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  • BJP seeks apology from Rahul, Cong demands restoration of SPG cover for Gandhi family 16 Nov 2019 23:37 The Pune unit of the BJP holds a protest at Shanipar Chowk on Saturday (Express Photo by Ashish Kale) THE PUNE and Pimpri-Chinchwad units of the BJP staged protests on Saturday as part of the party’s nationwide plan, demanding an apology from Congress …
  • Arundhati Roy's My Seditious Heart includes searing look at legacy of Indian independence leader Mohandas Gandhi 16 Nov 2019 23:23 Tonight, the great Indian intellectual, Arundhati Roy, will speak to a sold-out crowd at Performance Works on Granville Island in Vancouver. The event, which is hosted by the Indian Summer Festival Society, is entitled My Seditious Heart. That also happens …
  • YSRC, Telugu Desam leaders take abuses to to a new low 16 Nov 2019 23:06 Vijayawada: No low in Indian politics remains the lowest for long. Abusive, vituperative and unparliamentary language against opponents in Andhra Pradesh politics has suddenly replaced all other contentious issues – sand shortage, sagging economy, …
  • How ethnic Bihari Thackerays championed Marathi pride 16 Nov 2019 21:52 The uncle was a demagogue and a fiery orator. Raj too is a good orator, charismatic and aggressive while Uddhav is more reserved. Families rule in India.  Politics is family business. Once the family expands it is inevitable that rivalries develop and …
  • ‘PM said things against Nitish… I was called monkey. These are political statements… not a commitment’ 16 Nov 2019 20:15 Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala with Resident Editor (Punjab, Haryana & Himachal Pradesh) Manraj Grewal Sharma in The Indian Express newsroom in Chandigarh. Jaipal Singh The 31-year-old Dushyant Chautala led the 11-month-old Jannayak Janata Party …
  • Waiting in the wings 16 Nov 2019 20:15 Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray with son and MLA Aaditya at the music launch of the film Thackeray in Mumbai. (Express photo by Pradip Das) On October 29, at the annual pre-Diwali bash at his sprawling official residence Varsha in Mumbai’s Malabar Hill, …
  • World's first Vagina Museum opens in London to help tackle stigma surrounding gynaecological anatomy 16 Nov 2019 19:34 The world’s first museum dedicated to gynaecological anatomy is opening in London this weekend. The project began in March 2017 as a pop-up after director Florence Schechter discovered that there were plenty of penis museums – such as the Penis Museum in …
  • Bengal Bypolls: How the rise of BJP has forced TMC to change its strategy 16 Nov 2019 17:46 KOLKATA: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is aware it is facing an “astitwer sankat (existential crisis)” in West Bengal. Not only did it win fewer seats in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, but the Bharatiya Janata Party was snapping at its heels. While the TMC …
  • Centre says tap water undrinkable in Delhi, AAP cries foul 16 Nov 2019 16:16 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Central government on Saturday released a study on the quality of piped drinking water being supplied in 21 cities across the country, including Delhi, where tap water was termed as “undrinkable” along with 13 state capitals. …
  • Why Sikhs Don’t See Khalistan Terror Through Kartarpur Corridor as a Serious Threat 16 Nov 2019 16:15 For Sikhs rejoicing at the fulfilment of a long-awaited desire, it is painful to suggest that they will fall for Pakistani sponsored propaganda. Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara. Photo: PTI Chander Suta Dogra 16 November 2019 Chandigarh: Just as Punjabis in …
  • “The Liberal Order Is the Incubator for Authoritarianism”: A Conversation with Pankaj Mishra 16 Nov 2019 16:15 Francis Wade interviews Pankaj Mishra 16 November 2019 PANKAJ MISHRA BEGAN as an essayist in the early 1990s after moving to a Himalayan village in northern India, where he read prolifically and contributed essays to a number of Indian magazines. By the …
  • Rolling Stone India Backed, Nivid, Heads Rise Of Industrial Rock With Debut Album 16 Nov 2019 14:31 New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Nivid is the ferocious industrial rock soundtrack to an environment bristling with Hellish energy. From the endlessly diverse backdrop of India, Nivid is a musical embodiment of an Indian population which deals with religion, …
