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Union Minister Sambasiva Rao resigns protesting division of AP

Union Textiles Minister K Sambasiva Rao on Thursday resigned from the Union Cabinet protesting bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, fuelling speculation that he may join Bharatiya Janata Party. The......

Jaitley opposes Communal Violence Bill in Rajya Sabha

The opposition on Wednesday scuttled the introduction of the controversial Communal Violence Prevention Bill in the Rajya Sabha, contending that Parliament does not have the competence to legislate......

Full Text: What Prez Obama said at the State of the Union Address

Read the full transcript of President Obama’s State of the Union address on Wednesday at the US Capitol in Washington. As prepared for delivery - Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of......

President praises Hazare's Lokpal movement

Underlining the role of civil society movement led by Anna Hazare in drafting the Lokpal bill, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said this was the first time that a law was made with public......

Snooping target: How UIDAI puts India at risk

Isn’t National Intelligence Grid and UIDAI engineered by vested interests, asks Gopal Krishna. The Devyani Khobragade row appears to be a motivated act ahead of the verdict of the US district......

Indo-US economic ties: Time for a rethink?

Several US industries, groups and think tanks have lobbied the US government and legislature to take action against India -- and at the very least to strip India of privileges under the Generalised......

Vidarbha dole may upset Maha govt's calculation

Maharashtra is facing trouble on two fronts: economic development and fiscal management.A Rs 2,000-crore (Rs 20 billion) package it has announced for the debt-riddled farmers of Vidarbha may now......

Bhagwati warns against Doha talks failure

Failure to conclude the Doha round of global trade talks would spell doom for both developed and developing countries.Instead, a series of bilateral trade deals would dominate global trade, giving......

Will Obama's banking proposals ever become law?

Domestic opposition weakens the prospect of Obama's proposals ever becoming law, says Dani Rodrik.When US President Barack Obama announced in late January his intention to seek tough new rules for......

California wine may become cheaper in India

Good news may be in the offing for wine connoisseurs in India.If the United States has its way in the World Trade Organisation, Indians may soon be able to savour the famed Californian wine for a......

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Q. In what respect the Indian federal system is similar to that of the United States?(a) Method of distribution of powers between centre and the States (b) Procedure of creation of new states (c) Position of judiciary(d) Representation of States in the upper house of the federal legislature
Octopus:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-what-respect-the-indian-federal-system-is-similar-to-that/22427257/answers/

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Q. Which among the following provides for the division of power in federal system?(a) Legislature (b) Constitution (c) Supreme Court (d) Government
Octopus:  A. Position of judiciary more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-among-the-following-provides-for-the-division-of-power/22425425/answers/22427276

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Q. President of India today is too ceremonial; in times of crisis such as what is being faced by Indians with corruption at the highest levels this would be an appropriate measure. If this is done then there is no need for another office called "Lokpal (Ombudsman)" Indian President should take over Powers to control corruption charges at Federal level (including, Legislature, Armed Forces, Judiciary) through investigative arms like CVC, CBI & at State levels through Governors & Lokayuktas. Like PM of India President of India is also indirectly elected by the people of India. -Discuss
Octopus:  A. Yes but it is said that our President also works at the instructions of Congress supremo.... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/president-of-india-today-is-too-ceremonial-in-times-of-crisi/22425425/answers/20210488

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Q. How is American schooling?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: federal, state, and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-is-american-schooling/20210481/answers/18382448

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Democracy in distress -II

The long, uneasy route from representative to constitutional democracy Deepak Lal April 18, 2014 Last Updated at 22:48 IST In my last column, I had... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/deepak-lal-democracy-in-distress-ii-114041801112_1.html
National energy boom blurs political battle lines

The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country. Democrats are split between environmentalists and... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/national-energy-boom-blurs-political-battle-lines-news-environment+and+nature-oets4dehbgc.html
The Whispers In The Weathercock's Ears

The significance of the outcome of the 2014 general election will go much beyond the obvious one: the number of seats and the vote-share parties... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?290305
Universities beef up cybersecurity, identity theft research

The University of Texas at Austin will open a center to offer research, programs and workshops to help the public better understand the threats of... ...

http://www.universitiesnews.com/2014/04/18/universities-beef-up-cybersecurity-identity-theft-research/
Independent monitor needed to enforce fiscal discipline

An independent monitor is needed to ensure that the Centre and the States adhere to fiscal deficit targets, said M Govinda Rao, member of the 14th... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/states/independent-monitor-needed-to-enforce-fiscal-discipline/article5925779.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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