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April 2017 News Links

Updated!!!

Telangana’s expanded Reservations “not grounded in facts”

“Millets win-win option for the farmers and consumers”

Protecting and preserving native games

“Ajmer blast: Clean chit for Sadhvi Pragya, Indresh Kumar”

Small-scale Organic farming the best way to feed the World

Karnataka Dry Summer without Monsoon

Ban against Cow slaughter: Need for a Constitutional Mandate

Actor Abhay Deol roasts SRK & co for fairness cream ads

How Indian scientists detect Solar Storms

“Solar flare spewing from mega hole in the Sun could cause blackout mayhem”

“Is your Job Robot-ready?”

Japan’s labor shortage imperils economic growth

Sri Lanka to offer India port development opportunity

“Nuclear Power’s Original Mistake”

“Rainwater storage can ease local water shortages”

Thousands of fish found dead in Rewalsar lake in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh

Harvard Psychologist: “ADHD largely a Fraud”

“Pharmaceutical giant planned to destroy stocks of cancer drugs to force price hike”

Medieval London was Disgusting

“Reasons to Deactivate Facebook”

“Companies start implanting microchips into workers’ bodies”  

Culture

Swadeshi Indology

“How harmful is Ajinomoto?”

“Sri Ramayana, Epic as a Poetry”

“I, Krishnadevaraya”-“An Emperor smitten”

On Kalidasa’s Meghaduta

Carnatic Classical Instruments

Why Dharmic Vegetarian is better for you than Western “Vegan”

Why Sastras advise taking cold showers

Andhra

Telugu Diaspora in South East Asia

Heat waves in Telangana & AP more likely

Telangana

“Food grains bonanza in Telangana”

Telugu Desam to mobilise ‘anti-KCR’ forces, says it is main rival

“Hyderabad: Biometric attendance devices spark fights”

Andhra Pradesh

“Say no to Westinghouse”

New canyon system close to Kovvada

Tenali’s Organic Corn

India

“Non-bailable warrant” against Madhu Kishwar at behest of“Pro-secessionist journalist”

“Akshay Kumar’s idea gets life: Donation portal for [armed forces] martyrs”

The Yogi of Uttar Pradesh

CBI proble against Leela Samson for Kalaakshetra irregularities

“Why Indian ‘intellectuals’ seem to hate native Indic culture”

Dhoni’s Aadhar info Leaked

Aadhar Secure for Citizens?

H1B Applications Cap Reached

Assam to make Sanskrit mandatory

North East India’s most Scenic Village

Rohingyas in Jammu set off Alarm Bells

40,000 Rohingya entered India illegally, “being trained as terrorists: MP”

“Portuguese India & Mughal Relations” claims Jodhabai was in fact a Portuguese woman

“a cultural centre highlighting Maharashtra’s culture and pride should be built.”

Author says, enough of Foreign Saviours

Soviet spooks in 80s India

Asia

“Migrant workers exploited en route to Arab Gulf”

Nepal Govt withdraws Constitutional Amendment

Truth Commission to be Setup in Lanka

Bangladesh PM Gets Warm Welcome in India

“New Cold War Politics in Afghanistan”

“China’s high-speed rail vision“

“War with China a Practical Reality”

Russia warns of Serious Consequences for Syria Strike

“North Korea Lashes out at US Fleet Move”

Japan to Counter-act N.Korea

“Vietnam’s Left Behind Urban Migrants”

World’s Tallest Solar Tower in Israel

Brazil & Indonesia sign Defense Pact

World

Global Debt now 215 Trillion Dollars

The Degree that Rules Britain

“Corruption costs EU ‘up to €990 billion a year'”

“Break up the Liberal City”

Book that predicted the Morphing of the Left

“Amusing Ourselves to Death”

How French Intellectual ruined the West

Spiritual Crisis in the Modern Economy

Africa & China: The Real Story

Hardcore Fundoo Suburbs sprout in France

“Soon printing Solar cells will be the Cost of a Newspaper”

“The Algorithm is watching You”

March 2017 News Links

Updated!!!

