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Reports Claim UPA Wasted Tens of Billions of Dollars

India’s constitutional body, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), which has given the Unite Progressive Alliance (UPA) ruling coalition many headaches over the past three years, struck again today when it released three reports claiming the government lost tens of billions of dollars on contracts awarded to the coal, power, and aviation industries. The CAG reports gave much-needed fodder to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led opposition which wasted no time in demanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s resignation.
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The Battle for States Rights in India

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

NEW DELHI–Indian chief ministers from the non-Congress states are attacking the proposed creation of the National Counter-Terrorism Center (NCTC) by the ruling Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA). This center, like its na... Read Post

Family Dollar rejects Dollar General bid

News : The Newsroom (yesterday)

Discount chain Family Dollar rejected a $9.7 billion takeover bid by larger rival Dollar General Thursday, saying the tie-up could run afoul of US anti-monopoly rules. Dollar General launched a bidding war Monday for Family Dollar S... Read Post

India’s Ruling Coalition Grants Itself a Good Report Card

News / International Affairs : Global Spin (last year)

A renascent and inclusive economy, better governance, better distribution of welfare programs and improved relations with neighbors – these, claims India’s ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition, are the four cornerstone... Read Post


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