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MODI-NETANYAHU BONDING IS BASED ON COMMON VALUES
Any country entering into a strategic relation or partnership with other country in the present geopolitical perspective is not a forbidden diplomatic exercise. Obviously India conferring the status of strategic partner to Israel during the visit of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to that country has not come as surprise. Though some experts have lauded this gesture of Modi, the ultimate question that has cropped up how and in what manner this new found relation will help India?
MADHYA PRADESH BJP’S UNCONVINCING ARGUMENTS OVER FARMERS SUICIDES
BHOPAL: The debate on an adjournment motion tabled by the Opposition in the MP Vidhan Sabha on the plight of farmers saw strange arguments being put forward by the ruling party legislators, including senior ministers, while listing the causes for suicides by farmers.
OPPOSITION HAS TO PROJECT TOTAL UNITY DURING MONSOON SESSION
The last four days of the current monsoon session of Parliament have shown unity of the opposition parties in taking on the Narendra Modi Government in the two houses on both the farmers distress throughout the country and the RSS inspired cow vigilantism resulting in selective lynching. The situation in the country is boiling both on the social and the economic fronts but the opposition parties, especially the Congress have been failing to take political advantage of the severe discontent of the masses against the three year rule of the Narendra Modi government.
TRUMPCARE DIES IN SENATE, BUT FIGHT GOES ON
The death of Trumpcare in the Senate on July 18, while not the final victory for healthcare for all Americans, was indeed a huge victory for the resistance that has swept the country since the election of Trump. Activists and advocates for better U.S. health care vowed to keep the pressure on Congress after two more Senate Republicans’ defections killed the latest GOP plan to repeal and allegedly replace the Affordable Care Act, the nation’s 7-year-old comprehensive health care law.
NITISH KUMAR’S CONFESSION OF FAILURE IN IMPROVING EDUCATION
PATNA: He had taken over the reign of the chief minister with the promise to usher the state and its people into a new bright future, take them out of the morass of backwardness and empower them. But after 13 years of his government, which incidentally was acclaimed and applauded as the example of good governance, it is an irony that the state has failed to achieve any major success in providing a new direction to education, a major component of the human development index.
CLASH OF BJP’S MODERN-MEDIEVAL AGENDAS
The Narendra Modi government appears to be simultaneously moving in two opposite directions.
TROUBLE AWAITS MP GOVT DURING ASSEMBLY SESSION
BHOPAL: The monsoon session of Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha, which began on July 17, is set to prove troublesome for the BJP government. The opposition has announced that it will not allow the proceeding of the Vidhan Sabha unless Dr. Narottam Mishra, disqualified by the Election Commission and debarred from contesting elections for three years, is removed from the cabinet. Not only the opposition, even constitutional experts hold the view that after the Election Commission's verdict he has no right to continue in the cabinet and also as a member of the Assembly. Constitutional expert Subhash Kashyap has expressed the view that Mishra is a legal convict from the day he was declared disqualified and he ceased to be a minister and also a legislator. All facilities enjoyed by him should have been withdrawn. The provision that one can continue as a minister for six months without being a legislator is not applicable to a person who has lost eligibility to contest elections.
SOUTH AFRICA’S RULING ANC GOVT FACING MAJOR POLITICAL CRISIS
The South Africa’s ruling African National Congress(ANC) Government led by President Jacob Zuma is facing a major political crisis as the powerful South African Communist Party(SACP), after being fed up with rampant corruption of its senior leaders including the President, has decided to dissociate from the ANC and forge new popular front of progressive forces to fight the general elections in 2019.The present government is fighting a fierce battle against the opposition groups on the issue of the corruption against the President Zuma and its reflection was evident in the recent elections to the states in which the ruling combination fared miserably.
CRISIS DEEPENS IN BIHAR; SECULAR FORCES IN DISARRAY
After the Mahagathbandhan of the Janata Dal (United), the Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress defeated the ascendant Bharatiya Janata Party in the Bihar elections of 2015, political circles had veered round the view that the opposition’s efforts to regroup at the national level will unite around these parties. But such possibilities have become a causality of the war of attrition between Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav, the leaders of JD(U) and RJD.
KOVIND WILL BE THE FIRST HARD CORE RSS MAN AS PRESIDENT OF INDIA
When the NDA announced the name of Ramnath Kovind as its presidential nominee it was the West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee who asked “Kovind who? ” But his certain victory following July 17 elections was not a surprise as the NDA had the magic number to defeat the UPA candidate Meira Kumar. After, the results are officially announced on July 20,Kovind is going to be the second Dalit President, the first being K.R. Narayanan (1997 -2002.)