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Dice is Loaded against Congress

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

KARNATAKA By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj A third avatar of the BJP Government has taken over the reins in Karnataka under the leadership of Jagadeesh Shettar. The latest transition was though not without hiccups, it is at least certain that the former chief minister Mr. Yeddyurappa still calls the shots in the party and the BJP [...]

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68 Muslims Elected for UP Assembly

| May 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Muslim en masse favoured parties representing underprivileged classes. Muslim representation in Uttar  Pradesh Assembly hasrisen to the all time high figure of 68 in the elections held during January-March 2012. The last Assembly had 56 Muslim MLAs. The representation this time has reached 17 per cent, very close to being proportional to the Muslim population in the state i.e., 18 per cent. Of these, 42 [...]

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| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Every Third Muslim in Urban India is Poor

Every Third Muslim in Urban India is Poor

| April 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Planning Commission of India, in its latest poverty estimates, has claimed that the number of poor Indians – both in urban and rural areas – has declined substantially between the periods of 2004-05 to 2009-10, but it has admitted that Muslims still are the leading religious community in urban poverty at the national level, [...]

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No Happy Augury

| April 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

The outcome of elections in the five states—Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarkhand, Manipur, and Goa—have amply demonstrated that United Progressive Alliance’s second tenure may not qualify it to win a fresh mandate in the Lok Sabha, two years hence. The Manmohan Singh-led Government is virtually being rendered a lame-duck government for the remaining two years in [...]

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