  • High-velocity winds abate smog in Delhi, air quality improves from ‘severe’ to ‘very poor’ 16 Nov 2019 14:02 Smog dissipates as strong winds bring relief. (Express File Photo: Amit Mehra) Smog cover in Delhi-NCR was abated by strong winds on Saturday resulting in a decline in pollution levels. The air quality index of the national capital read 357 at 4 pm, around …
  • Nobody should cross the ‘lakhsman rekha’: Dhankhar 16 Nov 2019 13:38 The government had called the governor’s request for a chopper “absurd” and “misuse of public money”. West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar fired yet another salvo at the West Bengal government on Saturday saying that nobody should cross the ‘Lakhsman rekha …
  • Dhaka needs to utilise growing global pressure on Myanmar: Experts 16 Nov 2019 13:30 Like Myanmar, its friends will also feel the “pressure” amid significant development on “legal front” that Bangladesh needs to utilise prudently to keep up the growing global pressure on Myanmar until a solution to Rohingya crisis is found, say foreign …
  • Time to shun politics, let’s work together to curb pollution: Kejriwal to Javadekar 16 Nov 2019 11:21 Prakash Javadekar and Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Saturday appealed to Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar to cooperate with the Delhi government to find a solution to the air pollution in the national …
  • To tell an outsider’s tale 16 Nov 2019 06:38 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Papers and books find a place almost everywhere in the living room. He laptop on the table is switched on. Perhaps he wants to jump back to work immediately post our conversation. But for the two hours we spoke, he seemed to be no …
  • Harris’ Iowa pivot struggles to turn interest into momentum 16 Nov 2019 06:28 Photo: Kathleen Ronayne, AP Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks to Aaron Nachampassak, 11, right and others at a church congregation breakfast in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on Nov. 10, 2019. Harris is campaigning regularly in Iowa …
  • Bolivian Security Forces Kill 5 Protesters 16 Nov 2019 03:59 LA PAZ – Five protesters were fatally shot and at least 22 others wounded on Friday in a confrontation with Bolivian police and troops outside the city of Cochabamba, a representative of the Ombudsman’s Office told EFE. The five victims died en route to a …
  • Best of BS Opinion: India's policy, politics, air pollution and more 16 Nov 2019 03:41 As reported by Business Standard on Friday, according to the latest consumption expenditure survey of the National Statistical Office, weakening rural demand drove consumer spending down for the first time in over four decades in 2017-18. This again shows …
  • A Glimpse at the Intersectional Left’s Political Endgame 16 Nov 2019 01:43 Photo: William Manning/Getty Images Near the beginning of Ibram X. Kendi’s celebrated best-seller, How to Be an Antiracist, Kendi writes something that strikes me as the key to his struggle: “I cannot disconnect my parents’ religious strivings to be …
  • In 2029, a Hyperloop Could Turn Columbus, Ohio, Into a Suburb of Chicago 16 Nov 2019 01:43 The test tube. Photo: Virgin Hyperloop One The other day in Chicago, a friend who lives in Columbus, Ohio, 360 miles away, texted me a last-minute dinner invitation. I walked to the Michigan Avenue Hyperloop station and, because I had just missed a …
  • AJK president lauds diaspora for sensitising Kashmir dispute 16 Nov 2019 01:27 AJK president lauds diaspora for sensitising Kashmir dispute MIRPUR: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan said on Friday the Pakistani-Kashmiri diaspora community has played a highly positive role in building awareness on the Kashmir …
  • Lessons to still learn from the ‘Meena’ cartoon 16 Nov 2019 00:21 The generation of the 90s where I belong to has grown up with a very popular group of cartoon characters: Meena, Raju, and Mithu. It was a time when the social norms of the entire world were undergoing major changes. In that important era, this cartoon …
