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How local interests will complicate national elections in India

April 15, 2014 in India, Politics

(INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images) Summary Supporters of Aam Aadmi Party candidate Medha Patkar gather at a rally in Mumbai on April 3. Between April 7 and May 12, more than 800 million Indians will go to the polls to elect India’s 16th Lok Sabha, the lower house of the country’s parliament. The vote, possibly the largest […]

How one Indian’s expedition secured Siachen for India

April 13, 2014 in Geopolitics, India, Politics

On 13 April 1984, Indian troops took control of the Siachen glacier in northern Kashmir. Thirty years later, the two sides remain locked in a standoff, but the Indian army mountaineer who inspired the operation says his country must hang on whatever the cost. Virtually hidden from public view, the world’s highest conflict is moving […]

NRI Mindset!

April 11, 2014 in Culture, Life, World

It is so strange that when people are in India, they don’t care for a lot of things! They don’t participate in many good causes regularly. They go about their life as normal as can be and wouldn’t even want to hear about these things. They say that they are busy! But, surprisingly, when they […]

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How to make sure your vote counts this election

April 11, 2014 in India, Youth

India is conducting the world’s largest elections ever. As Indians we should be very proud of the scale of this democratic exercise and the best efforts by election commission of India to ensure that you as a voter are empowered to cast your vote fairly and decide India’s future. But at the same time it […]

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Indian elections 2014: your guide to the world’s biggest ever democratic exercise

April 8, 2014 in India, News

The world’s largest democracy begins voting on Monday, pitting the favourite Narendra Modi against Rahul Gandhi, scion of India’s most famous political dynasty. Here, we look at how the election works, which minor players may upset the frontrunners, and what the various outcomes might be   An Indian officer examines an electronic voting machine ahead […]

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How Karnataka is building Asia’s largest forest network

March 20, 2014 in Environment, India

A landmark effort by the Indian state of Karnataka to connect isolated protected forests could lead to the building of Asia’s largest unbroken forest. In southern Karnataka, the missing links in the Bannerghatta-Nagarhole landscape have been bridged to achieve an unbroken stretch of 7,050 sq km that includes adjoining protected areas in the neighbouring states […]

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10 theories about how the Malaysian Airlines plane vanished

March 19, 2014 in India, News, Travel, World

As the search for Malaysia Airlines missing Boeing 777 moves into its 11th day, a multitude of theories about the plane’s fate are circulating on forums and social media. Here, former pilots and aviation experts look at some of those theories. Malaysia’s government says the plane – with 239 people on board – was intentionally […]

What Indian Students Want

March 18, 2014 in Culture, Youth

Reserve constituencies, Political power and low custom rates are not among the list that the young Gen of India wants. The future of India needs exposure, opportunities and change in perspective would do wonders. We all need that special factor that can give us a head-start among the other global students .We have been forced […]

Think before you speak – Do not generalize,Everyone is Special and Unique

March 18, 2014 in Culture, Environment, India, Life, Uncategorized, Youth

Well this one if for people who have the habit of generalizing people based on different factors and think they are superior What does this Generalization mean in life? Why should  it be avoided? Will make it simple to read and understand. List of things generally everyone generalize others. Race Region Religion Education Degrees Universities or […]

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What you need to know about the Ukraine crisis now

March 18, 2014 in Geopolitics, World

Russia Examines Its Options for Responding to Ukraine is republished with permission of Stratfor. The fall of the Ukrainian government and its replacement with one that appears to be oriented toward the West represents a major defeat for the Russian Federation. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia accepted the reality that the former […]