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Kashmir’s chance

Kashmir never had a chance. Just when progress through the British missionaries was making an impact on the awareness of the people as to what it meant to have human rights, and the right to dignity, the Indian independence struggle started generating political awareness against the British imperial power; a paradox considering that most of […]

Kamal takes up AIADMK challenge

Kamal Haasan in Chennai on Thursday. (AFP) Chennai, July 20: Actor Kamal Haasan today announced that he had already entered politics and launched a movement against “corruption” of Tamil Nadu ministers, bringing alive the moribund political scenario in the state and sending social media into a tizzy. Kamal has also accepted with alacrity the […]

Global Journalist: Brazil Engulfed by Corruption Probes

Homosexuality may not be illegal in China, but LGBT people in the world’s most populous country often live their lives in the shadows. By one estimate, as many as 80 percent of the country’s 20 million gay men marry women due to social pressure. The phenomenon is so common it has its own word in […]

Brazil engulfed by corruption probes [program]

If you think the investigation into possible collusion with Russia by the Trump campaign has been a blow to the U.S. political system, consider Brazil.  There, President Michel Temer and every single living ex-president have been caught up in a massive anti-corruption investigation. Others who are being investigated or have already been charged include cabinet […]

Lawmakers call for accountability of all

ISLAMABAD: Lawmakers in the Upper House of the Parliament on Thursday called for across the board accountability of all rather than targeting a single family. They said there should not be any discrimination and everybody should be taken to task. Opening discussion on the JIT report constituted on Panama Papers case, Senator Muhammad Azam Swati […]

Where Is China’s Corruption Crackdown?

The campaign continues despite a somewhat rocky road. By Chris Zhang for The Diplomat July 21, 2017 The head of the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) anti-corruption watchdog, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), has blasted President Xi Jinping and the Chinese government’s lack of progress in eradicating corruption since he took power five years ago. […]

China punishes 210,000 officials for corruption | China News

Chinese authorities have punished more than 210,000 officials for corruption in the first half of 2017, according to the Communist Party’s corruption watchdog. In a statement on Thursday, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) said anti-corruption institutions received 1.31 million complaints and opened 260,000 cases this year. Of that number, “210,000 people have been […]