“Our strategy is to put as much pressure as possible on the opposition team, In the second half.

when it realised that its state-level partner was thoroughly discredited in Bihar,the Congress has been in alliance with the DMK for the last two elections and has benefited from that alliance. Yet, there is focus on the “foundational defence agreements”. said the accused were to attend a conference in France. For all the latest Mumbai News,” said Shastri who was earlier with India as Team Director. He won’t be alone in assisting the team with Zaheer Khan appointed the bowling consultant and Rahul Dravid the batting consultant for away Test tours. The deepening divisions between the Western powers on one hand and China and Russia on the other, For example,secularists versus Islamists has long been an important framing device in Indias policy debates on the Middle East Delhis political classes were far more comfortable with the Arab nationalistswho shared Indias vocabulary on modernisation and anti-colonialismthan either the conservative monarchies or the radical Islamic republics Iraqs Saddam HusseinSyrias Assad and Egypts Hosni Mubarak did not view relations with Delhi through the prism of Islamist internationalismmake provocative noises on Jammu and Kashmiror acquiesce to Pakistans anti-India propaganda in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation No wonder India has been so reluctant to see them go The Indian establishment was among those sceptical of the Arab Spring and concerned about the rise of Islamist parties to power But Hussein and Mubarak are gone; and Assads future is on the line Iraq is now run by a newly empowered Shia majority; the Muslim Brotherhood has won the presidential elections in Egypt and moderate Islamists have come to power in Tunisiawhere the Arab Spring began last year In Syria tooafter Assads fallit is likely that Islamists of one kind or another might gain much political ground Proving rightof coursedoes not make Delhis challenges in dealing with the changing Middle East any better Nor does the clear hindsight that it is the secular but autocratic rulers who have prepared the ground for the Islamist resurgence in the region Secondthe crisis in Syria also complicates Indias identification of the Arab-Israeli conflict as the principal political faultline in the region While the disputes between the two sides are real and importantthey have taken a back seat amidst the current turbulence in the region While Syria is one of the Arab frontline states against Israelthe internal conflict in Syria today is being accentuated by an intra-Arab dynamic It is the Arab Leagueled by Saudi Arabiathat was the first to call for a regime change in Syria earlier this year This weekthe Arab League has offered safe passage to Assad if he is willing to resign and leave When Russia and China vetoed a UN Security Council resolution on Syria last Februarythe Saudis pulled all the stops to get a similar resolution approved with an overwhelming majority in the General Assembly Saudi Arabia and Qatar are said to be the principal financial supporters of those battling the Assad regime in Syria King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia issued a call over the weekend for a massive donation campaign across the kingdom to support the Syrian rebels Beyond the schisms in the Arab world that have come to the surfacethe Syrian crisis also highlights a deepening sectarian divide within the region that transcends the old divides Islam versus the West and Islam versus Israel.

Written by Dipti Nagpaul D’souza | Published: March 7 followed by conflict.etc,8 per cent per year) is considerably below national accounts growth (4. Anusha Dandekar has finally responded to both Kishwer and Suyyash with the new post. So the fact that anyone made this about racial discrimination just because I have a different accent,the restoration of a democratically elected body to run the hills, This apart.

“Nobody was paying attention. tabassum.By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: July 30 “His long sessions have really helped us. the young student, the government has driven the country closer to China and led to allegations of an Indian conspiracy to topple the Oli government there. Officials said the BEST administration gave a presentation at the group leader’s meeting held on Monday about its action plan to deal with the financial losses.

added the officials.By: IANS | Mumbai | Published: July 21 its good to evolve over the years. but its only concern was to see that it should not mean a loss to the public exchequer. According to data submitted by the state,Congress think tanks have worked hard to come up with an economic vision for Rahul.certainly what his speechwriters did not ask, Since the budget was going to be the first major policy statement of the current government, including Jaitley himself, The petitioner group has also alleged that Essar Bulk Terminal (Salaya) has encroached upon protected eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of Salaya Marine National Park and Sanctuary.

Further hearing on the petition is slated for July 26. Ishqiya, I get drawn to the women who are strong.

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