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Modi’s Foreign Performance: 38 Tours in 24 Months

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Modi’s Foreign Performance: 38 Tours in 24 Months

Narendra Modi is spending public money lavishly just to gain some cheap publicity for himself on foreign lands because as an illiterate, Modi is suffering from inferiority complex. By Rakesh Raman The jet-setting Prime Minister (PM) of India, Narendra Modi, is back after his five-day (June 4 – June 8) tour of Afghanistan, State of [...]

Why India Wants to Make Yoga a Mass Movement

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Why India Wants to Make Yoga a Mass Movement

Yoga being a passive exercise makes you lazy and lethargic, although modern Yogis try to falsely convince themselves that they are getting healthier. By Rakesh Raman A minister in the BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shripad Yesso Naik, has asked people to participate in the International Day of Yoga celebrations being held [...]

Punjab Facing Major Drug Problem: Rahul Gandhi

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Punjab Facing Major Drug Problem: Rahul Gandhi

Drug addiction among youth is the result of increasing unemployment in the country. Delhi, for example, is the new evil centre of drug addicts. By Rakesh Raman Although drug addiction is quite common among youth in all parts of India, Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi has focused his attention on Punjab, which will witness state election [...]

Need to Improve Quality of Education: President of India

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Need to Improve Quality of Education: President of India

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of a book titled “The Education President” Wednesday at a function held in Rashtrapati Bhavan. He received the book from Vice President, Mohammad Hamid Ansari who formally released it. The book highlights President Mukherjee’s contribution to the field of higher education as Visitor to 116 [...]

Increasing Violence Damaging India’s Economy: Report

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Increasing Violence Damaging India’s Economy: Report

Violence impacted India’s economy by $679.80 billion in 2016, 9% of India’s GDP, or $525 per person. Plus, India is ranked as the 141st country in the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2016 released today, and is ranked fifth out of the seven countries in the South Asia region. The tenth edition of the GPI highlights [...]

Government Plans Congestion Tax on Private Vehicles in Delhi

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Government Plans Congestion Tax on Private Vehicles in Delhi

If the government really wants to remove polluting vehicles from the country – or particularly Delhi – it must impose some back-breaking penalties on car owners. A high-powered committee on ‘Decongestion of Traffic in Delhi’ has called for a paradigm shift in transport planning and policy interventions to check explosive growth in automobile population in [...]

Should Narendra Modi Address the US Congress?

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Should Narendra Modi Address the US Congress?

The U.S. administration had denied visa to Narendra Modi in view of the allegations of human rights violations against him in the 2002 incidents of riots and carnage. By Rakesh Raman The jet-setting Prime Minister (PM) of India, Narendra Modi, is flying again. Now, he will be visiting Afghanistan, State of Qatar, Switzerland, United States [...]

Sudarshan Shetty to Join Rolls-Royce Art Programme

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Sudarshan Shetty to Join Rolls-Royce Art Programme

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced Thursday that Indian artist Sudarshan Shetty will be the next artist to be commissioned for the Rolls-Royce Art Programme. According to Rolls-Royce, Shetty is one of the most renowned Indian artists of his generation and is acclaimed for his artistic practice, which includes enigmatic sculptural installations that reflect on urban contemporary [...]

India Honors Civil Services Examination Toppers

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India Honors Civil Services Examination Toppers

An Indian government minister Jitendra Singh felicitated the Civil Services Examination (CSE) 2015 toppers on Wednesday. The interaction was organised by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that good governance is essential for the development of the country and the [...]

Swachh Parks Campaign Launched in India

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Swachh Parks Campaign Launched in India

As a part of fortnightly thematic campaigns under Swachh Bharat Mission, the Ministry of Urban Development in India has asked States and Union Territories to focus on ensuring sanitation and cleanliness in all the parks in urban areas. Swachh Parks campaign will be taken up during June 1-15, 2016. The Ministry also issued Standard Operating [...]

India Ranked No.1 with 18 Million Slaves

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India Ranked No.1 with 18 Million Slaves

In terms of absolute numbers, India remains the highest with an estimated 18.35 million enslaved people. A global survey of 167 countries has found that today 45.8 million people – including men, women, and children – are living in some form of slavery. Of these, 58% of slaves live in five countries: India, China, Pakistan, [...]

Congress Booklet Reveals the “Lies” of Modi Government

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Congress Booklet Reveals the “Lies” of Modi Government

The average citizen needs jobs and income. They cannot consume GDP numbers, says Congress. Congress leader Randeep Surjewala and a former minister, P. Chidambaram released a booklet Saturday to highlight the failures of the BJP government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Titled ‘Two Years of Failed Promises & Lies of Modi Government,’ the 60-page [...]