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BJP Will Mollify NDA Allies Closer To 2019, When It Risks Getting A Reduced Majority

Nineteen states have NDA governments, but the partners have lost their bargaining power because the survival of Modi government does not depend on them. In 1989, when the BJP won 85 seats in the Lok Sabha polls, there were expectations in political circles that perhaps the country was moving towards …

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This ‘Basant Panchami’, Nourish Yourself With Healthy Portion Of ‘Yellow Foods’

Eating a food that’s great for our brain is an apt way to spend this day. It’s Basant Panchami today. This festival is a celebration of the shift in seasons and marks the onset of spring. Spring denotes hope and new beginnings, and that’s probably why the colour of Basant …

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Is Separate-Food Plate Rule For Non-Veg Caste Discrimination – Or Not A Big Deal In IIT-Bombay?

Debates rage on social media after Hostel 11 asked its residents to use separate plates for non-vegetarian food. Reports that a hostel at the premier Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, had recently asked its residents to “not use the main plates for non-veg” food sparked off furious debates on social …

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Who Wants To Kill VHP Supremo ‘Pravin Togadia’?

The VHP leader has alleged the Gujarat and Rajasthan Police planned an encounter to murder him. Firebrand Hindutva leader Pravin Togadia has been traced just as dramatically as he went missing, setting rumour mills off; his supporters in the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) running amok. However, the revelations made by …

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Don’t Miss The ‘Bikaner Camel Festival’ During Travelling In Rajasthan

A colourful procession of camels and folk performances await tourists at the international camel festival in Bikaner. Bikaner Camel Festival is a yearly event in January that the city celebrates in honour of the ship of the desert — the camel. With a colourful procession comprising of decorated camels and …

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Seriously, India Need Strict ‘Food Policies’ To Ensure Not To ‘Get Sick’ Before ‘Get Rich’

Obesity is rising amidst the megatrends of urbanisation, globalisation, and industrialisation. Improved human well-being is one of the modern era’s greatest triumphs. The age of plenty has also led to an unexpected global health crisis: two billion people are either overweight or obese. Developed countries have been especially susceptible to …

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Why Is The Bad Smell About Life Insurance In India?

The very high front incentives are triggering massive mis-selling and fraud in life insurance. I worry that as the unbanked now get into the formal financial system, we are setting them up for financial disaster. A recent story reports on mis-selling and fraud by a bank in rural Rajasthan where …

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Which Company Would You Choose?

Don’t act so surprised, Your Highness. You weren’t on any mercy mission this time. Several transmissions were beamed to this ship by Rebel spies. I want to know what happened to the plans they sent you. In my experience, there is no such thing as luck. Partially, but it also …

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Apple iPad review

Don’t act so surprised, Your Highness. You weren’t on any mercy mission this time. Several transmissions were beamed to this ship by Rebel spies. I want to know what happened to the plans they sent you. In my experience, there is no such thing as luck. Partially, but it also …

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