Mar

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Sonia Gandhi and the Italian Stereotype

Over the course of her political career, Sonia has run the gauntlet through the tyranny of caricatures.

Mar

17

2013

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No Pasta, No Wharton: Five Steps to a New Swadeshi Movement

While Mohandas Gandhi gave us the Boycott movement, Mohandas Pai has taken it global. Why boycott just the British, when we can boycott the world?

Mar

15

2013

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Court Bars Italian Envoy From Leaving

India’s Supreme Court barred Italy’s ambassador from leaving the country Thursday and demanded that he explain why his country is refusing to return two Italian marines to stand trial.

Mar

15

2013

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Parliament Anger at Pakistan Resolution

Indian MPs have condemned what they called "Pakistani interference" over the hanging of a Kashmiri man convicted of a plot to attack India's parliament.

Mar

15

2013

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Mohandas Pai Says No to Wharton

His decision was prompted by a string of instances of Indian politicians and diplomats being "treated shabbily" by some countries.

Mar

14

2013

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Want to Stay Single in India? Run for Office

Many of India’s top politicians are single or of uncertain marital status.

Mar

14

2013

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Italian Ambassador Barred From Leaving India

Italian ambassador Damiele Mancini was ordered by India’s Supreme Court not to leave the country, unless Italy returns the two marines charged with murder of two fishermen

Mar

13

2013

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Marines Won't Return: Italy’s Betrayal Stuns India

Rome conveyed to New Delhi that marine Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone would not go back to India in view of the “formal international controversy” between the two countries.

Mar

13

2013

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India Wants Italy to Honour Its Sovereign Guarantee

The government was left to firefight on multiple fronts following Rome's sudden challenge

Mar

13

2013

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India's Secrets Are in Guangdong

As Indian security experts began to track its origin they discovered, for the first time, that all the sensitive files stolen from the infected systems were being uploaded on a server in the Guangdong province of China.

Mar

11

2013

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Was Ashraf’s Private Visit a Success or a Disaster for India

Ashraf’s private visit to India and the Indian response thereof may not be a game-changer for the fate of ruling parties of India and Pakistan in an election year but it will definitely set a template for India-Pakistan relations.

Mar

09

2013

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Indian Town Stigmatized as Terrorist Hub

After a bomb blast in Hyderabad left 16 dead last month, Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh is on the counter-terrorism radar again. But locals feel that their town is being unjustly targeted because of its Muslim population.

Mar

08

2013

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What if Women Ruled the World

Not so long ago, the idea that women might rule the world seemed slightly ridiculous, more science fiction than a topic for serious discussion.

Mar

06

2013

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The Orwellian School of Wharton

We wonder why these three astute advocates of democracy and their supporters feel so intellectually unequipped to engage Modi, who recently was reelected in a landslide, in an open public debate on these questions at a forum on their own territory.

Mar

06

2013

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Rahul Gandhi: No Plans to Become Prime Minister

India's ruling Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi has said he has no plans to become prime minister.

Mar

06

2013

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Modi Fiasco Has Affected the Larger Wharton Brand

The headlines do considerable damage to the brand that is the Wharton School, as the lay reader presumes that Wharton School is the body that has made and unmade the decision to invite Modi.

Mar

05

2013

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US Seeks India’s Support in UN Showdown With Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka faces its second US-sponsored resolution in as many years at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Mar

05

2013

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Wharton School Regrets Confusion over Narendra Modi Invite

We appreciate the efforts our students have put forth in organising this event and regret any confusion that may have been caused by the change in program.

Mar

05

2013

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Why Cameron Didn’t Apologize to India

Many criticized British Prime Minister David Cameron for not apologizing for the Jallianwala massacre.

Mar

04

2013

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Tagore-Ocampo Memorabilia Reveals Enigmatic Relationship

The much written about relationship flourished across two continents and spanned decades. There were many letters and gifts exchanged between the two, which speak of a deep affection.

Mar

04

2013

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Full Text of Letter Protesting Modi Invitation to Wharton

We are outraged to learn that the Wharton India Economic Forum has invited Narendra Modi, the Chief Minister of the Indian state of Gujarat, to be a keynote speaker at its 17th Economic Forum on March 23, 2013.

Mar

04

2013

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British Visas Issued to Indians Fall by 20%

The number of Indians receiving visas to travel to the UK, either to work or study, fell by nearly 20% over a year

Mar

04

2013

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India minister Narendra Modi's US Speech Cancelled

A planned speech at a top US university by the controversial chief minister of India's Gujarat state, Narendra Modi, has been cancelled after protests by teachers and students.

Mar

04

2013

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India’s Mr. Death

When the application of a death sentence so depends on the discretion of a judge and a president, the punishment is not just inhuman, it is intolerable.

