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Saturday, March 8, 2014
Five University and college students commenced indefinite fast at Mullivaikkal Mutram Memorial here on Saturday, urging central Government to honour the resolution adopted by the State Assembly...
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August 1, 2013
Andhra Pradesh Minister for Infrastructure and Investments, Ganta Srinivasa Rao tendered his resignation from the Kiran Kumar Reddy cabinet on Thursday, saying that the bifurcation of the State wa...
August 7, 2012
Sudheeran vents his anger, Ravi puts his foot down
July 11, 2012
Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, CPI(M) city secretary Ch. Babu Rao said that ‘shortsightedness’ of officials and ruling Congress party pushed the corporation into doldrums.
February 20, 2012
For India, whose stakes are high not just in Syria but the entire region, the time has come to demonstrate a new form of non-alignment, between Saudi Arabia and Iran
June 29, 2011
More efforts must be made to collect data that can fill the gaps in statistics as it can help policymakers in framing better policies, said Arun Rao, Professor, Department of Statistics, Man...
January 16, 2011
Exhausted poll workers posted the first preliminary results from Southern Sudan’s weeklong independence referendum on Sunday, and an Associated Press count of a small sampling of the r...
January 9, 2011
Southern Sudanese went to the polls on Sunday in a historic referendum that is widely expected to see them vote to split from the north. The week-long vote is the centerpiece of a 200...
September 29, 2010
Turkey's political system rooted in the tradition of its founder President Kemal Ataturk and underwritten by its armed forces has suffered a mortal blow. A referendum held under the watch of the go...
August 27, 2010
Kenya's President signed a new Constitution into law on Friday that institutes a U.S.-style system of checks and balances and has been hailed as the most significant political event since Ke...
July 20, 2010
All the petrol pumps in West Bengal, numbering around 1,900, would remain closed on July 23 to protest against the “irrational” policies of oil companies.
Tushar Kanti S...
July 19, 2013
Points to Section 2.10 of 1987 accord to justify his ‘one police’ stance
July 30, 2012
Romanian election officials declared on late Sunday that a referendum to impeach the nation’s president on grounds that he overstepped his authority had failed because of low voter turnout. ...
April 17, 2012
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, a constituent of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance at the Centre, on Tuesday urged the Union government to press the United Nations for a referendum on a...
July 9, 2011
South Sudan officially separated from Sudan and proclaimed its independence in a ceremony in Juba on Saturday. Parliamentary president James Wani Igga pronounced the declaration of...
May 7, 2011
British voters have overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to abandon the current first-past-the-post voting system in favour of Alternative Vote (AV) in which people rank candidates in order of...
January 11, 2011
Arab tribesman killed 10 people and wounded 18 as they attacked a bus carrying southern Sudanese travelling from the country’s north to their home region, which is holding an independence ref...
October 5, 2010
Most analyses of Turkey attempt to explain a complex socio-political transformation using caricaturised dichotomies. But the reality is different. »
September 16, 2010
The resounding 58 per cent ‘Yes' vote in Turkey's referendum on constitutional reforms marks a turning point in the history of a country trying to shed its image of a praetorian state.
August 4, 2010
Kenyans formed long lines before sunrise across the country on Wednesday to vote on a new constitution that would reduce the powers of the presidency in the nation?s first ballot since post-...
June 1, 2010
The Centre on Tuesday told the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) that integration of Naga-inhabited areas would need consensus among the States concerned, as boundaries would have to be altered
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.