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After Demonetisation , what?

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After Demonetisation , what?

Taking the nation by surprise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night announced demonetisation of Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 notes with effect from midnight, making these notes invalid in a major assault on black money, fake currency and corruption. In his first televised address to the nation, Mr. Modi said people holding notes of […]

NaMo to be tourism mascot: Incredible !ndia

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NaMo to be tourism mascot: Incredible !ndia

As winter approaches, the Tourism Ministry is getting ready to launch a new media campaign. Guess who will be the ‘face’ of the Incredible India campaign ! No other but Prime Minister Modi, says the Ministry of Tourism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to be the mascot of ‘Incredible India’ campaign with the Tourism […]

Development is not ‘Target practice’

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Development is not ‘Target practice’

The government has been undertaking welfare schemes to reduce poverty, hunger and unemployment. But the emphasis has been on the fulfilment of numerical targets, not on the way in which the targets are met. The overemphasis on targets has destroyed the efficacy of policies. The Narendra Modi government has started the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. In […]

Pigeon arrested for threatening PM Modi!

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Pigeon arrested for threatening PM Modi!

They’re arresting pigeons for threatening Prime Minister Modi! This may be a story for the birds, but the BBC says it’s true. Indian police say they took a pigeon into custody after it was found with a note threatening the prime minister. The bird was found near the border with Pakistan. “We took it into […]

Is India on the brink of a Dalit Uprising?

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Is India on the brink of a Dalit Uprising?

Is India on the brink of a ‘Dalit uprising’? Are the self proclaimed ‘gau rakshaks’ queering Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pitch? Will Prime Minister Modi rise to the occasion and come up with a master stroke that unifies India?  India cannot be the country where a cow is more valuable than a human being, writes […]

Why PM Modi rushed to Iran this month…

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Why PM Modi rushed to Iran this month…

The last week of May eventful indeed! Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Iran, President Pranab Mukherjee made a trip to neighbouring China. These two visits show that relations with Tehran and Beijing play an important role in New Delhi’s foreign policy. India and China are rivals. They share the global stage as members […]

Be a desh-bhakt! Use LED lighting!

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Be a desh-bhakt! Use LED lighting!

The easiest way of proving you are patriotic? Toss out your CFLs and other lights snd replace them with LED bulbs! Reember? Prime Minister Narendra Modi in January last year launched the Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme, and described the shift to LED (light-emitting diode) as “an act of patriotism” and “social service” to save the […]

Jewellers miffed at PM Modi?

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Jewellers miffed at PM Modi?

NEW DELHI : Are the new moves of the Indian government straining the BJP ties with its core voter base? Some observers think so. For three generations, Mr Kumar Jain’s family of gold traders in Bombay (Mumbai) have been among the staunchest supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, the BJP. Now they’re having second […]

Modi woos Assam with ‘Act East’ bouquet

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Modi woos Assam with ‘Act East’ bouquet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has kicked off the BJP election campaign in the north-eastern state of Assam, promising growth and development, as he seeks to reverse a recent trend of electoral setbacks for his party. Assam is the gateway to the region bordering Bangladesh and Bhutan and residents have long complained that successive federal governments […]

Pressed, PIB withdraws ‘doctored’ Modi photo !

Pressed, PIB withdraws ‘doctored’ Modi photo !

NEW DELHI : Now the Press Information Bureau is handing out ‘photoshopped’ photos ! A doctored photo released by the Indian government showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi surveying severe flooding from a helicopter has been deleted, and his office promised remedial action after criticism on social media.  Mr Modi travelled to Tamil Nadu’s capital, Chennai, […]

Who got Facebook to block ex-envoy’s write-up on NaMo?

Who got Facebook to block ex-envoy’s write-up on NaMo?

New Delhi: Are the ‘Modi Toadies’ and his US based dirty tricks department responsible for missing links to an article criticising him? Links to a former Indian High Commissioner’s write-up questioning PM Narendra Modi’s claim of being “welcomed with great respect” in Britain in 2003 went missing on Facebook for “more than 24 hours” before […]

Smriti Irani: trying to shut down the ICSE board?

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Smriti Irani: trying to shut down the ICSE board?

New Delhi: Now the Modi government has trained its guns on the ICSE board and affiliated schools. Why? Apparently there are some in the new dispensation who feel that its time to destroy these ‘eitist’ board run by ‘Christian’ Managements, (Actually Anglo-Indian, but do the rights of micro-minorities matter nowadays?)  The human resource development ministry […]

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