Sri Lanka Vote and Indian Stand

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has timely clarified India’s position voting in favor of the UNHCR resolution that censures Sri Lankan government for alleged human rights violations during the civil war. Debunking the popular theory that Chennai forced New Delhi to vote in favour of the resolution, Prime Minister Singh said that India actually worked behind [...]

INDIA: Soni Sori’s case reflects broader problems

Dr. Manmohan Singh, Honorable Prime Minister of India, South Block, Raisina Hill, New Delhi 110011, India Re: INDIA:  Soni Sori’s case reflects broader problems Dear Prime Minister Manmohan Singh: I am writing to draw your attention to the case of Soni Sori, a tribal woman accused by the Chhattisgarh police of being a supporter of [...]

India embarrassed over stalled water sharing deal with Bangladesh

Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sept. 6 expressed surprise but denied embarrassing neighbor Bangladesh when India at the last minute ditched an expected deal on international river water sharing. India scrapped a much-hyped deal to share with Bangladesh water from the Teesta River after the chief minister of the Indian state of West [...]

Not so clear Nuclear India (VIDEOS)

Presently, only 3% of India’s energy needs are met from nuclear sources. India plans to produce 20,000 MWe from the nuclear sector by 2020, increasing from the very low level of 3,700 MWe at present. In a Government released document it is stated that ‘Increased share of nuclear power in the Indian energy mix will [...]

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