Tejaswi taunts Modi over petrol Hike on Twitter

Tejaswi taunts Modi over petrol Hike on Twitter

Wake up , Petrol and Diesel became costlier overnight!  And Bihar Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav taunts PM Modi about it! Ever since Narendra Modi became India’s prime minister, many of his old statements made on social media primarily to embarrass the then UPA government have come to haunt him. Modi had made big claims on […]

Experts: Demonetization cost may exceed benefits!

Experts: Demonetization cost may exceed benefits!

India’s poor are paying  the heaviest price for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘bold’ demonetization move. The current pain could eclipse long-term benefits and hurt the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), some say. The November 8 ban on high-value currency notes has sent India’s economy into a tailspin. Citizens struggle to get their hands on new […]

Farmers, vegetable supply hit by cash crisis

Farmers, vegetable supply hit by cash crisis

How severely will demonetisation impact India’s agricultural supply chain and how badly will it dent farmer incomes? Taking a dig at the NDA government, Rahul Gandhi today asked the Centre if it will now call the Supreme Court “anti-national,” following the apex court’s remarks on the demonetisation move. “Will the government call the Supreme Court […]

Withdraw 2.5 lakhs for wedding but only 2000 for survival!

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!

‘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?

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’

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

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

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?

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?

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

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 […]