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Arvind Kejriwal Promises Changes in Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal Promises Changes in Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal of India’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) promised big changes for Delhi after being sworn in as its new Chief Minister (CM) on Saturday. Earlier this week, the AAP swept the elections in Delhi, winning 67 out of 70 seats on its assembly.Today, on the anniversary of his resignation as CM in 2014, Kejriwal […]

Aam Aadmi Party Sweeps Delhi Elections

Aam Aadmi Party Sweeps Delhi Elections

On Tuesday, in what might be the most amazing comeback in India’s political history, Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party swept the elections in Delhi. It marks the first time the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has not had the majority of seats in the city’s government in 15 years. The Aam Aadmi Party took […]

Narendra Modi Calls Out to the Indian Diaspora

Narendra Modi Calls Out to the Indian Diaspora

In the short half-year span of his rule, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made a turnkey effort to address all pertinent issues, among them a call to the Indian diaspora to engage actively in the development and growth of the nation. Speaking at the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI-Non Resident Indians Day), held at […]

India BHEL Accident Kills Worker

India BHEL Accident Kills Worker

An accident at Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) caused one apprentice worker to be killed and another seriously injured. BHEL is an engineering and manufacturing company owned by the Indian government. The accident took place in a facility in the Mendak district of Telangana, India. A report given by police indicated that two workers were […]

Bodo Militants in India Slaughter 54 People

Bodo Militants in India Slaughter 54 People

On Tuesday, in India’s northeastern state of Assam, 54 people were slaughtered by tribal Bodo militants in a series of attacks, according to a report by WLWT 5 of Cincinnati, Ohio. The death total could rise as further details come in about this massacre. Khagen Sarma, the state police chief, stated that the insurgents were […]

Suicide Rates Among Indian Youth Highest in the World

Suicide Rates Among Indian Youth Highest in the World

Suicide rates among Indians age 15-29 are the highest in the world, according to a recent report from the World Health Organization (WHO). The most recent numbers available from 2012 show it as the leading cause of death among young women in India, and rates in the nation’s southern states were 10 times higher than […]

Yoga – Can It Be Tainted by Faulty Leaders?

Yoga – Can It Be Tainted by Faulty Leaders?

Yoga has made a giant move across the globe, reaching into nearly every westernized country and beyond, asking people to stretch not only their physical bodies, but their minds and spirits as well. What happens when the yogic tradition, which has led you to personal liberation, suddenly turns out to have abused children and others […]

Bhopal Tragedy Marks Three Decades

Bhopal Tragedy Marks Three Decades

The streets of Bhopal, India flooded with people as December 3 marked the three decade anniversary of the Bhopal tragedy. People were out on the roads, protesting against the world’s worst industrial disaster. They were carrying slogans, banners and candles remembering the victims who died in the incidence and also for those who survived, but […]

Rohtak Sisters Set Bravery Example

Rohtak Sisters Set Bravery Example

Out of many incidences happening everyday of women abuse and molester in India and many male dominating societies, one particular case stands out when two college sisters fought back and beat their harasser. In Rohtak district of India, this bravery example was set by two young sisters. It was a shameful situation where men were […]

Elections in Jammu and Kashmir

Elections in Jammu and Kashmir

Indian election commission has announced the General Assembly Elections in Jammu and Kashmir to be held in five phases. The first phase started on November 25 and will continue on until December 20, 2014. The final votes will be counted on December 23. Jammu and Kashmir have been a controversial state between India and Pakistan […]

Iran Nuclear Talks: United States Missing an Interlocutor and Ally

Iran Nuclear Talks: United States Missing an Interlocutor and Ally

The Iran nuclear talks with the P5+1 powers hit a pivotal crossroad this week, as US Secretary of State John Kerry and his EU counterparts try to reach a historic deal with Iran in the Vienna Meetings. To simply put it, a deal if reached shall make Iran a Nuclear Islamic Republic from an Islamic […]

India Spreads the ‘Kiss of Love’

India Spreads the ‘Kiss of Love’

A protest that began in the southern Indian city of Kerala has spread across the nation. The movement, dubbed the “Kiss of Love,” started as a Facebook page in opposition to India’s recent attacks on public displays of affection by morality police, and has spread rapidly across the country via social media. It began when […]

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