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Why PM Modi's fiveday US trip may be a near complete waste of time

Sep 23, 2014

Why PM Modi's fiveday US trip may be a near complete waste of time

Does it make sense for Narendra Modi to disappear for five days to the US when his party is facing two crucial elections and many of the reforms depend on the BJP winning these elections? #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi #diplomacy #Forest Rights Act #Food Security Act #RTE #Indo-US ties #Modi's US visit #Jan Dhan Yojana #Land Act
Bali package at risk, many areas may suffer freezing effect WTO chief

Sep 22, 2014

Bali package at risk, many areas may suffer freezing effect WTO chief

India's tough stand led to impasse in the WTO. India had decided not to ratify WTO's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), which is dear to the developed world, without any concrete movement in finding a permanent solution to its public food stockholding issue for food security purposes. #sushma swaraj #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Food security #WTO #Geneva #US Secretary of State #John Kerry #Bali ministerial #Trade Facilitation Agreement
Asiad organisers get 'dressed down' as India raises issues over food, transport

Sep 22, 2014

Asiad organisers get 'dressed down' as India raises issues over food, transport

Two days ago the badminton team, that spent the whole day at the venue, had to wait for more than 45 minutes to take the bus back to the village as the driver went missing. #food #India #Asian Games 2014 #India at Asian Games 2014 #Tranportation
Over 150 Gujarati dishes, kite festival await Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad

Sep 17, 2014

Over 150 Gujarati dishes, kite festival await Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad

The city of Ahmedabad has decked up to receive Xi Jinping, with Gujarati culture and cuisine awaiting the Chinese president. #China #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Modi #Xi Jinping #Kite festival #China President #PM Modi #Xi Jinping India visit #Gujarati food
I'm fine, don't make a drama out of this Kamal Haasan from hospital

Sep 17, 2014

I'm fine, don't make a drama out of this Kamal Haasan from hospital

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, who was admitted to hospital following a bout of food poisoning, said he's fine and that there's no "cause for alarm". #Bollywood #Tamil Nadu #Arnold Schwarzenegger #Mumbai #TheySaidIt #Chennai #dehydration #Kamal Haasan #hospital #food poisoning #hospitalisation

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Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

Aug 28, 2013

Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

The RBI has no reason to continue with its tight liquidity policy that it introduced on the 15 July when the rupee was trading at levels of around 60. #BSE Sensex #InMyOpinion #PolicyWatch #Food Security Bill #Bond market #Indian rupee #Syrian crisis #RBI policies
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 23, 2013

Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Why do we balk at food subsidy for the poor when we accept every other form of subsidy for the rich - from diesel to power to education? #Economy #India #Amartya Sen #Food security #Subsidy #Gold Duties

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Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Sep 22, 2014

FTC Considers Challenge to Food Merger

The FTC is considering a possible antitrust suit to block the merger of Sysco and US Foods, concerned that combining the nation's two biggest food-service suppliers could threaten competition, according to people familiar with the matter...
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Sep 23, 2014

Moment thief leans out of car window and snatches pizza from hands of a man waiting at a bus stop

The victim was standing, holding his takeaway, at a bus stop in Manchester when the car drove past and a man grabbed the food from his hands. The thieves then posted a video of the theft onlin...