We are not criminals, says Farooq Abdullah
Abdullah, under detention since August 5 and subsequently booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) on September 17, is at present at his residence in Gupkar which has been declared as a sub-jail..
Government sets in motion process to revamp criminal laws
The new structure and content of criminal laws will be citizen centric, reflect the...
India committed to partnering with Maldives for its development: Narendra Modi
The prime minister said that "as a close friend and maritime m...
BJP making shameless attempts to subvert democracy in Maharashtra: Sonia Gandhi
Addressing the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting in Parliament House, she also attacked the Governor of the state and said that he acted in an "unprecedented and reprehensible manner".
'This is not over': Hong Kong protesters return to the streets
Sunday's rallies follow skirmishes overnight between police and protesters, with tear gas fired for the first time since the Nov 24 district council vote and a man assaulted as he tried to clear a protester barricade. Hong Kongers have rallied in huge numbers over the last six months, fuelled by years of growing fears that authoritarian China is stamping out the city's liberties.
Furious China threatens retaliation over US law on Hong Kong
In a statement, Trump spoke of "respect" for Chinese President Xi Jinping and said he hoped the "leaders and representatives of China and Hong Kong will be able to amicably settle their differences". But Beijing reacted furiously, warning it was ready to take unspecified "firm countermeasures".
India, Israel share and value same principles of democracy: Modi
Israel President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wished India on Constitution Day in tweets.
PM urges people to vote in large numbers in Jharkhand
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged people of Jharkhand to turn out in large numbers and cast their vote in assembly polls to "enrich" democracy.
SC dismisses plea challenging post-poll alliance Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress in Maharashtra
A bench of Justices N V Ramana, Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna said constitutional morality is different from political morality. "In democracy, we can't curtail rights of political parties to align with other parties," the bench said.
Chinese spies spook democracies from US to Europe to Australia
In Australia, it was reported Sunday that China offered a Melbourne-based car dealer a bribe to run as a parliamentary candidate before he was found dead in March. The previous day, media reports said that a man who spied for China in Hong Kong and Taiwan offered intelligence information to Australia and wanted political asylum.
Rahul speaks briefly in LS, accuses govt of 'murdering' democracy in Maharashtra
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday spoke briefly during Question Hour in the Lok Sabha but did not ask his query and accused the governm...
Record turnout for Hong Kong council elections amid calls for full democracy
Government data released one hour before polling stations closed said nearly 2.9 million people had voted, a turnout rate of more than 69% - a record showing that appeared to have been encouraged by the political turmoil. About 1.47 million voted in the last district elections four years ago. First results were due after midnight.
Hong Kong Police plan to enter ransacked campus
Hong Kong police plan to send officers on Thursday morning into the ransacked remains of a university campus where authorities faced off for days with barricaded pro-democracy protesters.
BJP 'contract killer' of democracy, governor acted as Amit Shah's 'hitman': Congress
The month-long political impasse in Maharashtra ended dramatically on Saturday with the BJP's Fadnavis returning as the chief minister, backed by the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). NCP's Ajit Pawar was sworn-in as the deputy chief minister.
People in power trying to circumvent values of Constitution:Priyanka Gandhi
The government is celebrating 'Constitution Day' or 'Samvidhan Diwas' on Tuesday in the Central Hall of Parliament to mark the 70th anniversary of adoption of the Constitution by the constituent assembly. The Congress leader said that on Constitution Day, people should take an oath to stand by tenets enshrined in the Constitution to take on money and muscle power.
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