  • Commentary: What’s behind the overseas BJP’s involvement in British politics? 15 Nov 2019 23:38 SINGAPORE: If you thought that the UK was already dealing with a complicated political environment post Brexit, British politics just got messier. This time, the central player in the drama is the overseas wing of India’s ruling party, the Bharatiya Janata …
  • Trump needs tax cut 2.0 15 Nov 2019 23:28 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Every single plausible Democratic candidate for president has endorsed tax increases as centerpieces of their economic agenda. Think about what we are hearing from Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and the rest of the Punch …
  • I hold no grudge against Nawaz: PM Imran 15 Nov 2019 22:33 PM Imran Khan. PHOTO: PID ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he holds no grudge against Nawaz Sharif and that the ailing former premier’s health is more important than politics. The statement came a day after PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif …
  • Gambhir skips pollution meet, faces heat 15 Nov 2019 22:08 A photo tweeted by V V S Laxman of him & Gambhir Cricket and jalebis entered the Delhi pollution debate Friday, as the AAP launched an attack on East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir for skipping a key meeting of a parliamentary committee on the capital’s air …
  • Calling a spade a spade doesn’t make you anti-state or foreign agent 15 Nov 2019 21:43 Supporters of the Tehreek-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) shout slogans during an anti-Indian protest rally in Karachi. Original photo: AFP It has been more than 100 days since India revoked Kashmir’s special status. The Pakistani population, virtually down to every …
  • Social Media in Asia: A New Frontier for Mass Surveillance and Political Manipulation 15 Nov 2019 21:39 AdvertisementSocial media surveillance programs are rapidly becoming ubiquitous, as an increasing number of governments look to monitor citizens online and stifle political dissent.  Aided by dramatic advances in artificial intelligence and the declining …
  • Is BRICS Losing Its Shine for China? 15 Nov 2019 21:39 AdvertisementFrom November 13 to 14, heads of state and government from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa gathered in Brasilia for the 11th BRICS summit, a grouping of emerging national economies. China previously hosted the third and ninth …
  • Babri Masjid Verdict—Muslims well aware of the RSS Agenda 15 Nov 2019 21:36 Felt sad, sat forlorn after hearing the Ayodhya Babri mosque verdict. Tried distracting myself but couldn’t holding back all those memories connected to December 6, 1992 — the day the Babri mosque was destroyed in a seemingly well-planned and systematic …
  • Ethnic Rifts in Bolivia Burst Into View With Fall of Evo Morales 15 Nov 2019 21:30 COCHABAMBA, Bolivia — In the days since the ouster of Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first Indigenous president, deep ethnic tensions that have long divided the country have erupted, complicating efforts to move Bolivia out of political crisis. Mr. Morales, a …
  • ‘Nationalism doesn’t cause tensions with Muslim: Jaishankar 15 Nov 2019 21:24 London, Nov 16 (IANS) In India, nationalism is a “positive word”, and this nationalism does not cause tensions with the Muslim community, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said. In an interview with Le Monde, the EAM, to a question that PM Modi …
  • On the rise of nationalism and the urgent need for interdependence 15 Nov 2019 20:17 Ambassador Pochhammer served in India twice and continued his interest in its history and future long after he retired in 1957. This love for India resulted in a major book on the political history of India which in its English translation is called India …
  • Education, ours and theirs 15 Nov 2019 18:56 From this author (Illustration: C R Sasikumar) Written by Pradyumna Jairam Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while speaking at a recent seminar in Banaras Hindu University on the 5th century emperor, Skandagupta, declared: “Putting together our history, …
