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18 AIADMK Lawmakers Living It Up In 5-Star ‘Hideout’ Disqualified


CHENNAI:Eighteen lawmakers of Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK loyal to sacked chief VK Sasikala have been disqualified in a move that indemnifies Chief Minister E Palaniswami, should he face a trust vote. The rebel lawmakers have been sequestered in different resorts for days by Sasikala’s nephew TTV Dhinakaran, who was also …

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Why Is PM Abe Being Hosted In Gujarat, Not Delhi, Asks Congress


NEW DELHI: The Congress, on Wednesday, raised questions over Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s state visit to Ahmedabad and not the country’s national capital and hoped it would not be used for political purposes in view of the forthcoming Gujarat assembly elections. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said it was “quixotic” …

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What Japan And India Both Gain From New Bullet Train


Japan’s government and its rail companies lobbied the U.S. for years to sell its bullet-train technology and found little success. Finally, there’s an international buyer: India. India is poised to become the first to import the iconic ‘Shinkansen’ bullet-train technology after Japan’s near-neighbor Taiwan, and that will be a highlight …

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