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Kolkata: Tax cuts for painting homes in Didi's favourite colours

Jun 11, 2014

Kolkata: Tax cuts for painting homes in Didi's favourite colours

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation's tax waiver for people painting their houses in West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's favourite blue and white colours has raised the hackles of the opposition. #Mamata Banerjee #Congress #NewsTracker #Kolkata #OnlyInIndia #Opposition #TMC #Tax cuts #Left
Hundreds rush to Mantralaya following rumour of housing scheme

Feb 05, 2014

Hundreds rush to Mantralaya following rumour of housing scheme

Hundreds of people from Mumbai and adjoining areas have been thronging Mantralaya to submit forms for a low-cost housing scheme. #India #Mumbai #Low-Cost Housing #Prithviraj Chavan #OnlyInIndia #Maharashtra #Rumour
Rumours of Modi-Nitish spat send salt prices to Rs 150 in Bihar

Nov 15, 2013

Rumours of Modi-Nitish spat send salt prices to Rs 150 in Bihar

Panic buying in Bihar sent prices of salt spiralling to Rs 150 a kilo in some parts of the state yesterday. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #bIhar #OnlyInIndia #Nitish Kumar #JD(U) #salt #Madhubani
Apt pupil: Karnataka college teaches lone student

Nov 12, 2013

Apt pupil: Karnataka college teaches lone student

Sunil Kamble, is the only student of the two year D.Ed course at the District Institute of Education and Training in Dharwad. #Karnataka #OnlyInIndia #student #College
Devotees climbing Rath: It's all about the money, stupid!

Nov 09, 2013

Devotees climbing Rath: It's all about the money, stupid!

Convinced that touching the deities on the chariot is the sure-fire way to salvation, most devotees are ready to pay a fortune to get this rare privilege. #OnlyInIndia #temple #Rath Yatra #Lord Jagannath #devotees #Daitapatis #Shankaracharya

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"Unorganised" sector, "Hindu" rate and terminological terror

Sep 15, 2012

"Unorganised" sector, "Hindu" rate and terminological terror

Our elites use too many politically incorrect terms - from "unorganised" sector to "Hindu rate of growth. Time we changed it #Only In India #HIndu Rate of Growth #Nehruvian Socialism
Why Andhra tipplers are willing to pay more than MRP for booze

Dec 27, 2011

Why Andhra tipplers are willing to pay more than MRP for booze

Rules on not charging more than the MRP for alcoholic drinks are broken with immunity. Booze, it seems, is big business for everyone. #Andhra Pradesh #Only In India #Booze #MRP

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Why Andhra tipplers are willing to pay more than MRP for booze

Jul 09, 2014

Letter From India: Setting a High Bar for Poverty in India

A new definition of poverty set out in a report shows the percentage of Indians living in abject poverty as falling...
Why Andhra tipplers are willing to pay more than MRP for booze

Jul 10, 2014

Raju befriends fellow elephant, still wary of humans

The animal lovers who rescued pachyderm Raju in India are working hard to win his trust after he'd been shackled in spiked-chains for 50 years, which soured his opinion of humans...
Why Andhra tipplers are willing to pay more than MRP for booze

Jul 10, 2014

India Budget Focuses on Jobs, Growth

India's new government said it would overhaul extensive subsidy programs for the poor and roll out a series of more business-friendly measures in an effort to create jobs and boost economic growth...