Cultural “Talent, not Tokenism”

SPB-Ilaiyaraja Royalty row

Global Bharatiya diaspora conference in Trinidad

Sirpur more Developed than Harappan Township

 “Aadhar to be made mandatory for filing I-T return, applying for PAN card”

“Dead and Dying Rivers of Meghalaya”

India’s place in the Emerging Solar Alliance

ED to Question Sekhar Reddy

Unjust Sectarian Funding in Telangana

BJP worker”hacked to death in Bengaluru”

UP Has Spoken: “No More Kairanas”

Bangladesh “No Hindus will be left after 30 years”

“Deconstructing Pakistan’s Strategic Culture”

Water as Weapon

“Not with our Daughters”

Nun & Priest accused of covering up case surrender in Kannur

Syrian army sends reinforcements to Hama province

Winds of War Are Blowing on Israel’s Borders

Fragmentation in the Netherlands

French prosecutors want Central Africa abuse case dismissed

Be careful with these Beauty care Products

The Story on Statins

Facebook’s Townhall Feature

Culture

Good advice from the Gita

CNN Show with biased host misrepresents Varanasi as “city of the dead”

Everyday English words that have Sanskrit origins

Kuchipudi Village – Dance Village

The fame of Raagi Sankati

Report on Swadeshi Indology conference 2

Andhra

Harika Dronavalli wins Bronze at World Chess Championship

More measures for Indians to Stay Safe in US

Telangana

Telangana Govt. wastes Rs.10,000 crore in funds each year

Telangana wants AP to come up with Plan to absorb Staff

Govt of TS to push Gag rule?

Andhra Pradesh

AP and UP becoming Hub for Smartphone Manufacturing. Externalities?

Tanvi foods processing plant in AP

Taking Music and Meditation Closer

India

Sufis trying to invent claims on Holi

After Kashmiri Pandit ethnic cleansing, Jammu demographics being changed

India’s Solar Tariff finds new Floor

Hindu Exodus from Assam village

BJP to Stake Claim in Manipur

BJP wins Big in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Parrikar appointed Goa CM

“When will India start celebrating its non-cricketing heroes?”

Campus violence ominously similar to pre-strife Syrian Varsity Unrest

Avalanche Threat in Himachal

Home minister honours fallen jawans from Sukma

Asia

Nepal’s Blue Gold

Pakistan’s Baloch Insurgency

“A rising power with no allies”

Vietnam’s South China Sea Strategy

Hun Sen’s Crackdown in Cambodia

Seychelles bans plastic bags and plates

World

“Guidelines for Indians to stay safe in US”

NYTimes:”Fears of a Deep State in America”

$4.1 Trillion in Consumer Debt. Collapse?

“Britain’s repugnant ruling class”

“Allegations shake Catholic Church in Italy”

“Europe must plan to Defend itself”

Malian government, armed groups to return authorities to north

Venezuela’s Crisis, Measured By Drastic Weight Loss

Brief history of Blockchain

“Vernacular Building Techniques that are Disappearing”

February 2017 News Links

Updated!!!

Tollywood better than Bollywood

Art Grabs Global Attention

Festive Facts – All about Thaipusam

A Tradition of National Sacrifice

Why Indians Abroad must be Careful: Telugu Engineers shot in US

India’s Solar Capacity Crosses 9GW

India’s ‘Brand Ambassador’ Purchased by Peugeot

Child Immunization drive in India

Sena wins BMC Elections

Kejriwal “keeps Votebank”

“Assault on Kerala Hindus”

USA Today: “Pakistani Hindus lose daughters to forced Muslim marriages”

“China’s Post-Cold War Strategies”

Who are the real experts?

“The End of Identity Liberalism”

Great danger of Tactical N Weapons

Italy splits into Oblivion

Angola says Portugal decision to charge vice president a ‘serious attack’

“BRITAIN’S RAPE OF INDIA”

English Language Nationalism

Human Cycles of History

Culture

Study of National Character

Buy from your local bookstores and you could end up saving more than one business

Visakha Book Fair

Amaravati Global Music & Dance Festival from Feb 10-13th

Queen Naikidevi of Gujarat

Bollywood Hypocrites

Padmavati: The symptom of sinister maladies

“Veena’s Whiz Kid”

Language Extinction

Andhra

Telugu Diaspora in South east Asia

Telugu Teen find new method of Desalination

Telangana

Hyderabad: Tech students arrested in ‘printed’ Rs 2,000 note scam

Telangana govt to launch exclusive IT SEZ for minority industrialists

2 Telangana ministers want whistleblower moved

Warangal Fort

Andhra Pradesh

171 remote Andhra villages in Vizag & Srikakulam districts to get solar power soon

 India’s tallest Sky Tower to come up in Vizag

National Women’s Parliament, with theme of ‘Empowering Women’, begins in AP

Amaravati: An Alternate View

India

AIADMK Crisis

Post-Chennai: How oil spills are controlled across the world?

