Impropriety due to conflicts of interest remain unaddressed. Sponsor names are displayed at India Foundation events but now we are told they paid nothing. An FCRA license has been secured but we are told there is no foreign funding.
India Foundation, run by Shaurya Doval, who is partner in a financial services firm, has top ministers as directors, and relies on financial support from foreign and Indian corporates some of which have dealings with the government.
Patricia Sauthoff has said that she will not apologise as she has done nothing wrong, and it was Ram Madhav and not her who made the matters public.
“Our sorrow is common to all of us; we have become the playthings of both countries (India and Pakistan).”
“I think my discussion of yoga is threatening to the RSS-linked administration,” Patricia Sauthoff has said in an interview.
Unemployment has risen and the corporate sector has taken a hit, but the Modi government is relying on statistics to create an illusion of economic growth.
While tensions in Kashmir are on the rise again, numerous large cracks are beginning to show in the ruling coalition.
The RSS and BJP will hope that Jamir’s election as vice president will help showcase the Modi government as being secular.
N. Biren Singh, a former Congress minister, becomes the 24th chief minister of Manipur.
The party, whose vote share has risen dramatically, will elect its legislative leader on Monday.
‘We don’t agree that any money coming from abroad [for politics] will completely change our thinking. Does it mean that if FDI is coming, government will be influenced by some other country?’
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Mahesh Sharma’s utterances about Muslims, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and other matters are not casual off-the-cuff remarks; they have to be seen in the context of the guidance provided by the RSS to the government
3 dead due to violence in Manipur Three people died and many others sustained injuries in Manipur following mob violence that erupted over the passing of three bills in the state assembly, officials said on Tuesday. The violence took place on Monday night in Churchandpur, where an indefinite […]
The attack on the Vice President came not from the intemperate fringe of the sangh parivar but from Ram Madhav, a responsible leader who serves as a vital link between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the RSS.
Senior BJP leader also attacked Rajya Sabha TV for allegedly blacking out the yoga day event, a charge that viewers, and the channel head, said was untrue.