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The Daily 202: How EPA chief Scott Pruitt wants to redefine ‘environmentalism’ 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
In an interview, Pruitt explains why he wants to partner with the businesses he regulates.
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Indira: The XX factor 17.11.2017 BusinessLine - BL Ink
Her own party projects her as a messiah of the poor, while the Opposition gleefully reduces her to a ruthless architect of the Emergency, but neither does justice to the unique trail that Indira Gandhi blazed in the political firmament. A complex figure, she happened to live and rule at a time of great change
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Political world in Washington and Minnesota rocked by harassment allegations 17.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The allegations against Sen. Al Franken are the latest in a groundswell of complaints to surface in recent weeks. Here's a Q&A to get you caught up.
Open to alliance with secular parties with certain conditions: Mayawati 16.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The BSP supremo made the comments at the meeting of party coordinators in Lucknow ahead of municipal body elections in Uttar Pradesh
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Open to alliance with secular parties but only if we get a respectable share: Mayawati 16.11.2017 deccanherald.com
BSP chief Mayawati said today that her party favoured joining hands with secular parties to check "communal parties" in Lok Sabha and state polls but only if it gets a respectable number of seats to contest. She said that even for the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls her party leader Satish Mishra held talks with senior Congressman Ahmed Patel but the outcome was not encouraging. "Our party is in favour of fighting the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections in alliance with any secular party, but only when it gets a respectable number of seats in seat sharing or else it would go alone," Mayawati was quoted in a party release issued here. The BSP president who today convened a meeting of senior party leaders to pass directions for the coming urban local bodies polls, which the party is contesting on its "elephant" symbol for the first time, said that any partymen entering the fray as independents will be expelled. Referring to recent efforts at seat sharing, she said that the Congress did not approve ...
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A military coup is afoot in Zimbabwe: What's next for the embattled nation? 16.11.2017 Latest News
Those waters, in the shadow of Robert Mugabe's heritage, will take a few more generations of hard political work to clear
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House Dems introduce impeachment articles against Trump 16.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"We have taken this action because of great concerns for the country and our Constitution and our national security and our democracy," Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., said at a news conference to announce the effort.
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Tom Steyer's impeachment petition is exactly what the timid Democratic Party needs 15.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: By criticizing Tom Steyer’s campaign to get more voters and lawmakers to support impeaching President Trump, Doyle McManus champions the Democrats’ decades-long error of assuming the next election will fix everything on its own. (“Tom Steyer's impeachment petition will only make...

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Italy's Far Right Flexes Campaign Muscle 15.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: World
Two of Italy’s leading political forces have shifted to the right ahead of national elections next year in which far-right parties are poised to play a pivotal role, feeding a debate over the country’s fascist past.
Battle for a judge's post in ICJ: India, UK run into stalemate 14.11.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Dalveer Bhandari from India and Christopher Greenwood from the UK are seeking re-election at the Hague-based International Court of Justice
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Muslim vote matters in Gujarat but not enough to make a difference 14.11.2017 Rediff: Columns
The Congress considers the community to be in its fold without bothering about its representation or welfare while the BJP assumes that the Muslims would not vote for its candidates, says Shafeeq Rahman.
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BJP is certain it will win Gujarat 14.11.2017 Rediff: News
The BJP assessment -- or at least that of some of its leaders -- is that the Congress in Gujarat has peaked too soon, having already fired all its weapons and has nothing new to say.
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Rahul Gandhi to take over as Congress president after Nov 19, before Gujarat election 13.11.2017 India Today| Must Read
The CWC meeting is expected to finalise a schedule for the election of the next president; Rahul's is expected to be the only nomination to be filed, making it a unanimous election within the party.
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Hardik's is not the only Patel rebellion that Modi, Amit Shah have faced in Gujarat 13.11.2017 India Today| Must Read
As chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi faced a Patel rebellion in almost every election in the state. Can Hardik Patel make this year's Gujarat election different?
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In high-tax California, a vote to scrap deductions could be the kiss of death for endangered House Republicans 13.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Some of America’s most important political races will be run next year in seven California congressional districts. That seems strange.

Normally, these contests would be obscure asterisks outside their local areas. The Republican incumbents would win, most of them comfortably. But these aren’t...

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Tom Steyer's impeachment movement could help Tom Steyer (and that's about it) 12.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

There are two ways to impeach a president and remove him from office. Only one of them has ever worked.

The first way is to let evidence from investigations slowly build a bipartisan consensus for impeachment. That’s how Richard Nixon was pushed out of office in 1974. (Nixon resigned before he...

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Why did a founder exit Mamata’s party? 11.11.2017 Hindu: National
Why did Mukul Roy quit TMC?There are several reasons why Mukul Roy, one of the Trinamool Congress’s founding members, severed ties with the party, but he offered three. Before joining the Bharatiya Ja...
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Congress daydreaming about 2019 prospects: Vinay Sahasrabuddhe 11.11.2017 Columns
The Opposition wants to abuse all our efforts because the shoe is pinching, says the BJP leader
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Gujarat election opinion poll: Patidars and Patels could play kingmaker, says survey 10.11.2017 India Today| Must Read
Patidar and Patel community to play a big role in the outcome of this upcoming assembly election in Gujarat, says election opinion poll.
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Himachal polls: Why Dhumal may last as CM only till 2019 LS polls even if BJP wins 9.11.2017 India Today| Must Read
According to a survey conducted by India Today-Axis My India in October, BJP will win the Himachal Pradesh Assembly election by defeating the Congress government led by Virbhadra Singh.
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