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Modi has now realised the limits to India's power

Modi has now realised the limits to India's power

Two years in office, there is very little to show for the Modi government by way of ‘achievements’ on the foreign policy front, and his China, Pakistan policies are gasping for breath, says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. India’s policies toward China and Pakistan are in a logjam -- caught between the demands of Hindu nationalists who form the power base of the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the rejectionist camp that opposes tooth and nail anything and everything ..., 2 days ago

Did Rajan go by majority view on rate cut?

Four of the five external members of the panel recommended a reduction in the policy repo rate Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan seems to have heeded the predominant view of external members of the Technical Advisory Committee to cut the key policy rate in the first bi-monthly monetary policy for 2016-17. Four of the five external members of the panel recommended a reduction in the policy repo rate. Of these, two members preferred a reduction of 25 basis points, according to minutes ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago Rajan mantra to enhance India's risk-taking abilities  Rediff.com4 days ago

Will China "veto" Pathankot probe team's visit to Pakistan?

If Pakistan finally and officially rules out the possibility of an Indian investigation team’s reciprocal visit for the Pathankot probe, it should also be seen as the Chinese “hidden veto” in the India-Pakistan bilateral context, says Rajeev Sharma. International diplomats stationed in the Indian subcontinent keeping an eye on India and Pakistan know that everything in this difficult bilateral relationship currently hinges only on one single thread: whether Pakistan will ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago Pak JIT had assured reciprocity, says Centre  Rediff.com3 days ago Nepal's closer ties with China: What does it mean for India?  DNA3 weeks ago Increasing trade witih EU at the core of Modi's Brussels visit  DNA1 month ago

After blocking Uighur dissident, India revokes Tiananmen activist's visa

The Indian government has come under fresh criticism after barring another Chinese exile -- Tiananmen Square activist Lu Jinghua -- from boarding a flight to attend a meeting in Dharamsala. Lu Jinghua, a well-known Tiananmen activist, was scheduled to attend the April 28 meeting of dissidents and exiles in Dharamsala -- the same meeting that Uighur exile Dolkun Isa had planned to attend before his electronic visa was revoked by India, which cited a red corner notice issued by Interpol in his ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago India withdraws visa issued to Chinese 'terrorist' Dolkun Isa  Rediff.com5 days ago

Odd-even: Few takers for Delhi's MP special buses

Delhi Transport Corporation’s MP Special Bus Service, launched by the Delhi government to ferry lawmakers to Parliament, found few takers on Monday morning. In view of the Parliament session, the Delhi government had on Sunday announced six air-conditioned special buses to ferry MPs and appealed to them to follow the odd-even scheme. The ‘MP special’ buses ply from 9 am to 11 am and 5.30 pm to 8 pm. In the morning, Bharatiya Janata Party MPs Ranjan Bhatt and Hari Om Singh ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago Odd-even 2.0: Delhi government withdraws 4 'MP special' buses  Rediff.com4 days ago

'Chances of a smooth run of Parliament are remote'

‘The current prime minister delights in confrontation; his government is deliberately provocative.’ ‘As of now, there is zero chance of the GST getting passed in this session.’ ‘People seem to be underestimating the Congress’ resilience factor. We are like the Indian elephant: we take time to move.’ Congress spokesperson and Rajya Sabha member Jairam Ramesh tells Kavita Chowdhury that since the attitude of the ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago How the companies plan to keep their employees happy  Rediff.com1 week ago India's 1st high-speed train to arrive next week  Rediff.com1 week ago Quota Tyranny on Streets  Open Magazine2 months ago

India should talk to Pakistan from position of "strength": Congress

Congress on Thursday raised the Pathankot terror attack issue in the Lok Sabha and advised the Narendra Modi government to negotiate with Pakistan from a position of “strength” and not “emotions”. Just before the House was to take up Question Hour, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan allowed Jyotiraditya Scindia of the Congress to raise the issue with a rider that it would not be politicised. Amid opposition by treasury benches, Scindia recalled that the Joint Investigation Team ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago PM, Shah trying to derail trial in fake encounter case: Congress  Rediff.com1 week ago Congress takes a dig at Centre, says BJP a ‘thumbs up’ govt  IndiaTV News2 months ago Agusta case: Now Congress asks 3 counter questions to BJP  Rediff.com20 hours ago

From Mumbra's water woes to Bihar's liquor ban: Top 5 stories from across India

‘I got my husband back because of liquor ban in Bihar’ A resident of Patna's Buddha Colony, Shehnaz Khatun, says she is really happy that her husband has quit alcohol following the ban. The couple has four children. Shehnaz says that their eldest ...
 DNA2 days ago

Boxing Federation of India gets Sports Ministry's NOC

IMAGE: India’s Devendro Singh, left, throws a jab at his opponent during the South Asian Games in Shillong (Image used for representational purposes). Photograph: PTI The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in India on Wednesday has granted an NOC (no objection certificate) for the registration of the newly-formed boxing federation, in addition to depute an observer for the federation's elections. "Sports Ministry grants NOC for registration of Boxing Federation of India, will depute ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Transformation of India? It's much more than numbers

With regard to the goal of eliminating poverty by 2032, the government is yet to explain the premise on which it hopes to claim to bring the country’s population below the poverty line to zero, notes A K Bhattacharya. With the Narendra Modi government unveiling its agenda for action to transform India, the focus is naturally on the big numbers that have been put out as targets to be achieved in the next 16 years. The Indian economy, according to the grand vision, should grow by 10 per ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago
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