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The Hindu
Today's stories that you shouldn't miss - June 25, 2016shootout in Pulwama district of south Kashmir when militants on Saturday aftern
Today's stories that you shouldn't miss - June 25, 2016
The Hindu / Posted 11 hours ago
shootout in Pulwama district of south Kashmir when militants on Saturday afternoon attacked a patrol on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway. 2. Bihar Humanities ‘topper’ Ruby Rai arrested Ruby Rai was arrested by the Special Investigation Team... Read more
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Daily Mirror
What the Brexit vote means for Scotland, Wales and Northern Irelandon the behind. Many of those who voted to stay in the UK two years ago did so
What the Brexit vote means for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 hours ago
on the behind. Many of those who voted to stay in the UK two years ago did so because they wanted to reject a narrow nationalism and its insular view of the world. Friday’s result has recast independence as the positive, outward-looking... Read more
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The Atlantic
‘The Totalitarian Regime Is Intact’: One Cuban’s Message to Obamabetting that a hand extended might ultimately be more beneficial to the Cuban p
‘The Totalitarian Regime Is Intact’: One Cuban’s Message to Obama
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
betting that a hand extended might ultimately be more beneficial to the Cuban people than a hand withheld. A number of international-relations theorists believe engaging enemies is more productive than isolating them, I noted. Paya bristled at my... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Brexit vote could prompt referendums to dissolve U.K.deeply divided on whether to leave or remain a part of the EU. But there are ve
Brexit vote could prompt referendums to dissolve U.K.
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
deeply divided on whether to leave or remain a part of the EU. But there are very different debates – and stakes – in the constituent parts of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, as well as the tiny British overseas territory of... Read more
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The Hindu
Revisiting the Rajya Sabha’s rolehas become an important platform of resistance to the majoritarianism of the Lo
Revisiting the Rajya Sabha’s role
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
has become an important platform of resistance to the majoritarianism of the Lok Sabha during the Janata regime (1977-79), National Democratic Alliance (NDA) rule (1998-2004), UPA II (2009-2014) and in the last two years of NDA rule. While some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
VC Proposes Six VPs in a New Federal Systemequal representation and also help to assuage the thirst for the centre. On th
VC Proposes Six VPs in a New Federal System
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
equal representation and also help to assuage the thirst for the centre. On the clamour for the implementation of the 2014 National Conference Report, the Vice Chancellor believes that restructuring could not be fully addressed based on the 2014... Read more
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dna
AMU not minority institution, must follow reservation policy: RSSsame decision which was given by a bench of five judges of the Supreme Court in
AMU not minority institution, must follow reservation policy: RSS
dna / Posted 7 days ago
same decision which was given by a bench of five judges of the Supreme Court in 1968. It's the same decision taken by the Constituent Assembly, which had Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, Maulana Azad and several Muslim leaders," Gopal said. He was speaking... Read more
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The Economic Times
AMU not minority institution, must follow reservation policy: RSSsame decision which was given by a bench of five judges of the Supreme Court in
AMU not minority institution, must follow reservation policy: RSS
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
same decision which was given by a bench of five judges of the Supreme Court in 1968. It's the same decision taken by the Constituent Assembly, which had Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, Maulana Azad and several Muslim leaders," Gopal said. He was speaking... Read more
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NBC News
Opinion: Beyond PROMESA? The Prospects of Puerto Rican Self-DeterminationPuerto Rico is under the complete control of the US federal government. On the
Opinion: Beyond PROMESA? The Prospects of Puerto Rican Self-Determination
NBC News / Posted 8 days ago
Puerto Rico is under the complete control of the US federal government. On the more positive side, there was the National Puerto Rican Day Parade and all the festivities associated with it, along with the record number of Tony Awards... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi phenomenon causing sea change in Dalit perception of BJP: Ram Vilas Paswan ( - newkerala.com #78023Naidu (TDP)," he said. "But the regional politics too have grown over the year
Modi phenomenon causing sea change in Dalit perception of BJP: Ram Vilas Paswan ( - newkerala.com #78023
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Naidu (TDP)," he said. "But the regional politics too have grown over the years. Most regional parties are associated with national parties. The synthesis has grown over the years and all this can strengthen the cause of federalism as is being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kudos Deputy Speaker for Serving 'The People' WellDebate on the performance of Dr Tulia Ackson Mwansasu, the Deputy Speaker of th
Kudos Deputy Speaker for Serving 'The People' Well
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Debate on the performance of Dr Tulia Ackson Mwansasu, the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, has, since the inception of the Budget Sitting in Dodoma, gone viral. While some political observers and commentators say she is worth her salt,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition's Stance Against Deputy Speaker Totally Justified?todate. The opposition sentiments were 'informed' by the 'role' which Dr Ackso
Opposition's Stance Against Deputy Speaker Totally Justified?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
todate. The opposition sentiments were 'informed' by the 'role' which Dr Ackson played when serving as a member of the Constituent Assembly, which was boycotted by the opposition in its later stages. So, even when Dr Ackson presided over a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Conference Report - Time to Implement, or Not?Recently there have been calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the r
