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  • India’s solar scam: Ex Kerala CM Oommen Chandy in trouble!0

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    • October 17, 2017

    Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal ______ Official corruption is accepted as an Indian phenomenon, and every state plays its role harming the plight of the poor and underprivileged classes – these helpless people should have been allowed to take advantages of the so-called economic boom the Congress-BJP alliances have “achieved” – by promoting rampant corruption. No

  • Kashmir unrest: India has lost Kashmir forever! (A Sovereign Kashmir: Random Thoughts-311)0

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    • October 17, 2017

    Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal All strenuous efforts by Indian government and its hardcore Hindutva based media to somehow secure peace in the troubled Kashmir region have not yielded any fruit, nor they made an impact on the world as India is increasingly failing to assure even a symbolically peaceful situation. Today, Kashmir struggle is being

  • WHY NOT DR. MANMOHAN SINGH GIVE BENEFIT OF HIS WISDOM TO COUNTRYMEN?0

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    • October 17, 2017

    Image source: Wikipedia   The public life of Dr. Manmohan Singh, the former Indian Prime Minister, can be divided into three segments namely his pre-Prime Minister days, Prime Minister days and post Prime Minister days. Pre Prime Minister days Dr. Singh held many respectable positions in prestigious bodies like International Monetary fund, Governor of Reserve

  • India – Pakistan Dilemma0

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    • October 15, 2017

    India and Pakistan have been in conflicting and aggressive relations since the 1947 partition. The both nuclear-armed neighboring countries also being the two dominant key players of the politically unstable & unbalanced South Asian region are still lingering from their long pending differences and other unsolved bilateral issues. Without denying the facts that there were

  • PM Narendra Modi and India’s current Foreign Policy0

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    • October 14, 2017

    India’s foreign policy under PM Narendra Modi has now attained a level of maturity wherein it looks to have reinvigorated itself to assert effectively. This is so to protect the country’s national interests in a sustained way. In fact, the foreign policy of a country happens to be the total of entire national interests manifesting

  • Modi must commit Indian army to Afghanistan0

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    • October 14, 2017

    On 26th September, India said that it wouldn’t send its troops to Afghanistan. There would be no Indian boots on the ground, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated, while addressing a joint press conference with U.S defense Secretary James Mattis in New-Delhi. (1) ‘Boots on the ground’ in military terms implies putting troops on the ground.

  • DEBATE IN VACUUM ON JOBLESSNESS IN INDIA0

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    • October 14, 2017

    Does anybody know how many people are employed and how many remain unemployed in India today? It is reported that of the total population in India in the working age group, around 7% constitute the organized class in the primary, secondary and tertiary sector. The remaining 93% constitute the unorganized class, which is also termed

  • Hands Tied by Old Hope, Diplomats in Myanmar Stay Silent0

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    • October 12, 2017

    By HANNAH BEECH OCT. 12, 2017 Rohingya refugees outside Cox’s Bazar, in Bangladesh, last month. More than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since late August, and hundreds of thousands more still in Myanmar may still be trying to cross the border. Credit Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times YANGON, Myanmar —

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  • BULLET TRAIN IN INDIA – WHY NOT?0

    The latest scheme of Narendra Modi government to be criticized and objected in democratic India is the recently launched bullet train project. Whither Indian democracy? The Indian democracy is now being described variously. Some people call Indian democracy as vibrant and active one where there is no limit on individual freedom, liberty, and freedom of

  • Wake up Bangladesh; it’s time for a foreign policy!1

    by Taj Hashmi To some, the title of my column today might be utterly ridiculous, as it suggests it’s time for Bangladesh to have a foreign policy. They might raise eyebrows at my suggestion that, Bangladesh is going without any foreign policy, since 2009. To them, Bangladesh has a sound foreign policy under a seasoned

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