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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 [...]

Yoga for Health, Yoga for Success, Yoga for Love

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Yoga for Health, Yoga for Success, Yoga for Love

The United Nations (UN) has declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga. The resolution by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, supported by over 177 countries recognizes that “yoga provides a holistic approach to health and wellbeing.” As part of the International Day of Yoga celebrations, a yoga organization Isha Foundation has released online [...]

How Slums and Poverty Plague Indian Cities

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How Slums and Poverty Plague Indian Cities

Experts at the international conference on ‘Inclusive Sustainable Cities,’ hosted by IIM Bangalore (IIMB) on Sunday, advise Indian city planners to steer clear of romantic hype and focus on ground reality and governance. It was observed at the conference that “India’s cities have a plethora of plans but little vision or value.” “Many of our [...]

Hindutva Forces Threaten Indian Democracy: Communist Party

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Hindutva Forces Threaten Indian Democracy: Communist Party

The 21st Party Congress of Communist Party of India (CPI-Marxist) will be held at Vishakhapatnam on April 14-19, 2015. The Party has released its Draft Political Resolution for the event. According to the resolution, the United States is exerting to retain its hegemony in the face of rising difficulties. Its military interventions in West Asia [...]

Indian Railway Budget: “High on Hype, Low on Content”

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Indian Railway Budget: “High on Hype, Low on Content”

The Railway Budget presented today by the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu promises better rail infrastructure in the country without increasing the fares for consumers. However, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has termed the Rail Budget for 2015-16 as “high on hyperbole but low on content.” In fact, according to CPI-M, the Budget has spelt [...]

Narendra Modi: “First Indian PM Who Can Fight with a Crocodile”

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Narendra Modi: “First Indian PM Who Can Fight with a Crocodile”

According to Congress party, India’s Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi claims: – He is the only Indian PM who could win the confidence of global leaders. – He was a poor tea vendor who now wears an expensive attire with his name embroidered all over it. – He sleeps only for three hours a day. [...]

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