My India

Ever since he took over as the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has been on a mission to strengthen India’s position as a member of the global community. Strong economic and defence ties with developed nations has been at the core of his foreign policy. Indo-German ties have unfolded beautifully over the past couple of years and have worked to the advantage of both the nations. Taking this saga ahead, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel [...]

Beef Row Spices up Bihar Poll Pot, BJP Takes on Lalu Prasad

The very unfortunate killing of a Muslim man in Dadri-UP, merely on the suspicion of eating beef, is fast turning into an ugly game of politics where all parties have jumped in to capitalise on the incident for political benefit. What happened in U.P is now beginning to show its impact on Bihar, making several analysts wonder whether the incident was meant to trigger a polarisation before the Bihar polls. Polarisation is certainly happening, going [...]

PM Narendra Modi’s Oh My God! Moments

Heads of State, Prime Ministers, Ministers and public figures are all known to have their ‘Oh My God! or OMG’ moments when they have let slip something they shouldn’t have. Sometimes, it’s just a slip, but many a times, it’s also ignorance that gets them all the attention that they could well do without. The world has seen from time-to-time hilarious moments that have got picked out and highlighted in the media and the world [...]

Water ATMs in Delhi Image

Delhi Jal Board (DJB) is planning to set up 280 water ATMs across the various unauthorised colonies in Delhi. In fact, DJB has been awarded the Water Digest Water Award under the category of Best Water Management—Public Sector for the year 2014-15 for its success in setting up of water ATMs in Savda Ghevra. It was the success of Savda Ghevra that has encouraged DJB to replicate the model in other parts of the city.   [...]

Use of Multiple Bank Accounts

India is such a large country with a wide economic class spectrum of people. On one side, there are plenty of people who have so much money that it requires multiple bank accounts to segregate the saving and investment channels, on the other, there are still thousands who don’t have even a single bank account. Firstly, every citizen of India must have at least one functioning savings bank account. Now, the question comes up whether [...]

Bihar Polls After Rally in Bhagalpur and Banka

Catching the pulse of the people in Bhagalpur, the district that recently hosted Sonia Gandhi, can give a good indicator on the direction and impact of campaigning. In fact, Narendra Modi too kicked off his campaign from neighbouring Banka district; therefore, it makes sense to re-visit both areas and try and see what people feel about the campaigning. Bhagalpur has traditionally been a communally sensitive area with four major communities living here: Yadav, Kurmi, Gangota [...]

Key Takeaways from Modi’s Foreign Tours

Till date, in his capacity as the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has gone to 27 countries. He has visited Nepal and the US a couple of times. Following is a list of countries he has visited once: • Australia • Mauritius • Bangladesh • Mongolia • Bhutan • Myanmar • Brazil • Russia • Canada • Seychelles • China • Singapore • France • Sri Lanka • Fiji • South Korea • Germany [...]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Of all the conditions that affect the upper limb, carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that is increasing in occurrence due to our lifestyle changes.  In this condition, the median nerve – which supplies the inner palm and fingers (one half of ring and the whole little finger) – is affected.  The condition occurs when the nerve is compressed as it traverses the carpal tunnel – a narrow space between the wrist bones and [...]

Sonia Gandhi to begin election campaign in Bihar

Sonia Gandhi launched her Bihar campaign yesterday with a rally at Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district. Addressing the rally, Sonia Gandhi launched a direct attack on Narendra Modi highlighting the fact that the PM was spending more time overseas than addressing pressing issues here in India. She spoke of the economic hardship that people were having to face since food prices had gone up and the government had done little to stop it. Then, there was [...]

October 3, 2015

    Release Date: 2 October 2015 Starring: Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Neeraj Kabi and Sohum Sharma Directed by: Meghna Gulzar Produced by: Vishal Bhardwaj and Vineet Jain Story: Vishal Bhardwaj Music by: Vishal Bhardwaj Duration: 2 hours and 12 minutes Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller Censor Rating: U/A About Talvar  Talvar is based on the real-life story about the dual murder case of 2008 in Noida. The murder of teenager Aarushi Talvar and the servant of the family Hemraj had shocked the entire [...]