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    Shashi Tharoor Faces Stiff Competition

    By Sushil Kutty Congress leader Shashi Tharoor faces a 10-year anti-incumbency in the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency, which sent him twice to Parliament, once as a raw politician with only a clutch of books and a long stint in the United Nations to talk about. His lack of command in Malayalam was thought as a handicap, but the Thiruvananthapuram electorate found his fresh looks and UN record a...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Congress Has To Woo Mayawati For Larger Interests

    By Sagarneel Sinha Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and BSP supremo Mayawati, who herself is a strong aspirant for the post of prime minister, has lately been critical of the Congress party. The grand old party has already been left out of the Grand Alliance of Uttar Pradesh comprising BSP, Samajwadi Party and Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal. Although, both BSP and SP left the two...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Rafale Deal Issue Still Haunts Modi Government

    By Amritananda Chakravorty In another high voltage hearing, the Supreme Court reserved its order on the issue of preliminary objections raised by the Central Government in the Rafale review proceedings. After the Supreme Court gave its verdict in December, 2018 dismissing the writ petitions filed by Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie and Prashant Bhushan seeking an independent investigation into the...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Berlin Is Now A City Of Processions

    By Victor Grossman BERLIN: A week ago I walked over to Berlin's central square, Alexanderplatz (nick-named "Alex") to join in observing International Women's Day. Berlin, alone among Germany's 16 states, declared it a paid holiday, compensating for the fact that the city-state has fewer religious holidays than all the others. A third of the city was once part of the German Democratic...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    The Importance Of Being Bernie Sanders

    By Meagan Day "Bernie! Bernie!" the crowd chanted in Council Bluffs, Iowa on the campaign trail last week. But Bernie Sanders demurred. "It ain't Bernie, it's you. It's not me, it is us." The crowd responded with a new chant: "Not me, us! Not me, us!" A similar exchange took place at each of the two campaign kick-off rallies the previous weekend, first in...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Weekly Round-Up of Major Decisions of the Courts in India as also Legal Policy Developments

    Arguments begin on the validity of quota for economically weaker upper castes- The Supreme Court has been hearing arguments challenging the 103rd Constitutional amendment, which granted the EWS or Economically Weaker Section reservation in government jobs and colleges. In response to claims that the quota was against the basic structure of the...

    • 9 hrs ago
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    'Chowkidar' Modi Still Dominating 2019 Election Narrative

    By Kalyani Shankar With elections round the corner, several important factors come into play for an electoral victory. They often influence voters, but they are not constant as they keep changing according to political situation at that particular time. As in every election, there are important factors emerging in the upcoming polls too. For instance, the Modi factor could play a key...

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    Hard Choices Face The Electorate

    By Aditya Aamir Good man Manohar Parrikar left the big bad world last Sunday evening and every one of note appeared on TV to say his/her piece. But the political atmosphere is so vitiated, it did not take long for the discordant to sound. A media bigwig, who in the 1990s was predicted will be the face of the Indian media come the future, buttonholed Farooq Abdullah, and asked him what he thought of Prime...

    • yesterday
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    Trinamool Dominating Poll Campaign In Bengal

    By Barun Das Gupta Mamata Banerjee stole a march over her rivals by announcing her list of candidates for Lok Sabha within two days (March 14) of the Election Commission announcing the poll schedule. And the very next day, Central paramilitary forces arrived in the State and were deployed in the districts. Their presence was heartily welcomed by the opposition - BJP, Congress and CPI-M, while the...

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    Opposition Parties Failing To Meet Saffron Challenge

    By Arun Srivastava The Opposition Is Failing Itself. None can deny; even the seasoned opposition politicians would confess that have failed to use the opportunity. Post Balakot massacre the fact cannot be denied that the entire opposition meekly surrendered to the power-hungry Modi-Shah pair. While Modi -Shah Combine continued to exploit the barbaric incident on the plea of protecting...

    • yesterday

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