Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

02Apr/17

Nigerian students in India worry about safety as hostilities loom large

The brutal attack by a mob on Nigerian nationals has turned the life of African students upside down and has forced them to live with a sense of fear and anxiety.

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12Mar/17

Narendra Modi- The one man army of Indian politics

After single-handedly leading his party to the biggest electoral prize in the world’s largest democracy, Uttar Pradesh, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi emerges as the strongest leader of India’s current political landscape.

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12Feb/17

Won’t solemnise weddings without proof of toilets, declare Muslim imams in northern India

In a unique move, over 1,200 Muslim imams in India’s northern Haryana state declare that they will not solemnise a wedding without proofs of toilets at the residences of prospective brides and grooms.
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29Nov/16
Punjab taxi driver Balwinder Singh

Indian driver turns billionaire for a day, gets $1.43 Billion in account

A taxi driver in Barnala city of India’s northern Punjab state was taken aback when cash to the tune of INR 98 billion (approximately USD 1.43 billion) was transferred into his account.

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26Nov/16

Fidel Castro, lion of the 20th century, dead at 90

Fidel Castro, the son of a wealthy landowner, turned his back on a life of privilege to lead the Cuban revolution and earn a place in history that was glorious to some, notorious to others, but finally the product of prodigious talents and boundless ego.

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21Nov/16

133 killed in Indian train crash as railway minister vows strict action against guilty

Indian Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu says the toll in the train derailment accident in the country’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh climbs to 133, and vows to take strict action against those found guilty.

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06Mar/16

A bank that accepts prayers, not money, in northern India

A large number of devotees visit the unique ‘Om Namah Shivay’ bank in India’s northern temple town of Varanasi and “deposit” their prayers to Hindu god Shiva ahead of ‘Mahashivratri’ festival.

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28Dec/15
Activists of various Leftist Students Unions carry placards denouncing the lynching of a 52-year-old Muslim farmer Mohammad Akhlaq

Modi’s party under attack as report finds no beef at lynched Muslim man’s home

Opposition parties blame Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu Bharatiya Janata Party for the death of a Muslim man in Dadri town in September this year after a report said no beef was found from his house.

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07Dec/15

India’s powerful Gandhis ordered to appear before court for alleged fraud

The Delhi High Court orders the torchbearers of the Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty to appear in court over alleged misuse of party funds, in a new blow for the family that lost power to Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year.

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