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Oct 09, 2015 10:04 am   #Offstumped   #States

Devendra Fadnavis marks 1st Anniversary

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis stated that Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan is the single-best achievement which would prove to be a game changer for his government. In a detailed interview to Zee 24 Taas, which is his first media interview to mark the completio

9:48 am   #Offstumped   #Culture

Tarun Vijay responds

more in anger than in reasoned thought and reflection

9:39 am   #Offstumped   #Politics

Everything is "halal" in UP politics

Firebrand BJP leader Sangeet Som is one of the directors of Al Dua Food Processing Private Limited along with Moinuddin Qureshi and Yogesh Rawat, and bought land for the company with the other two.

9:37 am   #Offstumped   #Governance

This is why Sonia's RTI was fundamentally flawed in its design

The number of appeals and complaints with the CIC, the final appellate authority for the Right to Information Act, plummeted 96 per cent . - The Economic Times on Mobile

9:16 am   #Offstumped   #States

One sided Communal Reporting in the Economic Times

"Dadri may have grabbed the headlines, but a series of incidents that the BJP or its affiliates are invilved in point to a political agenda" claims this Economic Times Reporter

9:13 am   #Offstumped   #States

Lazy Cow Politics wont win BJP Bengal

BJP's Gau Bansh Vikash Prakastha has filed around 150 FIRs in Kolkata police stations alone against slaughter of cows. - The Economic Times on Mobile

9:08 am   #Offstumped   #Culture

Maneka cracks the whip on Christian Missionary run Orphanages

Putting the future of scores of orphans at risk the Missionaries of Charity have sought de- recognition of 13 of its 16 orphanages opposing the new adoption guidelines.

9:04 am   #Offstumped   #-Category-

ROFLMAO - "a man to whom trees, birds, buildings, sanitation mattered"

This is what more than 200 "scholars" from all over the world wrote on Mahesh Rangarajan the controversial former director of Nehru Memorial Museum & Library

8:55 am   #Offstumped   #States

The Hindu stokes Northeast fears with a Communal OpEd

"The people of the Northeast resent the encroachments on their faith and social mores. Yet there is no united front to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party's increasingly oppressive culture" writes OpEd Columnist in The Hindu

8:50 am   #Offstumped   #Economy

UK wants to skill India

The Council has worked with 12 state governments to train over 1 lakh master trainers to in turn train teachers across India over the past six years. - The Economic Times on Mobile

8:49 am   #Offstumped   #World

WaPo rides the Dadri bandwagon belatedly

"The issue is polarizing the country as the family of the man killed by a mob is trying to recover"

8:47 am   #Offstumped   #Bihar

"Lalu uses surname only for polls say Yadav villagers"

?We voted for Lalu from 1990 till 2014 elections. We kept waiting for an approach road all these years,? said Maharaj.

8:37 am   #Offstumped   #States

"Saffron Revolution in Kerala" #CochinModel

The world's first solar power airport in India's Kerala state is a success, but there are challenges ahead, reports Supriya Menon.

8:35 am   #Offstumped   #States

Reuters canard on a "Hindu Agenda"

Look at how Reuters frames the Bihar election - "Indian PM Modi campaign promises jobs and development in one of the country's most backward areas, while his right-wing party pushes a Hindu agenda"

8:33 am   #Offstumped   #Modi Governance

"in the class of Barack Obama and JF Kennedy"

Martin Sorrell on NaMo in the Forbes

8:32 am   #Offstumped   #Politics

Dear Bloomberg a brawl in Kashmir is inconsequential to the election in Bihar

Abdul Rashid Sheik has a reputation for prodding Hindu lawmakers in India's only Muslim-majority state. Yet even he didn?t expect to get attacked for making a speech.

8:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #World   

Dadri obsessed Lutyens Media too scared of Saudi Arabia ?

Why is the Media in India that has been obsessed with the Lynch Mob in Dadri for over a week so scared of turning the heat on Saudi Arabia over the death of more than 80 Indian Muslims ?

7:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #States   

Arvind Kejriwal has proved to be no different

Yet again Mr. Arvind Kejriwal has proved that he is no different (if not worse) than other regular Indian politicians, whom he has abused throughout his political career.

