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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

Centre terms Freedom House report as 'misleading, incorrect', says India has established democratic practices
India

Centre terms Freedom House report as 'misleading, incorrect', says India has established democratic practices

The report titled 'Democracy Under Siege' by the Freedom House downgraded India's status to a 'partly free' nation on Wednesday, claiming a sustained erosion of civil liberties in the country

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

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’s biggest achievement is advancing democratic model in India when it is retreating globally
Politics

Narendra Modi’s biggest achievement is advancing democratic model in India when it is retreating globally

Narendra Modi remains the only mass leader in India with a vision, and a willingness to implement that vision to transform an enormous and complex nation.

China has shut down 13,000 websites since 2015, says Xinhua; Google, Facebook, Twitter and NYT among those blocked
World

China has shut down 13,000 websites since 2015, says Xinhua; Google, Facebook, Twitter and NYT among those blocked

China has shut down or revoked the licenses of 13,000 websites since 2015 for violating the country's internet rules, state media reported

World internet freedom declines: Trolls, bots, emerge as techniques used by govts to inflate support on social media, says report
World

World internet freedom declines: Trolls, bots, emerge as techniques used by govts to inflate support on social media, says report

Governments around the world have drastically increased their attempts to manipulate information being shared on social media networks

North Korean soldier shot while trying to defect, says South Korea
World

North Korean soldier shot while trying to defect, says South Korea

North Korean soldier was shot and injured by his own side Monday while defecting to South Korea at the border truce village of Panmunjom

US' press freedom worst in over a decade, Trump's disparagement of media contributed to it, claims report
World

US' press freedom worst in over a decade, Trump's disparagement of media contributed to it, claims report

Press freedom in the US and across the world is at its lowest point in 13 years, according to a new report by the watchdog group Freedom House.

Global internet surveillance, censorship on rise: Report
News & Analysis

Global internet surveillance, censorship on rise: Report

Governments around the world are expanding censorship and surveillance of the Internet as overall online freedom declined for the fifth consecutive year, according to a report from a group that tracks democracy and human rights.

Still 'partly free', but India sees biggest improvement in Internet freedom globally
Biztech

Still 'partly free', but India sees biggest improvement in Internet freedom globally

India, with a cumulative score of 42, showed an improvement over last year's score of 47 (higher score indicates lower freedom). India figures in the "partly free" category.