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February 12, 2014

The new look of Arvind Kejriwal: Is Arvind Kejriwal really a hard line stickler for austerity, severe moral values and ‘plain living and high thinking’? At least the new visual he has cultivated for himself claims so. A typical ‘Kejriwal’ look would be a half sleeve shirt (preferably checked) worn carelessly over the pants complete with rimless glasses and sporting a heraldic moustache. This is the summer dress code. For winter, add a blue or [...]Read More

February 7, 2014

The Antrix – Devas deal: Yet another instance of corruption in the UPA II regime has been uncovered. This time it involves the esteemed establishment Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and the former chairman of the space agency G Madhavan Nair. The questionable deal is the proposed contract between the ISRO’s commercial wing Antrix, which was supposed to provide the multimedia company Devas with 70MHz S–band spectrum. The initial understanding was, Antrix would supply the [...]Read More

February 4, 2014

What is GDP? Gross Domestic Product (GDP) can be defined as the market value of all the officially acknowledged finished goods and services that are produced in a country in a year or any other given span of time. The per capita GDP of a country is often considered as a yardstick for the standard of living for the population of a country. World Bank forecasts for the economic growth of India: Is our country [...]Read More

February 4, 2014

The AAP – Congress alliance: “I swear on my children that there can be no tie-up between us. We are fighting the election against these scam-ridden parties”. That was the exact statement of Aam Aaadmi Party (AAP) leader, Arvind Kejriwal before the smashing debut of the greenhorn AAP in the Delhi State Assembly Elections. However, as the situation had turned out, Kejriwal, after a little wrangling, had went ahead to form the Government with the [...]Read More

January 23, 2014
Manmohan Singh's Tenure as India's PM

Manmohan Singh has finally bid farewell to 7 Race Course Road, as he steps down after a decade of leading the country in the capacity of the Prime Minister. Much like his ten-year tenure, his departure also saw some interesting developments. First of all, in the farewell dinner organised in his honour by Sonia Gandhi, the one person conspicuous by absence was Rahul Gandhi. This has fueled speculation that the Congress VP is harbouring a [...]Read More

January 20, 2014
Narendra Modi In The Perspective Of The US State Department

Narendra Modi In The Perspective Of The US State Department Narendra Modi in the perspective of the US State Department: As of 2013, the situation of Narendra Modi  in the US perspective was like this – even if he emerged victorious in the 2014 elections as the Prime Ministerial candidate of the BJP, an invitation from the White House was a remote possibility. In March 2005, under the Religious Freedom Act of 1998, USA had [...]Read More

January 19, 2014
1947 India And Pakistan Partition

  The background of the Partition of India: The first official meeting of the Indian National Congress (INC) was held in 1885. The Muslim League had been formed as a result of the British Government efforts to divide the province of Bengal along religious lines, which had collapsed in the face of the vehement opposition led by the INC. The Muslim League had been formed to safeguard the rights of the Muslims in any case [...]Read More

January 17, 2014
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi Political career of Rahul Gandhi: Rahul Gandhi’s entrée in politics had been initiated in the May 2004 Lok Sabha elections, when he had contested from his father Rajiv Gandhis’s former constituency of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. The seat was originally held by his mother Sonia Gandhi, who had shifted to the adjacent constituency of Rae Bareilly. The condition of the Congress party in Uttar Pradesh had been deplorable then, covering only a meager [...]Read More

January 15, 2014

What is FDI? Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a mode of direct investment into production or business in a country by a company in another country, either by procuring a company in the target country or by expanding existing business operations in that country. Multi- brand retailers like Wal-Mart and Tesco aim to start operations in India through the FDI. Already single-brand companies like Nike, Bose and Apple have been allowed to open their own [...]Read More

January 14, 2014

Nuclear Energy in India: With the shortage of fossil fuels in the energy basket of India, the nation is now determined to step its nuclear power generation capacities. The aspiration of the nation is to achieve a stake of 25% in terms of nuclear power in the total energy basket of India by 2050. However, this will involve considerable investitures both in constructing the nuclear power plants and in refurbishing the grid systems, to bring [...]Read More

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