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Parliamentary Debate on Government Roadmap Turns into Sledge Fest

Tuesday's parliamentary discussion on the motion of thanks in the 16th Lok Sabha following President Pranab Mukherjee's address in a joint sitting on Monday turned out to be a mud-slinging match, with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajiv Pratap Rudy slamming the Congress for its failures, even calling it a "regional party". Jun 10, 2014
Narendra Modi met with Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on Monday

Positive Takeaways from Modi-Wang Meet

Reciprocating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's gesture of inviting Chinese premier Li Keqiang to India, China's foreign minister Wang Yi extended the Chinese government's invitation to Modi to visit the country, which the latter graciously accepted. Jun 10, 2014
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China Justifies Stapled Visa Policy, Gives Fresh Stir-up to Visa Storm

The issue of stapled visas given to residents of Arunachal Pradesh by the Chinese government, which it claims is part of its country and often refers to as 'southern Tibet', has once again come under the scanner, after it was raked up at the fag end of the Chinese foreign minister's two-day visit to the country. Jun 10, 2014
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Rajapaksa Orders Release of 78 Indian Fishermen

In a goodwill gesture, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday, 9 May, ordered the release of 78 fishermen from India, who were arrested by the Lankan Navy on 7 June for encroaching the island nation's sea territory. Jun 10, 2014