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Demonetisation Files: Modi’s biggest failure? (1/2)

The much-touted masterstroke of PM Modi – demonetisation has mightily fallen short of what it was expected to achieve.

Chanakya’s War Cry: Congress-free Northeast

Main man Himanta Biswa Sarma has two aims – 1) Majority Victory for BJP; 2) Uproot Congress from Northeast HEAD SHOT Northeast’s political kingpin Himanta Biswa Sarma proclaimed that BJP and allies will have a runaway victory in the region…

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP’s Struggle to Appease the Old Guard

BJP has been reluctant to field veteran leaders in its first list of 184 candidates for the Lok Sabha 2019 elections. The party has assured that elder leaders will get tickets, if winning is a guaranteed bet. HEAD SHOT BJP…

EC : Full month can’t be excluded from polls for Ramzan

Election Commission of India said that it has excluded the date of the main festival and Fridays from the poll schedule but a full month cannot be excluded. Amidst a debate by a section of political parties over holding the…

Transgender woman to be a personal secretary to MP’s DSJDW director

Transgender woman Sanjana Singh has been appointed as personal secretary of Krishna Gopal Tiwari, Director, Department of Social Justice and Disabled Welfare. Sanjana Singh, a transgender woman, has been appointed the personal secretary (PS) to Krishna Gopal Tiwari, Director, Department of Social…

Bride in Bihar refuses to marry drunk groom

A bride in Dumri Chapiya village here called-off her wedding after the groom allegedly turned up in an inebriated state for the marriage. The bride, Rinki Kumari was to marry Bablu Kumar on Saturday. Tribhuvan Shah, bride’s father said, “The…

Facebook sues two Ukrainians who used quiz apps to extract user data

Facebook has reportedly sued two Ukrainian men for allegedly using quiz apps to extract private data on its users to target ads. The lawsuit filed by the social networking giant accuses Gleb Sluchevsky and Andrey Gorbachov of running the years-long hacking…

The end of road for bike-sharing firms is near

Chinese Company Mobike that pioneered dockless bike-sharing around the world is closing its international operations. There have been strong rumours that Mobike, one of the Chinese companies that pioneered dockless bike-sharing around the world is closing its international operations to focus on…

US and S-Korea to work together, amidst N-Korea’s rocket site restoration

Cheong Wa Dae states that South Korea and US are in close communication amid reports of North Korea’s restoration of a rocket launch site. The presidential office Cheong Wa Dae or the Blue House on Monday stated that the national security…