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Britain’s youngest millionaire’s an Asian!

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Britain’s youngest millionaire’s an Asian!

London: A teen tycoon nicknamed ‘Alan Sugar’ reckons he is Britain’s youngest business millionaire – after selling houses during his school lunch breaks. While other youngsters were kicking a ball around the playground, Akshay Ruparelia, 19, was quietly negotiating huge property deals on his mobile. He hired a call centre service to answer his company switchboard […]

100 arrested, cops transferred in UP Hotel Raid

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100 arrested, cops transferred in UP Hotel Raid

Ghaziabad (UP): Around hundred men and women were arrested after they were allegedly found in ‘objectionable positions’ during raids on hotels on railway road in Bazariya area of the city says a PTI report dated march 20, quoting local police said. It is thought that the area was used for illegal trafficking or sex work […]

Late Jayalalithaa’s ‘Secret Son’ sent off to Jail!

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Late Jayalalithaa’s ‘Secret Son’ sent off to Jail!

Chennai:  The Madras High Court today reprimanded a man, who claimed to be the “secret son” of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa, questioning the genuineness of documents submitted by him.(March 17) “I can send this man straightaway to jail. I will ask police officers to take him to jail now itself,” Justice R Mahadevan […]

Naidu promises 14 times Nobel Prize value to Andhra Scientist!

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Naidu promises 14 times Nobel Prize value to Andhra Scientist!

Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu announced a Rs 100-crore reward for the first Nobel laureate to emerge from his state (January 4). The money is 14 times the Nobel Prize value! He said this while inaugurating the Children’s Science Congress. The catch is that you would have to grow up to be an ‘Andhra […]

Don’t drag Army into ‘ultra-patriotism’ politics

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Don’t drag Army into ‘ultra-patriotism’ politics

A deeply disturbing outcome of the “surgical strike” on Pakistani across the line of control in Kashmir is how the ruling and opposition parties, as well as some retired army officers are trying to  drag the Indian Army into politics. The politicians’ of course, are motivated by the coming Uttar Pradesh elections. The greater blame […]

Is One Indian family killing off the African National Congress?

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Is One Indian family killing off the African National Congress?

South Africans have a new obsession – and it was made in India. They’re called the Guptas, immigrants from India who have reached the apex of South Africa’s  business world, and the centre of its politics. A Gupta TV channel, a Gupta newspaper, Gupta coal mines, Gupta-sponsored cricket stadiums – the family’s footprint extends far […]

Scam tainted Ruby wails, ‘wanna go home!’

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Scam tainted Ruby wails, ‘wanna go home!’

Patna:  Ruby Rai the so-called ‘topper’ who has brought shame to the real hardworking and sincere students of Bihar, has spent 18 days in a  remand home for minors. She was taken to the juvenile justice board office at Gaighat in Patna City for a hearing on her bail petition. The hearing  began before a […]

Sitamarhi village elects a murdered woman as Panchayat Member!

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Sitamarhi village elects a murdered woman as Panchayat Member!

Patna: Villagers from Tikauli Panchayat in Sitamarhi District have elected a dead woman  to the post of Panchayat Samiti member. The woman, Mithlesh Devi, has been dead nine long years. Bihar never fails to spring surprises! A woman in Bihar, who died several years ago, was elected as a panchayat samiti member in the recently […]

Speedy decision for Uttarakhand, Five month delay for Arunachal Pradesh?

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Speedy decision for Uttarakhand, Five month delay for Arunachal Pradesh?

Sir, What the Supreme Court could do for the state of Uttarakhand in a few weeks, a five-judge Constitution bench has not been able to achieve in four months for Arunachal Pradesh. The matter is similar, so why the delay? Let me explain. In both states, the Centre, with the help of rebels of ruling […]

Lord Prime Minister and Supreme Military Commander, don’t LOL!

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Lord Prime Minister and Supreme Military Commander, don’t LOL!

What’s the way to address the prime minister? Media outlets in Cambodia have been told they must refer to PM Hun Sen as “Lord Prime Minister and Supreme Military Commander”. In a three-hour briefing at the information ministry, reporters were told full titles must be used on first reference from August for the PM, the […]

Is Frau Irani’s next target for ‘cultural cleansing’ ‘Liberal’ JNU?

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Is Frau Irani’s next target for ‘cultural cleansing’ ‘Liberal’ JNU?

New Delhi: Is the Jawharlal Nehru University next on the radar for a ‘socio-political and cultural cleansing’? After the Film and Television Institute, is JNU going to see a takeover bid by RSS backed ‘academics’? An RSS aligned weekly has described Jawaharlal Nehru University as a hub of “anti-national” lobbies, in an obvious attempt to […]

Chinese dragon devours world’s forests for fancy chairs

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Chinese dragon devours world’s forests for fancy chairs

While China clamps down on logging within its borders, illegal Chinese loggers are merrily felling the world’s forests  for the sake of teak floors and fancy chairs, says a report on ‘global post’. In late July, 153 Chinese nationals were handed life sentences for illegal logging in Burma’s northernmost Kachin state, a region abundant with […]