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‘Disabled people on benefits are portrayed as scroungers.’
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"He is no more eligible to be an honest member of the parliament."
The Joint Investigation Team will be submitting its report in 60 days.
Seventy of them seem untraceable.
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The Bahamas is often referred to as “The Switzerland of the West.”
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The OECD nations have drawn a ring of fire around the issue of international taxation and are willing to go to any lengths, including threatening poor countries with cuts in Overseas Development Assistance (ODA), to ensure that their norm-setting monopoly -- which is directly opposed to the interests of poor countries -- remains unchallenged.
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The lame, languid and lackadaisical manner in which the Modi Sarkar has responded to the global Panama Papers money-laundering scandal is a manifestation of its dubious intentions. Of course, in characteristic style, there is a lot of media spin given to cosmetic gestures -- it's like putting a lipstick on a pig.
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Amitabh Bachchan grew up surrounded by the elite of Allahabad. His father Harivansh Rai Bachchan was a poet and professor of renown and his mother, Teji, hobnobbed with the city's rarefied social circles, with occasional interactions with giants like Jawahar Lal Nehru and Indira Gandhi. Therefore, Big B was within touching distance of the corridors of power even when he was Little B.
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The Congress today launched a misguided missile against actor and cultural icon Amitabh Bachchan, questioning the government's decision of inviting him to host a show in the national capital on 28 May...
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Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif has again forced political nemesis Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party, to eat humble pie after the candidate fielded by his Pakistan Muslim League faction (PML-N) pulled off a stunning by-poll upset deep inside enemy territory. The PML-N had similarly triumphed in a Balochistan national assembly by-poll two weeks earlier. These victories put paid to the notional argument parroted by Sharif's opponents that the Panama Papers had eroded his "moral authority."
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NEW DELHI -- The ICIJ has published a massive trove of 'Panama Papers' information on detailed offshore holding of companies in various tax haven nations including thousands of documents related to In...
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National Award winning actor-producer, Ajay Devgan’s name has surfaced in the Panama Paper leaks, according to a news report. Under contention is Devgan’s acquisition of shareholding in Marylebone En...
Diplomacy is often about choosing the lesser of two evils. This holds true when it comes to managing enduring problems between India and Pakistan. The comprehensive bilateral dialogue process between the two countries has again come under severe strain due to the remarks of Pakistan's high commissioner to India, Abdul Basit, that "peace process between India and Pakistan in suspended." This has highlighted the fragility and precariousness underpinning the ties between India and Pakistan.
Reacting to news reports that the government has put on hold the process of signing up Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador of ‘Atulya Bharat’ (Incredible India) after the actor’s name figured in...