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Dum Laga Ke Haisha Kicks Off Holi Festival

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Dum Laga Ke Haisha Kicks Off Holi Festival

The team of Bollywood film Dum Laga Ke Haisha kicked off Holi, a festival of colors which is being celebrated in India today. The team came at the Yash Raj Films (YRF) Studios on Thursday for the celebration. First time Producer Maneesh Sharma and Director Sharat Katariya, along with lead actor Ayushmann Khurrana, introduced the [...]

Rajeev Menon: Marriott’s Chief Operations Officer

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Rajeev Menon: Marriott’s Chief Operations Officer

Marriott International announced today that Rajeev Menon, currently VP – South Asia, will take over as the Chief Operations Officer (COO) for Marriott International in South-East Asia & Pacific. In his new capacity, Menon will be a key member of the continent’s senior leadership team and will function as the operational business leader for the [...]

Can Aam Aadmi Party Stay United? No Way.

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Can Aam Aadmi Party Stay United? No Way.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was founded on the vices of greed and one-upmanship where everybody is ready to pull everybody else down deceptively. By Rakesh Raman The fledgling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is a classic case of political dirt in the already dirty Indian politics. Within just two weeks of its victory in the Delhi [...]

BMW: Luxury Mobility Partner of Delhi Airport

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BMW: Luxury Mobility Partner of Delhi Airport

BMW said today it is now the official choice for VIP movements at Delhi International Airport. All dignitaries, leading businessmen and eminent personalities transiting through the VIP Lounge will now be chauffeured in BMW vehicles. President, BMW Group India along with Gaurav Bhatia, Director – Bird Automotive handed over the cars to Marcel Hungerbuehler, Chief [...]

Delhi Rapist: Girl Was Responsible for Her Death

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Delhi Rapist: Girl Was Responsible for Her Death

By Rakesh Raman Mukesh Singh, one of the convicted men in the 2012 gang rape in a moving bus in Delhi, has blamed the 23-year-old victim for her death. Recounting the rape incident, Singh said that the girl shouldn’t have fought back and should have allowed the rape to happen silently to avoid murder. In [...]

BJP Budget: Dhan Wapsi Budget for the Corporates

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BJP Budget: Dhan Wapsi Budget for the Corporates

Arun Jaitley, the Finance Minister of India, presented the Union Budget 2015-16 in the Lok Sabha on Saturday. Like all governments in India claim, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government also believes that it’s a pro-poor Budget. However, the opposition political parties have dismissed the government claims, saying the Budget has ignored the needs [...]

Petition Demands Justice for Avijit Roy’s Killing in Dhaka

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Petition Demands Justice for Avijit Roy’s Killing in Dhaka

An online petition addressed to Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat, the U.S. Ambassador in Bangladesh, aims to seek justice for the murder of blogger Avijit Roy. Hosted on Avaaz, a community campaigning site, the petition was posted from the U.S. on Saturday. Avijit Roy and his wife were attacked Thursday in Dhaka. Roy, a U.S. national [...]

Congress Protests Against BJP’s Land Acquisition Ordinance

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Congress Protests Against BJP’s Land Acquisition Ordinance

Congress held Wednesday a rally to protest against the Land Acquisition ordinance brought by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in India. Congress leaders Digvijay Singh, Jairam Ramesh and Ahmed Patel were present at the “Zameen Wapsi Andolan” organized at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Congress leaders dubbed the changes BJP is trying to make [...]

Indian Railway Budget: “High on Hype, Low on Content”

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Indian Railway Budget: “High on Hype, Low on Content”

The Railway Budget presented today by the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu promises better rail infrastructure in the country without increasing the fares for consumers. However, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has termed the Rail Budget for 2015-16 as “high on hyperbole but low on content.” In fact, according to CPI-M, the Budget has spelt [...]

Will Rahul Gandhi be the New Congress President?

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Will Rahul Gandhi be the New Congress President?

The buzz is getting louder that Nehru-Gandhi scion Rahul Gandhi is all set to take Congress party’s reigns in his hands some time during April. By Rakesh Raman If you prefer to believe in rumours, you should not have any hesitation in accepting this rumour as true. The buzz is getting louder that Nehru-Gandhi scion [...]

Hazare, Kejriwal Join Forces to Target Narendra Modi

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Hazare, Kejriwal Join Forces to Target Narendra Modi

Anna Hazare argues that Narendra Modi wants to benefit a few rich capitalists who are hand in glove with Modi and his BJP. By Rakesh Raman After an emotional split of a couple years, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has come back today to his mentor Anna Hazare, a firebrand social activist. Kejriwal was [...]

Harley-Davidson Project LiveWire Goes Global

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Harley-Davidson Project LiveWire Goes Global

Riders around the world will have the chance to add their voices to help shape the future of Project LiveWire, Harley-Davidson’s first electric motorcycle, as the company’s Project LiveWire Experience tour expands globally in 2015. Select consumers in Asia, Europe, Canada, and the United States will have an opportunity to ride and provide feedback on [...]

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