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Nov 30, 2015 9:45 am   #Offstumped   #Inclusive India

Cancer Doctor From U.S. Learns Valuable Lessons Treating Poor In India

Journalist Ankita Rao asked her father, a doctor, to spend time with her in India, volunteering at a medical clinic. Then she interviewed him about the experience.

9:43 am   #Offstumped   #Governance

The damage one idiot in the wrong place can do globally

James Bond is known for going up against international organizations and penetrating their defenses with aplomb. But with the release of ?Spectre,? the latest Bond adventure, the iconic British spy has finally discovered an opponent he can?t beat: the Central Board of Film Certification in India.


9:40 am   #Offstumped   #National

Ending UPA's divisive communal headcount of Policemen

Muslims were the only religious community in India whose representation in the force was separately provided in the NCRB report. In fact, such data was first made public in 1999 during the Vajpayee-led NDA government.

9:38 am   #Offstumped   #Governance

A Corpus for Potholes ?

Potholes of Bengaluru claiming a teenager's life and leaving another injured last week has once again flagged the need to have a policy to fix these potential spots for crashes on a war footing.

9:36 am   #Offstumped   #National

NaMo's brainchild at COP21 - a global solar alliance

France and India to push for a global solar alliance at Paris Climate Summit.

9:33 am   #Offstumped   #National

This is what happens when Left-Libs gang up together at a "Lit Fest"

Had Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel become PM, India would have "gone on the lines of Pakistan, our democracy would have collapsed", Dalit activist and author Kancha Ilaiah said at the Times LitFest on Sunday.

9:30 am   #Offstumped   #National

The "blame India" campaign while China gets a free pass

Chinese manufacturing is crumbling, so emissions will fall dramatically. Indian emissions, however, will rise fast.

9:25 am   #Offstumped   #National

Random tweets by Foreign Journalist reason enough for Lutyens Media frenzy

Officials, however, told ET that they had only hired an IT solutions firm to manage the website of Paris climate change talks. - The Economic Times on Mobile

9:18 am   #Offstumped   #States

Nitish's daydreams begin

A week after the Congress and non-NDA parties shared the stage at the swearing-in ceremony of the Grand Alliance govt in Bihar, strains have come to the fore. - The Economic Times on Mobile

9:16 am   #Offstumped   #States

Rupa Ganguly to take on Didi in Bengal

With the focus shifting to the next round of election-bound states, BJP is likely to make actor-turned-politician Rupa Ganguly, who joined the party earlier this year, head of the women's wing or Mahila Morcha in West Bengal soon.

9:14 am   #Offstumped   #States

Look who wants to join the RSS

Suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur has announced that he will soon join the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

9:12 am   #Offstumped   #Inclusive India

Shani Singanapur - Time to revisit archaic ritual restrictions

"On the death anniversary of Mahatma Jyotirao Phule, the great social reformer who dedicated his life to women's liberation, a woman entered the sanctum sanctorum of the Shani Shingnapur temple"

9:10 am   #Offstumped   #States

Kerala Islamist gets panned

Political leaders, artists and intellectuals have reacted against the statement of Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musalyar that equal status for men and women was against the principles of Islam. - The Economic Times on Mobile

9:04 am   #Offstumped   #World

Kobe Bryant Announces NBA Retirement Over Twitter And Facebook

*Cue the old man music* In my day, the best sports athletes of our time sat in front of a camera with their family by their side when they announced that..

8:52 am   #Offstumped   #World

They are getting ready to blame India at COP21

Western Media ramps up anti-India chant ahead of Paris Summit.

8:48 am   #Offstumped   #National

A Manhattan Project For Coal

Shunning coal is not viable for India. World needs to come together to make it cleaner argues Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian in The Indian Express.

8:44 am   #Offstumped   #States

"Was sexually abused by ustad"

After Muslim woman journalist V P Rajeena disclosed about how ustads used to abuse girls and boys in her madrasa days, the social media has witnessed debate on madrasa life.

8:36 am   #Offstumped   #National

Intolerance obsessed Lutyens Media defocuses from real issues

The two biggest challenges facing India at the moment are corporate insolvency and rural distress. Yet, they struggle to make headline news

8:33 am   #Offstumped   #Inclusive India

Suresh Prabhu shows the way on Citizen centric Governance

The Railway ministry for the second time this week, responded to a passenger's query on Twitter and provided assistance.

8:31 am   #Offstumped   #National

Standing firm at COP21

Ahead of the summit, India has been again targeted as a spoiler. It must stand its ground till the end.

7:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #National   

COP21 - India will not accept Carbon Imperialism at Paris Climate Summit

Carbon Imperialism makes a debut in our strategic discourse as concerted attempts to box India at Paris Climate Summit, COP21, surface with an all too familiar good-cop, bad cop-routine by the West.

Nov 29, 2015 2:56 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   

Narendra Modi during #MannKiBaat: Tamil Nadu will bounce Back

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began today's episode of #MannKiBaat on a very sober note when he talked about how floods in Tamil Nadu have dampened the festive mood of the nation.

8:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #States   

Kerala Churning - Hindu Unity Yatra amidst open calls for Evangelism and rise of Islamism

Vellapally Natesan, General Secretary of the Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam, an organisation of backward Ezhava community, earlier in the week embarked on his highly publicised ‘Samathwa Munnetta Yatra' in a bid to unite Hindus.

7:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #States   #Politics   

From Cow to Campaign Strategists - High Points of Bihar Election Coverage

Bihar's great festival of elections just got over. As a reporter on the ground among the people, it was a great experience. I share with you a few moments and observations.

12:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #World   

Post-Paris Perspectives on Peace

Incidents like what happened in Paris on November 13 are routinely followed by expressions of condemnation and diplomatic sympathy.

Nov 28, 2015 7:00 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #World   

Talkathon on COP 21 by Prakash Javdekar and Piyush Goyal

Talkathon was hosted on India's stand at COP21 with Union Minister for Environment and Forests, Prakash Javdekar gave the opening remarks at the Talkathon and Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal started answering the questions posed by the viewers.

3:06 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #Politics   

Bhushan, Yadav term Kejriwal's Lokpal as 'Jokepal'

Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav have slammed AAP's new Lokpal Bill that differs from what was drafted during anti-corruption movement, terming it as 'Jokepal'.

12:32 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #Politics   

Jamia Alumni betray anti-Modi Intolerance

In a brazenly shameful and unacceptable form of protest, a number of Jamia alumni have demanded withdrawal of an invitation to the Prime Minister of the country to be chief guest at Jamia Millia Islamia's annual convocation.