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Why Brazil's 'new middle class' is frustrated with President Rousseff

Sep 09, 2014

Why Brazil's 'new middle class' is frustrated with President Rousseff

a faltering economy and mounting frustration over poor public services are dimming the outlook for Brazil's "new middle class." #Economy #Brazil #ConnectTheDots #BRICs #Dilma Rousseff #South America #public services #Brazil protests
Parties should work for public welfare, go beyond politics Uddhav

Sep 07, 2014

Parties should work for public welfare, go beyond politics Uddhav

He said political parties need to move beyond politics and elections and do something for people's welfare. "Sena's vision document focuses on healthy and educated Maharashtra," he said. #Mumbai #TheySaidIt #Uddhav Thackeray #Shiv Sena #Maharashtra Assembly by-elections #Public Welfare
Centre to unveil policy on building low-cost airports soon

Sep 05, 2014

Centre to unveil policy on building low-cost airports soon

The civil aviation ministry would soon finalise names of the first five of these 50 no-frill airports to be taken up first, official sources said in New Delhi today. #Manmohan Singh #BJP #Civil Aviation Ministry #PolicyWatch #UPA-II #Private-public partnership #Low-cost airports
Recommend names in order of merit Govt to selection panels

Sep 05, 2014

Recommend names in order of merit Govt to selection panels

ACC, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approves senior appointments at the level of joint secretary and above and board-level appointments in public sector undertakings, among others. #Narendra Modi #PolicyWatch #Public Sector Undertakings #Appointments Committee of Cabinet
From CCTV to sudden calls PM Modi keeps MPs on a tight leash

Aug 22, 2014

From CCTV to sudden calls PM Modi keeps MPs on a tight leash

Modi has already unleashed the cat among the pigeons, so to say, by making it clear to all his ministers, bureaucrats and government servants alike that his supreme template of governance is zero tolerance on corruption. #India #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #PMO #Petroleum Ministry #defence ministry #ministers #CCTV cameras #phone calls #Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity

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Why so few Muslims are IAS officers: Poor participation in civil service exams

Jan 26, 2014

Why so few Muslims are IAS officers: Poor participation in civil service exams

Muslim groups must study this data on participation of the community's young men and women in the civil service exams and see how to improve their position. #Congress #Bharatiya Janata Party #Union Public Service Commission #IAS #Muslims #civil service examinations
If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Dec 19, 2013

If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Religion is supposed to be a personal equation between man and God. But is it actually? #OnOurMind #World #India #Religion #Blasphemy #Public life

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If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Sep 16, 2014

Shake-up at PUC, PG&E over emails related to San Bruno blast case

Stung by criticism that the Public Utilities Commission had developed "too cozy" of a relationship with the state's largest utility, PUC President Michael Peevey removed himself from further proceedings over a huge explosion in 2010 that killed eight... #PG&E #Public Utilities Commission
If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Sep 16, 2014

Data loss detection tool mines the ephemeral world of 'pastes'

It’s not easy to figure out if your data has been collected by hackers, but an online tool has been expanded to hunt through one of the most prolific sources of leaked data, known as “pastes.” The most well-known paste website, Pastebin , has long be... #PG&E #Public Utilities Commission
If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Sep 16, 2014

Public advocate eyes crackdown on toxic chemicals used at nail salons

City nail salons need to polish up their safety standards to protect workers and customers from a “toxic trio” of chemicals, Public Advocate Letitia James warned Monday... #PG&E #Public Utilities Commission