India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has scheduled an all-party meeting for tomorrow. He hopes to forge a compromise on the proposed corruption agency, which is at the heart of veteran social activist Anna Hazare’s hunger strike.The 74-year old Hazare has entered a second week of fasting.
All this week, WBEZ is looking at Rahm Emanuel’s first 100 days as Chicago mayor.One of Emanuel’s pledges is to push for the creation of the city’s first bus-rapid-transit line. The idea behind BRT is to deliver the benefits of rail at a fraction of the cost.
India is a clear outlier in the global nuclear community. Though the South Asian nation possesses nuclear weapons, it refused to sign the Non-Proliferation Treaty.For decades, signatories of the NPT labeled India an outcast. But power dynamics shifted in 2008, when the U.S.
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Naoto Kan said something few expected ever to hear from a Japanese leader: He called for the country to become a society that “can do without atomic energy.” Daniel Aldrich, a Japan expert and political science professor at Purdue University, dissects the statement
India’s cabinet has approved a proposal to purchase $4 billion worth of military aircraft from Chicago-based Boeing Co.According to an official from India’s defense ministry, the country plans to buy ten C-17 aircraft, a large combat plane used to move troops and cargo internationally.
The Pakistani government is questioning the credibility of a key witness in a terrorism trial in Chicago. David Coleman Headley is testifying that his friend Tahawwur Rana provided material support for the 2008 Mumbai, India attacks.
An admitted terrorist will be back on the stand Tuesday in a Chicago courtroom. David Headley is the government's star witness in the terrorism trial of Chicagoan Tahawwur Rana, but Headley is a sketchy star witness. He's been convicted twice for bringing heroin into the U.S.