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Oct 06, 2015 2:18 pm   #Offstumped

It's an expensive proposition for Ministers to clarify for every #LutyensMedia insta-punditry

Smriti Irani: No U-turn; UPA taught it (German) as a 3rd language of India and we have decided to teach it as a foreign language. While the earlier MOU was 1-sided, ours states that Modern Indian Languages will be taught in German educational institutions

1:27 pm   #Offstumped

'@SwarajyaMag chronicles the sordid saga of Maa #Durga's journey back to her Indian home

An invaluable idol of Durga was stolen from Jammu & Kashmir in the 1990s. This is an article outlining its trail and highlighting the absence of any serious attempt to retrieve it.

1:11 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #States   

Arun Jaitley condemns Dadri incident

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has condemned the lynching of a man over beef eating rumour in UP, saying such incidents hurt the country's image.

1:04 pm   #Offstumped

'#Aadhaar protects privacy by design'

As we have built the world's largest next-generation digital identity infrastructure, we should focus on leveraging it for service delivery with security and without violating privacy.

11:46 am   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #Digital   

Narendra Modi addresses Indo German Business Summit

Post the visit of Bosch Centre Bangalore Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived for Indo German Business Summit in Bengaluru.

Oct 05, 2015 5:00 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #World   

Angela Merkel and Narendra Modi attend Musical Event Ekta

Post the joint press statement Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended Ekta- a performance showcasing Indian and German musical traditions.

4:44 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #States   

Fadnavis for Free Speech - 'Agnes of God' will be staged in Maharashtra

The Devendra Fadnavis led Maharashtra government however today declined to stall staging of the play "Agnes of God", which tells the story of a nun who delivers a still-born child.

2:31 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #States   

Azam Khan's "dehati aurat" moment

Samajwadi Party leader and Senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan today said that he will raise the matter of Dadri-lynching with the United Nations reminiscent of the manner in which Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif caricatured himself as a "Dehati Aurat" rushing to the UN last week.

8:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #Economy   

Should RBI reconsider its approach towards interest rates?

RBI Governor, Mr. Raghuram Rajan announced a cut of 50 basis point in Repo rate on Tuesday. The reaction from the Indian industrialist was that of a much awaited relief and surprise due to the image of Mr. Rajan.

2:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #Digital   

Brain Gain out of Brain Drain - what will it take ?

Silicon Valley in the United States is very much in the news now, with the very recent visit of our Honourable Prime Minister to the Bay Area with his vision and dream for his country [Digital India].

12:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #World   

Xi Jinping in America

More important was the issue of the South China Sea. Xi Jinping reiterated China had the right to uphold its territorial sovereignty and that Beijing did ‘not intend to pursue militarisation' of the artificial islands.