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War against AFSPA Why not talk to Irom Sharmila instead of detaining her?

Aug 23, 2014

War against AFSPA Why not talk to Irom Sharmila instead of detaining her?

Soon after TV footage beamed live of the 42-year-old frail Manipuri woman being forcibly lifted and carried away by posse of women cops, the sense of hope that had sprung in the last 48 hours evaporated quickly enough. #Politics #Congress #BJP #ConnectTheDots #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #States #Assam Rifles #Binalakshmi Nepram #Gaikhangam
The irrelevance of Hurriyat Kashmirs silent majority cheering PM Modi

Aug 23, 2014

The irrelevance of Hurriyat Kashmirs silent majority cheering PM Modi

The Valleys silent majority, which does not favour Kashmir becoming part of Pakistan, is quietly cheering the Narendra Modi government's decision to cut the separatist conglomerate the Hurriyat Conference to size. #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Kashmir #Modi #Ladakh #Hurriyat
Indian Islamist group issues call to Indian Muslims to join Iraq, Syria jihad

Aug 22, 2014

Indian Islamist group issues call to Indian Muslims to join Iraq, Syria jihad

The group is reportedly inspired by the success of the Islamic State and aims to start a full-blown insurgency in India. #Syria #ConnectTheDots #Indian Mujahideen #Iraq #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #global jihad #Islamic extremism
Amid US air strikes against ISIL, Iraq struggles to build own air force

Aug 22, 2014

Amid US air strikes against ISIL, Iraq struggles to build own air force

Iraq had only a fledgling air force when the United States withdrew in 2011. Washington has agreed to bolster Iraqi air power by selling Baghdad 36 sophisticated F-16 multi-role jet fighters and 24 Apache helicopters. #Terrorism #Syria #ConnectTheDots #USA #Iraq #journalists #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #2014 US airstrikes in Iraq

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Why new interest rate futures contracts will be a hit among investors

Jan 21, 2014

Why new interest rate futures contracts will be a hit among investors

The IRF 2014 version opened on the NSE on 21 January and is clocking volumes of over Rs 400 crore in about initial two hours of trading. The IRF will open on the BSE on 28 January. Volumes are likely to shoot up as the IRF trades on all exchanges. #Sensex #nifty #govt bonds #Interest rate #ConnectTheDots #Benchmark bond #BSE #NSE #FII #IRF
In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row

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In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Aug 19, 2014

Stash Or Trash Your Fashion Finds With The Swipe Of A Finger

Jessica Wilson dropped out of college after her counselor told her that she “didn’t have it in her” to make her dream fashion career a reality. Then Jessica dreamed even bigger, connected the dots between fashion and technology and is now the 22-year...
In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Aug 14, 2014

Letter: Raising wages would boost economy

Let's connect the dots. "Wage pressure" [News, Aug. 3] described fast-food workers advocating for $15-an-hour wages. Then, Standard & Poor's researchers said that the United States needs to look at the inequality of wealth and pay, because it is ...
In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Aug 11, 2014

An urbanist's guide to Copenhagen: the perfect combination of cosy and sexy

The infrastructure is good, the dots are connected, and there is safety in numbers, says Classic Copenhagen s Sandra Hoj My name is Sandra Hoj, I am blogging about my city, the good, the bread and the ugly on Classic Copenhagen. Much to my surprise, ... #Copenhagen #Europe #Denmark