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Too many mistakes, too few words Critics pan 60 days of Modi sarkar

Jul 30, 2014

Too many mistakes, too few words Critics pan 60 days of Modi sarkar

It would be wrong to say that Modi is not working. So much so that he even attended office on Eid-ul-Fitr on Tuesday and is trying hard to extract the best from the bureaucracy. #HowThisWorks #Manmohan Singh #UPA #Narendra Modi #BRICs #WTO #NDA #Bureaucracy #policy paralysis #Secularism
Why the RSS pressure on GM crops is good for India

Jul 30, 2014

Why the RSS pressure on GM crops is good for India

While there are lobbies that support GM crops, farmers, agricultural scientists and activists in India have been locked in a battle with them. #Politics #food #HowThisWorks #India #BJP #NewsTracker #Agriculture #BT Brinjal #RSS #WTO #FTA #scientists #Genetically Modified crops
Katju puts judicial commission back in focus, but is it better than a collegium?

Jul 30, 2014

Katju puts judicial commission back in focus, but is it better than a collegium?

The cry against the collegium system of appointing judges only became shriller when former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju referred to the promotion of an allegedly corrupt judge at the Madras High Court due to political pressure and lack of appropriate action by the then top echelons of the judiciary. #HowThisWorks #Ram Jethmalani #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Markandey Katju #National Judicial Commission #Supreme Court collegium #Higher judiciary
Pace of walking and memory loss can predict dementia study

Jul 28, 2014

Pace of walking and memory loss can predict dementia study

People who tested positive for pre-dementia were twice as likely as others to develop dementia within 12 years. #HowThisWorks #obesity #Health #Dementia #Smoking #Neuroimaging #Hypertension #Alzheimer's #Joe Verghese #High cholesterol
Modi govt breaks with UPA policy, ends up scoring self-goal at WTO

Jul 27, 2014

Modi govt breaks with UPA policy, ends up scoring self-goal at WTO

The Modi government is facing diplomatic embarrassment because of its latest negotiating stand at the WTO which boxes India into a corner. #HowThisWorks #Narendra Modi #WTO #Modi Sarkar #PM Modi #Trade Facilitation Agreement #TFA #World Trade Agreement
UPSC row Why Hindi medium students want the CSAT paper gone

Jul 26, 2014

UPSC row Why Hindi medium students want the CSAT paper gone

With CSAT-II, UPSC aspirant protesters say, representation of students from Hindi medium and social sciences backgrounds in UPSC has taken a big hit. #HowThisWorks #WhyNow #UPSC #civil service exams #Civil service aspirants #UPSC Protests #Language discrimination
Israeli onslaught weakens Hamas, but demilitarisation is a far dream

Jul 25, 2014

Israeli onslaught weakens Hamas, but demilitarisation is a far dream

Thirty tunnels in the complex underground network have already been eradicated in the latest assault on Hamas, the army announced, without specifying how many remained. #World #HowThisWorks #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation
World Cup over, but some Argentines refuse to leave Brazil

Jul 25, 2014

World Cup over, but some Argentines refuse to leave Brazil

Local media reports say tens of thousands of Argentine fans remain Brazil. They appear to be overwhelmingly young and male: Most are in their 20s, and less than a third of them are women. #Sports #HowThisWorks #Brazil #football #Argentina #photos #World Cup 2014 #Brazil World Cup
How Malaysia worked back channels to secure MH17 bodies, black boxes

Jul 23, 2014

How Malaysia worked back channels to secure MH17 bodies, black boxes

Najib, working through intermediaries to reach rebel leader Alexander Borodai over MH17's crash site, was a key figure in brokering the deal, according to sources. #HowThisWorks #Barack Obama #US #Nato #Ukraine #Najib Razak #Malaysia Airlines #Pro- Russian separatists #Alexander Borodai #MH17 #Dontesk #Downing of MH17 #Global Movement of Moderates
Chennai exposed All you need to know about the Katju expose, Bwood style

Jul 22, 2014

Chennai exposed All you need to know about the Katju expose, Bwood style

So given the dramatic nature of the accusations and the theatrical fashion in which it has been received, here is the complete 'need to know' script of what has transpired so far. #HowThisWorks #Corruption #TheySaidIt #CJI #Chief Justice of India #Judiciary #Markandey Katju #Justice Katju #judges #Corruption in Judiciary #Justice Lahoti