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PLAYING THE DALIT CARD!

PLAYING THE DALIT CARD!

Mayawati Says The Government’s Response To DiplomatDevyani Was Slow Because She Is A Dalit I was wondering whensomeone would bring up thefact that India’s deputy consulgeneral in New York, DevyaniKhobragade is of Dalit origin –and right on cue it did not takevery long for Bahujan SamajParty leader Mayawati who likesto play the gallery to reinforceher […]

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US Embassy Paid For Khobragade Maid’s Family’s Air Tickets

US Embassy Paid For Khobragade Maid’s Family’s Air Tickets

NEW DELHI – Many USconsular staff in India handed intheir identity cards on Monday,ending the special privileges enjoyedby them even as it emergedthat the US embassy paid for thetickets of the family of the abscondingmaid of Indian diplomatDevyani Khobragade, whosearrest triggered a diplomatic rowbetween the two countries.The tickets for the maid SangeetaRichard’s husband Philip andtheir […]

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Devyani Khobragade Made False Statement To Get Adarsh Flat: Panel

Devyani Khobragade Made False Statement To Get Adarsh Flat: Panel

NAGPUR – In a freshblow to diplomat DevyaniKhobragade, currently in thethick of controversy over herarrest in a alleged visa fraudin the US, was pulled up bythe Adash judicial panel “formaking a false statement” tobecome a member of the society.Khobragade was allottedflat number 2301 spread over1,076 square feet in Adarshsociety. The judicial commissionreport stated her membershipwas […]

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India Overreacted To Devyani’s Arrest, Says U.S. Media

India Overreacted To Devyani’s Arrest, Says U.S. Media

WASHINGTON – TheAmerican media, which demandedaction by the ObamaAdministration when a juniorconsular staff was detained inLahore for killing two men, hasattacked the Indian governmentfor siding with its diplomat afterher arrest and ill-treatment.“India is siding with a womanwho was in the wrong, wholied, paid her help poorly andnow is brazen enough to claimthat she should not […]

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Bobby Jindal Planning To Seek Republican Presidential Nomination In 2016

Bobby Jindal Planning To Seek Republican Presidential Nomination In 2016

WASHINGTON -Top Republican leaderand current Governorof Louisiana BobbyJindal is planning to runfor president in 2016, atop US Senator fromhis home State has said.“I do think, he (Jindal)will run. He is beingrunning. He wouldbe a significant candidate,”Senator DavidVitter told privateAmerican TV channel C-SPAN’sNewsmakers programme in aninterview.“I like Bobby, I respect hisleadership, I agree with all ofhis […]

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Indo-American Appointed Texas Secretary Of State

Indo-American Appointed Texas Secretary Of State

WASHINGTON – Indo-American attorney NanditaVenkateswaran Berry hasbeen appointed the Secretaryof State for Texas, makingher the first person of Indianorigin to hold the third topexecutive job in the southernstate.Announcing theappointment of Berry, 45,Governor Rick Perry calledthe Houston-based attorneyone of the most accomplishedin the state. She steps intooffice on January 7.As the 109th TexasSecretary of State, Ms […]

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Ten Minutes To A Better Life And Better World

Ten Minutes To A Better Life And Better World

What Are You Waiting For? By Dr. J. Das LINK COLUMNIST Did you try the meditation? It’s reallyvery easy.For health of the mind you needmeditation.If we all practice meditation at thesame time it is much more effective. Thevibrations become stronger. I would suggest9pm daily for all time zones, as it isbetween dinner and bedtime for […]

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Badal Says No To CBI Probe Into Punjab Drug Cartel

Badal Says No To CBI Probe Into Punjab Drug Cartel

The alleged Punjab Drug cartel bossJagdish Bhola has said he would revealthe names of three state CabinetMinisters involved in the racket only to acentral agency. JALANDHAR – Chief Minister ParkashSingh Badal has categorically stated thatthe State Government would not handover the probe of the high profile Rs6,000 crore synthetic drug racket to theCentral Bureau of […]

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Akalis Tell Centre To Include Jat Sikhs In OBC List

Akalis Tell Centre To Include Jat Sikhs In OBC List

CHANDIGARH – The core committee of the ShiromaniAkali Dal (SAD) demandedthat Jat Sikhs be included in theCentre’s list of OtherBackward Classes (OBC). Anofficial press release said thatthe meeting chaired by partypresident Sukhbir Singh Badalcondemned the exclusion ofthe community from the list anddescribed it as a part of the CongressruledCentre’s continuing policy of discriminationagainst the community.He said […]

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Punjab Realty Sector Pumps Big Cash Into Ruling Party Coffers

Punjab Realty Sector Pumps Big Cash Into Ruling Party Coffers

CHANDIGARH -The realty sector maybe facing its worstevercrisis with thesales showing nosigns of recovery.But when it comes tofunding political parties,there seems to be no dearth of fundswith the real estate sector.Most of the funds received by the rulingSAD during 2012-13 have come from realtors,as revealed by the party in its annualreport filed with the Election […]

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