Editor : Satish Ohri    Edition : July 2017

Modi Fest Takes Opposition by surprise

GST to be the jewel in NDA’S Crown

Twitter is not a sweet Chirping Sound

Why is Canada allowed to insult India

Myths not for you, Milord

Hand that Shook Mumtaz

Being Shy of Failures

Quit India Platinum Jubilee August 9, 1942-2017

The once smart City

Meat Ban is not Vikas

Previous Presidential Elections : A Flashback

National News

Modi Fest Takes Opposition by surprise

Modi Fest Takes Opposition by surprise

MODI Fest, an acronym for Making of Developed India (MODI), to mark completion of three years in office of the Modi Government, took the Opposition by surprise. For the first time, the Opposition ....

GST to be the jewel in NDA’S Crown

GST to be the jewel in NDA’S Crown

The NDA government headed by the BJP deserves unqualified plaudits for having made strenuous efforts in the face of several obstacles to push through in the post-reform phase its signature piece...

Twitter is not a sweet Chirping Sound

Twitter is not a sweet Chirping Sound

Not being a very tech savvy person and with an inbuilt resistance to using some of the gizmos of the present day, when one first read the word Twitter in newspapers it was assumed that it has something.....

Why is Canada allowed to insult India

Why is Canada allowed to insult India

For some strange reason, India has not paid sufficient attention to the way Canada conducts its relations with this country. Outwardly, the relations appear to be ‘normal’, even friendly, but only when you...

Myths not for you, Milord

Myths not for you, Milord!

His last working day must be counted as the most important day in the life of Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma of Rajasthan High Court. In an order running into 139 pages and comments he made outside.....

Hand that Shook Mumtaz

Hand that Shook Mumtaz

Bombay was always what people thought of the West once. A true cosmopolitan place it had all the description James Hadley Chase gave in his novels of fun, riches, crime, desperadoes, glamour, deprivation....

Being Shy of Failures

Being Shy of Failures

Not for nothing is it said by many that hyper publicity has been a hallmark of the Narendra Modi-led NDA government; one Opposition leader has said that the government spent Rs 2000 crore on self-promotion to mark ..

Quit India Platinum Jubilee August 9

Quit India Platinum Jubilee August 9, 1942-2017

As the nation celebrates the Platinum Jubilee of the Quit India Movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi on August 9, 1942, it showcases an important and a decisive milestone in the Indian Independence Movement.....

The once smart City

The once smart City

Amidst the din of creating smart cities and earning brownies for the vision one extolled brings out an example of focused and concerned growth that saw mapping Faridabad on national chart. A nation that waited.....

Meat Ban is not Vikas

Meat Ban is not Vikas

The government’s favourite slogan ‘Sab ka saath, sab ka vikas’ does not go well with the evangelic effort being made by the ruling party to virtually make it impossible to carry on meat trade in the country free.....

Previous Presidential Elections : A Flashback

Previous Presidential Elections : A Flashback

The Fifteenth Presidential Election to elect successor to the incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee is in the offing. Most of the Presidential elections had been notable not merely on account of votes mustered.....

Capital Happenings

Hi-Fi campaign for Swachh Bharat

Hi-Fi campaign for Swachh Bharat

The Swachh Bharat campaign is turning hi-profile, with Amitabh Bachchan now being aided by Anushka Sharma (of Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi fame)....

Smriti Irani has image-makeover

Smriti Irani has image-makeover

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani has undergone an image makeover. Earlier, known for her garish dress-sense, Smriti Irani is now hailed for her fashion statement...

BJP Chaal, Charitra, Chehra

BJP Chaal, Charitra, Chehra

Chaal (action), Charitra (character) and Chehra (face) that are professed and actually practised are at divergence, was how UPCC leader Dwijendra Tripathi..

Pradhan raring for Odisha CM post

Pradhan raring for Odisha CM post

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is raring to be the Odisha Chief Minister. Pradhan is said to be the hot favourite of Prime Minister....

UGC Anti-Ragging App

UGC Anti-Ragging App

As the University admissions are in full swing, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar is keen to tackle the menace of ragging. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar....

Bandaru bid to stay on as Minister

Bandaru bid to stay on as Minister

With talk of possible Cabinet reshuffle, possibly after the Presidential elections, has set Union Ministers on their tenterhooks. Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya.....

Hotel Janpath fades away

Hotel Janpath fades away

Hotel Janpath, like The Ashok in Chanakyapuri, were among the earliest Hotels in the hotels in the Capital. Now the Modi Government has decided under disinvestment..

Jayalalithaa’s assets attached

Jayalalithaa’s assets attached

The AIADMK Government in Tamil Nadu has quietly initiated the process of confiscating properties attached in the disproportionate assets (DA) case against...

Chidambaram debunks Modi Govt case

Chidambaram debunks Modi Govt case

Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram is facing the heat on corruption charges. Chidambaram candidly said he was the target......

Priyanka Chopra meets Modi

Priyanka Chopra meets Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprised Priyanka Chopra when he agreed to meet her in Berlin in Germany. Prime Minister Modi was in Berlin as part of his 4-nation...

At A Glance

IFS Batch meets President

IFS Batch meets President

On June 1, a group of Officer Trainees of the 2016 batch of the Indian Foreign Service called on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Addressing....

Modi meets Putin

Modi meets Putin

One June 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the 18thAnnual India Russia Summit at St Petersburg. Addressing..

Ahluwalia leads delegation to Sweden

Ahluwalia leads delegation to Sweden

On June 1, Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Agriculture and Farmers Welfare SS Ahluwalia led an Indian Parliamentary delegation on a visit to Sweden..

New Prasar Bharati CEO

New Prasar Bharati CEO

One June 2, Shashi Shekar Vempati was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati on the recommendation of the Three-Member Committee....

J P Nadda releases NRHM Report

J P Nadda releases NRHM Report

On June 2, 10thCommon Review Mission (CRM) report of the National Health Mission, saying ensuring quality of healthcare in public and private sector...

Rajnath lists MHA achievements

Rajnath lists MHA achievements

One June 3, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh released a booklet on the initiatives and achievements of the Ministry.Speaking on the occasion, Rajnath Singh...

Gadkari feat: Bridge built in 165 days

Gadkari feat: Bridge built in 165 days

On June 5, Union Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Phadnavis opened the...

Venkaiah launches segregating waste

Venkaiah launches segregating waste

On June 5, World Environment Day, Union Urban Development Minister MVenkaiah Naidu launched a campaign on source segregation of municipal waste for National...

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