Mar

02

2013

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Delhi Braveheart’s Friend Speaks: I Am Shunned by Politicians

Focused on getting justice for his friend, who succumbed to her injuries, he feels betrayed by the system all over again.

Mar

02

2013

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Narendra Modi Steals the Show at BJP's Conclave

he three-day conclave of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today kicked off with the spotlight on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, projected by some as the party's prime ministerial face

Mar

01

2013

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Sri Lanka Begins Transferring Indian Prisoners

Sri Lanka has begun transferring Indians serving prison terms back to India under a bilateral agreement.

Mar

01

2013

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Indian IT Industry Reacts to Union Budget 2013-14

Union Budget 2013-14 is getting mixed reactions from IT industry professionals, with some leaders calling it growth oriented, and others saying there’s nothing game changing in the budget.

Feb

28

2013

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Corporate America Welcomes Chidambaram's Growth-spurring Budget

The US-India Business Council (USIBC), representing 350 global companies investing in India and a score top Indian corporates, gave high marks to Finance Minister P. Chidambaram for steps being taken to consolidate India's fiscal position.

Feb

28

2013

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Budget 2013: Rural, Social Spending Hiked

Resisting the temptation of election-year populism, the General Budget on Thursday offered no major tax sops but slapped a surcharge on super-rich.

Feb

28

2013

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Police Probe Threat to India's Richest Man

Indian police are probing a threatening letter sent by militant Islamists to India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, for supporting a nationalist politician, police and reports said on Thursday.

Feb

28

2013

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Indian Nuclear Power Plant Sparks International Fears

The latest international nuclear spat is occurring between Sri Lanka and India over the latter’s imminent completion of its Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

Feb

24

2013

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Why the Gandhi Family has Outlived its Sell-by date

The Nehru-Gandhi dynasty is older than the hills, having run into over five generations, from Motilal Nehru to Rahul Gandhi.

Feb

24

2013

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India Inc Woos US Governors with Job Opportunities

New Delhi is keen to highlight the contributions of Indian companies across the US as job creators to counter the onesided story of job flight and outsourcing.

Feb

24

2013

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Diamonds are Forever… British. Why Cameron Can’t Give Back the Koh-i-noor

As far as the Koh-i-noor goes, the diamond does have a checkered history and there are many claimants to it.

Feb

22

2013

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Hyderabad Blasts: The Return of ISI-backed Indian Mujahideen?

Terrorists have struck once again with impunity – this time in Hyderabad, with two high-intensity blasts on 22 February.

Feb

20

2013

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Indian American Helps End Slavery in US

Slavery has been finally abolished officially from the whole of United States - 148 years after Abraham Lincoln's emancipation declaration - thanks to an eagle eyed Indian-American professor.

Feb

20

2013

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David Cameron Marks British 1919 Amritsar Massacre

David Cameron has become the first serving UK prime minister to pay his respects at the scene of one of the bloodiest massacres in British history.

Feb

20

2013

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Why AgustaWestland Chopper Scam Cover-up is Like Bofors

By pre-empting AK Antony’s effort to cancel the AgustaWestland copter deal if bribes were paid, the government is signalling that it is not sincere about cracking the case.

Feb

19

2013

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Obama’s Plan Sees 8-year Wait for Illegal Immigrants

The plan includes a shortened path to citizenship for young illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children

Feb

18

2013

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Furore Over Obama's Leaked Immigration Plan

Amid a furore over a leaked Obama administration plan to put America's 11 million illegal immigrants, including some 250,000 Indians, on a path to citizenship, the White House has reaffirmed its commitment to a bipartisan plan.

Feb

18

2013

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More Andhra Migrants Return From Gulf

Another group of migrants from Andhra Pradesh granted amnesty for overstaying in the United Arab Emirates returned home on Sunday.

Feb

18

2013

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Thanks to Lincoln, Mississippi Has Finally Definitely Ratified the Thirteenth Amendment

A middle-aged recent immigrant from India recently set into motion a series of events that eventually led to Mississippi finally retifying the Constitutional amendment banning slavery.

Feb

18

2013

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Why We Owe a Debt to India

Rather than apologising for colonial 'crimes’ when he arrives in Mumbai today, David Cameron should thank his hosts, says Dean Nelson

Feb

17

2013

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H-1B Visas: US Congress Introduces Immigration Bill

A bi-partisan group of US lawmakers have introduced a new bill in the Congress to create more than 125,000 new visas to attract global talents to America.

Feb

16

2013

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Government Blocking Websites

The government has directed Internet Service Providers to block over 73 URLs carrying defamatory articles about IIPM.

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