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Not out of CM's race, clarifies Uddhav Thackeray

Sep 08, 2014

Not out of CM's race, clarifies Uddhav Thackeray

The 'misread' statement had also sent out a ray of hope for the chief ministerial aspirants of the BJP. But their happiness proved transitory. #Politics #BJP #PoliticalPlay #Uddhav Thackeray #Shiv Sena #States #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2013
In a first, NSG to train commandos to handle hostage situations

Sep 07, 2014

In a first, NSG to train commandos to handle hostage situations

The Force Commanders of the NSG who have earlier in their careers operated in such non-urban areas have been tasked with the training of the new squad. #NewsTracker #Maoists #NSG #Naxalism #2008 Mumbai attacks #Left Wing Extremism #Commandos #hostage situations #Hostage negotiation #2013 Darbha Ghati killings #LWE
Katiyabaaz Filmmakers talk about documenting Kanpur's battle for electricity

Aug 28, 2014

Katiyabaaz Filmmakers talk about documenting Kanpur's battle for electricity

This documentary about the terrible power situation in the industrial centre of Kanpur unfolds with all the drama and charm of a feature film. #VeryCloseUp #Fahad Mustafa #Deepti Kakkar #Katiyabaaz #Mumbai Film Festival 2013
Drug price debate; Don't cow down to pharma pressure, activists tell govt

Aug 23, 2014

Drug price debate; Don't cow down to pharma pressure, activists tell govt

Countering the industrys claims that the decontrol of prices will cause an annual loss of revenues of over Rs.600 crores, activists note that NPPAs action on the market will bemarginal. It will affect only those brands that were selling at very high prices. #India #Supreme Court #pharmaceuticals #Drugs #Medicines #Price control #NLEM #Drug Prices Control Order #DPCO 2013 #ll India Drug Action Network
Katiyabaaz review Small-town India at its electric, despairing best

Aug 22, 2014

Katiyabaaz review Small-town India at its electric, despairing best

By the end of Katiyabaaz, like the audience, Maheshwari is able to escape Kanpur, albeit with scratches and scars. Loha Singh, however, has nowhere to go but up a pole and close to the high voltage wires. #VeryCloseUp #Fahad Mustafa #Deepti Kakkar #Katiyabaaz #Mumbai Film Festival 2013

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Now that AAP has tasted power, it could just self destruct

Jan 15, 2014

Now that AAP has tasted power, it could just self destruct

If the internal contradictions within AAP are not self-resolved, then it will likely split itself into two parties #Politics #India #JustSaying #Arvind Kejriwal #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Delhi Election 2013

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Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Sep 18, 2014

Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Good morning, Long Island.  Welcome to the LI Now live post for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Here's the latest happenings on Long Island Thursday. Check back often for the latest breaking news, traffic, weather alerts and train delays. To view the lates... #LIRR #Rite Aid #Suffolk County, NY #Central Islip, NY #East Northport, NY #Elwood, NY #Islip, NY #Long Island, NY #Port Washington, NY #Hempstead, NY #Southern State Parkway, NY #Valley Stream, NY
Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Sep 18, 2014

FedEx to add 50,000 for year's end

DALLAS -- Growth in online shopping is generating profit for FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for Christmas package deliveries. That's up from about 40,000 tempora... #FedEx #Dallas, Texas