National Conference Report - Time to Implement, or Not?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Recently there have been calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference and I am indeed intrigued by why this sudden agitation has raised its head one year into the new dispensation. It is worthy... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Federalism launched today Freedom Daythe formal announcement of the new Federal Party which will go for Constitution
Federalism launched today Freedom Day
Negros Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
the formal announcement of the new Federal Party which will go for Constitutional amendments, either by convention or constituent assembly in one or two years time. The Federal form of government will only take affect after the Constitution... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Yes We Can' – Kameeta on Ending Povertydetained him in solitary confinement during Namibia’s freedom struggle. After i
'Yes We Can' – Kameeta on Ending Poverty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
detained him in solitary confinement during Namibia’s freedom struggle. After independence in 1990, he was elected to the Constituent Assembly and to Parliament and served as deputy speaker of the National Assembly. But “the deep suffering and... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Consensus emerges on federalism’stand in the Senate on the need to review and amend the Constitution. “Whether
‘Consensus emerges on federalism’
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
stand in the Senate on the need to review and amend the Constitution. “Whether or not it will be done through Con-Ass (Constituent Assembly) or a Con-Con (Constitutional Convention), I have no feel at this point, just that having to review and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Former Nepal PM Baburam Bhattarai launches new partyprosperity, proportional, inclusive and participatory democracy, good governanc
Former Nepal PM Baburam Bhattarai launches new party
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
prosperity, proportional, inclusive and participatory democracy, good governance and enhanced socialism while protecting national interests. Bhattarai said the party has a plan to reduce poverty significantly within the next seven years,... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Editorial: Government performanceit is important for the president to understand that the scope of the burden he
Editorial: Government performance
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
it is important for the president to understand that the scope of the burden he has assumed extends beyond the major national mega-projects he has set into motion. As important as these projects are, they are what we might describe as... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Letter to the Editor: Stephen Grootes mistakes Vavi for CosatuThis Letter to the Editor was submitted by Cosatu National Spokesperson Sizwe P
Letter to the Editor: Stephen Grootes mistakes Vavi for Cosatu
Daily Maverick / Posted 16 days ago
This Letter to the Editor was submitted by Cosatu National Spokesperson Sizwe Pamla on behalf of Cosatu. The article by Stephen Grootes (Cosatu, Cosatu, why hast thou forsaken us?, published 8 June) is typical of the new emerging and unsettling... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte prefers con-con over con-assRodrigo Duterte prefers to amend the Constitution through constitutional conven
Duterte prefers con-con over con-ass
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
Rodrigo Duterte prefers to amend the Constitution through constitutional convention (con-con) rather than through a constituent assembly to allow experts to provide inputs, a lawmaker said yesterday. Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez said Duterte... Read more
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Rappler
FAST FACTS: The vice president in a federal parliamentary gov'tcountry is under. Under a federal system, sovereignty is constitutionally share
FAST FACTS: The vice president in a federal parliamentary gov't
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
country is under. Under a federal system, sovereignty is constitutionally shared between a central governing authority and constituent political units called states or regions. This will break the country into different states, each having the... Read more
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dna
Ambedkar Constitution row: Congress to launch nationwide stir against RSS ideologue's commentsAmit Shah tenders an unconditional apology over an "insult" to B R Ambedkar by
Ambedkar Constitution row: Congress to launch nationwide stir against RSS ideologue's comments
dna / Posted 17 days ago
Amit Shah tenders an unconditional apology over an "insult" to B R Ambedkar by a RSS ideologue and head of Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) Ram Bahadur Rai. The party also took exception to his suggestion, to turn the current Lok... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte prefers con-con over con-assRodrigo Duterte prefers to amend the constitution through a constitutional conv
Duterte prefers con-con over con-ass
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
Rodrigo Duterte prefers to amend the constitution through a constitutional convention (con-con) rather than a constituent assembly (con-ass) to allow experts to provide inputs, a lawmaker said Wednesday. Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez said... Read more
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Business Standard India
Battle for UP: Sangh ideologue embarrasses BJP, says Ambedkar's role in drafting the Constitution a mythRam Bahadur Rai to be sacked as they fear he has given ammunition to BSP chief
Battle for UP: Sangh ideologue embarrasses BJP, says Ambedkar's role in drafting the Constitution a myth
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
Ram Bahadur Rai to be sacked as they fear he has given ammunition to BSP chief Mayawati Sangh ideologue and Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) chief Ram Bahadur Rai has questioned the role of BR Ambedkar in drafting of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda State of the Nation Address - Museveni Calls for More Expoof this democracy was put in place by, mainly, we, the freedom fighters, workin
Uganda State of the Nation Address - Museveni Calls for More Expo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
of this democracy was put in place by, mainly, we, the freedom fighters, working along with the other delegates of the Constituent Assembly (CA), who had been fighting for democracy for a long time both here and in other parts of Africa. How... Read more
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ABC News
Ruling Party Sees Stinging Defeats in Mexican Electionsup for grabs. According to preliminary vote results, it was only winning five.
