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Nov 17, 2017
Union minister Giriraj Singh says democracy is safe in India as long as Hindus remain in majorityUnion minister Giriraj Singh has said democracy is "safe" in the country as long as Hindus remain in the majority.
Nov 16, 2017
On National Press Day, Narendra Modi wishes media fraternity, says govt committed to upholding freedom of expressionPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished journalists on "National Press Day" and said his government is "fully committed to upholding freedom of press
Nov 14, 2017
AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Hong Kong fans boo China's national anthem; authorities contemplate stricter measuresHundreds of Hong Kong football fans booed and jeered the Chinese national anthem at an Asia Cup qualifier match on Tuesday in defiance of Communist Party rulers in Beijing, while others turned their backs.
Nov 11, 2017
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi hails Indian judiciary as strongest, most transparent justice system in worldNaqvi hailed the Indian judiciary as independent, one of the strongest and most transparent justice systems in the world and said it was honestly fulfilling its responsibilities
Nov 09, 2017
Delhi Lieutenant Governor is making 'mockery of democracy', Arvind Kejriwal govt tells Supreme CourtAam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Thursday accused the Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) in the Supreme Court of making a "mockery of democracy"
Nov 03, 2017
Iran accuses CIA of spreading 'fake news' on Osama bin Laden declassified files, denies any link to Al-QaedaIran has accused CIA of spreading "fake news" about the Islamic republic with newly declassified files seized in raid in which Osama bin Laden was killed
Nov 02, 2017
CIA releases 4.7 lakh files seized during Osama bin Laden's killing: Hand-written diary points at disdain for WestThe CIA released a vast archive of Al-Qaeda documents, including Osama Bin-Laden's handwritten diary, seized in the deadly 2011 raid on his Pakistani compound.
Oct 29, 2017
Milind Deora column: A biased media is better than news outlets gagged by authoritative governmentsThe trend in Indian politics that coerces journalists to toe a certain line and to become lapdogs for the government in power is far more damaging to free speech in the country.
Oct 23, 2017
Jay Shah defamation case: Not hearing parties in free speech cases ironical, impedes freedom of expressionEx-parte orders like the one passed in Jay Shah defamation case against The Wire seems to be on the rise especially in cases related to freedom of speech
Oct 17, 2017
Pew survey says Narendra Modi enjoys popular backing, but people want more from his govtThe survey indicates that citizens want the government to step up its game and perform, and there are warning signs that if it fails to do so, democratic form of governance in India may give way to either autocracy or military rule.