Reports suggest that Democratic party candidate for US President, Barack Obama, carries a tiny Hanuman with him. Along with it he also carries a bracelet belonging to an American soldier deployed in Iraq, a gambler’s lucky chit and Madonna and child. The influence of Hinduism could be traced to Indonesia where he spent his initial […]
Politics is a wide sector defining activities associated with the governance of a country, which involves achieving and exercising positions of governance or an organized control, as well as making decisions on behalf of the country. The types of political systems include Authoritarianism, where the government takes all the control and people have no power and are obligated to blind obedience to the authority in power, for instance, dictatorship and totalitarianism; Monarchy, which is an undivided rule or absolute sovereignty by a king or a queen, who take total control. However, there are two types of Monarchies, absolute monarchy, which operates like a dictatorship and constitutional monarchy, which enables the royal family limited powers and collaboratively works with the officially-elected body; lastly, Democracy, where people have the power to form the government. It is said to be by the people, for the people, and of the people.
Some of the global concerns of global politics are globalization in terms of social power, the rise of communism, the development of the atomic bomb and hydrogen bomb for mass destruction, etc. According to research conducted by a professor of political science, the factors affecting global politics are values, norms, ideas, and belief systems.
Under pressure from the Left parties to make clear whether the Indo-US nuclear deal is on or off, government on Monday said the operationalization of the deal will take place in accordance with the UPA-Left committee’s findings. External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee made this clear after a meeting between leaders of the Left parties and […]
A relentless crackdown on Myanmar’s pro-democracy activists showed no sign of easing with the junta announcing on Sunday that 78 more people have been detained in spite of global outrage and new sanctions. The latest arrests, reported by the state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper, brought to nearly 1,000 the number of people the military […]
Mid Day, a Delhi tabloid, ran a series of stories in May which said Y.K. Sabharwal, until recently the most powerful man in the Indian judiciary, had used his office to benefit his sons’ businesses, among other allegations. Last week, Delhi High Court sentenced two editors who reported the stories, the paper’s publisher and a […]
“It was a classic case of how the government was casual and careless in dealing with such sensitive issues which hurt the sentiments of crores of people,” Venkaiah Naidu said. In a damage control exercise, the government suspended two officers of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and withdrew the controversial affidavit on Lord Ram, the […]
Looking back at the previous Presidents of our country one finds that the thirteen presidents came to power in the similar fashion.
Gujjars and Meenas who lived peacefully as neighbors for decades are today at daggers drawn. Lifelong friends have developed visceral hatred for each other. As politicians play their games, the nation is being torn apart. Those who think the crisis has ended need to re-think. The crisis has begun. It will spread to other states, […]
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