Analyses & Assessments

Indian iphones Analyses & Assessments

Indian iphones

On 2nd Feb 2017, the Karnataka government issued a release welcoming Apple's proposal "to commence initial manufacturing operations" in the state....

 The BJP Cadres in Poll-Bound Uttar Pradesh Analyses & Assessments

The BJP Cadres in Poll-Bound Uttar Pradesh

The Bharatiya Janata Party over the past few weeks has been racked by protests over the choice of candidates for the U.P. Assembly polls. The...

Nagaland Remains Tense Analyses & Assessments

Nagaland Remains Tense

An uneasy calm continued to prevail in the state with the Nagaland Tribes Action Committee (NTAC) vowing they will practice restraint only after T.R...

Trump travel ban: Seattle judge issues nationwide block Analyses & Assessments

Trump travel ban: Seattle judge issues nationwide block

A temporary nationwide block on President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from seven mainly Muslim nations was issued by a US judge in Seattle....

Padmavati Analyses & Assessments

Padmavati

On 27 Jan 17, miscreants allegedly from the Karni Sena, disrupted the shooting of the Film Padmavati being produced by Sanjay Leela Bansali, in...

Graphene from soyabean oil Analyses & Assessments

Graphene from soyabean oil

Australian scientists at Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, have turned ordinary cooking oil into graphene. This method of...

RBI increases withdrawal limits Analyses & Assessments

RBI increases withdrawal limits

On 30 Jan 17, RBI announced that it would be removing withdrawal restrictions on ATMs, from 01 Feb 17. Also with immediate effect, withdrawal limits...

Twin blasts in Punjab Analyses & Assessments

Twin blasts in Punjab

On 31st Jan 17, three persons, including a Congress worker, were killed and five injured in twin blasts at Maur, 30 km from Bathinda. At around 8....

New US immigration order Analyses & Assessments

New US immigration order

On the 27th of January 2017, President Donald Trump signed the "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States“ executive...

National budget Analyses & Assessments

National budget

On the 1st of Feb 2017, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley shall present his 4th National Budget, to Parliament.This budget is special because for the 1st...

UN condemns Israel, again Analyses & Assessments

UN condemns Israel, again

On 24th Jan 16, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would build 2,500 more homes in Jewish settlements "in response to housing needs". It...

Human pig Analyses & Assessments

Human pig

Embryos that are part human (less than 0.001% human) and part pig have been produced and are being analysed by scientists. It is the first proof of...

Hottest year 2016 Analyses & Assessments

Hottest year 2016

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA declared 2016 as the warmest year, breaking the record three years in a row. NASA...

US backing out of TPP Analyses & Assessments

US backing out of TPP

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. The trade pact was, former President...

Russian view on Trump Analyses & Assessments

Russian view on Trump

Russia is giving Donald Trump the kind of fawning television coverage usually reserved for Vladimir Putin. Inside the Kremlin, the initial euphoria...

Jallikattu – an ordinance in the offing Analyses & Assessments

Jallikattu – an ordinance in the offing

The centre on Friday cleared the TN government’s proposal to promulgate an ordinance to hold Jallikattu. The State government had proposed to issue...

China’s free trade agenda Analyses & Assessments

China’s free trade agenda

U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin said during his Senate confirmation hearing he’s willing to label China as a currency manipulator if...

Apple in India Analyses & Assessments

Apple in India

In May 16, Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, met PM Narendra Modi to look into the possibility of ‘make in India’ – Apple products. Apple struck a deal in...

Jail break Analyses & Assessments

Jail break

On 31 October 2016, eight SIMI activists escaped from the Central Jail, Bhopal. The jail-break occurred before 2AM, after the activists killed a...

Rail accident Analyses & Assessments

Rail accident

Are the Indian Railways (IR) becoming increasingly unsafe?