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Will Bullet Train Succeed in India?

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Will Bullet Train Succeed in India?

India is always behind the developed nations of the world by a few decades because the country of over 1.25 billion people is an underdeveloped economy that is facing a severe shortage of intellect. Take the case of fast trains, for example. When the world is already in the process of introducing magnetic levitation (Maglev) [...]

Why Is Petrol Cheaper in Pakistan Than in India?

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Why Is Petrol Cheaper in Pakistan Than in India?

Petrol bills shoot up in India every time international crude oil prices go up. But shouldn’t they come down when the crude oil prices come down? Prices of crude oil have dropped 38% in the last year but petrol prices have come down by just 7%. Simply put, according to the Congress party, the BJP [...]

Congress Demands Removal of Vasundhara Raje

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Congress Demands Removal of Vasundhara Raje

Congress party today persisted with its demand for the sacking of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, saying there was a criminal nexus between her family and Lalit Modi, who is absconding to evade arrest in India in an alleged case of corruption. Congress says that two BJP leaders – Vasundhara Raje and Sushma Swaraj – [...]

Congress Blames Modi for Farmers’ Distress

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Congress Blames Modi for Farmers’ Distress

In a fresh attack on ruling BJP in India, the opposition Congress party has once again blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his party’s anti-farmer policies. Congress said today that Modi had promised 50% profit for farmers in his election speeches. With a Rs. 50 per quintal hike (announced for paddy) the Indian farmer’s profit [...]

Sonia Gandhi Attacks Modi Government

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Sonia Gandhi Attacks Modi Government

Addressing the Chief Ministers of Congress-governed states Congress President Sonia Gandhi today attacked Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi and his BJP government. “There is a dangerous duplicitous game that is being played out. On one hand, the PM wants to project himself as a champion of good governance and on the other, he allows his [...]

U.S. Congress Warns India About Surat Singh Khalsa

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U.S. Congress Warns India About Surat Singh Khalsa

By Rakesh Raman Six California congressional representatives issued a letter to United States Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday asking him to take up the cause of Surat Singh Khalsa, a U.S permanent resident on a hunger-strike in Punjab, India since January 16. “We are seriously concerned about the repressive actions that have been [...]

Aam Aadmi Party Welcomes You to Dirty Delhi

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Aam Aadmi Party Welcomes You to Dirty Delhi

Although Arvind Kejriwal has become a self-styled anti-corruption crusader, he is clueless about the enormity of corruption that is happening right under his own nose. By Rakesh Raman Attention: Delhiites. If you want to kill your time in a comical show, call Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi’s CM-WW (Chief Minister – Without Work) as its host. If [...]

Lassie Urges Congress to Protect Kids from Disaster

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Lassie Urges Congress to Protect Kids from Disaster

Lassie, whose latest role is animal ambassador for Save the Children, visited Congress Wednesday to inspire leaders to join her in protecting children from disaster. Nearly 10 years after Hurricane Katrina woke up the nation up to the extreme dangers disasters can pose to children in the United States, Lassie made her Hill visit en [...]

Rahul Gandhi Asks Visiting PM of India to Meet Farmers

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Rahul Gandhi Asks Visiting PM of India to Meet Farmers

By Rakesh Raman After meeting farmers in Punjab on Tuesday, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said they are in extreme distress, as their crops were destroyed by hail storms and government is not compensating them adequately. “The crops of farmers were destroyed by hail storms, they endured it. The bonus they used to get was [...]

Land Bill: Congress Launches Cyber Attack on BJP

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Land Bill: Congress Launches Cyber Attack on BJP

The nationwide political and civil society protests may prove to be a nail in the coffin of BJP, which has failed on almost all socio-economic fronts during the 11 months of its rule in the country. By Rakesh Raman The opposition Congress party has launched a multi-pronged attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) [...]

Crime Congress Focuses on Crime Prevention Issues

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Crime Congress Focuses on Crime Prevention Issues

Inequality, poverty and weak rule of law are linked to violence and crime, according to the UN. “There can be no sustainable development without human rights and the rule of law,” said the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as the 13th Crime Congress kicked off in Doha, Qatar. The event provides a platform for increased cooperation [...]

Communist Party Opposes Land Acquisition Bill

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Communist Party Opposes Land Acquisition Bill

The 21st Party Congress of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) condemns the amendments to the Right to Fair Compensation, Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013. The party said that the amendments proposed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government are pro-corporate and anti-farmer. The government is trying to push through Parliament [...]

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