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संविधान, न्यायपालिका और कांग्रेस शासन की स्मृतियां
हाल ही में टीवी पर एक साक्षात्कार में श्री हरीश साल्वे ने कहा कि भारतीय जनता पार्टी (भाजपा) के कुछ नेताओं के लिए कहा कि “आपके पास पूर्ण बहुमत हो सकता है, लेकिन कृपया मीडिया, राजनीतिक कार्यकर्ताओं और जनहित याचिकाएं (पीआईएल) दाखिल कर अदालती मुकदमों का सहारा लेने वाले लोगों की हिला देने वाली ताकत को कम कर नहीं आंकें।”
Modi's Cultural Diplomacy: Bearing Fruits in Nepal
During his Premiership of four years, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Nepal four times – twice in 2014 and twice in 2018.
Is BIMSTEC Finding due Attention?
Conceived and formed in 1997 at Bangkok initially as a grouping of Bay of Bengal littoral countries, the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) grouping has expanded to include hinterland countries like Nepal and Bhutan.
Peace Mission 2018 - the Larger Perspective
Somebody queried, "While Indian armed forces do joint military exercises with almost every nation in the immediate neighbourhood, even China, and with many others in the external environment, why not with Pakistan"?
The Tehran Summit
The trilateral Summit of Iran, Turkey and Russia concluded in Tehran on 7th September with a reaffirmation of support for the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria. The
Developments in West Asia, August 2018
Jordan-Palestine Confederation President Trump had spoken about his “ Deal of the Century” for resolving the Palestinian issue.
Visit of the Chinese Defence Minister: A Missed Opportunity to Establish Hot Line between the Two Armies?
The Chinese Defence Minister, Lieutenant General Wei Fenghe, visited India for four days, from 21 to 24 Aug 18. This visit was significant from more than one perspective.
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