Udaipur-Mumbai link for India’s largest Drug Haul

Udaipur-Mumbai link for India’s largest Drug Haul

Officials say they have discovered one of India’s largest-ever drug hauls concealed in a secret room inside a fizzy drinks factory. More than 20 million  tablets of the banned drug Mandrax, with an estimated street value of Rs 31,500 million, were seized in the western city of Udaipur in October. Subhas Dudhani, a Bollywood producer, […]

Now we’re scared of ‘artificial eggs’ from China!

Now we’re scared of ‘artificial eggs’ from China!

While some politically motivated trolls are flooding social media with ‘demands’ to  boycott of Chinese products grow during the festive season, a new rumour has put the  locals of the southern Indian State of Kerala  in a flurry. Some swear they are finding very unusual goods in their kitchen. There is a noise from Kerala […]

Indian Call Centres cheat Americans, 72 arrests so far

Indian Call Centres cheat Americans, 72 arrests so far

Police in Thane, Bombay say they have arrested 70 call-centre workers on suspicion of tricking American citizens into sending them money by posing as US tax officials. A total of 772 workers were arrested earlier on Wednesday in raids on nine fake call centres in a Bombay (Mumbai) suburb, a senior police official told Reuters […]

Reliance Jio customers sing while TRAI- DoT play pass the parcel

Reliance Jio customers sing while TRAI- DoT play pass the parcel

New Delhi: ‘Jio’ live life to the fullest with your free 4 G from Reliance till it will start charging you for services in a couple of weeks’ time. A game of passing the parcel between the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) over Reliance Jio’s controversial extended field trials […]

NMDC Smart City moves leave vendors smarting

NMDC Smart City moves leave vendors smarting

New Delhi : Is the Kejriwal government in Delhi really for the common man, or not? The very flavour of Delhi is in the unorganised vending that takes place around Connaught Place, and what do we hear? Another attack on street vendors despite the protection of the Street Vending Act! The National Association of Street […]

Stop drowning Buddhist Monasteries, says Tawang

It’s a shame that monks and nuns, who normally confine themselves to matters within their monasteries, have to come out on the streets and protest, because their age-old monasteries are in danger of being swallowed up by greed masquerading as ‘national interest’. In a shocking incident six people have lost their lives while scores have […]

Rice vs Real estate : Modi rally in Vaishali?

Rice  vs Real estate : Modi rally in Vaishali?

Patna: Does the BJP care about the welfare of farmers or are they really going to facilitate the ‘real estate developers? A local newspaper carried the news that BJP men have ‘allegedly’ forced over 150 farmers in Sultanganj, near Hajipur in Vaishali district to ‘harvest’ their paddy crops nearly a month ahead of schedule so […]

To save River, School razed, Kids at a loss

To save River, School razed, Kids at a loss

They came with bulldozers and broke down the school walls, even as children wept. That’s how an anti-encroachment drive on the banks of Harmu rivulet, that passes through Ranchi town went, on the day before Teacher’s day. For the 100 odd kids studying at this government school, it’s feels like an end to their school […]