• India: Tamil Nadu politics: Sasikala-Dinakaran duo weakened ruling AIADMK!0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal People of Tamil Nadu, as well as entire nation, are concerned about the conspiratorial death of their beloved leader and CM of the state J. Jayalalithaa who had given everything in her life to make very strong the ruling AIADMK party, had left behind by her leader and the founder of

  • ‘After-Me-The-Deluge’ Moment?0

    N Sathiya Moorthy  It is not without reason. As promised at the outset and doused along the line by the very protagonists and propagators, the document has now failed to set Kelani Ganga or any other river in the country on fire. If anything, on most of the controversial issues that have dogged the nation

  • The Nobel Peace Prize Isn’t About Peace0

    At some point in its history, the Nobel Peace Prize became a lifetime achievement award for human rights — and betrayed its founder’s intentions. By Richard Evans October 2, 2017 The Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi used to be regarded as a kind of secular saint. Leader of the largest democratic political party in


    The recent Doklam episode, where China tried to show its muscle power in its border with Bhutan and India resisted it, and finally China gave up its war cry, clearly indicate that China is now vulnerable. State of the Chinese economy : In the past, China has built capacity at feverish pitch registering steady growth


    It is necessary to study the former Indian Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha’s views on the performance of Narendra Modi government based on what he has said in the context of current economic and political scenario, without giving any weightage for his impressive track record. It appears that Yashwant Sinha has done great damage to India’s

  • The Nuclear Forum Shop (Nuclear Ban Treaty Challenges And Prospects)0

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    • September 30, 2017

    Nuclear war is inevitable says the pessimist; nuclear war is impossible says the optimist; nuclear war is inevitable unless we make it impossible (Sydney J Harris) The nuclear pessimist has introduced a new treaty in the “Forum shop” of nuclear disarmament In March 2017 the treaty was negotiated in United Nations on the Prohibition of

  • India Uneasy As China Makes Further Inroads In Nepal0

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    • September 30, 2017

    By Kamal Dev Bhattarai When Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang met Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara on September 7 in Beijing, the Chinese premier underlined China’s three priorities in Nepal, i.e. connectivity, trade and investment. According to Xinhua news agency, the Chinese Premier also expressed his desire to cooperate in

  • Rohingyas, Belt and Road, Kaladan – the future of Rakhine’s economy0

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    • September 30, 2017

    Chan Mya Htwe 29 Sep 2017 Rohingya refugees queue to receive relief in front of makeshift tents in Ukhiya, Bangladesh, 20 September 2017. Photo: EPA Rohingyas, Belt and Road, Kaladan – the future of Rakhine’s economy THE economy in the resource-rich Rakhine State is throttled by the crisis as well as the accompanying international backlash,



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