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Monthly News March 2015

Live AAP crisis: Party set for a split?

Live AAP crisis: Party set for a split?

Talks between the embittered factions of the Aam Aadmi Party seemed to fall apart without any hope of salvation, Thursday night. Dissenting AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav wrote an open letter to party chief and their main foe Arvind Kejriwal, in which they indicted his side of... read more »

Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew wanted In...

Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew wanted India in leadership role in SE Asia

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who personally knew many Indian leaders, wanted India to take a leadership role in South East Asia. Lee, who died this week at the age of 91, personally knew many Indian leaders and most of its prime ministers, from Jawaharlal Nehru... read more »

Yemen: Saudi strikes rebels; Iran warns ...

Yemen: Saudi strikes rebels; Iran warns of ‘dangerous step’

Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition kept up raids against Huthi Shiite rebels on Friday in support of Yemen’s embattled president, who headed to an Arab summit to garner support as Iran warned the intervention was “dangerous”. Powerful explosions rocked Sanaa soon after rebel... read more »

New York fire, building collapse injure ...

New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed

An apartment building collapsed in a fiery burst of rubble on Thursday and flames spread to nearby buildings in what officials said appeared to be a gas-related explosion, injuring at least a dozen people and scattering debris across surrounding streets in the heart of Manhattan’s... read more »

Singapore Extends Viewing for Lee With Mile-Long Line

Singapore’s government extended viewing hours for people to file past the coffin of first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as thousands lined up in the city’s midday heat. The line... read more »

Congress lashes out at Bharatiya Janata Party over SC order on Section 66A

Congress on Tuesday hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Supreme Court order on Section 66A of the IT Act noting that Arun Jaitley who had dubbed the law as “online... read more »

French Alps air disaster: Investigators seek clues into the Germanwings mystery day after ...

French investigators will sift through wreckage on Wednesday for clues into why a German Airbus ploughed into an Alpine mountainside, killing all 150 people on board including 16... read more »

Taiwanese President Flies to Singapore to Pay Last Respects to Lee Kuan Yew: Reports

TAIPEI: Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou flew to Singapore today, a source familiar with the matter said, amid local media reports that Ma would pay his last respects to Singapore’s... read more »

Nirbhaya documentary: SC seeks response from 2 lawyers for making...

New Delhi: As the ban on the telecast of controversial BBC documentary “India’s Daughter” on the December 16, 2012, gang-rape continues, the Supreme Court on Tuesday sought... read more »