The spiritual guru responds to Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com's quick-fire questions with prompt answers. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the presiding spirit behind the Art of Living movement with its global imprint, is an unusual guru. Born in Tamil Nadu, he lives in Karnataka, and has a flourishing AOL institution in Geneva. He found his own ground while following Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Today his Art of Living Foundation connects with the children and the youth. Sri Sri, 57, knows Tamil, Kannada, English, ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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Sheela Bhatt reports: K Radhakrishnan, ISRO chief, was present at a meeting between Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and United States Secretary of State John Kerry. Also present was Home Secretary Anil Goswami. The leaders discussed issues related to space, terrorism and intelligence sharing as part of the two countries bilateral ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Who are the men the prime minister relies on to execute his impressive agenda? Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com finds out. As expected, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has selected his office staff on the lines of the Gandhinagar model. When he was chief minister of Gujarat, his office was the nodal centre of power. His staff functioned to create, execute and make a success of what is now called the 'Gujarat model'. Gujarat's ministers were an extension of the Chief Minister's Office. One will have to see ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Budget 2014 is curtain raiser to Budget of 2015, says Sheela Bhatt in her analysis of ArunINooz, 1 month ago
'Modi as the PM of the country has to take everybody on board and deliver on good governance. That is his responsibility. In that, talking alone won't help, he's working.'Commerce Minister Dr Nirmala Sitharaman tells Sheela Bhatt/ Rediff.com how the Modi government plans to change India. Read the interview. ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago 10 things that the Modi government is doing right Rediff.com, 1 week ago
'It is my right as an Indian to decide, my government's right to decide how much subsidy I will give my poor farmers. That cannot be dictated from somewhere else. I want that right to be retained by us.' 'I am almost tempted to say there is some kind of a vested interest operating to play down the achievements of Modi.' 'I think the focus should be on what has been achieved in 70 days and not on how this government functions.' The second segment of Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created a flutter with his first Independence Day speech. While diverted the national attention to social issues, Modi smartly avoided political traps. Sheela Bhatt / Rediff.com analysesQuintessentially Modi, said Bharatiya Janata Party’s spokesperson and writer M J Akbar after Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded his speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort on India’s 68 Independence Day.Prime Minister Modi wore the hat of a social reformer ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago What Modi hopes to achieve with his I-Day speech Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
'It is obvious within these two months that in many ways Narendra Modi has a great degree of resemblance with Indira Gandhi.' 'The same style of management of power. The same kind of attempt to reduce a large section of the political leadership into, if not spectators, bureaucrats. His leaders are taking orders from him and executing those orders.' 'This is the model that has worked in Gujarat. And he is hoping that it will work in India.' Ashis Nandy deciphers the Narendra Modi government, in ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
The kind of people Narendra Modi has chosen, the decisions he has taken and the rail and central budgets suggest that he is treading carefully in New Delhi. There is less of innovation and more of continuity, so far. He is not ready to rock the boat and start from scratch, says Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com. So how is the Modi sarkar doing? This is the most-often asked question these days, laced with a million hopes, anxiety, anticipation, and a tinge of worry too, by people cutting across class, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Is Narendra Modi really an OBC? Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'That the Indian nationals have been sighted, they are unharmed, they are in captivity, and we know their captors. This is the sort of information I think everybody has the right to know and we would share it. Information beyond that we feel would be detrimental to the safety of those who are in captivity and it is not at all in the interest of our countrymen to share that information,' says MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin. Syed Akbaruddin, 54, spokesperson and joint secretary in the ministry ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Iraq kidnapping: 'India can't do much politically or militarily' Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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