Editor : Satish Ohri    Edition : October 2017

New India Not With Jumlas

Modi’s Ayodhya outreach

India Has a Surfeit of Babas and Gurus

Calling the bluff of Hurriyat

Trump Tells Pakistan

Mixed Picture of the state of the domestic Economy

All India Radio Potential Overlooked

Has India Fallen into a Chinese Trap

The two Ideas whose Time has Come

National News

New India Not With Jumlas

New India Not With Jumlas

Speaking at the 75th anniversary of the Quit India movement (1942) at a special session of parliament, Narendra Modi spoke of building a ‘New India’ in the next five years when independent ....

Modi’s Ayodhya outreach

Modi’s Ayodhya outreach

With the Supreme Court verdict on Triple Talaaq coming as a shot-in-the-arm, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now seriously reaching out to Muslims for a negotiated settlement to the vexed...

India Has a Surfeit of Babas and Gurus

India Has a Surfeit of Babas and Gurus

The conviction of the rock-star like head of the 700-acre Hissar-based Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, on charges of rape once again brings to focus how the tribe.....

Calling the bluff of Hurriyat

Calling the bluff of Hurriyat

India is a democratic country and everyone has the right to protest. But, can anyone and, particularly those who have been funded from Pakistan, be allowed to mobilize....

Trump Tells Pakistan

Trump Tells Pakistan

None of his predecessors had delivered such a stern message to Pakistan: Stop patronising terrorists immediately or forget about the plentiful US aid. Pakistan must show its ‘commitment.....

Mixed Picture of the state of the domestic Economy

Mixed Picture of the state of the domestic Economy

As the first half of the fiscal 2017-18 is behind, the next half is crucial in terms of restoring growth momentum as various crucial barometers that have a bearing on the macro- economic....

All India Radio Potential Overlooked

All India Radio Potential Overlooked

It hardly found mention in the national media but on August 23 All India Radio missed the day’s first major news bulletin (8 a.m.) in Marathi following a pen-down strike by the casual..

Has India Fallen into a Chinese Trap

Has India Fallen into a Chinese Trap

At the end of the India-China standoff towards the end of August after anxious 74days there was understandable relief all round. But a common thread in most comments in India.....

The two Ideas whose Time has Come

The two Ideas whose Time has Come

Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Finance Minister as he then was, while introducing his famous reformative Budget in 1991, had quoted Victor Hugo saying “No power on earth can .....

Capital Happenings

Appropriating Lokmanya Tilak

Appropriating Lokmanya Tilak

After Sardar Patel and Mahamana Madan Mohan Malviya, it was the turn of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak to be appropriated. The earliest icon to be appropriated this....

Nitish U-Turn amuses Cong

Nitish U-Turn amuses Cong

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a bitter critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and snapped ties with the BJP after he was named BJP Prime Ministerial Candidate in 2013...

Harsh Vardhan plays proactive role

Harsh Vardhan plays proactive role

Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who has assumed charge in the wake of the passing away of Anil Madhav Dave, is seen to be playing..

Nirmala and JNU

Nirmala and JNU

As Nirmala Sitharaman, a former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Freethinker, rose to become the Union Defence Minister, the ABVP went on to gain ground in the Left bastion....

Lok Pal in cold-storage

Lok Pal in cold-storage

The Congress lost the General Election in 2014 for the perception of widespread corruption everywhere. At the time of Anna Hazare Agitation, the BJP played a proactive role to project.....

Sanitation Ministry acquires new sheen

Sanitation Ministry acquires new sheen

Congress leader Gurudas Kamat quit the Congress-led UPA Government, when he was allotted the portfolio of Sanitation in Drinking Water Ministry and returned to Mumbai....

Jayalalithaa home becomes Memorial

Jayalalithaa home becomes Memorial

Veda Nilayam, the sprawling bungalow located at the upscale Poes Garden area in Chennai, once the home of film star-turned politician J Jayalalithaa for over three decades..

Yeddyurappa in a soup

Yeddyurappa in a soup

Karnataka BJP strongman B S Yeddyurappa, aiming to wrest power from the Congress in the upcoming Karnataka Assembly polls in 2018, is in for a fresh spell of trouble....

Metro Man Sreedharan queers the pitch

Metro Man Sreedharan queers the pitch

Metro Man Sreedharan queered the pitch for the Government which announced its Metro Rail Policy, making Public Private Partnership (PPP) component must for getting......

Jayanti’s dilemma

Jayanti’s dilemma

Former Union Environment Minister Jayanti Natarajan is on the horns of a dilemma. She bitterly attacked Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and burnt all her boats with the party in which...

At A Glance

AP has proud history: Prez

AP has proud history: Prez

On September 1, President of India Ram Nath Kovind addressed a civic reception hosted for him at SV Arts College Ground in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. He also laid the foundation stone for BR Ambedkar...

National Nutrition Week

National Nutrition Week

On September 1, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Minister organised the National Nutrition Week. The theme of this year’s National Nutrition Week is Optimal Infant & Young Child feeding Practices (IYCF): Better Child Health..

Seminar on New India

Seminar on New India

On September 1, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan inaugurated Exhibition-cum-Seminar on New India – We Resolve to Make. Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was present on this ..

IT Ministry drive for Swachhta

IT Ministry drive for Swachhta

On September 2, Swachhta Pakhwada concluded in the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY). It was held with great enthusiasm and active participation of the officers/staff members...

Venkaiah exhortation of civil servants

Venkaiah exhortation of civil servants

On September 3, Vice-President of India M Venkaiah Naidu has said that Civil Servants should be Empathetic, Efficient, Impartial and Incorruptible and these are the guiding principles that form the ...

NITI Aayog for focus on nutrition

NITI Aayog for focus on nutrition

On September 5, Green Revolution leader Dr M S Swaminathan and Padma Shri Dr H Sudarshan, launched the National Nutrition Strategy, along with NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar and Member Dr Vinod ...

Centre for focus on Smart City projects

Centre for focus on Smart City projects

On September 5, the Central Government asked the States to focus on early implementation of Smart City projects that have a visible and transformative impact in the lives of citizens in identified smart cities...

Decline in road accidents: Gadkari

Decline in road accidents: Gadkari

On September 6, Roadways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari released a report, which stated that road accidents in the country have decreased by around 4.1 per cent during 2016, with the year seeing 4,80,652 ...

Anupriya opens medical meet

Anupriya opens medical meet

On September 7, Union Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel inaugural of 10thMedical Technology Conference, Medical Technology Shaping Universal Healthcare, organised by Confederation of Indian ...

North-East Calling Festival

North-East Calling Festival

On September 9, Union Minister of State of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the North-East Calling festival, here today. The “North East Calling” event is being ...

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