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September 15: International Day of Democracy

International Day of Democracy was observed on September 15, 2021, in order to review the state of democracy across the globe. Theme of the day Theme of International Day of Democracy for year 2021 is “Strengthening democratic resilience in the face of future crises”. Background International Day of Democracy was established in 2007 by a ..

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Freedom House’s report: India declared as ‘partly free’

The US government funded NGO “Freedom House” published its annual report on global political rights and liberties recently. The report titled “Freedom in the World 2021 – Democracy under Siege” published the report on political freedom across the world. Key findings of the report In the latest report, the status of India as a democracy ..

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EIU Democracy Index 2020

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently released its report titled “Democracy in sickness and in health?” and also published the Democracy Index 2020. Key Findings The Democracy Index report 2020 by the covers the 167 countries. It has classified the economies in categories such as flawed democracies, full democracies, hybrid regimes, and authoritarian regimes. The ..

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‘Freedom in the World 2020’ report released

According to the latest report titled ‘Freedom in the World 2020’ published by US-based NGO Freedom House, India has secured 83rd rank in the list of free democracies. India has become one of the world’s least free democracies with its score falling by four points to 71 and it is near the most bottom ranks. ..

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