Our thanks to Uma Bharti, sanyasin and India's minister for river welfare, who informed us this week that Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'has implemented Karl Marx's idea on black money.' 'Marx ne jo kaha, Pradhan Mantri wahi laagu kar rahe hain (the prime minister is executing what Marx always advocated),' Uma Bharti told the Economic Times in an interview. Uttam Ghosh presents his unique take on Uma Bharti's ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Farmers fighting for land rights on the tip of Haryanas border with Delhi are trying to invoke the names of socialist icons Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin and Mao Zedong, to draw the attention of Chinese authorities to their demands. The affiliates of the Bhoomi ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Nearly 30 per cent work on casting of the monumental bronze statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, billed as the world’s tallest sculptural work, has been completed, says noted artist Ram Sutar. Sutar was commissioned to craft the artistic modellings for the majestic 522-ft-high ‘Statue of Unity’ that will be installed on Sadhu Bet near Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat. The sculptor, who turns 92 on February 19, and known for his iconic statues of Mahatma Gandhi, one of ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Nothing, according to Deepak Lal. He argues that the contemporary attempts to control immigration in the US and UK are not nativist. IMAGE: On a derelict building in Bristol, England, is a mural of former London Mayor Boris Johnson, right, one of the biggest names leading Brexit campaign, and Donald Trump, who supported Brexit. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images. Nativism has been an important feature of the US -- though a nation of immigrants. It was characterised by John Higham, in his ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
A lot of people dream about making the world a better place, but now you can put your money on it. A website called Dreamstore.me allows consumers to purchase “futures” in plans designed to make the world a better place, whether it be by making ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
Teamlease's Manish Sabharwal tackles 5 criticisms of demonetisation.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com One of the most interesting bets in Mumbai's financial community earlier this month was about the percentage of Rs 12 lakh crore -- the total physical currency of Rs 17 lakh crore less Rs 3.5 lakh crore with banks and Rs 1.5 lakh crore in small notes -- that will not be exchanged by or deposited in banks by December 30. This demonetisation is only the 10th of the 25 things needed, because ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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