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NDA clearing up 'accumulated challenges' of UPA government: Jaitley to Manmohan

IBNLive - ‎4 hours ago‎
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre is "clearing up the accumulated challenges," Union Minister Arun Jaitley claimed on Sunday reacting to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's allegations on the present government.
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DMK agrees to align with Congress for assembly polls in Tamil Nadu

India.com - ‎21 minutes ago‎
The DMK had subsequently parted ways with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Congress and DMK fought separately and the former drew blank in all the 39 seats in Tamil Nadu.
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Bernie Sanders is right: Hillary Clinton praising Henry Kissinger is outrageous

Vox - ‎19 hours ago‎
... direction of the Cold War. "Kissinger seizes the imagination," biographer Robert Schulzinger writes, "because he engineered the most significant turning point in United States foreign policy since the beginning of the cold war. ... a Politico ...

'Centre refusing to fund modernisation of NLBC'

The Hindu - ‎12 hours ago‎
The modernisation of the NLBC at a cost of Rs. 3,752 crore was sanctioned by the United Progressive Alliance government. The project was aimed at strengthening the existing canal and distributary network and achieving their total water carrying ...

Gogoi releases white paper on Assam's finances

New Kerala - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Giving statistics on the average fund transfer from the Centre during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) tenure, Gogoi dared the BJP-led government to prove him wrong by publishing a similar white paper.

How Prime Minister Modi Can Sustain India's Pakistan Dialogue

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Revisit the many negotiations that came close to fruition during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's decadelong engagement with Pakistan, ranging from trade liberalization to energy exchanges to the Siachen dispute in Kashmir.
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Manning rebuffed in unite-the-right role in Alberta's conservative civil war

Calgary Herald - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Former Reform party leader Preston Manning is calling on Tory MPs to help unite the Wildrose and Progressive Conservatives, but Opposition Leader Brian Jean says there is “no room for outside folks to commandeer” the issue.
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Why India and Israel are bringing their relationship out from “under the carpet”

Brookings Institution (blog) - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
It was normalized by a Congress party-led government and progressed considerably during the United Progressive Alliance coalition government led by the party between 2004 and 2014.
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Can the New Left Govern Europe?

Foreign Policy In Focus - ‎16 hours ago‎
In Portugal the Left Bloc and the Communist-Green Alliance are unhappy with the Socialist Party's commitment to re-pay Portugal's quite unpayable debt.
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David Headley deposition: Former IB chief to sue Congress leaders, CBI officer for framing him in 'fake encounter' case

Scroll.in - ‎7 hours ago‎
Rajendra Kumar said UPA ministers asked him to give a statement implicating the Gujarat government in the Ishrat Jahan killing, ad when he refused, the CBI chargesheeted him in the case.

Efficient UPA is not the answer

Livemint - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
We need to revisit the fiscal deficit target of 4.1% of gross domestic product that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government inherited in May 2014 from the interim budget that the UPA had presented in February 2014. The official budget deficit ...

Ghanaians abroad to sue EC

GhanaWeb - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Chief Executive Officer of Progressive Alliance Movement in New York in the United States of America, Kofi Koranteng revealed this to Adom News on Friday.
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CPI-M-Congress alliance devoid of any ideology: Mamata

Newsx - ‎19 hours ago‎
Kolkata: Lashing out at efforts to cobble up a Congress-Left Front alliance in the coming West Bengal assembly polls, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday dubbed the proposed tie-up as a "mistake" and "devoid of any ideology" and said it would come ...
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How can growth reduce inequality?

New Statesman - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
In the United States (one of the most unequal societies in the developed world), 91 per cent of income growth between 1989 and 2006 was appropriated by the top 10 per cent, according the Economic Policy Institute.
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Gentrifying Black History

Progressive.org - ‎16 hours ago‎
While black history has long been redlined and ghettoized, the corporate wrecking ball is swinging with a renewed velocity, aiming at cornerstones of black history as part of a broader resurgence of racism in the United States. This gentrification of ...

Union Ministry blamed for delay in setting up Railway divisions

The Hindu - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Mr. Kharge, who was instrumental in sanctioning these three Railway Divisions when he was the Railway Minister for a short duration in the previous United Progressive Alliance government, said that he had been continuously making his efforts to ...

Elections, Reparations and Beyonce: Class Politics in Black America

The Real News Network - ‎17 hours ago‎
The whole rise of the Clintons as a political enterprise, as the mainstay of the Democratic party, was based on creating the DLC to alienate blacks and progressive issues, particularly in the wake of what Jesse Jackson beating Al Gore in the South ...

Cap and Clear-Cut

CounterPunch - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
California's largest polluters - including power plants and refineries, like the Chevron refinery in Richmond - can also invest in carbon-saving projects elsewhere in the United States, or in Québec, on a commodity exchange market. The oil ... Many ...
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Presidential Campaigns Need to Start Focusing More on Global Inequality

In These Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Greater equality of actual conditions for families in many European countries accounts for their social mobility, which surpasses mobility in the United States, despite our self-image as the land of opportunity. If the U.S. wants to use schools as a ...

Minister: India close to setting up petrochemicals complex in Iran

The Hindu - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
This has also helped in overcoming artificial shortage of urea caused during the rule of the UPA government at the Centre. Neem coating of urea has also helped tribal people collecting “Nimbola” (Neem seeds) in a big way and prices of neem seeds had ...
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