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Maharashtra polls How the BJP is being foolish by alienating Shiv Sena

Sep 21, 2014

Maharashtra polls How the BJP is being foolish by alienating Shiv Sena

The BJP has been extremely shortsighted in pushing the Shiv Sena to the wall just when the political winds are behind the alliance in the next assembly polls #Narendra Modi #ToWhatEffect #Uddhav Thackeray #Gopinath Munde #Maharashtra Assembly polls #BJP-Sena Allilance
Gypped by Xi Where is the $100 bn that China promised India?

Sep 20, 2014

Gypped by Xi Where is the $100 bn that China promised India?

Chinese President Xi Jinpings India visit (1719 September) has not gone off as well as it could have. The two sides could have made it into a roaring success which it isnt. #World #India #China #Narendra Modi #ToWhatEffect #Investment #Xi Jinping #Indo-China relations #Trust deficit
Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad Gujarat or India, which comes first for PM Modi?

Sep 16, 2014

Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad Gujarat or India, which comes first for PM Modi?

Its time that Modi spoke for the rest of India as well. The Gujarat model may be close to his heart, but then there are also other parts of India that have shone remarkably well #World #China #Gujarat #Japan #Narendra Modi #diplomacy #ToWhatEffect #Foreign policy #Bilateral relations #Xi Jinping #BRICS Summit
AAP's tutorial centre for protests Well, why not?

Aug 17, 2014

AAP's tutorial centre for protests Well, why not?

Well, why not? The Aam Aadmi Party has already shown the way by coming up with a Centre for Protest Arts in the National Capital. #ToWhatEffect #Arvind Kejriwal #Civil disobedience #Shabnam Hashmi #AAP #Centre for Protest Arts
Godson diplomacy What we learned about PM Modi from Jeet Bahadur

Aug 05, 2014

Godson diplomacy What we learned about PM Modi from Jeet Bahadur

The press is acting as if theres nothing that unusual for a Prime Minister to be reuniting mothers and sons in different countries. Or that it even knew Modi had a Nepalese godson. Here's what we learned from this great emotional moment in Kathmandu. #diplomacy #ToWhatEffect #Nepal #Jeet Bahadur #Saroo Brierley #Modi's Nepali Godson Sushma Swaraj #Narendra Modi in Nepal

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Rohini and Nandan Nilekani: 'Conscious givers' who contribute to risky causes

Dec 16, 2013

Rohini and Nandan Nilekani: 'Conscious givers' who contribute to risky causes

Rohini and Nandan Nilekani contribute to causes that others may find risky. In doing so, they are nudging the society to look at these issues afresh. #ToWhatEffect #Nandan Nilekani #Rohini Nilekani #Corporate social responsibility #Outstanding Philanthropist
BJP win lifts markets, but road to economic recovery may be long

Dec 10, 2013

BJP win lifts markets, but road to economic recovery may be long

The function of the markets is to believe what it wants to believe. A bear market factors in only the worst even if there are some signs of turning around. A bull market factors in the best, even if the signals are unsustainable. #Economy #Stock market #GDP #BJP #ToWhatEffect #Indian rupee #Lok Sabha elections #tax revenue

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BJP win lifts markets, but road to economic recovery may be long

Sep 21, 2014

Miss America: Her red cup runneth over with happiness

We all know what an a cappella act is. But at last week's Miss America pageant, Miss New York Kira Kazantsev introduced us to something new. The "a cup-ella" act. Yes, cup. A plastic cup. Miss New York played a plastic cup. As her talent. At the Miss... #Virginia #Toby Keith #Solo Cup
BJP win lifts markets, but road to economic recovery may be long

Sep 20, 2014

A year after Westgate, Nairobi traders are desperate for tourists to return

As efforts to get justice for victims continue in Kenya, economic effects of al-Shabaab attacks have hit mall traders hard Continue reading..... #Kenya #Africa
BJP win lifts markets, but road to economic recovery may be long

Sep 20, 2014

Designer model Galaxy that's not quite out of this world

DESPITE its gazillions of handsets, Samsung has been missing one thing: a designer model. It sat back watching Apple, HTC and, to a lesser extent, Sony claim plaudits for the most 'beautiful' handsets. The Galaxy Alpha is an attempt to put that right... #Sony #Samsung