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Trouble for Sharad Pawar, NCP Dhangars want a quota after Marathas, Muslims

Jul 30, 2014

Trouble for Sharad Pawar, NCP Dhangars want a quota after Marathas, Muslims

The Dhangars, a shepherd community, have traditionally voted for the NCP. They have now been wooed aggressively by the BJP, which has promised to include them in the ST category. #Sharad Pawar #PoliticalPlay #Reservation #Maharashtra #NCP #Supriya Sule #Muslims #Baramati #Marathas #SC / ST #nomadic tribes #Dhangars
Will the BJP government save  Jarawas from a BJP MP?

Jul 21, 2014

Will the BJP government save Jarawas from a BJP MP?

Before the polls, Andaman MP Bishnu Pada Roy spoke of mainstreaming the Jarawas and throwing their sanctuary open to settlers. Now he is all set to deliver on his promises. #ConnectTheDots #Andaman Trunk Road #Jarawa reserve forest #Bishnu Pada Roy #Theva Neethi Dhas
Women's reservation bill: Madhu Kishwar tears it apart and rightly so

Jul 18, 2014

Women's reservation bill: Madhu Kishwar tears it apart and rightly so

Perhaps the initiatives like the alternative reservation bill suggested by Kishwar will be the first step towards a time when women will be able to make space for themselves in Indian politics, without needing quotas or being held back by political ghettos and glass ceilings. #OnOurMind #Women's Reservation Bill #Madhu Kishwar #Mahila Morcha
Quotas for Marathas, Muslims: Cong-NCP engineer a 73% travesty in Maha

Jul 17, 2014

Quotas for Marathas, Muslims: Cong-NCP engineer a 73% travesty in Maha

In one stroke, the State govt has overturned the philosophy of affirmative action, subverted the Constitution, extended the quota system to the private sector, and upset the fine balance that India's courts have struck #ThatsJustWrong #Congress #BJP #Reservation #OBC #Quotas #NCP #Muslim #Constitution #Upper caste #ST #lower caste #Maratha #Rane report
UN panel verdict allows India access to Hariabhanga gas reserves, Dhaka gets 20 K sqkm EEZ

Jul 12, 2014

UN panel verdict allows India access to Hariabhanga gas reserves, Dhaka gets 20 K sqkm EEZ

The disputed region was near the mouth of the Hariabhanga river, an area of huge strategic importance for India in the coming decades. #India #ThisisNext #Bangladesh #diplomacy #Bay of Bengal #Syed Akbaruddin #Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali #Hariabhanga gas reserves #United Nations Tribunal

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Just chill! Fed taper is more positive than negative for India

Dec 09, 2013

Just chill! Fed taper is more positive than negative for India

The reason is that a stronger US economy will lead to the Fed lowering and stopping its $85 billion a month bond purchase programme in the coming months. #United States #Inflation #ToWhatEffect #Ben Bernanke #Federal Reserve #Janet Yellen #rate guidance

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Just chill! Fed taper is more positive than negative for India

Jul 29, 2014

Fed weighs key questions this week on reversing its low-rate policies but may reveal little

This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low... #Federal Reserve #Washington
Just chill! Fed taper is more positive than negative for India

Jul 24, 2014

Kesha’s Head-To-Toe Cat Print Makes Us Want To Join Her Feline Cult

When Kesha announced her intentions to start a cult based entirely around cats, we (naturally) had our reservations. Sure, the idea sounded tempting when she explained it to E! News earlier this month: “So I’m going to start a cult and people can be ... #Federal Reserve #Washington
Just chill! Fed taper is more positive than negative for India

Jul 28, 2014

Dollar's Strength Persists Ahead Of Jobs Report

The mighty dollar remains aloft near six-month highs against a basket of currencies on Monday as financial markets prepare for a data-intensive week that includes a U.S. Federal Reserve policy-setting meeting and the release of the nonfarm payrolls (... #Middle East #Federal Reserve
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