  • Full text: ‘How do you reconcile Howdy Modi and Mamallapuram? Look beyond dogma,’ says S Jaishankar 15 Nov 2019 18:55 External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar delivers the Fourth Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture in New Delhi on Thursday, November 14. Praveen Khanna Here is the full text of the Fourth Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar …
  • Modi’s diplomacy: Law of diminishing returns? 15 Nov 2019 18:41 China proclaims the utility of Brics to forge cooperation among the emerging economies as the world undergoes a “new industrial revolution”. Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending the 11th Brics summit in Brasilia, the Brazilian capital, on November 13-14 …
  • Ize-Iyamu’s Rumoured ‘Defection’: Matters Arising 15 Nov 2019 18:02 Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu cut his political teeth in the late 1980’s as a Personal Assistant to Chief Lucky Nosakhare Igbinedion while the latter held sway as the Chairman of Oredo Local Government Area of Benin. The lawyer turned politician was in his late …
  • Umno Youth leader: I meant revoke voting rights for 'DAP Chinese' 15 Nov 2019 17:45 After becoming campaign fodder in the Tanjung Piai by-election, Umno Youth exco Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris clarified his previous statement about wanting to revoke the voting rights for Chinese and Indian Malaysians. Better known as Papagamo, the …
  • Will Modi give the Nagas a separate flag? 15 Nov 2019 14:05 'The Nagas want a flag of their own, to share the Kohima skyline with the national tricolour.' 'The the government says you can have a flag for cultural and ethnic occasions.' 'The Nagas say that will be a bit like an NGO having its own …
  • ‘Have family to support’: Gambhir hits back after AAP criticises him for skipping pollution meet 15 Nov 2019 12:34 Delhi BJP MP Gautam Gambhir (Source: Twitter/GautamGambhir) BJP MP from East Delhi Gautam Gambhir Friday hit back at criticism from the Aam Aadmi Party after the former cricketer stayed away from a key parliamentary panel meeting on air pollution in …
  • Delhi court directs police to issue 10 day pre-arrest notice to Shehla Rashid in sedition case 15 Nov 2019 12:22 Shehla Rashid was booked by the Special Cell of Delhi Police under sedition and other criminal charges for allegedly spreading misinformation about armed forces in Kashmir. (File/Express Photo: Praveen Khanna) A Delhi court Friday directed police to …
  • How Congress support for Sena will affect BJP 15 Nov 2019 12:03 By ending the Shiv Sena's political untouchability, the Congress is creating a level playing ground for itself in the political battle of Hindu identity, explains Sheela Bhatt. IMAGE: Congress, Shiv Sena and Nationalist Congress Party leaders at a …
  • Relief for DK Shivakumar: Supreme Court dismisses ED's plea challenging Delhi HC judgment 15 Nov 2019 11:40 DK ShivakumarTwitter The Supreme Court on Friday, November 15, dismissed the plea filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED), challenging the Delhi High Court's order granting bail to Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar in a money laundering case. The …
  • The Climate Crisis is Coming for Your Land Rover 15 Nov 2019 09:21 Yet a decade after India’s Tata Group acquired and dramatically reinvigorated these famous old brands, JLR is back on the ropes. The unit lost an eye-peeling 3.3 billion pounds ($4.2 billion) in the fiscal year to March and burned through 1.3 billion …
  • Skewed diagnosis leads to faulty prognosis of DA’s prospects 15 Nov 2019 08:17 In attempting to examine the Democratic Alliance’s current condition, Roger Southall in his article on November 12, “Party’s woes signify historical dilemma of South Africa’s liberals” , succeeds only in showing how rusty his stethoscope is. His skewed …
  • Deaths of two inmates rock Delhi prisons 15 Nov 2019 08:00 New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Two deaths were reported over the past one week in Delhi’s prisons, where one inmate died under mysterious circumstances in Tihar jail while another undertrial prisoner from Rohini jail died after being admitted to a hospital. The …
