Police officials that took part in West Bengal protests to be punished by MHA on disciplinary grounds


Ministry of Home Affairs is planning to punish West Bengal police officials who have sat on protest with CM Mamata Banerjee for violation of All India Services (conduct) Rules 1968/AIS (D&A) Rules, 1969. Disciplinary Action to be initiated against the below police officers: -Virendra Kumar, IPS, Director General of West Bengal Police -Vineet Kumar GoyalContinue reading “Police officials that took part in West Bengal protests to be punished by MHA on disciplinary grounds”

People’s movement against corruption divides in two camps: Team Anna and Team Arvind


What started off as an apolitical public movement against corruption was split before it could achieve its end goal of a corruption-free India. In what could have been undisputedly the most high-profile events of Indian Diaspora during recent times, Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal locked horns over their separate ideas for achieving India Against Corruption’sContinue reading “People’s movement against corruption divides in two camps: Team Anna and Team Arvind”

Strategic communications of political parties in India: A PR Perspective


Coming from a Journalism background, I was quite amazed at times, looking at the people saying and treating media and people with no insight or analysis as to how it may stand against or in their favor in the coming future. Politicians and bureaucrats in India are a great example of this behavior. Even traditionalContinue reading “Strategic communications of political parties in India: A PR Perspective”

Armed guards deployed at non-violence preaching Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial


The ‘armed’ security personnel have been deployed at ‘Rajghat” for the first time and before the 67th independence day amidst terrorism threats and intelligence inputs,  ‘Rajghat’ is the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi who is also known as the father of the nation in India and has advocated non-violence all through India’s freedom struggle from BritishContinue reading “Armed guards deployed at non-violence preaching Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial”

Shruti Haasan, Alia Bhatt and Huma Qureshi sizzles at D-Day screening


  Shruti Haasan daughter of Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan’s is enjoying all the attention here. Shruti has dressed for the event in Bop dress and Zara Studded Sneaker Wedges. Don’t forget to notice her Mia bag on the floor behind her. (Photo: Varinder Chawla) Student Of The Year actress Alia Bhatt is in the moodContinue reading “Shruti Haasan, Alia Bhatt and Huma Qureshi sizzles at D-Day screening”

Former Home Secretary Pillai unsure whether Ishrat Jahan was a terrorist


There is no mention of Ishrat Jahan in the NIA report that was prepared after interrogating David Headley, Mumbai terror attack accused, said former Union Home Secretary G K Pillai on Tuesday. Pillai has however said Ishrat Jahan who was killed in an encounter in Gujarat was actually with people out of which two wereContinue reading “Former Home Secretary Pillai unsure whether Ishrat Jahan was a terrorist”

‎International‬ ‎award‬-winning Sri Lankan ‎film‬ “‎Flying Fish” banned


Makers of ‎International‬ ‎award‬-winning Sri Lankan ‎film‬, “‎Flying Fish‬” (Igillena Maluwo) will be inquired for alleged negative portrayal of ‪‎armed‬ forces. This also lead to suspension of the French Film Festival in Colombo that was organized by the French Embassy and Alliance Francaise de Kotte. Source: Ceylon Today

Politicians trouble may increase in Ishrat Jahan encounter case


The relief that Gujrat’s political bosses may have felt on Wednesday may be short-lived as the first CBI charge sheet filed by the CBI in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case has only named police officials as accused. With the next phase of investigation into the whole conspiracy behind the incident, the CBI isContinue reading “Politicians trouble may increase in Ishrat Jahan encounter case”

Film Review – Three quick facts about Raanjhanaa to help you decide


With the release of Anand L Rai’s Raanjhanaa, many of us would be trying to figure out whether to consider watching the film or give it a miss..to make the decision easier here are the three quick facts that almost sum-up everything related to the movie. Acting- Dhanush (Kundan) pulls it off very well inContinue reading “Film Review – Three quick facts about Raanjhanaa to help you decide”

168 Army personnel to be punished for Ladakh clash


In one of the first and biggest crackdown of Indian Army against its soldiers and officer on charges of indiscipline, 168 personnel are set to face the consequences of Nyoma, Ladakh clash. The incident took place during field-firing session on May 10, 2012. Colonel P Kadam, Commanding Officer of the 226 Field Regiment, three otherContinue reading “168 Army personnel to be punished for Ladakh clash”