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Journalist, South Asian Analyst

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 the race for the post of Prime Minister in 2014 is a two-horse race, well, he…

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. Dr. Kalani; kidney specialist is in charge with Dr. Sonomnai; Colon Cancer Specialist and Dr. Kandekar;…

CONG, BJP IN TRADE-OFF POLITICS

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 for the first time that an elected leader is facing the charge of misusing public money…

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 secular parties like the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and the Pakistan People’s Party have come under deadly…

UNIVERSE: Illusion sustaining Reality

By Prof J S Rathod Dictionary describes `Universe’ as the “whole of space and everything in it, including earth, the planets and the stars.” We are born here. We die here. We chase our material and spiritual desires here. Beautiful…

Short -Term Games Political Parties Play

By Malladi Rama Rao Funny it may sound but the reality is that even before the talk about a new third front takes concrete shape, soothsayers are out in number to pronounce its death. Every analyst is blaming Karunanidhi and…

Pointers from the churning in Maharashtra

By Malladi Rama Rao As the nation is engrossed in the 3M plus 1N equation, interesting developments are taking place in the political landscape of Maharashtra, which may have a bearing on the Delhi scene. Their message is loud and…

No game-changer electoral game

By Malladi Rama Rao CONGRESS politicians of Delhi school seldom speak their mind. When they do, they are careful enough to not harm the interests of the high command and at the same time they ensure that their place under…

Chopper-Gate: Truth Wrapped In Mystery

By Malladi Rama Rao Like Pontius Pilate, who asked about the Truth, and wouldn’t stay for an answer, A.K. Antony, the Tinopal White Minister, could not let the CBI identify the bribe takers in the Chopper-gate. And opted for a…

China s Central Asia Problem Not Unidimensional:ICG

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, China and its Central Asian neighbours have developed a close relationship, initially economic but increasingly also political and security. Energy, precious metals, and other natural resources flow into China from the region. Investment…

Why Republican Opposition To Chuck Hagel Melted…

Is it a coincidence that Republicans Lindsey Graham and John McCain folded their spirited opposition to Chuck Hagel on the day they met with President Obama to discuss “Immigration Reform” — also known as, Amnesty, ask the analysts at Secure…