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Withdraw 2.5 lakhs for wedding but only 2000 for survival!

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Withdraw 2.5 lakhs for wedding but only 2000 for survival!

New Delhi relaxed withdrawal limits at banks for marrying couples and farmers yesterday (November 17) amid growing frustration over a cash crisis triggered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to demonetise all high-value notes. The rest of India will have to survive on Rs 2,000 withdrawal. However BBC reports indicate that most rural banks are […]

‘Seized cash’ in Police Stations: headache for cops!

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‘Seized cash’ in Police Stations: headache for cops!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move has an unexpected victim: the police department. Why? Because the police department literally has stacks and stacks of 500 and 1000 rupee notes in safes at their police stations. The ban on currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 has left the police confused. What is to be […]

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 […]

Baloch Leader says Modi and Sharif make ’empty statements’

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Baloch Leader says Modi and Sharif make ’empty statements’

The Baloch leaders appear to be bitter because they feel that India hasn’t walked the talk. The Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) chief Akhtar Mengal has reportedly said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “not interested” in Balochistan. According to a report in the Pakistan newspaper Dawn, Akhtar Mengal has said that Modi’s attempts to rake […]

Pakistan, let’s fight poverty and see who wins: PM Modi

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Pakistan, let’s fight poverty and see who wins: PM Modi

Prime minister Narendra Modi  is in Kerala. He  made a few scathing remarks against Pakistan, but  also remained diplomatic in his first public address after the Uri terror attacks. He said the Pakistan PM was one who reads out the script conceptualized by terrorists. Modi made his displeasure clear about the way the Nawaz Sharif […]

Pak shouldn’t envy Indo-Afghan friendship: Ghani

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Pak shouldn’t envy Indo-Afghan friendship: Ghani

New Delhi: “Every Indian is now contributing one US dollar to Afghanistan,” said Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday,(14 Sept) even as he called for greater regional cooperation in South Asia. He also said Pakistan should not feel threatened by bilateral cooperation between peace-loving countries. “We do not have agreed rules of the game […]

Shame, shame! New Smart Phone but No Toilet?

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Shame, shame! New Smart Phone but No Toilet?

Patna, Bihar: The Central government has been on a public toilet building spree for some years now. But despite Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s efforts and prime Minister Modi’s appeals, people are still ‘going out’ in the open. So, now, the government is  trying to shame people into using toilets. Between 2006 and 2012, authorities […]

Modi lends Vietnam $500 million, will China see Red?

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Modi lends Vietnam $500 million, will China see Red?

India said on Saturday (Sept 3) it is lending Vietnam some  US$500 million (Indian Rs 38,500 million) to boost defence ties. The latest security deal between the two nations seeks to counter Beijing’s muscle-flexing in the South China Sea, say observers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement during a visit to Hanoi, which has […]

India to excel, must reform faster: Singapore Dy Prime Minister

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India to excel, must reform faster: Singapore Dy Prime Minister

Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has said that India is “uniquely positioned to recast the global narrative” to achieve prosperity. He urged India to speed up reforms and target growth of 8 to 10 per cent over the next 20 years. He also pointed out that India is facing a ‘crisis in education’ with […]

India gets ready for  70th Independence day

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India gets ready for 70th Independence day

Independence Day is of great significance for the people of India. On this day India got freedom from British rule. However it was not easy for India to get freedom but our various freedom fighters made this dream into a reality. This year people are going to celebrate a grand Independence Day all over India. Prime […]

‘ 3 Dead Nepali workers  arrive at KTM from Gulf every day’

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‘ 3 Dead Nepali workers arrive at KTM from Gulf every day’

Activists in Nepal  have received many complaints from across the Gulf regionof maltreatment and exploitation of workers. Sujata Upreti, an official of the Pravasi Nepali Coordination Committee (PNCC), a Kathmandu-based labour rights group representing Nepalese migrant workers, has told an Asian news agency that many had been arrested and deported because they were found outside […]

Qatar exploits Indian workers despite assurances to PM Modi?

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Qatar exploits Indian workers despite assurances to PM Modi?

Qatar is exploiting  South Asian migrant labour (almost a million of them from India and Nepal) who are building the infrastructure for the 2022 soccer World Cup . Activists say that labour abuses are widespread throughout the Gulf, and that the workers’ home countries share the blame. Mr Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, visited Doha […]

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