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Maharashtra: Best Chance For Independents?

Maharashtra: Best Chance For Independents?

    With an unprecedented 5-pronged contest coming up, independent candidates may have their best chance of winning in the Maharashtra assembly elections scheduled for October 15.   An IndiaSpend…

Congress’s Claim Of 25,000 Toilets Built A Half Truth.

Congress’s Claim Of 25,000 Toilets Built A Half Truth.

Maharashtra, India’s second-most populous and the richest state, is gearing up for elections to a new legislative assembly on October 15. With both the major alliances, Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and…

Make in India (But Beware The Engineers)

Make in India (But Beware The Engineers)

After the buzz over India’s mission to Mars and the Prime Minister’s high-decibel Make-in-India, both meant to be showcases of the nation’s engineering talent, here is the latest, grim reminder…

What Message Will Work In Fractious Maharashtra?

What Message Will Work In Fractious Maharashtra?

(An advertisement released by the Congress party on the eve of assembly elections in Maharashtra)   Housing. Education. Jobs. These are the three main issues that Maharashtra’s ruling Congress party…

How Cheap Is The World’s Cheapest Mars Mission?

How Cheap Is The World’s Cheapest Mars Mission?

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India’s Mars Mission Is Cheapest, Most Successful Ever

India’s Mars Mission Is Cheapest, Most Successful Ever

  The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history by becoming the world’s only space agency to reach Mars on its first attempt. The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), unofficially called…

Narendra Modi Goes To America, In Triumph. What Can He Bring Back?

Narendra Modi Goes To America, In Triumph. What Can He Bring Back?

  (Image: Ministry of External Affairs)   “My thanks to the shower of liberal sentiments that has overflowed this platform. My thanks to this enlightened audience for their uniform kindness…

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