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French Socialists Face Crisis as Leading Supporters Launch Frontal Attack on Valls Government.

Trop, c’est trop: Enough is Enough!

The publication of  SORTIR DE L’IMPASSE signed by 17 leading left figures, headed by Martine Aubry, and including  centrist Green, Daniel Cohn-Bendit (MEP), Socialist MPs, Yann Galut, Chaynesse Khirouni, Christian Paul) and intellectuels et économistes Michel Vieworka, Daniel Cohen) is shaking the French political scene. 1,037 more words

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Why a new citizenship law in France has outraged the French left - The Washington Post

Good summary:

On Wednesday, the Assemblé Nationale voted 317 to 199 in favor of a constitutional amendment that would permit one of the most controversial pieces of French legislation in recent years — the so-called 

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Christine Taubira, justice minister at odds with French government, resigns

A further reflection of the divisions within the Hollande government and party members and supporters over the proposed citizenship revocation measures:

French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira, a left-winger often considered at odds with her government on matters of law and order enforcement, resigned on Wednesday, President Francois Hollande’s office said in a statement.

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President Hollande's musings on India

You have to hand it to the French. They look effortlessly stylish- think Christine Lagarde, the French Managing Director of the IMF.

Even when they wear plain work clothes they come encased in an inherited frisson of elegance- the 1789 French revolution, it seems,  diffused aristocratic elegance more evenly rather than destroying it all together, as in Russia. 1,138 more words

Indian 67th Republic Day Parade

image by the hindubusinessline.com

Today is the spectacular Indian 67th annual Republic Day parade celebration  with festivals,  parade that celebrates the animals, people , children, and military power of this, the world’s largest democracy.   598 more words