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DMKs Bharat Ratna demand for Anna revives memories of Dravidian self-determination

Aug 27, 2014

DMKs Bharat Ratna demand for Anna revives memories of Dravidian self-determination

While the demand to award Anna with Bharat Ratna is never too late, whats surprising is why the DMK had never raised it earlier, although it had been part of the NDA and the UPA governments. #India #Tamil Nadu #DMK #bharat ratna #MK Karunanidhi #CN Annadurai
Karuna writes to President, PM, seeking Bharat Ratna for CN Annadurai

Aug 24, 2014

Karuna writes to President, PM, seeking Bharat Ratna for CN Annadurai

DMK president M Karunanidhi today wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking conferment of "Bharat Ratna" for party founder and Dravidian idealogue C N Annadurai. #M. Karunanidhi #DMK #Pranab Mukherjee #Narendra Modi #bharat ratna #CN Annadurai
BCCI appoints Ravi Shastri as Director of Cricket for ODI series against England

Aug 19, 2014

BCCI appoints Ravi Shastri as Director of Cricket for ODI series against England

Former India captain Ravi Shastri has been appointed the Director of Cricket for the ODI series and he will the overall in-charge of cricket affairs for the Indian team. #Sports #BCCI #India #Cricket #Duncan Fletcher #England #Ravi Shastri #Joe Dawes #Trevor Penney #Sanjay Bangar #India in England 2014 #Bharat Arun
Even I hope to receive Bharat Ratna in my lifetime, says hockey legend Balbir Singh

Aug 17, 2014

Even I hope to receive Bharat Ratna in my lifetime, says hockey legend Balbir Singh

Balbir, 90 and a three-time Olympic gold medallist, looks back with satisfaction at his long tryst with the game but feels he has not got the honour he deserves. #hockey #TheySaidIt #Dhyan Chand #bharat ratna #Balbir Singh
Mayawati sneers at Mulayam, but Ajit Singh, Beni Verma may ally with SP

Aug 14, 2014

Mayawati sneers at Mulayam, but Ajit Singh, Beni Verma may ally with SP

Neither Mulayam nor these two has confirmed the developments, but a senior SP leader has demanded a Bharat Ratna for Ajit Singh's father indicating a gradual closeness. #Uttar Pradesh #Mayawati #Congress #PoliticsDecoder #Samajwadi Party #Mulayam Singh Yadav #bIhar #Beni Prasad Verma #Ajit Singh #bharat ratna #Lalu Prasad

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3 Indias at war: Sensex India, Maoist India, and Bharat

Jun 17, 2013

3 Indias at war: Sensex India, Maoist India, and Bharat

The current tensions in India can directly be traced to three visions of India - one of which will involve breaking the country #India #Maoists #InMyOpinion #Bharat #Culture Clash #Sensex India
Bharat Bandh: anatomy of a 'complete' bandh in Mumbai

May 31, 2012

Bharat Bandh: anatomy of a 'complete' bandh in Mumbai

In Mumbai, the success of the bandh is dependent of the support of the Shiv Sena, which over the years has organised successful shut downs with impunity. #HowThisWorks #Mumbai #Shiv Sena #train services #Bandh #Bharat Bandh

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Bharat Bandh: anatomy of a 'complete' bandh in Mumbai

Aug 14, 2014

Life in prison for killer of India's Bandit Queen

(AP) -- The upper-caste killer of India's "Bandit Queen" was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for gunning down the outlaw-turned-legislator who was idolized as a champion of the lower castes. Phoolan Devi roamed central India's desolate valleys i... #India #New Delhi
Bharat Bandh: anatomy of a 'complete' bandh in Mumbai

Aug 25, 2014

New IIT's shouldn't be started in haste: CNR Rao

India cannot become a global power in science unless it improves the quality of research, says professor CNR Rao, Bharat Ratna awardee in an intervew with Sanchayan Bhattacharje... #India #C.N.R. Rao
Bharat Bandh: anatomy of a 'complete' bandh in Mumbai

Aug 08, 2014

RBI proposes minimum Rs 100 crore net worth for BBPOUs

Mumbai, Aug 8: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has suggested a minimum net worth of Rs.100 crore for Bharat Bill Payment Operating Units (BBPOU) in its draft guidelines for the proposed 'anytime anywhere' bill payment system - Bharat Bill Paymen... #India #Mumbai