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Was Pakistan Involved in Kashmir Attack on Indian Army?

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Was Pakistan Involved in Kashmir Attack on Indian Army?

Although successive Indian governments have not been able to solve the troubling Kashmir issue, they always blame Pakistan for the violence in Kashmir, which is a disputed territory between India and Pakistan. By Rakesh Raman Pakistan on Sunday rejected the Indian allegations of involvement in an attack on Indian security forces in Indian-occupied Kashmir’s Uri [...]

17 Soldiers Killed in Attack on Indian Army in Kashmir

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17 Soldiers Killed in Attack on Indian Army in Kashmir

It is a general feeling that India’s PM Narendra Modi is deliberately trying to complicate the whole Kashmir issue to divert attention of Indians who are reeling under a complete socio-economic chaos in the country. By Rakesh Raman As the Indian government has completely failed to control the ongoing violence in the Kashmir region, 17 [...]

Swachhta Saptah for Swachh Rail Launched in New Delhi

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Swachhta Saptah for Swachh Rail Launched in New Delhi

India’s Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu launched Swachhta Saptah under the Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat Mission from New Delhi Railway Station on Saturday. In order to spread wider awareness on sanitation and cleanliness in rail premises and make hygiene a habit amongst the travelling public, the Indian Railways is organizing a special nine-day long [...]

Are Indian Muslims Still Living in Poverty?

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Are Indian Muslims Still Living in Poverty?

The Finance Minister of India Arun Jaitley says if the benefits of growth are to percolate down to the last man, especially minorities, it is important that the growth rate should be high enough. Addressing a Conference on Empowerment through Education – ‘Taalim-o-Tarbiyat’ in Mumbai today, Mr. Jaitley said post 1991 economic liberalization, the acceleration [...]

Indian Government Wants More Restrictions on Media

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Indian Government Wants More Restrictions on Media

The Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has placed communication as a critical component in the governance of the nation. Although the Indian media is largely under the control of the Indian government, the ruling BJP regime wants more restrictions on media freedom. India’s Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting M. Venkaiah Naidu [...]

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 [...]

Indian Athletes Get Ready for the Olympics Picnic

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Indian Athletes Get Ready for the Olympics Picnic

Believe it or not, the Olympics performance is directly proportional to the economic performance of a country. By Rakesh Raman Disturbing Facts: – In Olympics (from 1896 – 2012) India could win only 9 gold medals – 8 in Field Hockey and 1 in Shooting. – In the past three Olympics (2004, 2008, 2012), India [...]

Nita Ambani Nominated to Olympics Committee

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Nita Ambani Nominated to Olympics Committee

Nita Ambani, the founder and chairperson of Reliance Foundation, is said to be the first Indian woman nominated as a candidate to be a new member of the International Olympics Committee (IOC) the supreme authority of the Olympic Games. Ms. Ambani is one of the eight candidates nominated; the final decision is expected to be [...]

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 [...]

Zee TV to Launch Indian TV Channel in Germany

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Zee TV to Launch Indian TV Channel in Germany

Leading satellite operator SES announced today it has entered into a long-term partnership with India’s leading media group, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, to launch a new free-to-air (FTA) television channel in Germany. It will operate in both SD and HD by mid-year via SES satellites at Astra 19.2 degrees East. Once launched, the company says, Zee [...]

Sachin Tendulkar to Play Cricket in the U.S.

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Sachin Tendulkar to Play Cricket in the U.S.

Global cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne will headline a star-studded lineup of cricket players from around the world in the inaugural “Cricket All-Stars,” a three-game series in New York City, Houston, and Los Angeles. The historic tour marks the first time these legends have played in the U.S., and also renews the famous [...]

Indian Economy Tanks as Exports from India Decline

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Indian Economy Tanks as Exports from India Decline

The exports data released last week by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry shows that the economic conditions continue to deteriorate in India under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) regime. India’s exports declined in August 2015, for the ninth straight month by 20.66% with overall exports reaching US$ 26.80 billion as [...]

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