Ruling Party Sees Stinging Defeats in Mexican Elections
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
up for grabs. According to preliminary vote results, it was only winning five. The big gains were for the conservative National Action Party, or PAN. The PAN picked up the border states of Chihuahua and Tamaulipas, and the central states of... Read more
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Salon.com
Ruling party sees stinging defeats in Mexican elections12 states up for grabs. According to preliminary vote results, it won only five
Ruling party sees stinging defeats in Mexican elections
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
12 states up for grabs. According to preliminary vote results, it won only five; the big gains were for the conservative National Action Party, or PAN. The PAN picked up the border states of Chihuahua and Tamaulipas, and the central states of... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Ruling party sees stinging defeats in Mexican elections12 states up for grabs. According to preliminary vote results, it won only five
Ruling party sees stinging defeats in Mexican elections
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
12 states up for grabs. According to preliminary vote results, it won only five; the big gains were for the conservative National Action Party, or PAN. The PAN picked up the border states of Chihuahua and Tamaulipas, and the central states of... Read more
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Reuters
Mexico ruling party takes early lead in regional election battleA woman cast her ballot during the election of 60 deputies, to form the Constit
Mexico ruling party takes early lead in regional election battle
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
A woman cast her ballot during the election of 60 deputies, to form the Constituent Assembly that will create a constituition for Mexico City, in Mexico City, Mexico, June 5, 2016. Mexico City's mayor Miguel Angel Mancera cast his ballot during the... Read more
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ABC News
Most Races Too Close to Call in Mexican Electionstheir exit polls suggested good results in 11 states. The exception was Puebla,
Most Races Too Close to Call in Mexican Elections
ABC News / Posted 20 days ago
their exit polls suggested good results in 11 states. The exception was Puebla, where there seemed to be agreement that the National Action Party had a substantial edge. Still, there was no official result. Exit polls appeared to indicate the PRI... Read more
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The Telegraph
Political anniversariesdedicated to defining India as a nation. The Congress, being both the older mo
Political anniversaries
The Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
dedicated to defining India as a nation. The Congress, being both the older movement and the main vessel of anti-colonial nationalism, had the historical advantage over the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its affiliates when it came to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Federalism: Panacea or problem for regional development? | Opinionof both houses of Congress—voting separately—support the change, Congress can c
Federalism: Panacea or problem for regional development? | Opinion
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
of both houses of Congress—voting separately—support the change, Congress can constitute itself into a Constitutional Assembly and draft the changes themselves. If only two-thirds of both houses support it, Congress can call for a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
7 years after war’s end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peaceand continued to rule until last year, when he lost an election to Maithripala
7 years after war’s end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peace
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
and continued to rule until last year, when he lost an election to Maithripala Sirisena. Many expected a new era of national healing and atonement, but more than a year later, there has only been slow progress as Sirisena cautiously balances... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
7 years after war's end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peaceand continued to rule until last year, when he lost an election to Maithripala
7 years after war's end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peace
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
and continued to rule until last year, when he lost an election to Maithripala Sirisena. Many expected a new era of national healing and atonement, but more than a year later, there has only been slow progress as Sirisena cautiously balances... Read more
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Salon.com
7 years after war’s end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peaceand continued to rule until last year, when he lost an election to Maithripala
7 years after war’s end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peace
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
and continued to rule until last year, when he lost an election to Maithripala Sirisena. Many expected a new era of national healing and atonement, but more than a year later, there has only been slow progress as Sirisena cautiously balances... Read more
