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The World This Week – 26 April 2009

April 28, 2009
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The World This Week – 26 April 2009

Tweet The third phase of The Great Indian Election of 2009 is all set for April 30. A total of 1,567 candidates, including 101 women contestants, are in the fray for the 107 seats going to the polls in round III. UP Chief Minister Mayawati raised her case for Prime Ministership on caste grounds...
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The World This Week – 12 April 2009

April 14, 2009
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Tweet George Bush may not be the US president anymore, but he sure left a legacy. During a press conference being addressed by P Chidambaram following CBI’s exoneration of Jagdish Tytler’s involvement in the 1984 riots, Singh lobbed a shoe at Chidambaram. It didn’t connect, but that didn’t seem to be his intention. He...
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Questions for Mr Manmohan Singh

April 12, 2009
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Questions for Mr Manmohan Singh

Tweet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is a universally respected man well known for his prowess as an economist, and recognized as the man responsible for India’s economic resurgence in the nineties. He has a CV to die for. He has a clean record. He is cool and pleasant natured. He is respected by all....
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The Evolution of Democracy

April 8, 2009
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Tweet Many thousands of years ago, when men wore no clothes and there was no way of outsourcing their primary occupation of hunting there were simple ways of resolving disputes. Often times these involved some sort of violence, a club or two, and a defeated man sprawled on the ground. Gradually man become more...
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The World This Week – 5 Apr 2009

April 7, 2009
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The World This Week – 5 Apr 2009

Tweet The week began on a jingoist note as the hyper nationalists of Shiv Sena attacked lawyer Anjali Waghmare because she is going to be the lawyer for 11/26 terrorist Kasab. Poor woman is just doing her job – she was appointed by the court as Kasab’s lawyer. On the positive side, now that...
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The Ticket to Fame

March 24, 2009
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Tweet My name is Abhay Kumar Singh. I just lost in my quest for a ticket to contest the Lok Sabha elections. This is my story. I was born with no silver spoon in my mouth. Or anywhere in the house, for that matter. My father used to work for the postal department. For...
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The World This Week – Mar 13, 2009

March 14, 2009
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Tweet Starting a weekly roundup of news and interesting events from around the world. Here’s edition number one. The week started with this CAG report on how Assam police personnel carried their fancy AK-47 assault rifles for two years, without any bullets. Looks like we need a law enforcement agency to take care of...
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