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India's Socialists Try to Find a Middle Way

When two Indian socialists recently tried to describe a problem with a ceiling fan, they employed the language of revolution, probably out of habit.

Jun

20

2013

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India Sets up Nationwide Snooping Programme

The expanded surveillance in the world's most populous democracy, which the government says will help safeguard national security, has alarmed privacy advocates.

Jun

18

2013

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UPA Has Given Up Even Pretence of Governing

Monday’s reshuffle establishes clearly that the Congress has abandoned even the pretence of governing.

Jun

17

2013

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With JD(U) Exit, BJP is Past the Point of No Return

Whether the BJP’s political instincts are correct or not, the party believes it has a winning ticket in Modi. It may now be time to demonstrate that it is ready to back its conviction with decisive action.

Jun

17

2013

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PM Manmohan Singh to Reshuffle Cabinet

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is due to bring new ministers into the government in a reshuffle.

Jun

14

2013

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Can Narendra Modi Turn the Tide in Uttar Pradesh

Winning the politically-crucial state of Uttar Pradesh will be central to his ambition.

Jun

14

2013

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Prince William Has Indian Heritage

Prince William, second-in-line to the throne, will be first British king with proven Indian ancestry, DNA analysis has revealed.

Jun

13

2013

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US Snooping Outrages Young Indians

Reports that India is the fifth most tracked nation by the US intelligence system has invited strong reactions from youth, who consider it an intrusion into their privacy.

Jun

13

2013

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The Demonisation of NSA Whistleblower Snowden is Under Way

Ever since former CIA operative Edward Snowden outed himself as the whistleblower who exposed mass surveillance by the American National Security Agency, opinion has been divided on whether he was a hero or a traitor.

Jun

13

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India Ignored My Asylum Plea, Claims Julian Assange

India should give political asylum to American whistleblower Edward Snowden for exposing the US cyber snooping programme that targeted India in a big way, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said

Jun

12

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US Snooping: India Concerned, Surprised

India has said that it would be "unacceptable" if it is discovered that Indian laws on privacy have been violated by the surveillance launched on web users worldwide by the US National Security Agency

Jun

12

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L K Advani Bows Before RSS for Facesaver

The salvage comes at a huge cost. It undercuts Advani's bid to resist RSS' involvement in party's affairs on the ground of organizational autonomy.

Jun

11

2013

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Advani's Resignation Divides BJP

Media in India are focussing on the ongoing political crisis in the main opposition party after one of its founding members resigned from key posts on Monday.

Jun

10

2013

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B.J.P. Patriarch Relinquishes Party Posts

One day after Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat state, was chosen to lead the Bharatiya Janata Party into the next general election, his main rival, L.K. Advani, resigned from his party leadership.

Jun

10

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Advani Resigns

Former UP chief minister Kalyan Singh, who was a part of the BJP and then rejoined it after a brief parting, has also said that the party cannot do without Advani.

Jun

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Chairman Modi Declares War, Calls for Congress-free India

In his speech, Modi, attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the UPA government, saying they couldn’t inspire faith and projected himself as a leader who could do much better.

Jun

10

2013

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Exposed US Spy Programme for Better World

A former CIA employee said he was the man who had leaked details of a top secret US surveillance programme, acting out of conscience to protect "basic liberties for people around the world."

Jun

08

2013

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Is India Snooping On Its Citizens Like US

Indians could soon see a repeat of the US scandal of the National Security Agency snooping into phone conversations and social networking accounts, play out in domestic shores.

Jun

07

2013

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US Concerned Over India's Economic Policies

Influential American lawmakers have joined the US businesses against India's alleged "restrictive" and "protectionist" trade and investment policies.

Jun

06

2013

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The Hypocrisy of Narendra Modi’s Detractors

More than anything else, our attitudes to Narendra Modi tell us more about ourselves and our hypocrisies than about him.

Jun

05

2013

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Bypolls Sweep Boost to Narendra Modi

In a major boost to Narendra Modi in the party's prime ministerial race, the BJP today swept the Gujarat bypolls

Jun

05

2013

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Indian Media: Passions High Over Access to Information

Media in India have expressed mixed but passionately-held opinions on political parties' reluctance to come under the Right to Information Act (RTI).

Jun

02

2013

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Hand Over Headley For a Year: India to US

India has asked the US to "temporarily" hand over LeT terrorist David Headley for a year and extradite his accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana

May

30

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India Pobably World's Third Largest Economy

India has probably surpassed Japan to become the world's third largest economy after the US and China,

May

30

2013

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India, Japan Join Hands to Break China's String of Pearls

India and Japan lifted their strategic convergence to a new level by vowing to work together for ensuring stability in the Asia-Pacific region in the face of growing muscle-flexing by China.

