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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2836


India in a diplomatic fix on resolution against Sri Lanka

New Delhi finds itself in a diplomatic bind over a UNHCR resolution against Sri Lanka moved by the US over alleged war crimes in the elimination of Tamil guerilla force, LTTE in Geneva.

Railway Minister faces ire of own party and opposition on fare hike

The Union Railway Budget normally does not have great political significance like the Union Budget focusing on reforms and taxes.

Asia Cup: India bags their first win in the tournament.

India won by 50 runs against Sri Lanka in the second league match of Asia Cup 2012 at Dhaka. Having won the toss, Mahela Jayawardene chose to field.

Bahuguna takes oath as Uttarakhand CM, Congress MoS quits in protest

Vijay Bahuguna took the oath as Uttarakhand Chief Minister as Harish Rawat and MLAs supporting him stayed away from the ceremony.

Mayawati’s wealth jumps to Rs 111 crore

BSP supremo Mayawati may have lost the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh but the defeated chief minister's wealth as declared has jumped to Rs111 crore, a 25% increase in the last two years.

Sri Lanka “war crimes”: India wants to avoid mistrust, PM says

With Tamil Nadu MPs insisting that India make its stand clear on the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka in UNHRC, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said efforts are on to achieve a "forward-looking" outcome which would avoid "deepening confrontation and mistrust."

Yeddyurappa gives up fight to get back Karnataka CM chair

In Hubli, on a mission of show of strength, former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa on Sunday made it clear that he would not ask the BJP high command for chief ministership and that he would not campaign for the March 18 Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha Sabha bypoll in the wake of the attack on him by Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda.

Getting back black money major issue for BJP

The issue of bringing back Indian black money stashed abroad is likely to figure prominently in the Budget session of Parliament beginning Monday with BJP leaderLK Advani on Saturday saying that the Opposition was eager to know how the Government had tackled the matter.

Congress faces hurdles in forming Uttarakhand government

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is in Dehra Dun as a central observer, is holding talks with the 32 newly-elected MLAs of the party in Uttarakhand where factional feuds have created hurdles in CLP leader’s election.

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