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Sonia Gandhi: Events in Kashmir Are Tragic

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Sonia Gandhi: Events in Kashmir Are Tragic

International human rights agencies report that the abuses in Kashmir range from mass killings, enforced disappearances, torture, rape and sexual abuse to political repression and suppression of freedom of speech. By Rakesh Raman Congress President Sonia Gandhi said Wednesday that events in the Kashmir valley are tragic and pose a grave challenge to the country. [...]

Swayam Prabha to Provide Educational Content in Homes

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Swayam Prabha to Provide Educational Content in Homes

The Government of India has approved a project to launch ‘Swayam Prabha,’ which aims to start 32 Direct to Home (DTH) Television Channels for providing educational content to teachers, students, and citizens across the country for their lifelong learning. This information was given Monday by India’s Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister, Prakash Javadekar. According to [...]

Narendra Modi Expects Good Debates in Parliament

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Narendra Modi Expects Good Debates in Parliament

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, said today that politicians need to have high quality debates in the Parliament. Modi was speaking outside the Parliament ahead of the Monsoon Session of 2016. He said this year 15th August will be a major milestone to commemorate the 70th year of India’s independence. This session is [...]

India Eliminates Yaws, Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

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India Eliminates Yaws, Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

World Health Organization (WHO) presented Thursday certificates declaring elimination of yaws and maternal and neonatal tetanus to India’s Health and Family Welfare Minister, Mr J P Nadda. “India’s focussed approach on making maternal and newborn care accessible to all and addressing health care equity more generally has made these remarkable successes possible. These victories are [...]

Wanna Talk to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal?

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Wanna Talk to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal?

In an ongoing online survey on the RMN News Service, when people were asked “Are you satisfied with the work of AAP government in Delhi?” 79% said they are not satisfied, only 11% said they are satisfied while 10% could not decide. By Rakesh Raman While the living conditions in Delhi are going from bad [...]

Kashmir Burning. Muslims Meet Indian Rulers

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Kashmir Burning. Muslims Meet Indian Rulers

Kashmir has been facing a series of violent incidents since the killing of a 22-year-old rebel leader Burhan Wani by the Indian security forces. By Rakesh Raman A delegation of Imams led by Dr. Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi, Chief All India Imams Organization, met India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday in the backdrop of the [...]

Are BJP Rulers Killing Education System of India?

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Are BJP Rulers Killing Education System of India?

स्कूल की बिल्डिंग स्कूल नहीं है। स्कूल का अर्थ तो स्कूल की पढ़ाई है, जो किसी स्कूल में नहीं हो रही। ~ Rakesh Raman No sooner did the government release the Draft National Education Policy, 2016 than the Congress unleashed a series of attacks on the Narendra Modi’s BJP government. A Congress leader Manish Tewari [...]

Twenty New Ministers Assume Office in India

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Twenty New Ministers Assume Office in India

In today’s increasingly specialized and cut-throat world, a person needs in-depth knowledge and extensive domain expertise to handle a particular department even in a small company. But it is highly unfortunate that people with no qualification or expertise in the field are being appointed as ministers in India to manage highly complex domains of governance. [...]

Prakash Javadekar Is the New HRD Minister in India

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Prakash Javadekar Is the New HRD Minister in India

In today’s increasingly specialized and cut-throat world, a person needs in-depth knowledge and extensive domain expertise to handle a particular department even in a small company. But it is highly unfortunate that people with no qualification or expertise in the field are being appointed as ministers in India to manage highly complex domains of governance. [...]

School Education in India: Challenges and Solutions

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School Education in India: Challenges and Solutions

Although the quality of education for all types of education – basic as well as advanced – need to be improved in India, the immediate need is to focus on improving the school education standard which is going from bad to worse. As school education is supposed to build a strong foundation for the subsequent [...]

What Is the State of Human Rights in Myanmar?

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What Is the State of Human Rights in Myanmar?

A United Nations human rights expert urged Monday the international community rushing to forge or strengthen political or economic ties with Myanmar not to undermine the country’s rights priorities. “International actors must continue to prioritize human rights, particularly in business and investment relations,” said Yanghee Lee, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human [...]

Indian Athletes Get Ready for the Olympics Picnic

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Indian Athletes Get Ready for the Olympics Picnic

Believe it or not, the Olympics performance is directly proportional to the economic performance of a country. By Rakesh Raman Disturbing Facts: – In Olympics (from 1896 – 2012) India could win only 9 gold medals – 8 in Field Hockey and 1 in Shooting. – In the past three Olympics (2004, 2008, 2012), India [...]

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