  • Qatar faces a tight squeeze for its compact FIFA World Cup 2022 15 Nov 2019 07:28 A stadium under construction for the 2022 World Cup in Doha, Qatar. With just over three years until the opening match, Qatar is grappling with an uncomfortable reality: the struggle to house more than a million foreign fans expected to attend. (Olya …
  • View: Why we need not fear bilateral trade deficits when negotiating trade agreements like RCEP 15 Nov 2019 06:06 By Arvind Panagariya Deep down, perhaps the most important factor that concerned Indian negotiators of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was the threat of competition from China. India has a large existing bilateral trade deficit with …
  • Anything can happen in cricket and politics, says Gadkari 15 Nov 2019 04:55 'I don't know which government will come. Any government whether NCP, Cong, BJP or Sena they will support positive policies,' Gadkari said. Mumbai: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Thursday that whosoever forms government in …
  • 84 MNAs are guarantors of Nawaz Sharif: Kh Asif 15 Nov 2019 04:26 84 MNAs are guarantors of Nawaz Sharif: Khawaja Asif ISLAMABAD: The PML-N and PPP on the floor of the National Assembly on Thursday asked the PTI government to stop playing with the health of three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif and allow him to leave …
  • President Rule in Maharashtra and worst Q2 results mar Modi 2.0 15 Nov 2019 03:58 President Rule in Maharashtra and worst Q2 results mar Modi 2.0 News Analysis In the worst day of its second tenure on Tuesday, Modi Sarkar was told by India’s largest public sector bank, State Bank of India that economy will grow only 4.2% in second …
  • Ernestine Saankalaxt’ Hayes presents “Juneau Indian Village: Pilings, Pavement, and Politics” 15 Nov 2019 02:56 Andy Kline hosts on Friday, November 15, 2019. On Friday’s show, Ernestine Hayes will preview her lecture at the Walter Soboleff Building titled “Juneau Indian Village: Pilings, Pavement, and Politics.” We’ll meet 16-year-old graphic novelist Claire Scott …
  • Opinion: Indian Politicians Should Be Wary of Temple Politics 15 Nov 2019 01:31
  • Verdict Allowing Hindus to Build Temple Heightens Indian Muslims' Insecurity 15 Nov 2019 00:59 NEW DELHI — It is business as usual in New Delhi's biggest Muslim neighborhood days after a landmark Supreme Court verdict gave Hindus permission to build a temple on a site contested for decades with Muslims in Ayodhya town in northern India.    Stall …
  • Ilham Centre: BN will win back Tanjung Piai with Chinese vote shift 14 Nov 2019 23:31 Children walk by a Barisan National banner at Kampung Air Masin in Kukup November 3, 2019. — Picture by Shafwan Zaidon KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 — Barisan Nasional (BN) will win back the Tanjung Piai parliamentary constituency, which was once the party’s fort, …
  • Good wives, good soldiers: Durga Vahini women take up arms to protect Hindu identity 14 Nov 2019 23:12 This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. In an office in the northern city of Varanasi, India, a group of women dressed in bright sarees work as trainers for Durga Vahini, a Hindu nationalist organization. They wear the traditional …
  • Indian Home Minister Hits Out at Opposition Over Rafale Verdict by Top Court 14 Nov 2019 22:53 Asia & Pacific 00:57 15.11.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): The Supreme Court of India on Thursday dismissed a review petition seeking a criminal probe into the controversial $8.7 billion Rafale fighter jet deal between the Indian government and …
  • REUTERS NEWS SCHEDULE AT 10 p.m. GMT/6 a.m. SGT 14 Nov 2019 22:38 Here are the top stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 10 p.m. GMT/6 a.m. SGT. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect here GLOBAL EUROPE-MACRON-GEOPOLITICS/ On Russia and …
  • K&S AG (KPLUY) CEO Burkhard Lohr on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 14 Nov 2019 21:21 K&S AG (OTCQX:KPLUY) Q3 2019 Earnings Conference Call November 14, 2019 4:00 AM ET Company Participants Burkhard Lohr - Chairman, CEO & Personnel Director Thorsten Boeckers - CFO Conference Call Participants Diogo Silva - Aptior Capital Christian …
