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Oct 06, 2015 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.

12:43 pm   #Offstumped

#LutyensMedia won't shed a tear for #Yazidi women subjected to slavery by #IslamicState

Islamic militants captured thousands of Yazidi women and children, and killed the men. ISIS claims the Quran justifies taking non-Muslim women and girls captive, and permits their rape.

12:30 pm   #Offstumped

Subject Matter Experts incl. @sanjeevsanyal roped in for capacity building #SmartCities

Mayors and Municipal Commissioners of all the 98 cities included in the Smart City Mission besides Principal Secretaries of Urban Development from States/ UTs will also participate in the Ideas Camp.

11:59 am   #Offstumped

>@OpIndia_com documents the latest installment of #LutyensMedia lies

Top Lies spread by Indian Media in September 2015.

11:54 am   #Offstumped

The big fish want a showdown with #NaMo over their undeclared #blackmoney

Doctors, engineers and former senior managers who used to work overseas - these professionals formed the biggest chunk of those who made use of the 90-day grace period for the declaration of unaccounted wealth.

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.

11:41 am   #Offstumped   #Politics

Damage control by Diggy after MSM hyperventilation pushes #Bihar Yaduvanshis away from #Mahagatbandhan

Digvijaya Singh said Congress could consider supporting a central law for the for a nation-wide ban on cow slaughter.

11:16 am   #Offstumped

After Bhushan YoYa & AAP-Punjab, Hitler Kejri takes aim at AAP-Maharashtra

"Yes I have resigned. I don't oppose the decision (of dissolution of Maharashtra unit). But the undemocratic way it was dissolved, me and entire fleet of volunteers were shocked," a dejected Subhash Ware said.

11:08 am   #Offstumped

Will we succeed in turning #SwachhBharat Abhiyan into a social movement?

When was the last time one single issue bound the nation- it was the collective fight for Independence from British rule.

10:59 am   #Offstumped

NaMo tightening screws on Indian #blackmoney round-tripping via Mauritius

The Centre is in talks with Mauritius with regard to the long-pending revision of the bilateral tax treaty, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said today.

10:46 am   #Offstumped

NaMo-Rajan tag team keeping the Rupee strong

India Ratings today said the rupee has outperformed most of its peers in the emerging economies.

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.