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Should India Sacrifice Agriculture For Trade?

Well, any right-minded person would say NO. But the global, as well as the local media, has castigated India for not ratifying the Protocol of Amendment for the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) at the recent World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations in Geneva in July 2014, and for linking it to discussions for a permanent solution to the G-33’s Food Security Proposal. India’s refusal to tow the line of developed countries has caused worldwide uproar.

Saradha chit fund scam: Nalini Chidambaram “examined”.

Nalini Chidambaram, noted attorney and wife of former finance minister P Chidambaram, has been “questioned” by sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation, India’s premier probe body in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam that has rocked West Bengal, Orissa and Assam, and threatening the credibility of Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Bannerjee.

Nalini Chidamparam
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Full implementation of the 13th Amendment in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka requires mutual trust and patience

Notwithstanding whether the model suitable for political devolution in Sri Lanka is what is contained in the 13th Amendment to the 1978 constitution, if it’s proponents wish it to be fully implemented, there is one essential ingredient that is needed to make it happen, and which is either not there now or is in short supply between the Tamil politicians in the North and the rest of the country today. This ingredient is mutual trust.

Full implementation of the 13th Amendment in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka requires mutual trust and patience
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A decision from the past comes to haunt Chidambaram

A decision from the past when he was India’s finance minister has surfaced to haunt Palaniappan Chidambaram as India’s premier investigating agency, CBI becomes the proverbial bull in a China shop.

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Modi set out now for world stage

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will set out for the world stage later this week with a stopover in Frankfurt and New York followed by Washington.

Modi set out now for world stage
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