  • Plutocrats have taken over our country, we should take it back 14 Nov 2019 21:09 By MUTUMA MATHIU More by this Author This is a bad-natured, angry, political column. The state of Nairobi makes me unhappy because it points to the kind of vaporous politics we have in the country. The Kibra by-election makes me even more unhappy because …
  • Sri lanka goes to polls tomorrow: We stand for everyone, not just the majority, says Basil Rajapaksa 14 Nov 2019 20:18 Basil Rajapaksa at his office in Colombo. (Express photo by Arun Janardhanan) While the 2015 presidential election that saw Mahinda Rajapaksa lose power was mired in controversy for India’s alleged role in helping Maithripala Sirisena win, Basil Rajapaksa …
  • Nehru: Revisiting a Legacy 14 Nov 2019 19:32 AdvertisementJawaharlal Nehru, India’s founding statesman, was a colossus whose legacy transcended national boundaries. Even 130 years after his birth, his towering heritage remains relevant, contentious, and multilayered. Nehru, who was born on November …
  • India needs a new story 14 Nov 2019 19:26 From this author The turn of the century was when a new narrative about independent India began to strike root globally.(Illustration by C R Sasikumar) Three developments defined the narrative of “Rising India” over the past quarter century. First, India’s …
  • UIC to host WBEZ panel discussion on Asian Americans and politics 14 Nov 2019 18:10 Newswise — The University of Illinois at Chicago will be the site for a WBEZ panel discussion, “From Identity to Empowerment: The Fight for Asian American Political Power.” WHEN: Nov. 19 6:30-7:45 p.m. WHERE: Student Center East, Illinois Room A 750 S. …
  • Was GST Implemented Hastily? 14 Nov 2019 16:43 To understand if the GST was implemented in haste, we cannot discuss the GST Bill in a vacuum. If politics has taught us anything, it is that nothing that a political party in power does exist in a vacuum. We must discuss factors surrounding the …
  • Rafale verdict LIVE: No review of SC's clean chit to Modi govt 14 Nov 2019 15:54 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Opens door to a JPC probe: Rahul Gandhi Justice Joseph of the Supreme Court has opened a huge door into investigation of the RAFALE scam. An investigatio… https://t.co/Kb5xg3fVa3— Rahul …
  • Evening Standard comment: The real immigration news is the cap has gone; RMT strikes again 14 Nov 2019 15:49 Proving that you can promise two impossible things before breakfast, the Home Secretary wants to cut immigration levels while making it easier for people to come to Britain. “We will reduce immigration overall while being more open and flexible,” she says …
  • India and the economics of good intentions 14 Nov 2019 15:21 Good intentions are best left to political parties, governments and religious establishments, suggests T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   Here's a problem: If economics is a science, then intentions, good or bad, must …
  • NGUGI: Our politics is dangerous, politicians will never feel the pressure to perform 14 Nov 2019 12:41 By TEE NGUGI More by this Author Politicians from the Mount Kenya region recently met to state their region’s position on various political questions. Their counterparts from the Rift Valley have also done the same. There have also been calls for “Mulembe …
  • Mist’s Queer and Allies Art Festival takes the discussion of LGBTQIA+ rights beyond the community 14 Nov 2019 12:26 If the dialogue surrounding sexuality, gender identity, diversity and rights exist only within the LGBTQIA+ community, the point of having it — to spread awareness — takes a significant hit. The Queer and Allies Art Festival, organised by Pune-based …
  • KBC 11: Politician fails to answer this question from his field; audience too get it wrong 14 Nov 2019 11:52 ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ workers should get awards, says Amitabh Bachchan The latest episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) 11 saw a politician leaving the show quickly after he answered a political question incorrectly, despite having used two of his …
  • Shashi Tharoor turns stand-up comedian for Amazon Prime's One Mic Stand, gets trolled 14 Nov 2019 11:52 Shashi Tharoor in One Mic StandScreenshot of Amazon Prime video Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who is known for courting controversy with his views, is now set to become a standup comedian for Amazon Prime's One Mic Stand (OMS). He has released the …
