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India completely changed its Myanmar policy: Tharoor

Former union minister Shashi Tharoor on Monday said India had completely changed its policy towards Myanmar as "it could not afford to surrender its influence" on a neighbour to China and Pakistan."India took a 180-degree turn. (Then) President (Pervez) ... Prokerala, 1 month ago
DNA India

India took 180-degree turn in Myanmar policy: Tharoor

India took a "180-degree turn" in its approach towards Myanmar from being pro-democracy and anti-junta when Jaswant Singh was External Affairs Minister as it could not afford to surrender its influence on the country to China and Pakistan, former ...
 The Statesman1 month ago PTI - THAROOR - India took 180-degree turn in Myanmar policy: Tharoor  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago

The winding, (sometimes) bumpy road to pensionreform

In 1998, when the United Front was in power, the Ministry of Welfare, as it was then called, was reviewing the National Old Age Pension Scheme, which envisaged a monthly pension of Rs 200 for destitutes and those above the age of 65. With increasing ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago

Finance Ministers: Architects of Modern India post liberalization period

The Indian economy has been shaped by 22 finance ministers till date. While Palaniappan Chidambaram holds the distinction of presenting the maximum number of Budgets -- six in all (two under the United Front government and four under the United ...
 India Infoline2 months ago

PMs, FMs and the Union Budget — a story of policy and negotiations over theyears

Budget that signalled the dismantling of the licence raj, opened up the economy to foreign investment, and heralded changes in tax policy and reforms in the financial sector, an interesting exchange took place at a meeting of the P V Narasimha Rao ...
 Yahoo! India2 months ago
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UN spat with Morocco: International community shifts on 'Self Determination'

Ban Ki moon New Delhi Morocco, Algeria, Western Sahara would not be of the highest saliency in South Block had Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi not indulged in some high wire diplomacy involving all three. The issue has popped up again because the ...
 ProKerala.com1 month ago The Indian Link of Sahara Dispute  Asian Lite1 month ago

Vacation of unauthorized occupants of Government houses substantially improved over last 2 years

Ministry of Urban Development of the Republic [...] (via noodls) / 1,207 houses under unauthorized occupation in Delhi 246 houses vacated in 2013; 539 in 2014 and 746 in 2015 Only 10 higher type houses vacated in 2013; 69 in 2014 and 20 in 2015 ...
 Noodls1 month ago Lutyens Delhi: Record no of illegal occupants vacated  Economic Times1 month ago
Oman Observer

Ruling party's patriotic card backfires

Rajnath Singh New Delhi It was inevitable that the kind of muscular nationalism favoured by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) would lead to hooliganism by its followers among the lawyers in the Patiala House courts where Kanhaiya Kumar, the ...
 ProKerala.com2 months ago The BJP's patriotic card backfires  Gulf News2 months ago When patriotic card backfires  Oman Observer2 months ago

'Kohinoor, a symbol of British loot'

Though it would be wonderful for Indians to have the Kohinoor and the Peacock Throne displayed in all its glory at the Red Fort, it seems unlikely that the British will part with the Kohinoor in a hurry.Rashme Sehgal reports. The legend of the Kohinoor diamond is a story of intrigue, romance and adventure. This legendary 105.6 carat diamond, whose name means 'Mountain of Light,' has been set in the Queen's crown and is presently on display in the Tower of London. But there is no doubt that the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

What If Attlee Hadn't Partitioned India?

Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. Imagine those famous words spoken at the stroke of the midnight hour, not by Jawaharlal ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
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