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Nepal PM In Search Of Survival Mantra

July 23, 2016
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Nepal PM In Search Of Survival Mantra

By R C Saldi Kathmandu/New Delhi, 22 July: The No Confidence Motion against Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli registered on July 13 was to come up in Parliament for debate and voting on the 21st -the day when the mandatory weeks’ notice period was completed. But the debate was deferred as the House could not achieve a consensus on whether to take up first the budget or the no confidence. Prime Minister’s alliance partner, Communist Party of Nepal – Maoist Centre is spearheading the no trust challenge. During the past one week unprecedented political game plans were at work with one side putting pressure on the Prime Minister to resign and the other trying to create fissures among the parties who had tabled the no confidence motion to woo their member to save the government from imminent fall. More than 280 members belonging to the main opposition, Nepali...

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Does BJP Want Minority and Dalit Votes?

July 22, 2016
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by Atul Cowshish The Bharatiya Janata Party always seemed to believe that it did not require the Muslim minority vote and it did not have to bank on Dalit...

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Oli in Minority, Kathmandu needs to revisit its polity

July 2, 2016
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By Malladi Rama Rao New Delhi, 21 July : This must be the nth time that the Maoists have withdrawn support from the K.P. Oli government (or for that...

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How a Brexit Would Undermine Europe’s Balance of Power

June 22, 2016
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By Adriano Bosoni Britain’s approaching referendum has led to rampant speculation about the economic and financial consequences of a vote to leave the European...

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REXIT in Sycophancy Raj

June 19, 2016
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By Atul Cowshish It came as no surprise when the governor of Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, announced that he will be quitting...

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A Hong Kong Bookseller Confronts Beijing

June 19, 2016
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Protesters in Hong Kong are once again back on the streets, directing their ire at Beijing. This time, demonstrations were sparked by the detention...

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Why the Islamic State Is Weaker Than It Seems

June 14, 2016
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Why the Islamic State Is Weaker Than It Seems

*In Syria, the Islamic State will continue to lose cities and vital territory. **The group will react to its losses by relying more heavily...

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IS Seeks to Expand Its Reach in Bangladesh

April 28, 2016
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As has been the case elsewhere, however, established jihadist groups in Bangladesh pose a challenge to the Islamic State's ambitions

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B’ desh Jamaat Racing Against Time, History

April 28, 2016
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The Jamaat-e-Islami has even appointed lobbyists in the West to carry on motivated campaign against the war crimes trial and also against the Awami...

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How Odd & Uneven, Kejri!

April 27, 2016
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How Odd & Uneven, Kejri!

Make no mistake. For the Delhi citizens the sight of lesser cars on the roads has been indeed a welcome feature. But it has...

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