breaks out as Haitians vote in long-delayed elections

Aug 10, 2015

Unrest, violence breaks out as Haitians vote in long-delayed elections

Delays, disorder and sporadic violence troubled Haitian legislative elections on Sunday as voters chose lawmakers for the next Parliament after a yearslong wait. #World #Elections #NewsTracker #Democracy #Police #Violence #Haiti #unrest
Yakub Memon hanged: Why India still needs capital punishment

Jul 31, 2015

Yakub Memon hanged: Why India still needs capital punishment

All said and done, there is a case for retaining the death sentence in the rarest of rare cases, provided the phrase "rarest of rare" is defined clearly and transparently. What is worrisome about capital punishment is its occasional arbitrariness. #Life #India #Terrorism #Jammu and Kashmir #CriticalPoint #Capital punishment #Democracy #Maqbool Butt #1993 Mumbai blasts #ideas #Right to life #Yakub Memon's Death Sentence
Anticipating unfair elections, opposition candidates withdraw from Burundi presidential race

Jul 20, 2015

Anticipating unfair elections, opposition candidates withdraw from Burundi presidential race

hree candidates, including two former presidents, announced their withdrawal from Burundi's upcoming presidential race, predicting the contest in this restive African nation will not be free and fair. #World #Elections #Corruption #NewsTracker #Africa #Democracy #President #Burundi #Nkurunziza
Burundi: Ruling party in the lead as election officials finish vote-counting

Jun 30, 2015

Burundi: Ruling party in the lead as election officials finish vote-counting

Burundi election officials finished vote-counting on Tuesday, a day after internationally condemned polls boycotted by the opposition, with the ruling party expected to win a sweeping victory. #World #Elections #NewsTracker #Africa #Democracy #African Union #Burundi #Nkurunziza #Nininahazwe #Nditije
Indian-American community is an influential bridge-builder in US-India relations

Jun 29, 2015

Indian-American community is an influential bridge-builder in US-India relations

The small but influential Indian-American community provides an important bridge between India and the United States, American lawmakers have said. #World #NewsTracker #Chicago #Democracy #Indian-American #US-India relations #Ed Royce