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Mosque Attacked in Pakistan: 19 Killed, 60 Injured

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Mosque Attacked in Pakistan: 19 Killed, 60 Injured

At least 19 people were killed and over 60 injured in a major attack today on an Imambargah (a congregation hall for Shia commemoration ceremonies) in Peshawar, Pakistan. Jundullah, a splinter group of terrorist outfit Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), claimed responsibility for the attack that was carried out using suicide bombers and guns. News site Dawn [...]

Arvind Kejriwal Invites Prime Minister and You to Oath Ceremony

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Arvind Kejriwal Invites Prime Minister and You to Oath Ceremony

The leader of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today and invited him for his oath ceremony as Delhi Chief Minister on Saturday. Led by Kejriwal, AAP won 67 seats in the 70-member Delhi Assembly for which the results were declared Tuesday. AAP has defeated the traditional players Congress [...]

North Korea to Use “Mosquito Nets” to Prevent Capitalism

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North Korea to Use “Mosquito Nets” to Prevent Capitalism

North Korea is expanding efforts to control its borders and reduce information flows in and out of the country by harshly punishing people trying to flee the country, and hitting those aiding them with harsher sentences, said Human Rights Watch on Monday. North Koreans who escaped to South Korea but still have contacts in the [...]

Delhi Election: AAP Survives, Congress Dies, BJP in Coma

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Delhi Election: AAP Survives, Congress Dies, BJP in Coma

By Rakesh Raman After a month-long hustings and the voting on Saturday, the new political group Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has stunned the traditional players Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by winning Delhi election. Led by Arvind Kejriwal, AAP won 67 seats in the 70-member Delhi Assembly for which the results were declared today. [...]

No Democracy in India. It Is Parliamentary Dictatorship.

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No Democracy in India. It Is Parliamentary Dictatorship.

After giving power to a few politicians, today’s democracy becomes autocracy or it plays in the hands of the wealthy to become plutocracy, which is a deformed form of democracy. India is one such deformed democracy. By Rakesh Raman In his Gettysburg speech of 1863, the-then U.S. President Abraham Lincoln introduced America’s representative democracy as [...]

PM Narendra Modi Forms 3 Sub-Groups in NITI Aayog

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PM Narendra Modi Forms 3 Sub-Groups in NITI Aayog

India’s Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi announced today that the NITI Aayog would constitute three sub-groups of Chief Ministers on the following themes: • Sub-group to study the 66 Centrally Sponsored Schemes and recommend which to continue, which to transfer to states, and which to cut down. • Sub-group to recommend how NITI Aayog can [...]

President Barack Obama Is Angry with India. But Why?

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President Barack Obama Is Angry with India. But Why?

By Rakesh Raman During his recent visit in India, the U.S. President Barack Obama did not mince his words when he expressed his concern over the communal violence and religious hatred in the country. He also suggested that the Indian government must ensure religious freedom for all its citizens. But Obama would have hardly landed [...]

World Record for 220,000 People Chanting in India

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World Record for 220,000 People Chanting in India

Ganapathy Sachchidananda, a kind of guru, claims that the “Guinness World Records” has recognized an event as a world record for the most people chanting when he led more than 220,000 participants in India in mass chant for world peace. Sachchidananda promotes “Nada Chikitsa” or “healing through music.” He uses music for meditation and healing [...]

CPI-Marxist Releases Its Draft Political Resolution

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CPI-Marxist Releases Its Draft Political Resolution

Communist Party of India (CPI-Marxist) released Wednesday its Draft Political Resolution for the 21st Congress. Among its main points, CPI-M observes that the victory of a Left party, Syriza, in Greece, the worst hit by the crisis, is a significant development. According to the resolution, the United States is exerting to retain its hegemony in [...]

Call for Entries: PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship

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Call for Entries: PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship

PNB MetLife India, one of India’s leading life insurance companies, has launched “PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship” in association with Sara Foundation, approved by Badminton Association of India (BAI) and supported by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The objective of the Championship is to identify the future badminton star of India through a mass activation [...]

Narendra Modi: “First Indian PM Who Can Fight with a Crocodile”

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Narendra Modi: “First Indian PM Who Can Fight with a Crocodile”

According to Congress party, India’s Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi claims: – He is the only Indian PM who could win the confidence of global leaders. – He was a poor tea vendor who now wears an expensive attire with his name embroidered all over it. – He sleeps only for three hours a day. [...]

Attack on Church in India: Human Rights Office Questions Government

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Attack on Church in India: Human Rights Office Questions Government

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in India has issued notices to the Secretary, Union Home Ministry, Chief Secretary, Government of NCT of Delhi and the Commissioner of Police, Delhi calling for detailed reports including the status of investigation into allegations of desecration of the sanctity of the St. Alphonsa’s Church, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi [...]