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Is Narendra Modi Responsible for Inflation in India?

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Is Narendra Modi Responsible for Inflation in India?

By Rakesh Raman As the socio-economic conditions continue to deteriorate under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP government in India, opposition parties have started fresh political attacks on the Modi government. In a statement issued Monday, Congress said that the government has failed to control inflation and the extraordinary crash of the Indian stock markets (the [...]

Melissa Etheridge to Keynote Cannabis World Congress

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Melissa Etheridge to Keynote Cannabis World Congress

Melissa Etheridge, Grammy and Academy Award winning singer-songwriter, will be a keynote speaker during the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo), September 16-18 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. Her keynote address will take place on Thursday, September 17th at 2pm. The CWCBExpo in LA is a leading event for [...]

Will Iran Make a Nuclear Weapon?

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Will Iran Make a Nuclear Weapon?

Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran (CNFI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapons capability, has launched a new national television advertisement to share growing opposition to the recently announced Iran agreement. The ad features Ahmad Batebi, an Iranian human rights activist, describing the torture he was subjected to by [...]

Will Bullet Train Succeed in India?

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Will Bullet Train Succeed in India?

India is always behind the developed nations of the world by a few decades because the country of over 1.25 billion people is an underdeveloped economy that is facing a severe shortage of intellect. Take the case of fast trains, for example. When the world is already in the process of introducing magnetic levitation (Maglev) [...]

Why Is Petrol Cheaper in Pakistan Than in India?

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Why Is Petrol Cheaper in Pakistan Than in India?

Petrol bills shoot up in India every time international crude oil prices go up. But shouldn’t they come down when the crude oil prices come down? Prices of crude oil have dropped 38% in the last year but petrol prices have come down by just 7%. Simply put, according to the Congress party, the BJP [...]

Congress Demands Removal of Vasundhara Raje

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Congress Demands Removal of Vasundhara Raje

Congress party today persisted with its demand for the sacking of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, saying there was a criminal nexus between her family and Lalit Modi, who is absconding to evade arrest in India in an alleged case of corruption. Congress says that two BJP leaders – Vasundhara Raje and Sushma Swaraj – [...]

Congress Blames Modi for Farmers’ Distress

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Congress Blames Modi for Farmers’ Distress

In a fresh attack on ruling BJP in India, the opposition Congress party has once again blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his party’s anti-farmer policies. Congress said today that Modi had promised 50% profit for farmers in his election speeches. With a Rs. 50 per quintal hike (announced for paddy) the Indian farmer’s profit [...]

Sonia Gandhi Attacks Modi Government

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Sonia Gandhi Attacks Modi Government

Addressing the Chief Ministers of Congress-governed states Congress President Sonia Gandhi today attacked Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi and his BJP government. “There is a dangerous duplicitous game that is being played out. On one hand, the PM wants to project himself as a champion of good governance and on the other, he allows his [...]

U.S. Congress Warns India About Surat Singh Khalsa

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U.S. Congress Warns India About Surat Singh Khalsa

By Rakesh Raman Six California congressional representatives issued a letter to United States Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday asking him to take up the cause of Surat Singh Khalsa, a U.S permanent resident on a hunger-strike in Punjab, India since January 16. “We are seriously concerned about the repressive actions that have been [...]

Aam Aadmi Party Welcomes You to Dirty Delhi

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Aam Aadmi Party Welcomes You to Dirty Delhi

Although Arvind Kejriwal has become a self-styled anti-corruption crusader, he is clueless about the enormity of corruption that is happening right under his own nose. By Rakesh Raman Attention: Delhiites. If you want to kill your time in a comical show, call Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi’s CM-WW (Chief Minister – Without Work) as its host. If [...]

Lassie Urges Congress to Protect Kids from Disaster

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Lassie Urges Congress to Protect Kids from Disaster

Lassie, whose latest role is animal ambassador for Save the Children, visited Congress Wednesday to inspire leaders to join her in protecting children from disaster. Nearly 10 years after Hurricane Katrina woke up the nation up to the extreme dangers disasters can pose to children in the United States, Lassie made her Hill visit en [...]

Rahul Gandhi Asks Visiting PM of India to Meet Farmers

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Rahul Gandhi Asks Visiting PM of India to Meet Farmers

By Rakesh Raman After meeting farmers in Punjab on Tuesday, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said they are in extreme distress, as their crops were destroyed by hail storms and government is not compensating them adequately. “The crops of farmers were destroyed by hail storms, they endured it. The bonus they used to get was [...]

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