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Iraqi election: Ahead of polls backlash against Iran's stranglehold grows louder
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Iraqi election: Ahead of polls backlash against Iran's stranglehold grows louder

Iran has historically played a big role and proven to be the most capable external actor when it comes to government formation in Iraq

Why teaching political movements in Indian discourse can lay a foundation of political awareness in children
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Why teaching political movements in Indian discourse can lay a foundation of political awareness in children

The national curriculum discusses various political movements, which have shaped our nation, from middle school itself

Priyanka, Congress leaders don't have right to speak about democracy, farmers: Uma Bharti
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Priyanka, Congress leaders don't have right to speak about democracy, farmers: Uma Bharti

The senior BJP leader said Congress, which imposed Emergency in the country, has lost the right to pronounce the word democracy, further claiming that the party burnt 10,000 Sikhs alive

Moroccan parliamentary elections: Long-ruling Islamists suffer crushing defeat to liberal parties
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Moroccan parliamentary elections: Long-ruling Islamists suffer crushing defeat to liberal parties

The Justice and Development Party (PJD), which headed the ruling coalition for a decade, saw its support collapse from 125 seats in the outgoing assembly to just 12.

Russian FM Sergey Lavrov to visit China as Beijing, Moscow warm up to counter US' tough policy push
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Russian FM Sergey Lavrov to visit China as Beijing, Moscow warm up to counter US' tough policy push

Lavrov's visit will take place in the immediate backdrop of the first dialogue between Beijing and Washington after US President Joe Biden came to power and amidst high decibel rhetoric between both the countries

Mature democracy like India must accept divergent, critical views with equanimity and dignity, writes Lt-Gen Bhopinder Singh
India

Mature democracy like India must accept divergent, critical views with equanimity and dignity, writes Lt-Gen Bhopinder Singh

We did not slam those international bodies and their reportage when they spoke positively about the country, which leads one to believe that the question of their credibility is selectively posited

US democracy watchdog relegates India's status from 'free' to 'partly free' nation in 2021 report
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US democracy watchdog relegates India's status from 'free' to 'partly free' nation in 2021 report

The report painted an overall grim picture for the principles of democracy across the world, but the alleged downturn in India's democratic values meant that now only 20 percent of the world’s population lives in a liberal democracy

Narendra Modi speaks to Joe Biden; POTUS says commitment to democracy is bedrock of India-US ties
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Narendra Modi speaks to Joe Biden; POTUS says commitment to democracy is bedrock of India-US ties

The two leaders agreed to continuing close cooperation to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific, including support for freedom of navigation and territorial integrity

Wednesday night's Capitol siege wasn't strictly a coup attempt; but it's not over either
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Wednesday night's Capitol siege wasn't strictly a coup attempt; but it's not over either

These days, democracies tend to collapse from piecemeal backsliding that falls short of the technical definition of a coup but is often ultimately more damaging

In Narendra Modi's condemnation of US Capitol siege lies coded message for India
India

In Narendra Modi's condemnation of US Capitol siege lies coded message for India

'The democratic process cannot be allowed to be subverted through unlawful protests,' tweeted Narendra Modi in response to rioters storming the US Capitol in Washington, DC

Donald Trump's telephone call to Georgia officials leaves allies fearful for American democracy
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Donald Trump's telephone call to Georgia officials leaves allies fearful for American democracy

The call with Georgia secretary of state Brad Raffensperger on Saturday was the latest step by the president to pressure a state official to reverse the outcome of a free and fair election that he lost

Six weeks of Republican shamelessness have done some real damage to American democracy
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Six weeks of Republican shamelessness have done some real damage to American democracy

Republicans are establishing a new normal for the conduct of elections, one in which a Democratic victory is suspect until proven otherwise

J&K DDC polls: BJP accuses Gupkar Alliance of deceiving people; NC hits back, asks saffron party to focus on development
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J&K DDC polls: BJP accuses Gupkar Alliance of deceiving people; NC hits back, asks saffron party to focus on development

The National Conference said since the BJP leaders cannot talk about what they have done in the last six years, they are harping on issues which do not pertain to the development of panchayats

Germany bans far-right group Wolf Brigade 44; police raids homes of 11 members
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Germany bans far-right group Wolf Brigade 44; police raids homes of 11 members

The 44 in group's name stands for the fourth letter in the alphabet, DD, and is an abbreviation for Division Dirlewanger. Oskar Dirlewanger was a known Nazi war criminal and commander of a Nazi SS special unit

Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Paulomi Chakraborty presents nuanced take on equality
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Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Paulomi Chakraborty presents nuanced take on equality

Paulomi Chakraborty, associate professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences — IIT-B, presents a nuanced exploration of equality in part 5 of IIT Bombay for Justice's #PreambleLectures series.

Constitution Day: Tuli Bakshi, Sharib Ali on the idea of justice as enshrined in the Constitution
India

Constitution Day: Tuli Bakshi, Sharib Ali on the idea of justice as enshrined in the Constitution

Tuli Bakshi (postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Earth Sciences — IIT Bombay) and Sharib A Ali (director — Human Rights Programme, Quill Foundation) discuss the idea of justice in part 3 of IIT Bombay for Justice's #PreambleLectures series

Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Anupam Guha explains socialism in the Indian context
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Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Anupam Guha explains socialism in the Indian context

Anupam Guha, assistant professor, Centre for Policy Studies — IIT-B, explains socialism, in part 2 of IIT Bombay for Justice's #PreambleLectures series

Constitution Day: Why the Indian Constitution guarantees secularism, and what it implies
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Constitution Day: Why the Indian Constitution guarantees secularism, and what it implies

IIT-B students Pramod Mandade and Samarth Bhagwat discuss secularism in part 4 of IIT Bombay for Justice's #PreambleLectures series

Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Amit Singh deconstructs the phrase 'We, the people of India'
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Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Amit Singh deconstructs the phrase 'We, the people of India'

IIT-B professor Amit Singh analyses how the phrase "We, the People of India" entered the Preamble in part 6 of IIT Bombay for Justice's #PreambleLectures series

Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Anush Kapadia explains what India's sovereignty means
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Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Anush Kapadia explains what India's sovereignty means

Anush Kapadia, assistant professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences — IIT Bombay, speaks on the concept of 'sovereignty', in part 1 of IIT Bombay for Justice's #PreambleLectures series.