Name Change Politics in India

July 31, 2012 admin 0

By Atul Cowshish & M Rama Rao New Delhi (Syndicate Features): As chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, the Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati had gone on an unprecedented spree to rename towns, cities, public places and institutions and justified it in the name of honouring the ‘forgotten’ Dalit icons of Read more ………

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India Continued Activity in the South China Sea

July 21, 2012 admin 0

A STRATFOR ANALYSIS Indian state-owned energy company ONGC Videsh Ltd. announced July 19 that it would continue participating in a joint oil and natural gas exploration project with Vietnam in Block 128, one of several potentially exploitable oil blocks in the South China Sea. The company withdrew from the project Read more ………

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Clutching At The Straws

July 21, 2012 admin 0

By Atul Cowshish New Delhi (Syndicate Features):  Clutching at the straws is a phrase used when someone makes a desperate attempt to save his or her life or avoid a situation from becoming hopeless. Following the publication of an article with a picture of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Read more ………

Violence Returns to Pakistan’s Major Cities

July 19, 2012 admin 0

BEN WEST & KAMRAN BOKHARI STRATFOR At dawn July 12, militants raided a prison guard residence in Lahore, Pakistan, leaving nine staff members dead and three more wounded. The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, saying the guards had mistreated prisoners who were members of the Pakistani militant Read more ………