  • No other PM has come close to Nehru's success 14 Nov 2019 10:49 'His contributions in setting up transparent precedents of governance are still basically intact despite the cynicism of several of his successors,' notes Jamini Bhagwati. Photograph: Homai Vyrawalla   Nehru was a towering figure in Indian politics …
  • Dutee Chand on TIME 100 Next list; Naveen Patnai... 14 Nov 2019 09:27 Sprinter Dutee Chand has been named in the TIME 100 Next, an expansion of the TIME 100 list of the most influential persons in the world. The list, an initiative of TIME magazine, highlights 100 rising stars who are shaping the future of business, …
  • Yesterday in Brief for November 14, 2019 14 Nov 2019 08:38 Digest of headline news from November 13 to 11:30 p.m. Moscow time on November 14: BUSINESS & FINANCE *** RUSSIAN STOCK MARKET OPENS WITH RTS, MOEX UP 0.2, 0.3% The Russian stock market opened with corrective growth as oil prices rose on statistics …
  • Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick WILL run for 2020 Democratic nomination 14 Nov 2019 07:43 MICHAEL BENNET  Age on Inauguration Day 2021: 56 Entered race:  May 2, 2019 Career: Currently Colorado senator.  Educated at elite St. Albans preparatory school and was a Capitol Hill page before graduating Wesleyan and Yale Law School. Was law clerk and …
  • President Cheddi Jagan’s failure to establish Col into assassination of Walter Rodney is unanswerable 14 Nov 2019 06:43 Dear Editor, MP  Gail Teixeira’s letter published in the Sunday Stabroek, November 10, 2019, captioned: `Betrayal of Walter Rodney falls at the feet of his trusted comrades’, is a mixture of political deception and fallacy. Her missive was in response to …
  • Roy Exum: The Whistleblower 14 Nov 2019 05:52 For a guy that endured the evolution of personal computers, I’ve never forgotten one of the earliest truths: “GIGO -- Garbage In, Garbage out.” As a newspaper reporter who started with Royal portable typewriters, then went to “telecopiers,” and then “ …
  • Dutee Chand named in TIME 100 Next list 14 Nov 2019 04:29 Chand is grateful to all her supporters and has expressed gratitude to the TIME for acknowledging her fight. Bhubaneswar: TIME magazine has named Indian athlete Dutee Chand to its first-ever TIME 100 Next, a new expansion of the TIME 100 list of the most …
  • Australia bushfires renew anger over climate change 14 Nov 2019 03:09 SYDNEY: Unprecedented bushfires in eastern Australia have turbocharged demands the country's conservative government do more to tackle climate change, and have rekindled an ideological fight over the science behind the blazes. The huge fires have …
  • Indian-American Hindutva believers are ecstatic about India’s court decision on Babri Masjid 14 Nov 2019 02:54 By Bhargavi Kulkarni and Suman Guha Mozumder Nov 12, 2019 People of Ayodhya celebrating at the bank of river Saryu after the announcement of the Supreme Court verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid case, at Ayodhya, on November 9, 2019 in Ayodhya ( …
  • UK election 2019- Labour angers British Hindus over Kashmir Quartz 14 Nov 2019 02:18 They say all politics is local, but the upcoming UK general election on Dec. 12 has gone global. Amid a divisive campaign that’s already been marred by accusations of antisemitism, the left-wing Labour Party has reportedly angered some British Hindu voters …
  • Jaipur Literature Festival announces second list of speakers for 13th edition 14 Nov 2019 01:57 Pulitzer winner Dexter Filkins, Elizabeth Gilbert of Eat, Pray, Love fame, and culinary expert Madhur Jaffrey feature on Jaipur Literature Festival’s second list of 25 speakers that was announced on Wednesday. Touted as world’s largest free literary event, …
  • JKCHR concerned over Hindu groups’ letter to Labour 14 Nov 2019 00:47 JKCHR concerned over Hindu groups’ letter to Labour LONDON: The Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR) has raised concern over a joint letter by 191 Hindu groups and organisations to the Labour Party expressing their annoyance over the party’s …

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