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India speaks up as Jadhav family meeting stirs up controversy

Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been incarcerated for almost 2 years in Pakistan and is on death row, was allowed to meet his wife and mother as a “humanitarian gesture” by Pakistan. As described by the Pakistan Observer editorial which ... Sify, 2 months ago

Putin storms to landslide election win in Russia

Moscow: Vladimir Putin stormed to victory in Russias presidential election, giving him another six years in power as Moscows relations with the West plunge to new Cold War lows. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, won more than 75 per cent of ...
 Mathrubhumi3 days ago Vladimir Putin cruises to landslide victory in Russia's presidential election  Deccan Herald3 days ago

This multibillion-dollar corporation is controlled by a penniless yoga Superstar

Bloomberg Baba Ramdev renounced the material world. So why is he selling toothpaste, instant noodles, and toilet cleaner? Twenty-three years ago, when he was a poor young yoga instructor living at the foot of the Himalayas, Baba Ramdev pledged to spend the ...
 The Financial Chronicle6 days ago

Following emergency and violence against Muslims, Sri Lanka to lift ban on social media

Sri Lanka is likely to lift a ban on social media networks this week, a government minister said on Tuesday, almost a week after blocking access to prevent the spread of communal violence. At least two people were killed in clashes in early March when ...
 DNA1 week ago

Maharashtra farmers call off protest as state agrees to demands

Facing the heat from the opposition and ally Shiv Sena, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Maharashtra government on Monday accepted the demands of agitating farmers, including their right to till forest land, leading the cultivators to call off their stir that had turned Mumbai into a sea of red. As the government announced its decision, Communist Party of India-Marxist general secretary Sitaram Yechury said the striking farmers, who were affiliated to his party, were ending their agitation.
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Conrad Sangma wins trust vote in Meghalaya

The Conrad K Sangma government won a facile trust vote in the Meghalaya assembly on Monday. In all, 35 votes were cast in favour of the confidence motion and 20 against. One vote was declared invalid, while an MLA abstained. The pro-tem speaker did not vote. Leader of Opposition Mukul Sangma had contested from two seats and won both. Sangma-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government, which includes the Bharatiya Janata Party and regional parties, was sworn in on March 6.   Six ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

By the People

THIS BOOK IS remarkable not because it uncovers something deep and concealed from the ordinary eye, but because it reveals the extraordinariness of things that had all along been in obvious sight, perhaps so close that we just did not see it. Ornit Shani’s ...
 Open Magazine1 week ago

Beti Bachao? Polarisation shrouds J&K minor's rape, murder

Political and communal divide in Jammu and Kashmir has assumed such proportions that even the horrifying rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl is not bringing society together, writes Athar Parvaiz. Image: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. ‘Some people are trying to communalise the Kathua incident & vitiate the peaceful atmosphere but I have full faith that the people of Jammu will not allow them to succeed. Justice will prevail,’ she tweeted. Photograph: PTI ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'Dalit vote will divide in 2019'

'Modi is the first BJP leader to try to include Dalits in its fold.''But the rank and file of his party is backward and want to bash up Muslims and Dalits whenever they have a chance.' In Raisina Model: Indian Democracy at 70, his new book, the British economist and peer Meghnad Desai discusses the journey the country he was born in has taken so far. Like many former British colonies, Lord Desai notes, India adopted the Westminster Model, but it 'Indianised it into the Raisina Model'.
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

How the BJP helped Conrad Sangma defeat the Congress

'Had the BJP gone along with the NPP, that would have eased the task of the Congress of winning more seats.''That was a great strategy of the BJP.''It helped the NPP win more seats than perhaps if it had gone as a pre-alliance partner with the BJP.' IMAGE: National People's Party leader Conrad Sangma, Meghalaya's next chief minister, campaigning during the 2013 assembly election. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/ Dr R K Satapathy is an astute observer of politics in India's north east. Dr ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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