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Sunday, September 28, 2014
Fears have been raised for Indonesia’s democracy after its Parliament voted to abolish the direct election of local leaders, a post-dictatorship reform credited with assisting President-elect Joko...
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Saturday, August 30, 2014
A non-bailable arrest warrant has been issued for Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Tahir-ul-Qadri and 71 activists of his party, Dawn online reported Saturday.
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The Bharatiya Janata Party Karimnagar unit is in a celebratory mode after BJP senior leader from the district, Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao was appointed as the Governor of Maharashtra state.
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May 21, 2012
Beneath the high voltage campaign of the Egyptian presidential elections-the first after the 1952 revolution when the country’s monarchy was overthrown-big questions are being raised about t...
May 3, 2012
In a last-ditch effort to finish years of work on Nepal’s new constitution, Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai will dissolve his Cabinet and form a new coalition government that includes members of...
April 20, 2012
Rally cutting across the ideological spectrum at Tahrir Square
April 3, 2012
Declares reforms ‘irreversible’; asks for lifting of sanctions
February 29, 2012
Staggeringly corrupt and repressed, Saudi Arabia is ripe for revolution. But reformers are hesitant. »
February 12, 2012
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday called for considering elected representatives of panchayats as the “first tier of democracy” and not as the “third tier of development.”»
January 10, 2012
Democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi will contest the upcoming by-election in a Yangon neighbourhood that was hard-hit by the 2008 Cyclone Nargis, opposition sources said on Tuesday.“It’s of...
December 2, 2011
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi pledged on Friday to work together to bring democracy in the country. Wrapping up a historic th...
November 24, 2011
Only democratic struggle can sustain India's plurality, says veteran journalist M.S. Prabhakara
November 19, 2011
When Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Leader of the Opposition Sushma Swaraj and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee met in Parliament to pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, they had a lot to share.
May 12, 2012
Lays the foundation stone for the Odisha Bhavan »
May 2, 2012
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sworn in to Myanmar’s military-backed parliament Wednesday, taking public office for the first time since launching her struggle against authoritarian rule n...
April 6, 2012
“The Islamists have changed. I am sure most of them represent people's voices”
April 1, 2012
The full Commission will meet in the next few days »
February 28, 2012
Pakistan's civilian rulers seem to have averted a possible coup with a little help from inside the army itself.
January 13, 2012
The fate of Pakistan's civilian government remained unclear on Friday in the midst of its stand-off with the powerful military and the Supreme Court which is expected to give a ruling on Monday th...
December 8, 2011
Parliament proceedings were again disrupted on Thursday with the Opposition demanding the resignation of Home Minister P. Chidambaram for his alleged role in the controversial 2G spectrum allocati...
November 25, 2011
Myanmar opposition party the National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, applied on Friday to re-register to contest an upcoming by-election.Ms. Suu Kyi and...
November 23, 2011
Tendency of elected leaders to shy away from political challenges can undermine democracy
October 24, 2011
President Barack Obama hailed the declaration of freedom in Libya on Sunday, saying “a new era of promise” is under way in the African nation. He also urged its new leaders to turn their attention...
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