Category: india

  • Indian rupee ends 2022 as one of the worst-performing Asian currency

    Indian rupee ends 2022 as one of the worst-performing Asian currency

    Indian rupee ends 2022 as one of the worst-performing Asian currencies. It fell 11.3% to finish the year at 82.72 against the US dollar. In 2021, Rupee ended at 74.33 Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has been evasive about the concerns related to the falling value of Indian rupee. Her statement “Rupee is not sliding, […]

  • Nehru on reservation, Periyar, Ambedkar, Muslims, Christians and Gita

    Nehru on reservation, Periyar, Ambedkar, Muslims, Christians and Gita

    Today is the 133rd birthday of India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (1889 – 1964). This day is celebrated in India as “Nehru Jayanti” and also as “Children’s Day” because of Nehru’s fondness and dedication to a better future for the children of India through his economic and educational policies. I have read about […]

  • BJP’s deceptive approach and ST/SC reservation in Karnataka

    BJP’s deceptive approach and ST/SC reservation in Karnataka

    In order to continue holding power in Karnataka, the ruling Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has been committed to playing deceptive tricks instead of working to fix its actual problems in the state such as fixing its roads. BJP, like other former political parties, by relying on an old and widely exposed trick called “reservation” to […]

  • Kejriwal falsely claims Ganesha’s photo exists in Indonesian currency

    Kejriwal falsely claims Ganesha’s photo exists in Indonesian currency

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday requested the Centre to include pictures of Hindu deities Lakshmi and Ganesh on Indian currency notes. He claimed that putting images of Hindu Gods together with Mahatma Gandhi will bring prosperity to India. He cited the example of Indonesia, claiming that Indonesia, a “country with 85% Muslim population” […]

  • India fires back at “human rights” taunt by the US

    India fires back at “human rights” taunt by the US

    India has fired back at Washington on several contentious issues – including the threat of sanctions and its selective fight for human rights – while maintaining that ties between the two sides are strong enough to accommodate differences. In a blunt rebuttal to the US menacing India with sanctions threats over its purchase of Russian […]

  • India Plans To Purchase Russian Oil At Discounted Rate

    India Plans To Purchase Russian Oil At Discounted Rate

    India will look at accepting Russia’s offer of discounted oil, once tanker and insurance cover issues are resolved. In general, India imports about 2-3% of its fuel from Russia – 80% of all oil used in the country is imported overall – and is now looking at establishing a rupee-ruble trade mechanism to permit the […]

  • Donald Rumsfeld passes away at same age as George Fernandes

    Donald Rumsfeld passes away at same age as George Fernandes

    Donald Rumsfeld was born 9 July 1932 and served as the 13th Defense Secretary of the United States in 1975-1977 and again served as Defense Secretary from 2001 to 2006. He died recently on 29 June 2021. He was 88. George Fernandes was born on 3 June 1930. He served as 22nd Defence Minister of […]

  • Covid-19 vaccination center installed in Ahmedabad Drive-in theatre

    Covid-19 vaccination center installed in Ahmedabad Drive-in theatre

    On Tuesday, the Covid-19 vaccination center has been installed in Ahmedabad’s Drive-in Road theatre where people used to drive into the theatre for watching recently released movies. Law enforcement officials could be seen enforcing the Covid-19 guidelines for safely vaccinating people.

  • Greta Thunberg deletes her tweet made in support of causing unrest in India

    Greta Thunberg deletes her tweet made in support of causing unrest in India

    The climate change activist Greta Thunberg, who has Aspergers, a mental disorder, has been exposed after tweeting not only in support of farmer protests but also sharing a manual on how to cause chaos and civil disorder in the country. Thunberg later deleted the tweet probably because it didn’t go that well for her. Recent […]

  • Anandibai Patil, a 106 year old woman, beats Covid-19

    Anandibai Patil, a 106-year-old woman, defeated coronavirus and survived after recovery.  Anandibai was discharged following recovery from COVID-19 coronavirus. She was admitted in Savlaram Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) COVID Hospital in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.  She thanked the entire team of KDMC and appeared happy.  Maharashtra remains the top worst-hit state by COVID-19 in the country […]