Oct 08, 2015 6:10 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   

Narendra Modi silences critics, hails President's sagacity

In the wake of Dadri incident, Prime Minister Modi today pitched for communal harmony and brotherhood in the country, saying Hindus and Muslims should work together to fight the common enemy of poverty and ignore "irresponsible" statements made by politicians, even if he himself makes any.

4:25 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #States   #Politics   

Bihar Battle - 1990s mindset versus 2015's Aspirations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the last Parivartan Rally of the day at Nawada, Bihar.

3:57 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #Culture   

Beef Fundamentalists versus Cow Vigilantes - Nuance the Casualty

Unless we start to recognize Private Property Rights in the context of Cattle we will fail to bring sanity to this argument between the extremes on Beef.

3:13 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #National   

Reuters on 'Tejas for IAF' pushing Defence MNCs Agenda?

Western arms lobbyists are not happy with India's decision to replace old MiG-21 and MiG-27 with Tejas fighters. This explains Reuters' cooked story “Modi pushes ‘obsolete' made-in-India plane on reluctant military”.

2:42 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #States   #Politics   

#JungleRaj's Big Brother and Small Brother - NaMo at Samastipur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the third Parivartan Rally in Bihar today at Samastipur. He began by saying that in such a hot afternoon he was amazed to see such a huge crowd.

1:45 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #National   

Indian Air Force celebrates 83rd Anniversary

Indian Air Force is celebrating its 83rd anniversary. On the sidelines of the celebrations, Air Chief Marshal has announced the plan to induct women into the fighter aircraft stream.

1:07 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #States   

Bihar's House of Big Boss - NaMo on Nitish-Lalu's acrimonious campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the second rally in the poll bound Bihar today at Begusarai. Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan also addressed the loudly cheering crowd.

11:36 am   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #Politics   

Bihar's Mahaswarthbandhan gets a dose of NaMo Strong Medicine in Munger

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing four election rallies in Bihar today where election is to happen in five phases beginning from 12th of October. PM Modi addressed the first Parivartan Rally of the day at Munger, Bihar.

8:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #States   

Nitish Kumar's lies exposed by BJP Think-Tank

Referring to the negative impact on Bihar after the Nitish led JD-U split with the BJP, Mr. Sahasrabuddhe said that the administration in Bihar had become lethargic as the officers had lost their motivation.

7:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #Politics   

Nehru's niece stages a stunt - Modi's India unimpressed

Nehru's niece Nayantara Sahgal and Ashok Vajpeyi have returned their Sahitya Akademi awards to protest against the government. Respecting their individual choice to do so, we raise few questions on its relevance.

12:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #Culture   

Sangh as a conscience keeper of the Government - What is so objectionable?

Let's be thankful that there is RSS to do outside the Parliament, what opposition parties should have done inside the Parliament, says Sudhir Bisht.

Oct 07, 2015 6:38 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #National   

Nepal Fuel Crisis - Bloomberg feeding anti-India sentiment ?

Why did the Bloomberg choose to run a story of this nature vitiating the India Nepal special relationship relying solely on quotes by Nepal Politicians while failing to assess the ground situation at the various India Nepal custom points ?

4:57 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #States   

Trinamul Violence in Bengal no threat to Lutyens Media's "Idea of India"

While Bengal battles with Didigiri, Dadri obsessed Lutyens Media turns a blind eye to the circumstances that led to the resignation of the State Election Commissioner thus giving a free pass to Mamata on Trinamul's violence.

4:22 pm   #NitiExclusives   #Analysis   #Governance   

LPG Direct Benefits Transfer Facts - Niti Exclusive

It defies logic why the Indian Express would go to such lengths to trash a significant behavioural change by the government that saw a majority of LPG Consumers embracing Aadhaar linked DBT in the absence of hard data to back up its second guessing of the government.

3:05 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #Economy   

Industry 4.0 buzz at the Indo-German Summit 2015

On Industry 4.0 the German panelists shared their strategies on nurturing an innovative culture that encourages researchers and scholars to invent ideas and realise them as real world products

1:40 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #States   #Politics   

More troubles for Congress, Left in Kerala - Former ISRO Chairman supports BJP

Increased BJP vote percentage in Kerala, possibility of SNDP-BJP alliance, and now former ISRO Chairman's support to BJP have got Congress and Left into a tizzy.