Editor : Satish Ohri    Edition : December 2017

Hindutva Agenda on to the Centrestage

Year Round Polling Versus Simultaneous Polls

Kashmir Initiative Aborted

Modi uniting Nations against Terror

Humour is Injurious to Health

Turning a Love Monument into a Hate Object

GST way ahead to transit from Gabbar Singh Tax to Good Simple Tax

At Last Chabahar Emerging as Alternative Route

Yoga Under GST

National News

Hindutva Agenda on to the Centrestage

Hindutva Agenda on to the Centrestage

As the crucial elections to the Gujarat Assembly polls draw near, the Hindutva voices are growing shriller with each passing day. The BJP, which had relied on the Developmental....

Year Round Polling Versus Simultaneous Polls

Year Round Polling Versus Simultaneous Polls

For all practical purposes India is gripped by ‘poll fever’ almost throughout the year—mostly related to state assemblies. Between now and the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, eight state...

Kashmir Initiative Aborted

Kashmir Initiative Aborted

Amidst speculations about the invisible ‘pressure’ that forced the move, the government announced the appointment of former IB chief, Dineshwar Sharma, as its ‘interlocutor’ for breaking.....

Modi uniting Nations against Terror

Modi uniting Nations against Terror

Ever since he assumed office as the Prime Minister on May 26, 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embarked on an ambitious plan to bring the international focus on fighting....

Humour is Injurious to Health

Humour is Injurious to Health

The young standup comedian from Rajasthan’s Ganganagar district who goes by the name of Shyam Rangeela has been taught a bitter lesson right at the beginning of his career.....

Turning a Love Monument into a Hate Object

Turning a Love Monument into a Hate Object

The extent of harm that the convoluted sense of ‘national pride’ can do to the country has come to the fore distressingly with controversy erupting around the world famous....

GST way ahead to transit from Gabbar Singh Tax to Good Simple Tax

GST way ahead to transit from Gabbar Singh Tax to Good Simple Tax

After the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi lampooned the goods and services tax (GST) as Gabbar Singh Tax (an allusion to the famous Hindi movie..

At Last Chabahar Emerging as Alternative Route

At Last Chabahar Emerging as Alternative Route

On November 1, 2017, a consignment of wheat from India destined for Afghanistan arrived at the Iranian port of Chabahar after a short journey in the Arabian Sea.....

Yoga Under GST

Yoga Under GST

The originally high-rated Goods and Services Tax (GST) has considerably been lowered by last month’s decision of the GST Council which reduced tax-rates on about 200 items ranging.....

Capital Happenings

Harsh Vardhan beats a hasty retreat

Harsh Vardhan beats a hasty retreat

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan has hit the delete button,after tweeting emphatic support for the Supreme Court ban on the sale....

Smriti steps back for Nirmala Sitaraman

Smriti steps back for Nirmala Sitaraman

Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani has to contend with a new situation in the Union Cabinet. Change in the priority order in the Union...

Attack on Swiss Tourists hits BJP image

Attack on Swiss Tourists hits BJP image

Attack on the young Swiss couple in Fatehpur Sikri has hurt the image of the BJP the most. Reason was not far to seek. Coming, as it did in..

Modi bureaucracy outreach

Modi bureaucracy outreach

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created a record of sorts since coming to power. He cultivated the bureaucracy intensively. More than...

Upgrading communications skills

Upgrading communications skills

The Modi Government knows better how important it is for those who man its communications wing to continuously upgrade skills in order.....

Shockers for the saffron brigade

Shockers for the saffron brigade

President Ramnath Kovind has sprang surprises on the BJP very early in his office. At a time when the BJP was demonising Tipu Sultan in Karnataka....

India’s abounding tourism potential

India’s abounding tourism potential

Normally Religion, Nature and History attract tourism, but India has all these. At the Paryatan Parv, organised by the Union Tourism Ministry..

Allocations for SCs, STs

Allocations for SCs, STs

With the growing perception of the sense of alienation of the Dalits, in the wake of recent attacks, the NITI Aayog organised a meeting....

Renewal Energy is the future

Renewal Energy is the future

New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh feels the cost of energy generated through clean energy sources such as solar and wind......

13 Lucky for Pranab

13 Lucky for Pranab

13 is considered an unlucky number in the West. There was film, Friday the 13th, and Uphaar cinema fire accident happened on Friday the...

At A Glance

Sumitra Mahajan inaugurates EPFO fete

Sumitra Mahajan inaugurates EPFO fete

On November 1, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan praised the efforts of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to digitalize the services...

Gadkari digitally flags off steel cargo from Vizag

Gadkari digitally flags off steel cargo from Vizag

On November 1, Union Shipping, Road Transport & Highways, Water Resources& Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Nitin Gadkari digitally flagged off a consignment..

R K Singh ex-gratia

R K Singh ex-gratia

On November 2, Union Power Minister R K Singh announcedex-gratia compensation of Rs 20 lakh to the families of the deceased, Rs 10 lakh for seriously..

Ayurveda, Yoga can check diseases: Shripad Naik

Ayurveda, Yoga can check diseases: Shripad Naik

On November 3, Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Yasho Naik said the Indian traditional medicine system and Yoga can play a prominent role...

New Hallmarking regulations soon: Paswan

New Hallmarking regulations soon: Paswan

On November 3, Union Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Ditribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that Department of Consumer Affairs is working...

Venkaiah for Women’s Quota

Venkaiah for Women’s Quota

On November 4, Vice-President of India M Venkaiah Naidu has said that we need to extend reservations for women in Parliament and...

Pradhan’s Green Ride to create awareness

Pradhan’s Green Ride to create awareness

On November 5, in a first of its kind, premier Cyclothon event was flagged off from New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium by Union Petroleum...

India Pavilion at COP 23

India Pavilion at COP 23

On November 6, the India Pavilion at COP 23 was inaugurated by Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan...

Jitendra Singh meets J&K cadre officers

Jitendra Singh meets J&K cadre officers

On November 9, Union Minister of State in PMO and Personnel Dr Jitendra Singh met the senior officers of Jammu and Kashmir cadre..

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