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The great American dream is an integral part of America. It’s ‘great’ in that it symbolises not truth, but hope when the truth is disillusioning; it symbolises not facts, but ideals when facts are unnerving; it symbolises not likelihood, but promise when likelihood is all but bleak.
The fact that it has allowed individuals named in chargesheets to continue as ministers is evidence that the Congress runs Andhra Pradesh as if it is its fiefdom, without a care for ethics in public life.
The Sarabjit-Sanaullah episode shows that for all of India’s attempts to project itself as an emerging global power, with a footprint larger than just the South Asian peninsula, it is unable to break out of its hyphenated relationship with Pakistan.
If there was no wrongdoing in the allocation of coal blocks, why did the Law Minister and officials from the Prime Minister’s Office go to such elaborate lengths to doctor the CBI’s draft report – and get top law officers to lie in court?
The death toll from the collapse of a building housing five garment factories has climbed to nearly 900, officials said on Thursday, as authorities continue to search for more bodies two weeks after the worst garment manufacturing disaster in the world.
Ferguson showed that world-class man-management skills were more important than picking the perfect formation. It took something approaching genius qualities to get Eric Cantona, Roy Keane and Peter Schmeichel – all volatile personalities with exceptionally big egos – to pull together for the common cause.