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  • Indian politics: Ruling AIADMK faction in Tamil Nadu wins back ‘Two Leaves’ symbol!0

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    • November 23, 2017

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal 23/11/2017 The combined E Palaniswamy-O Panneerselvam faction of the AIADMK that now rules Tamil Nadu has won on November 23 the two-leaf symbol after months of infighting. The Election Commission of India (ECI), after studying the issue very deeply for months, ruled the flag symbol in favor of the Palaniswamy-Panneerselvam camp,

  • A Sustainable Solution with the National Offshore Wind Energy Policy0

    With India signing the Paris Agreement and the Government unveiling an ambitious plan to generate 100 Giga Watts (GW) of electricity from solar energy, India has developed a comprehensive renewable energy policy and a climate action plan to follow through. With the new policy and plan in play, wind energy has taken the back seat

  • Pakistani court orders release of alleged mastermind of Mumbai attacks0

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    • November 23, 2017

    Ruling on Hafiz Saeed, who has a $10m US bounty on his head, is likely to worsen Pakistani relations with Washington  Hafiz Saeed waves to supporters as he leaves court in Lahore. Photograph: Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images Sune Engel Rasmussen Wednesday 22 November 2017 10.59 ESTLast modified on Wednesday 22 November 2017 11.24 EST A Pakistani court has ordered the

  • Tillerson: Myanmar Guilty of “Ethnic Cleansing”0

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    • November 23, 2017

    November 22, 2017 | K. M. Michelle Photo: Kevin Frayer/Getty The Newsletter Get exclusive analysis delivered to your inbox daily. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Myanmar is guilty of “ethnic cleansing” in its crackdown on minority Muslim Rohingya, driving more than half a million refugees to neighboring Bangladesh. Although previously restrained in his description

  • India: Rahul Gandhi set to become Congress President!0

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    • November 22, 2017

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal November 22, 2017 Putting to rest all speculation and debate, Rahul Gandhi, MP, now the youngest member of Nehru dynasty that ruled India for years since its independence in 1947, is all set to take over as the president of Indian National Congress party from his mother, Sonia Gandhi. The high

  • Indian corruption: CPM-CPI ties in Kerala strained over transport minister Chandy ouster!0

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    • November 22, 2017

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal November 22, 2017 It appears that the Communist factions in the ruling Left coalition government are looking for opportunities to fight over them, washing dirty linen in public. This presents the leftism and their government in a shabby manner. CPI (Communist Party of India) and CPM (Communist Party of India -Marxist)

  • Tehran Is Winning the War for Control of the Middle East0

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    • November 22, 2017

    And there’s no indication that, despite Mohammed bin Salman’s bold moves, Saudi Arabia stands a chance of turning the tide. By Jonathan Spyer | November 21, 2017 Then-Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the G-20 opening ceremony in Hangzhou, China on Sep. 4, 2016. (Nicolas Asfouri/Pool/Getty Images) Saudi Arabia appears to be on a

  • TAMING THE JUDICIARY0

    F R Chowdhury In Pakistan, after the Supreme Court verdict on Panama papers corruption charges, the prime minister resigned without a word. Not only that, he was scared of being arrested, and he left the country. In Bangladesh after the verdict of the Supreme Court that went against the government, the chief justice had to

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