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Are You a Shah Rukh Khan Film Fan?

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Are You a Shah Rukh Khan Film Fan?

Despite churning out a large number of films, Bollywood’s share is a poor 1% in the global film market of an estimated $15 billion. By Rakesh Raman Yash Raj Films (YRF), a leading film production company in India, has announced its new project, Fan. The company has released a new teaser trailer for the film. [...]

Are Foreign Investors Pulling Out of India?

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Are Foreign Investors Pulling Out of India?

As Narendra Modi is being pooh-poohed by every wise Indian for his repeated failures, it is believed that he is perhaps the most hated Prime Minister of India. Under Modi’s 20-month rule, the country of 1.25 billion people has gone back by almost 20 years. Today, the people of India are suffering under the unprecedented [...]

Will China Release Uighur Professor Ilham Tohti?

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Will China Release Uighur Professor Ilham Tohti?

According to human rights organization Amnesty International, 400 academics from across the world have called on China’s President Xi Jinping to immediately release Uighur Professor Ilham Tohti, on the second anniversary of the day he was taken into custody by authorities. In an open letter dated January 15 to President Xi, scholars from academic institutions [...]

Narendra Modi Gives Away Amazing Indians Awards

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Narendra Modi Gives Away Amazing Indians Awards

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on Thursday gave away the “Times Now” Amazing Indians Awards 2016. The awards were given in recognition of great achievements in the face of adversity. Speaking on the occasion, Modi said the awardees were people whose life journey had been like a diamond, that passes through great travails [...]

Hyundai Launches ‘Save Our Heritage’ CSR Initiative

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Hyundai Launches ‘Save Our Heritage’ CSR Initiative

Car manufacturer Hyundai Motor India Ltd. has launched a global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign – Happy Move in India. Hyundai Motor India in association with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will spread awareness on the Indian heritage monuments. Hyundai Motor Group’s CSR is centred on 4 main areas -“Safe Move, Happy Move, Green Move [...]

Narendra Modi Visits Terrorist Attack Site in Pathankot

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Narendra Modi Visits Terrorist Attack Site in Pathankot

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited Pathankot Airbase in Punjab, which was attacked by terrorists recently. Senior officials of Defence Forces made a detailed presentation about their joint counter-terrorist and combing operation to tackle such a serious terrorist attack. According to government sources, the Prime Minister visited the relevant sites on the Airbase. [...]

World Worried Over North Korea’s Hydrogen Bomb

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World Worried Over North Korea’s Hydrogen Bomb

Following the announcement today by the North Korea or Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) that it has carried out a hydrogen bomb test, the head of the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said that if the nuclear test is confirmed, it is in clear violation of UN Security Council resolutions and is “deeply [...]

Who Is Responsible for Pathankot Terrorist Attack?

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Who Is Responsible for Pathankot Terrorist Attack?

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a call Tuesday from Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif regarding the terrorist attack on the Pathankot airbase. Modi emphasized the need for Pakistan to take immediate action against the organizations and individuals responsible for and linked to the Pathankot terrorist attack. [ Should Narendra Modi Raise the [...]

How Bureaucrats Are Destroying India

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How Bureaucrats Are Destroying India

While most politicians are illiterate, the bureaucrats – including IAS, IPS, IFS officers – lack expertise in the departmental domains that they are supposed to manage. By Rakesh Raman When Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the bureaucrats of India to help develop the country, it was a case of blind asking the blind for help [...]

Narendra Modi Opens Conference of Dalit Entrepreneurs

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Narendra Modi Opens Conference of Dalit Entrepreneurs

Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, inaugurated Tuesday the National Conference of Dalit Entrepreneurs at Vigyan Bhawan, organized by the Dalit Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DICCI) in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, Modi recalled one of his “Mann Ki Baat” programmes, where he had exhorted people to talk not just about [...]

Auto Permit Scam: Will Arvind Kejriwal Resign Today?

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Auto Permit Scam: Will Arvind Kejriwal Resign Today?

“If all the corrupt politicians resigned in India, there will be no politician left in the country.” – Rakesh Raman The Delhi wing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded the resignation of Delhi Chief Minister (CM) Arvind Kejriwal while the latter is expecting the resignation of BJP leader Arun Jaitley over a corruption case. [...]

Will BJP Remove Finance Minister Arun Jaitley?

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Will BJP Remove Finance Minister Arun Jaitley?

Corruption allegations are piling up against India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, as he is alleged to be involved in a huge scam that took place when he was heading the Delhi and District Cricket Administration (DDCA). Jaitley’s own party member Kirti Azad, who was suspended by BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) when he raised the issue [...]