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Mar 11, 2019
Nitin Gadkari says politics is instrument of ‘social and economic reform’; calls for honesty, transparencyUnion minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said politics was an instrument for socio-economic reforms, and stressed that values like honesty and transparency stand out in long run.
Feb 14, 2019
Ruchir Sharma: Know your Firstpost Salon guestRuchir Sharma will be the featured guest at the next Firstpost Salon, a series of conversations with India's best minds and biggest names. He will be in conversation with Network 18 Group Consulting Editor Praveen Swami, discussing the state of the Indian democracy in the run-up to the 2019 general elections.
Nov 28, 2018
BJP or Congress win in elections won't make a difference unless Indians shed their casteist, religious hangovers and uniteThe system of parliamentary democracy in India largely runs on the basis of caste and communal vote banks, but these feudal forces that divide our people and keep us backward. They must be destroyed if we are to progress, but parliamentary democracy further entrenches them.
Mar 23, 2018
How India Became Democratic - Part IV: Ornit Shani responds to experts' comments on her bookOrnit Shani’s 'How India Became Democratic: Citizenship And The Making Of The Universal Franchise' tells the fascinating story of independent India’s first general election. The Indian Constitutional Law and Philosophy Blog is discussing the book in a four-part series that we're republishing here
Mar 21, 2018
How India became democratic - Part III: The Constitution as an instrument of foundational, radical changeOrnit Shani’s account of independent India’s first general election is invaluable: it is a point of departure for all of us to think more deeply about what 1947 meant, and how the transformative character of that moment ought to map onto how we think about our Constitution, our citizenship, and our rights
Mar 20, 2018
How India became democratic - Part II: On the preparation of the electoral roll as a state building projectIn her book, Ornit Shani examines the role adult franchise played in India, in connecting the people to a popular democratic imagination
Dec 01, 2017
Barack Obama at HT Leadership Summit 2017: What ex-US president said about Modi, Manmohan and TrumpHailing the special relationship that US and India share, former US president Barack Obama opened the day two of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2017 in New Delhi on Friday.
Sep 25, 2017
At UN, Pakistan's Maleeha Lodhi shows Gaza war victim's photo as face of Indian atrocities; draws flakPakistan received flak on Sunday after its UN envoy Maleeha Lodhi showed a 2014 Gaza war victim's photograph as a "pellet gun injured women from Kashmir" at the UNGA
Jun 25, 2017
Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar makes emotional appeal to electors to vote with 'inner conscience'Meira Kumar appealed to the members of the electoral college even before filing her nomination papers which she is likely to do on 28 June.
May 10, 2017
EVM 'hacking': AAP's subversive allegations may carry dangerous consequences for India's democracyAAP's attempt to 'hack' a purported 'EVM machine' on the floor of Delhi Assembly was an elaborate ruse to deflect media attention from the corruption charges against Arvind Kejriwal.