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Maldives To Vote Again Amidst Continuing Uncertainties

November 9, 2013
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Maldives To Vote Again Amidst Continuing Uncertainties

By Allabaksh If all goes well and if there are no Gayoom induced hiccups, Maldives will make its third tryst with its presidential election on Saturday Nov 9. There is a question mark still on how the visible and not so visible forces react to the outcome. The possibility of rejecting the verdict does not belong to the realm of Ripley’s Believe it or not with the orchestrated campaign of Gayoom and his coterie at home and his patrons in Beijing and Islamabad- Rawalpindi to push Mohamed Nasheed the winner of the first round off the front line two months ago. Hopes of no return to bizarre events rests solely on the international pressure and the public mood and this is not a misplaced hope is clear from the fact that Gayoom’s Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) has endorsed the voter’s list though grudgingly. Putting a melodramatic spin, PPM...

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa: The Man who would be President

November 4, 2013
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa: The Man who would be President

By a Special Correspondent New Delhi is expected to have an interesting visitor soon from Colombo. And he is non-other than Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a...

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LEFT : The 12th MAN OF INDIAN POLITICS

September 21, 2013
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By Malladi Rama Rao To describe the Left parties as the 12th Man of Indian politics may be patently unfair. The role they have...

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Flip-side of L’affaire NaMo

September 14, 2013
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Flip-side of L’affaire NaMo

By Malladi Rama Rao L’affaire NaMo will continue to hog the headlines for a while. We cannot help it but if anyone thinks that...

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Bhauji in the best of care, slowly bouncing back

September 7, 2013
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Bhauji in the best of care, slowly bouncing back

By Debjani from Meherabad Rest assured that Bhauji is in the best of care under the loving attention of his family and medical specialists....

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CONG, BJP IN TRADE-OFF POLITICS

September 7, 2013
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BJP's Narendra Modi and Cong party's Sheela Dixit

By Malladi Rama Rao The face-off between the BJP and Delhi’s Sheila Dixit deserves close attention than it has received so far. This is...

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Where is the fountainhead of jihad?

May 3, 2013
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Where is the fountainhead of jihad?

REVIEWER: Dr Mohammad Taqi* The general elections in Pakistan scheduled in ten days from now are easily the bloodiest in the country’s history. The...

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UNIVERSE: Illusion sustaining Reality

April 2, 2013
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By Prof J S Rathod Dictionary describes `Universe’ as the “whole of space and everything in it, including earth, the planets and the stars.”...

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Short -Term Games Political Parties Play

March 30, 2013
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By Malladi Rama Rao Funny it may sound but the reality is that even before the talk about a new third front takes concrete...

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Pointers from the churning in Maharashtra

March 23, 2013
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By Malladi Rama Rao As the nation is engrossed in the 3M plus 1N equation, interesting developments are taking place in the political landscape...

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