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Kashmir Conflict: Opposition Parties Meet Narendra Modi

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Kashmir Conflict: Opposition Parties Meet Narendra Modi

Kashmir Conflict: Opposition Parties Meet Narendra Modi By Rakesh Raman A delegation of opposition political parties from Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) met India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi today (August 22). The meeting holds added significance in view of the fact that the law & order situation in Kashmir is going from bad [...]

Finally, the UN Offers to Resolve Kashmir Conflict

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Finally, the UN Offers to Resolve Kashmir Conflict

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon deplored the killings in Kashmir and offered to provide his mediation to facilitate a dialogue between India and Pakistan. ByRakesh Raman After maintaining a neutral stance for years, finally the United Nations (UN) has offered to mediate between India and Pakistan to resolved the Kashmir conflict. In a letter written [...]

Narendra Modi Greets You on Independence Day

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Narendra Modi Greets You on Independence Day

Narendra Modi Greets You on Independence Day The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, has greeted the nation on Independence Day (August 15). Modi who uses Twitter frequently tweeted today with his message, “स्वतंत्रता दिवस की शुभकामनाएं। जय हिंद। Happy Independence Day. Jai Hind! ”. He addressed the people of the country from the ramparts [...]

India Has a ‘PM-Mukt’ Parliament: Congress

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India Has a ‘PM-Mukt’ Parliament: Congress

As Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s party BJP has been advocating for a Congress-Mukt India (India without Congress), the Congress party has reacted by saying that the country has a ‘PM-Mukt’ Parliament. With this statement, Congress has tried to bring home the point that Modi has been mostly missing from the Parliament sessions. When PM [...]

Narendra Modi Wants Peace in Troubled Kashmir

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Narendra Modi Wants Peace in Troubled Kashmir

Narendra Modi Wants Peace in Troubled Kashmir The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on Tuesday paid homage to the great freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad at his birthplace at Bhabra in Alirajpur District of Madhya Pradesh. The Prime Minister garlanded the statue of Shahid Chandrashekhar Azad and visited the memorial at his birthplace. Addressing a [...]

GST Bill Cleared in the Rajya Sabha of India

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GST Bill Cleared in the Rajya Sabha of India

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, thanked Wednesday the leaders and members of all the parties on the occasion of passage of the GST (Goods and Services Tax) Bill in the Rajya Sabha. GST Bill (वस्तु एवं सेवा कर विधेयक) aims to implement a national Value added Tax in India. Calling GST as the [...]

Are Muslims of India Getting the Right Education?

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Are Muslims of India Getting the Right Education?

The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari, said Friday that in today’s India in which the operative slogan is ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’, educational progress starting with quality elementary, secondary and skills education is imperative if all segments of society have to be together. He was addressing the inaugural session of the Seminar on [...]

UN Deplores Crackdown on Journalists in Turkey

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UN Deplores Crackdown on Journalists in Turkey

Two top media freedom experts of the United Nations and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) condemned Thursday the ongoing crackdown on journalists and the media launched by Turkish Government in the wake of the attempted coup. The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, [...]

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. [...]

Turkey Coup: WikiLeaks Releases AKP Email Database

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Turkey Coup: WikiLeaks Releases AKP Email Database

Secret information service WikiLeaks released Tuesday part one of the AKP emails. AKP, or the Justice & Development Party, is the ruling party of Turkey and is the political force behind the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. According to WikiLeaks, part one of the series covers 762 mail boxes beginning with ‘A’ through to ‘I’ [...]

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 [...]

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