India’s GDP overestimated by 2.5% between 2011 and 2017

India’s GDP overestimated by 2.5% between 2011 and 2017

India’s gross domestic product product (GDP) growth rate between this period should be about 4.5 per cent instead of the official estimate of close to 7 per cent, he said in a research paper published at Harvard University. Arvind Subramanian, Narendra Modi government’s former chief economic adviser, has deduced that India’s economic growth rate has […]

Modi 2.0: Wider and Bigger

Modi 2.0: Wider and Bigger

The BJP lotus sweeps Hindi heartland, blooms in West Bengal and Odisha Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday returned to power for a second term with an even bigger mandate of 303 seats with a virtual sweep across the Hindi heartland and opening new frontiers in West Bengal and Odisha. The Congress was decimated for […]

India Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Modi Wins again

India Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Modi Wins again

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: BJP’s vote share crosses half-way mark in several states, close to 50% in UP In its landslide victory, the BJP has seen its vote share soar past 50 per cent in at least 13 states and Union territories, a feat which the rival Congress could manage only in Puducherry. In […]

Nirav Modi denied bail again despite his lawyers saying condition in UK jail ‘unlivable’

Nirav Modi denied bail again despite his lawyers saying condition in UK jail ‘unlivable’

A UK court Wednesday denied bail to Nirav Modi for the third time, saying the fugitive diamond merchant who is the main accused in the Punjab National Bank fraud and money laundering case amounting to up to USD 2 billion would fail to surrender. Dressed in a light blue shirt and trousers, the 48-year-old appeared […]

Vedanta-led Cairn India CEO, CFO quit firm

Vedanta-led Cairn India CEO, CFO quit firm

Cairn India chief executive Sudhir Mathur has resigned from the company, the fourth CEO to quit the firm since it was taken over by mining billionaire Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Group seven years back Cairn India chief executive Sudhir Mathur has resigned from the company, the fourth CEO to quit the firm since it was taken […]

100 years on, UK apologises for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

100 years on, UK apologises for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Theresa May on Wednesday described the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar as a “shameful scar” on British Indian history but stopped short of a formal apology sought by a cross-section of Parliament in previous debates. Theresa May on Wednesday described the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar as a “shameful scar” on British Indian history but […]

YouTube bans more than 400 channels over concerns of child abuse

YouTube bans more than 400 channels over concerns of child abuse

In light of the paedophilia ring concerns by users, YouTube has reportedly banned hundreds of channels and disabled comments for content that promoted child exploitation. After top brands such as Nestle, Disney, Epic, and McDonald’s put a halt on their advertisements on the platform, YouTube announced the ban on more than 400 channels over concerns […]

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, other top officials refuse to appear before Parliamentary Committee

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, other top officials refuse to appear before Parliamentary Committee

Twitter CEO and top officials have declined to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on IT that had summoned them over the issue of safeguarding citizens’ rights on social media platforms, sources in the panel said Saturday. The Parliamentary Committee, headed by BJP MP Anurag Thakur, had issued a summon to Twitter via an official letter […]

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