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