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Hug to Barack Obama: Damage Control Attempt by Narendra Modi

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Hug to Barack Obama: Damage Control Attempt by Narendra Modi

Although the invitation to Barack Obama was made to appear like an Indian attempt to improve trade ties with America, Narendra Modi perhaps had a hidden agenda behind his hug. By Rakesh Raman When the U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in India as a chief guest for India’s Republic Day function on January 26, Indian [...]

Beware ! Congress Hand Appears Again in Delhi

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Beware ! Congress Hand Appears Again in Delhi

With pictures of Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi on the title page, the Congress manifesto screams “दिल्ली बनाई थी, दिल्ली बनायेंगे” | By Rakesh Raman After a deep hibernation of almost eight months since its debacle in the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Congress is getting ready – albeit sluggishly – for [...]

President Barack Obama Not Welcomed in India

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President Barack Obama Not Welcomed in India

The U.S. President Barack Obama may be coming under the title of a chief guest in India, most are not ready to welcome him here. By Rakesh Raman The U.S. President Barack Obama, who will be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi on January 26, had to cancel his visit [...]

Can ‘Clean India’ Clean India? No Way.

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Can ‘Clean India’ Clean India? No Way.

After the initial ballyhoo, Narendra Modi doesn’t know what to do with this ‘Clean India’ thing which has become an albatross around his neck. By Rakesh Raman More often than not, Bollywood movies are made for the intellectually challenged Indian hoi polloi. And, in particular, actresses have hardly any role in these movies. But those [...]

Hindu Rulers in India Irk the Muslims, Again

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Hindu Rulers in India Irk the Muslims, Again

As BJP and Narendra Modi are hell-bent to make India a Hindu Rashtra (a nation only for Hindus), they have been systematically targeting minority communities including Muslims and Christians. By Rakesh Raman The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made it a kind of trend in India. Its leaders first express their hate for Muslims [...]

Was FBI Right in Blaming North Korea for Sony Hacking? No.

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Was FBI Right in Blaming North Korea for Sony Hacking? No.

The naïve manner in which FBI worked shows that more than investigating the case professionally, it acted merely to justify its existence. By Rakesh Raman When the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) concluded that North Korea is behind the cyber attacks on Sony systems, the allegations of the apex investigation department were largely unfounded. [...]

Indian PM Narendra Modi Plans to Quit. अब अच्छे दिन आने वाले हैं

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Indian PM Narendra Modi Plans to Quit. अब अच्छे दिन आने वाले हैं

While at present India doesn’t have any political leader in any political party who is suitable to run the country as Prime Minister, Modi’s retirement will be a sign of solace for Indians. By Rakesh Raman Achhe din anne wale hain (Good days are coming) was a Hindi-language slogan of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) [...]

Anna Hazare to Narendra Modi: Pay Rs. 15 Lakh or Face Protest

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Anna Hazare to Narendra Modi: Pay Rs. 15 Lakh or Face Protest

Anna Hazare has warned that he would launch a nationwide agitation if Narendra Modi and BJP failed to deliver on their poll promise about the recovery of black money. By Rakesh Raman Social activist Anna Hazare, who has become a hot brand in the protest-laden Indian politics, has warned the Prime Minister of India Narendra [...]

Raahgiri Promotes Car-Free Living in Gurgaon

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Raahgiri Promotes Car-Free Living in Gurgaon

By Rakesh Raman A community campaign that aims to educate people about the benefits of car-free living has completed one year this month in Gurgaon, a city near India’s capital New Delhi. Christened Raahgiri (a Hindi word with ‘walking’ as its simple translation), the campaign holds weekly street events every Sunday in different parts of [...]

Islamic State Is Now a Global Player: John Cantlie

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Islamic State Is Now a Global Player: John Cantlie

By Rakesh Raman British citizen John Cantlie, who is now a hostage of the terrorist outfit ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), is featured in the new issue of its Dabiq magazine. In an article titled, “If I Were The US President Today…,” Cantlie accuses the U.S. President Barack Obama, saying: “$424 million dollars’ [...]

ISIS Controls Derna in Libya; Nearing European Union

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ISIS Controls Derna in Libya; Nearing European Union

By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State (IS or ISIS – Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) and its affiliate terrorist groups have now taken complete control of Derna, a city on the coast of the Mediterranean, in Libya. The city has a population of 80,000 and it is near Egyptian border. Last month, ISIS had [...]

ISIS Kills American Aid Worker Peter Kassig. Video Released

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ISIS Kills American Aid Worker Peter Kassig. Video Released

By Rakesh Raman “We are heartbroken to learn that our son has lost his life as a result of his love for the Syrian people,” said the parents of a U.S. aid worker Abdul-Rahman (formerly Peter) Kassig who was beheaded by the Islamic State (IS or ISIS – Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) on [...]

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