Gujarat has the NaMo Myth busted

Gujarat has the NaMo Myth busted

New Delhi: The myth is busted! The promises bullet train, the roll-on-roll-off ferry service ride and the flamboyant take-off on a sea plane and so on that the BJP rolled out with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the presiding deity,  was not enough to propel the unstoppable right wing juggernaut to the 100-mark. As one […]

Hate drive against Christians in Satna

Hate drive against Christians in Satna

Bhopal:In what appears to be a concerted effort by anti-constitutional forces to intimidate and humiliate Christians in the run up to Christmas, the police have detained six Christians on the charge of trying to “forcibly” convert a Hindu man at Bhoomkhar village in Satna district, shortly after suspected Bajrang Dal activists attacked a carol-singing session […]

Telengana Govt plans Christmas Dinners, elsewhere Christians attacked

Telengana Govt plans Christmas Dinners, elsewhere Christians attacked

Hyderabad: As part of Christmas celebrations, the Telangana government will organise dinners in all churches across the state on December 18, a release from the Chief Minister’s Office said today. “On December 18, on behalf of the government, dinner will be organised in all the churches across the state. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would […]

Modi’s claim: ‘a strange story with no basis’

Modi’s claim: ‘a strange story with no basis’

Islamabad: Pakistan’s former foreign minister Khurshid Kasuri  dismissed as “a strange story with no basis” the claim made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Islamabad was interfering in the Gujarat Assembly polls, says a PTI report. “I am astonished. I had gone for dinner and I heard him saying that Pakistan is hatching a conspiracy,” […]

Shartad ‘shames’ but NaMo unfazed!

Shartad ‘shames’ but NaMo unfazed!

Nagpur/Ahmedabad: Veteran politician Sharad Pawar on Tuesday condemned the Prime Minister’s insinuations against predecessor Manmohan Singh with a “shame on you” and Rahul Gandhi termed Narendra Modi’s comments “unacceptable”, but Modi continued to portray himself as the one sinned against, says a PTI report. The Prime Minister had on Sunday insinuated that Singh had facilitated […]

LPG price hike paused for Gujarat elections?

LPG price hike paused for Gujarat elections?

New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) After hiking cooking gas LPG price by Rs 76.5 in 19 installments in 17 months, national oil companies skipped the monthly revision in rates this month ahead of elections in Gujarat. State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) have been since […]

Will Lumpen Bhakts chop off Deepika’s nose?

Will Lumpen Bhakts chop off Deepika’s nose?

Fringe elements and mindless fanatics rule in the new ‘Modi’ era. Now some outfit called the Karni Seva claims to be speaking on behalf of Rajputs!  The Mumbai Police today beefed up the security of actor Deepika Padukone after Shri Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) warned of physical harm in case she did not refrain from […]

Editors Guild slams Rajasthan’s ‘harmful ordinance’

Editors Guild slams Rajasthan’s ‘harmful ordinance’

The Rajasthan Government’s  ordinance to gag the media is a “pernicious instrument” to harass the media, the Editors Guild said in a statement. Students of media will clearly see how the ‘Authoritarian Theory’ of  Media is being implemented.  The press will need the government’s permission to report on their own inept or corrupt officials, etc. […]

BJP ruled states ‘wow the cow’!

BJP ruled states ‘wow the cow’!

The cow has never had it so good , and the BJP-ruled states are falling over one another to ‘wow the cow’, says an article in an Indian newspaper. Now the police at Haridwar will form a “cow family protection squad”. Haryana will launch “PGs for cattle” so that the people high-rise buildings will experience […]

Fresh attack on Christian Adivasis brewing in Jharkhand

Fresh attack on Christian Adivasis brewing in Jharkhand

The BJP and RSS affiliated organisations are sowing discord among the Adivasis (Tribal people) in Jharkhand, with the aim of disenfranchising and isolating tribal Christians, say political observers, based on media reports coming from the region. Others accuse the BJP and its affiliated groups of appropriating the 9 million non-Christian tribal people, aiming to pitch […]

Nitish’s ‘Voice of Conscience’ prompts Nitish linking with BJP

Nitish’s ‘Voice of Conscience’ prompts Nitish linking with BJP

PATNA: Bihar’s capital was all agog with the news that hit television screens late evening about the resignation of Bihar’s prohibitionist chief minister. Bihar appears likely to have a Nitish-BJP government, with the BJP offering unconditional suppport. Nitish Kumar on Wednesday resigned as Bihar chief minister, hours after ally Lalu Prasad ruled out resignation of […]