May

28

2013

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Britain Says Its Greatest Battle Was Fought in Imphal and Kohima

For the British, the war may have ended in victory, but the empire was never the same again.

May

27

2013

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American Indian Veterans Honored at Valley Event

Although it's not always recorded in history books, American Indians have fought for the cause of freedom going back to the revolution.

May

27

2013

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Dehradun’s Last Tryst With Nehru

It was fitting that he spent the final four days of his life in a place that was close to his heart

May

27

2013

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When a Panda Wants to Hug

China's Li Keqiang came here right after the Ladakh standoff and wagged no fingers while turning up the charm.

May

24

2013

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Indian Media: A Very Strict Gandhi

Senior Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi's warning to his colleagues over discipline and more controversies in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are making the headlines in Indian newspapers.

May

23

2013

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Manmohan a Failure: Urban Indian Voters’ Verdict on UPA 2

On UPA-2′s fourth birthday – due tomorrow – the public mood is distinctly sullen with adjectives such as ‘very poor’, ‘poor’ and ‘average’ defacing Honest Manmohan Singh‘s report card.

May

22

2013

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Why is India's Dr Kotnis Revered in China

Every time a Chinese leader visits India, he usually meets the family of an Indian doctor who died while treating wounded Chinese soldiers in the conflict with Japan in the 1940s.

May

22

2013

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India, US Seek Elimination of Terror Havens

India and the US have called upon all nations - without naming any country - to take effective steps to work toward eliminating sanctuaries and infrastructure that supports terrorism and to increase efforts to counter violent extremism.

May

20

2013

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How the World Looks From India

Indians are anxious about Chinese policies and capabilities, but a new survey finds as many prefer partnering Beijing as those who favour joining hands with other countries to contain it

May

20

2013

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India Arrives at the Arctic

India was recently inducted as a permanent observer in the Arctic Council, whose permanent members include the United States, Canada, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.

May

20

2013

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Chicago NRIs Meet Extends Support to Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party

A group of Indian-Americans from as many as 20 cities held a meeting in Chicago and extended full support to the political movement of change being spearheaded by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led by Arvind Kejriwal.

May

18

2013

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Why This Secrecy Over Sonia Gandhi

There is a certain docile, rebarbative and delightfully ludicrous air about the mainstream media each time Sonia Gandhi (or one of her family members) is in the middle of a controversy.

May

17

2013

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India-born Poised to Make History as US Judge

Chandigarh-born Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan has moved a step closer to making history as the first South Asian judge on the US Court of Appeals for the American capital.

May

17

2013

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Painting India Red: Why the Global Racism Map is Wrong

The so-called racism map is more egregious because it offers an alluring and misleading distillation of context-less data, painting entire nations as racist or liberal in one fell swoop.

May

15

2013

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Intelligent Hawk Eyes to Keep Strict Vigil Over Indian Ocean Region

India is gradually bolstering military force-levels on the eastern coast and the Andaman and Nicobar Island archipelago to counter China's strategic moves

May

14

2013

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Indian American Surgeon to Discuss Obamacare Impact on India

Noted Indian American surgeon Mukesh Hariawala will discuss the business implications of President Barack Obama's second term on the Indian healthcare system

May

13

2013

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India Media Hail Nawaz Sharif's Pakistan Poll Win

India's media has hailed former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's win in general elections and said it was good for the peace process with India.

May

10

2013

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Narendra Modi to Address Indians in 18 US Cities

Still a persona non grata in the US, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is again set to talk to the Indian community in 18 cities in North America via satellite from state capital of Gandhinagar Sunday.

May

10

2013

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How the Sarabjit-Sanaullah Episode Diminishes India

This episode shows that for all of India’s attempts to project itself as an emerging global powerit is unable to break out of its hyphenated relationship with Pakistan.

May

08

2013

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Congress to Form Govt in Karnataka

Karnataka has delivered an unambiguous verdict. The Congress will form the next government and will not need help.

May

08

2013

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US is the Real Hacking Empire, Says China After Pentagon Report

China on Wednesday accused the United States of sowing discord between China and its neighbours.

May

07

2013

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Border Crisis Ends

China’s PLA has sent out a simple message by its occupation of territory lying inside India: it promises quiet if India backs off building-up on the borders. India fears the quiet could precede an unpleasant awakening.

May

07

2013

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Intelligence Alert Over Terror Attack on US Consulate in Mumbai

The Western Naval command headquarters has alerted the city police about the threat of a bomb attack on the US consulate here on July 21.

May

06

2013

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China Ends Ladakh Standoff, Troops Pull Back

Deepened diplomatic engagement with China finally ended the 21-day border standoff in eastern Ladakh

May

06

2013

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A Blot on the Indian Diaspora

The saga of the Gupta family in South Africa resonates with the enchanting flourishes of a fairy-tale.

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