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kulbhushan jadhav death sentence

The plot is thickening over the death penalty awarded to former Indian naval officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, by a military court in Pakistan. In fact, India for the 14th time was denied consular access to meet Jadhav in Pakistan. Experts have started suspecting that Pakistan military personnel might have tortured and killed the 46-year old ex-navy officer. External Affairs Ministry’s spokesperson Gopal Baglay’s statement that India has no idea about Kulbhushan Jadhav’s location or condition gives [...]

Same name cities and towns in India

India has a number of cities and towns which share their names, though their locations are miles apart and they belong to different states where languages spoken are totally different. Here is a list of 10 different towns and cities with the same name in India: 1. Aurangabad  In Maharashtra Aurangabad in Maharashtra was founded in 1610 by Malik Amber and was the capital of India during the rule of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Apart from [...]

Rangoon Movie Review

Vishal Bhardwaj’s latest flick, Rangoon has been 11 years in the making now. Slated for production right after his highly acclaimed hit, Omkara, this movie has broken past many hurdles to find its place at the box office. Even since the start of shoot in November 2015, Rangoon had run up against many roadblocks. And now that it has hit the silver screen, is this period piece worth your wallet? Let’s find out. Movie – [...]

Telangana-CM-Offers-Gold-Worth-Over-Rs-5-Cr-to-Tirupati

Politics of appeasement took centre stage yet again when, earlier this week, Chief Minister of India’s youngest state Telangana, donated Rs 5.5 crore worth of state-owned jewellery to the famous Tirupati Temple in Tirumala. The move was apparently a fulfilment of his promise made during the agitation for an independent Telangana, wherein he publicly took a vow to donate jewellery to the Tirupati temple along with several other temples, once the state won recognition. He [...]

Delhi and Patna: Among Most Polluted Cities

On one hand we have the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the Indian space agency that took the country into a world record last week, by launching a record 104 satellites in one go; and then we have cities like Delhi, India’s capital, along with Patna, Bihar’s capital, that have let India down by being recognised as among the most polluted cities in the world, as per the latest report published in the journal, ‘The [...]

Do You Think That India Should Give Up Kashmir?

Since 1947 Pakistan has been obsessed with getting Kashmir, the entire region, to be part of Pakistan and it is now time for India to offer it to them on a platter. This is the only way there will be peace and tranquility in Kashmir, and Pakistan will finally be able to achieve Islamic utopia that Jinnah so ambitiously envisioned. After all, Pakistan was meant to be a land of Islamic brotherhood and peace, where [...]

OPPO A57 new Selfie Centric Smartphone in India

  OPPO has had a good run in India and 2016 was a good year for the company. OPPO has positioned itself as a selfie-centric smartphone maker and has been riding the smartphone wave in India. The company is now all set to launch the OPPO A57 in India on 3 February after a successful opening in China in November 2016. OPPO A57 is a phone that is going to delight selfie lovers and OPPO [...]

68th Republic Day Celebration of India

This year, the Republic Day will be celebrated on a Thursday and it would be the 68th occasion that the momentous day is observed by people around the country. As many would know, it is one of the secular festivals of the country, which also makes it a proper representative of the country’s secular fabric. It is celebrated in order to commemorate the day when India’s Constitution came into being. Coming as it did in [...]

BJP Ahead- Tread Slowly Samajwadi Party and Congress

“Politics makes strange bedfellows”, they say. Where better can you witness the entire gamut of political drama, alliances, enmity and high intrigue than in the world of Indian politics? And at the heart of the Indian election scenario is the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. With over 200 million people, UP is one of the most populated states in the country. This also means that it has the highest number of Lok Sabha seats (80 [...]

Ramayana & Mahabharata to be part of School Curriculum

During his speaking session, on his recently published book ‘Remembering the Raj’, at Jaipur Literary Festival on Sunday, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that including the great Indian Epics such as the Mahabharata and the Ramayana in the curriculum was in fact a very important change that the Education System in India should look into. The inclusion of these epics would make the younger generation of India more aware of the country’s rich literary past [...]