RSS puts BJP government to severe test

New Delhi March 16 Has the RSS put the Government at the Centre and the BJP to a severe test? Has it reminded them of their core values and directed them to abide by those values? Has it told them to take “agni pariksha” or a test by fire to…

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Konkan Railway: A remarkable but little known Indian success story

New Delhi March 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the prestigious ‘Make in India’ initiative with much hype and fanfare, inviting global companies and conglomerates to set up manufacturing hubs in the country. But the movement seems to have lost steam and sight of its goals. Introducing high speed trains…

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Jaitley's $13 bn water plan has failed 66 mn farmers

New Delhi March 14  A two-decade-old central programme to finish incomplete irrigation projects has failed some 66 million Indian farmers and halted the economic progress of 350 million Indians, according to an IndiaSpend analysis.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his budget speech last month, said the government would…

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BJP goes back to agenda of Hindutav

New Delhi March 12 As the economic scene remains dismal with few hopes of any turn around, BJP leadership has decided to go back to its original agenda of working for consolidation of Hindu votes. Hoping that opposition parties remaining divided will help them get maximum number of seats with…

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Assam poll is evenly balanced between Congress & BJP

New Delhi March 11 In the game of electoral politics, Assam holds the key to the North East. But beneath the serene surface of this beauteous land lies the intricate web of socio-ethnic-religious issues needed to be untangled to win the hearts and minds of its people. In…

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