The Gutting Of Indian Democracy By Modi-Shah – by Ramachandra Guha

[ad_1] Back in December 2015, I wrote that India was in danger of becoming what I termed an ‘election-only democracy’. Once a party had won an election, and formed a government, its leader(s) behaved as if they were totally immune from critical scrutiny, and could do absolutely what they wished for the next five years, when […]

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PM Modi, Google’s Pichai Discuss How Tech Can Transform Lives of Indians

[ad_1] Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke with Google CEO Sundar Pichai and discussed issues such as leveraging the power of technology to transform the lives of India’s farmers and youths and the importance of data security. During the interaction, they also spoke about the new work culture that is emerging in the times […]

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Google To Invest Rs 75,000 Crore In India In 5-7 Years, Says Sundar Pichai: 10 Points

[ad_1] Google will invest Rs 75,000 crore in India Google will invest Rs 75,000 crore ($10 billion) in India over the next 5-7 years under the Google for India Digitisation Fund, Mr Pichai wrote in his blog, a transcript of his address on a webcast during the annual ‘Google for India’ event. According to Mr Pichai, the […]

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Rahul Gandhi Attacks PM Modi Over “Asia’s Largest Solar Project” Remark

[ad_1] Rahul Gandhi targetted PM Modi for calling Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa solar project “Asia’s largest” New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his assertion that the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar project in Madhya Pradesh is the largest in Asia. Prime Minister Modi, on Friday, launched the 750 MW solar […]

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PM’s Push For Solar Power Days After Centre’s Move On Imports From China

[ad_1] Rewa solar project has three generating units of 250 MW each on a total of 1,500 hectare New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today highlighted the importance of self-reliance on solar power amid trade tensions with China – a major exporting nation – as he launched a massive 750 megawatt (MW) solar power plant […]

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“Pandemic Has Shown Indian Pharma Asset For World”: PM At Global Event

[ad_1] Prime Minister Narendra Modi today delivered the inaugural address at the India Global Week 2020. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the world to invest in India, saying the economy here is already “putting up green shoots of recovery”. Addressing the inaugural event at the India Global Week 2020 — pitched as […]

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Mahabharata Lasted 18 Days, COVID-19 Is 100 And Counting: Shiv Sena’s Dig At PM Modi

[ad_1] PM had exuded confidence (in March) that we’ll win battle against COVID in 21 days, Shiv Sena said Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had expressed confidence that the battle against COVID-19 would be won in 21 days, but it has been over 100 days and the crisis still […]

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Not welcome: Japan’s Shinzo Abe could cancel state visit by China’s Xi Jinping

[ad_1] Chinese president Xi Jinping’s state visit to Japan, initially scheduled for April but put off due to the coronavirus pandemic, is set to be scuttled by Tokyo after loud protests within Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party. Xi’s state visit would have been the first by a Chinese President since 2008. Tensions […]

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US ‘loves’ India, Donald Trump tweets back at ‘friend’ Narendra Modi

[ad_1] President Donald Trump thanked “my friend” Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his greetings on the 244th anniversary of the American Independence Day. “Thank you my friend. America loves India!,” Trump tweeted.   Thank you my friend. America loves India! https://t.co/mlvJ51l8XJ — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 4, 2020 Modi had earlier tweeted, “ I […]

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“Groundless To View As Expansionist”: China Responds To PM’s Message

[ad_1] PM Modi said the age of expansionism is over, this is the age of development. New Delhi: Stung by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s strong message against “expansionist nations” in his address to troops at a forward post in Ladakh today, China called the allegation “groundless and exaggerated”. “The age of expansionism is over, this […]

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