Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:54
Paper No. 5847 Dated 18-Dec-2014
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
On 15th December, President Yameen sacked the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ahmed Faiz and another Judge Muthasim Adnan on the recommendation of the Judicial Commission and approved by the Majlis all within a space of five days.
Article 154 of the Constitution states that a judge can be removed only after the Judicial Service Commission finds the judge to be guilt of gross incompetence or misconduct.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 06:00
Paper No. 5846 Dated 18-Dec-2014
Guest Column by Dr. Sudhanshu Tripathi
The current tensions in West Asia and the war clouds over the skies of Iraq due to rise of ISIS militants have their roots in the economics of oil resources of the Persian Gulf and the politics of American interests to remain predominant in the region.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 05:55
Paper No. 5845 Dated 18-Dec-2014
By Col. R. Hariharan
[Based on excerpts from an interview in a TV channel beamed on the occasion of ‘Vijaya Divas’ on December 16, 2014.]
Q: On the occasion of the Victory Day commemorating India’s victory in the 1971 India-Pakistan War, what are your thoughts in general?
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:10
Paper No 5844 Dated 16-Dec-2014
By Dr Subhash Kapila
India under Modi Sarkar sits atop the strategic pyramid with Russia and the United States at the base at opposing ends intending to reinforce their respective Strategic Partnerships with India to their advantage.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:08
Paper No. 5843 Dated 16-Dec-2014
By Col. R. Hariharan
After President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his surprise challenger Maithripala Sirisena, General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), who quit his office as Minister, filed their nominations for the Presidential election on January 8, 2015 the contest has become exciting.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:06
Paper No. 5842 Dated 16-Dec-2014
There is no doubt that the policy of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) led by Xi Jinping , is to further accelerate economic reforms; and at the same time, like the earlier regimes, firmly against political liberalization in the country.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 06:48
Note No. 729 Dated 12-Dec-2015
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan.
It looks almost certain that the self-imposed deadline of 22nd January to get the new constitution ready cannot be adhered to.