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ABC News
7 Years After War's End, Sri Lanka on Cautious Path to Peaceand continued to rule until last year, when he lost an election to Maithripala
7 Years After War's End, Sri Lanka on Cautious Path to Peace
ABC News / Posted 21 days ago
and continued to rule until last year, when he lost an election to Maithripala Sirisena. Many expected a new era of national healing and atonement, but more than a year later, there has only been slow progress as Sirisena cautiously balances... Read more
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The News & Observer
A tea party darling becomes the movement's enemy, faces re-election battlein a Republican race. Others taking on the congresswoman include the Club for G
A tea party darling becomes the movement's enemy, faces re-election battle
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
in a Republican race. Others taking on the congresswoman include the Club for Growth and anti-abortion right groups National Right-to-Life Committee and the Susan B. Anthony List. The latter two organizations have previously endorsed... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
I’m beginning to like Du30a thin dividing line between a socialist and a communist) is now waltzing with
I’m beginning to like Du30
Manila Standard Today / Posted 24 days ago
a thin dividing line between a socialist and a communist) is now waltzing with Joma Sison and Luis Jalandoni of the National Democratic Front and the Communist Party of the Philippines. In fact, as some kind of confidence building, Du30 has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Corrupt People Are Ratsof this democracy was put in place by, mainly, we, the freedom fighters, workin
Corrupt People Are Rats
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
of this democracy was put in place by, mainly, we, the freedom fighters, working along with the other delegates of the Constituent Assembly (CA), who had been fighting for democracy for a long time both here and in other parts of Africa. How... Read more
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Sun Star
In Cebu, Nene Pimentel revives federalism pitchCarcar and Bogo, will support the idea because it empowers local governments an
In Cebu, Nene Pimentel revives federalism pitch
Sun Star / Posted 24 days ago
Carcar and Bogo, will support the idea because it empowers local governments and could make them less dependent on the national government. For his part, Pimentel thanked Cebuanos for being supportive of the cause of pushing for... Read more
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Sun Star
In Cebu, Nene revives federalism pitchCarcar and Bogo, will support the idea because it empowers local governments an
In Cebu, Nene revives federalism pitch
Sun Star / Posted 25 days ago
Carcar and Bogo, will support the idea because it empowers local governments and could make them less dependent on the national government. For his part, Pimentel thanked Cebuanos for being supportive of the cause of pushing for... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Federalism: What Filipinos need to knowStates, Australia, Austria, Germany, Ethiopia, Brazil, Canada, Malaysia, India,
Federalism: What Filipinos need to know
Pilipino Star / Posted 26 days ago
States, Australia, Austria, Germany, Ethiopia, Brazil, Canada, Malaysia, India, and Mexico, among others. In the US, the national government has sole power or authority to print money, declare war, maintain the armed forces, enter into treaties... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal appoints Bed Prasad Bhattarai as NHRC Secy - newkerala.com #69745Kathmandu, May 29 : The Nepal Government has appointed Bed Prasad Bhattarai as
Nepal appoints Bed Prasad Bhattarai as NHRC Secy - newkerala.com #69745
New Kerala / Posted 27 days ago
Kathmandu, May 29 : The Nepal Government has appointed Bed Prasad Bhattarai as the Secretary of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Bhattarai had been serving as the Acting-Secretary at the NHRC for over two years since the NHRC Secretary... Read more
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The Economic Times
How to deny BJP a cakewalk in Election 2019odds remain in favour of the BJP government, which seems to enjoy satisfactory
How to deny BJP a cakewalk in Election 2019
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
odds remain in favour of the BJP government, which seems to enjoy satisfactory to good ratings as evidenced by the recent assembly elections. However, it is a weak democracy that lacks a credible opposition. For that reason alone, it is worth... Read more
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New Kerala
Jharkhand plans to improve its education system - newkerala.com #68556late then never! Even 15 years after being carved out of Bihar, Jharkhand's ed
Jharkhand plans to improve its education system - newkerala.com #68556
New Kerala / Posted 29 days ago
late then never! Even 15 years after being carved out of Bihar, Jharkhand's education sector is in a shambles. Of the 81 assembly constituencies, 35 have got no college at all. In 11 districts there's not a single college for women. Jharkhand is... Read more

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