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Nov 28, 2015 10:28 am   #Offstumped   #National
9:36 am   #Offstumped   #World

Thailand pivots towards China

Chinese fighter jets thunder through blue skies above an air force base in northeast Thailand, a symbol of the blossoming military and political ties between the junta-run country and its northern neighbor.

9:35 am   #Offstumped   #Politics

Surjit Bhalla wants his Christmas back while handing the Left some bitter truths

"I further felt that this would be a healthy development, given that it would replace the elite with a feudal, dynastic mindset with an elite with a middle-class mindset"

9:12 am   #Offstumped   #National

Modi's $200 Billion Clean India Dream

Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to invest $200 billion in seven years to clean India's filthy air, cut greenhouse gases and build wind and solar farms. Issuance of more than $1 billion of green bonds has been a welcome first step.

9:11 am   #Offstumped   #National

India's solar entrepreneur Down Under

Indian CEO of Australian firm Euro Solar, Satish Patel, shares his plans to expand his business back home.

9:09 am   #Offstumped   #National

US media builds up "Climate Change And Coal" narrative to box India #COP21

Coal is king in India. Some say there's little alternative. So how can this country, the world's third-largest polluter, provide energy and lift millions from poverty while trying to become "greener"?

9:05 am   #Offstumped   #World

The India-Nepal Crisis

After two devastating earthquakes, a blockade on its border presents Nepal with another humanitarian crisis.

8:59 am   #Offstumped   #States

Slogans for Assam elections

BJP is getting into poll mode in Assam with the its national general secretary (organization) Ramlal revealing some slogans the party will use in the run-up to the assembly elections next year. - The Economic Times on Mobile

8:56 am   #Offstumped   #World

How suicide bomber killed 21 in Kano Muslims procession

Shia Genocide continuing theme Middle East to Africa - Pakistan to Bangladesh

8:53 am   #Offstumped   #World

Pope is selling a "church friendly" development model to Africa ?

Energy Debate in Uganda ahead of Pope visit sheds light on the Catholic Church's new agenda mixing Climate Alarmism with Gospel.

8:46 am   #Offstumped   #States

Captain of a depleted dispirited Team

Though he has won his battle with Bajwa, Amarinder now faces a far greater task of making a party, that has lost two successive elections, attractive in a state that appears to be looking at alternate choices.

8:06 am   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #Culture   

ICHR Controversies - Good reason to shut it down ?

In the spirit of Limited Government which Prime Minister Modi had promised, it is high time Indian Council of Historical Research is shut down.

7:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   

Narendra Modi and the "Big Bang"

Narendra Modi Government is applying the formula of the Gujarat model into the national context. Implementing this model across the nation will entail dealing with far more complexity than at state level.

12:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #World   

Sheikh Hasina battles Islamists while Mamata plays "secular" politics

Bangladesh's fight against Islamist Radicals has not been an easy one as Sheikh Hasina remains steadfast in her approach.

Nov 27, 2015 6:38 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   

Narendra Modi's Idea of India resonates in Lok Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervened and concluded the debate on ‘Commitment to the Constitution' in the Lok Sabha and paid glorious tribute to Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar the Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee.

5:27 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #Politics   

Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Constitution Debate

Delivering an exemplary speech, Leader of the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley today slammed the Congress on allegations of wide-spread intolerance in the country, pointing out that the state of Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi in 1975 amounted to a dictatorial government practising intolerance.

2:15 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #National   

Modi's India will not buckle to western pressure in Paris - #COP21 Talkathon

With barely a few days remaining for the UN Climate Change Summit #COP21 in Paris, expectations from India to come on board and give in to the demands of the West- to reduce carbon emissions at the cost of development- are once again gaining momentum.

1:51 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #Culture   

Mamata's "Secularism" - Hijab to defend Aamir, Burka of Silence on Taslima

Didi as she is popularly known as, the Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee betrayed her double standards when she spoke in support of Aamir Khan's intolerance comments while being silent on the hounding of Taslima Nasreen.

11:49 am   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #National   

India Pakistan Cricket rumors rubbished

While intelligence agencies warn of Pakistan's attempt to create more troubles in India, BCCI officials couldn't find a better day other than 26/11 to hint about building India-Pakistan cricketing ties which were broken in the aftermath of terrorist attack in Mumbai on 26/11 in 2008 which killed hundreds of Indians.

7:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #States   

Kejriwal wants to brew Punjab's ferment while Delhi rots

The opportunism of AAP and the dysfunction of the Congress are cold comfort for the BJP-Akali alliance in Punjab given the manner in which the state has drifted from crisis to crisis over the past several months.

12:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #Digital   

Estonia invites Indians with E-Residency

“If Uber is the world's largest taxi company, but owns no vehicles. Facebook is the world's largest media owner, created no content. Why could Estonia not be the world's largest country with only 1.3 million physical residents?”

Nov 26, 2015 4:55 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #Politics   

Aamir Khan gets one more Open Letter

You lost many fans Aamir Khan with your selective concerns. You Snapped your deal with your fans, a bond that was established through your fine performances and otherwise dignified conduct so far. Your loss!

4:30 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #States   

Nitish's secret love for #GujaratModel - Alcohol Ban in Bihar

What alcoholism tragedy has befallen Bihar that the first major policy decision that Nitish Kumar had to take after being elected as the fifth Chief Minister was Alcohol Ban!

2:30 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #National   

26/11 Mumbai Attacks - Commemoration

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was among the dignitaries who paid homage at the 26/11 police memorial site at the Mumbai Police Gymkhana in south Mumbai.

2:06 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #States   #Politics   

BJP rises Northeast

The recent developments in Northeast India are indicative of the swift political transformation taking place in the region, with the BJP registering a historic win in Manipur bypolls and laying the foundation for the upcoming Assembly polls in Assam.

1:20 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #National   

Ambedkar explaining the design of the Constitution

"if I may say so, if things go wrong under the new Constitution, the reason will not be that we had a bad Constitution. What we will have to say is, that Man was vile"

12:40 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   

PM Modi greets nation on first Constitution Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the people of India on the historic occasion of 1st Constitution Day.