Annexure

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Annexation (Latin ad, to, and nexus, joining) is the de jure incorporation of some territory into another geo-political entity (either adjacent or non-contiguous). Usually, it is implied that the territory and population being annexed is the smaller, more peripheral, and weaker of the two merging entities, barring physical size. It can also imply a certain measure of coercion, expansionism or unilateralism on the part of the stronger of the merging entities. Because of this, more positive terms like political union or reunification are sometimes preferred. Annexation differs from cession and amalgamation, because unlike cession where territory is given or sold through treaty, or amalgamation (where the authorities of both sides are asked if they agree with the merge), annexation is a unilateral act where territory is seized and held by one state that tries to make its move legitimate by being recognised by the other international bodies (i.e. countries and intergovernmental organisations).

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  • Digvijaya writes to Chouhan with ‘proof’ of graft
    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday wrote a letter to Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan along with a 180-page annexure containing “proof” of alleged corruption involving his family. Read more on this news related to 'Annexure'
  • SEBI issues clarifications on AIF norms
    SEBI has clarified that the deadline for sending of annexure to the placement memorandum to the investors is extended till August 31, 2014 Read more on this news related to 'Annexure'

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