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

“Remembering Satyendranath Bose”

“Narayana Murthy’s advice contradicts how he made his own money”

Islamic banking to start in Gujarat: What is it all about?

Fundamentalists Stop Saraswati Puja in W.Bengal

“Our Future if we Don’t Wake Up”

Violence in Nagaland: Modi backs CM Zeliang; asks protesters to maintain peace

Why Indians need Original thinking not just Read and “Copy-Paste”

“India Vaccination Program cuts links with Bill Gates Foundation over conflict of interest”

Spyring for Pak busted

Asia

POK Locals stage protest against Islamabad’s atrocities

“Every day, 20 Pakistani Hindus girls are seized by gangs and forced to marry Muslims”

Fukushima’s Nuclear Plant Reactor Still Leaking high amount of Radiation

Can Tibet’s Non-violence work against Communism?

Information Sharing in the Indo-Pacific

“China’s Debt-Trap Diplomacy”

World’s Tallest Solar tower in Israel

“Assad calls torture report Fake News”

Ukraine, Russia, and Recent Fighting

World

“World leaders duped by Global Warming data”

Britain Funding “Propaganda War”

“War between U.S. & China a Practical Reality”

Venezuela Health Crisis

Sudan’s buried past

Ten Things that Require Zero Talent

“Multiple Multiverses May be One and the Same”

“Amusing Ourselves to Death”

Spiritual Crisis of the Modern Economy

10 things the middle class won’t tell you

AI Software Learns to Make AI Software

January 2017 News Links

Updated!!!

Oppose scrapping of Telugu Medium

Gudiya Sambhrama:The Bengaluru Temple Dance festival! Jan 21-Feb 19. 

Carnatic Music Fusion of Thyagaraja Keerthana

“CII Partnership Summit on 27th and 28th January at Visakhapatnam”

“Telangana government to bring bill for 12% quota for Muslims”

Kashmiri Pandit exodus: Convert, leave or be killed

“Death of Hindu preacher due to Kejriwal’s friendship with radicals: Sukhbir Singh Badal“

The Confused Modern Hindu

“Modern” Indians dumping parents in retirement homes

Private sector Defence contracts

“expose by NIE on how Sonia was ruling India without responsibility.”

Asia on the Natural Disaster Frontline

Chinese Tech, India PC buyers

US concerns grow over Chinese chip expansion

“A bleak Winter for Communism”

Russia-NATO cat and mouse games to escalate?

Victorian’ exploitation of poor girls isn’t included in history

“From Parsee Priests to Profits”

Story of the Roma: Europe’s Most Discriminated Group

When people lose sense of the sacred, everything goes

Culture

TTD translation of Gita into English

Musical Slokas for Children

Gautamiputra Satakarni Trailer

6,117 Kuchipudi dancers put Andhra Pradesh in Guinness book

New avenue for Kuchipudi students

Rudra manifested during Ati Rudra yagya in Pune

“Developing Indianness is a part of making stronger India”

Homage in the honor of Late Dr Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna

The Ratna Simhasana used by the Vijayanagara emperors

Andhra

Telugu is at least 2400 years old

Remembering Veerapandiya Kattabomman

Telangana

TS second in farmers’ suicides

After water, TS wants its share of fish from AP

Khammam: More teens now turning to alcohol in despair

Andhra Pradesh

The 308 km Srikalahasthi-Nadikudi railway line foundation laid

“Most Comprehensive” Database…on Public?

English medium to replace Telugu in Andhra Pradesh Municipal Schools

AP Govt mulls Rayalaseema Tour circuit

India

Strategic Approach for India’s Global Trade

Malegaon Coverup

“Uni can provide an outline, to give the learner a direction. The rest one has to do”

Earthquake Jolts Tripura

“Why Right to Education Act is Evil”

“How Green was my Bengal”

Testimonials on Ayurveda Doctor treatment of Cancer

“Battle of Colachel: A Forgotten Hindu Victory”

“Dangal box office collections: Something wrong? Cinemas hardly full”

Bad intentions behind Jallikattu ban?

Over 260 buildings including 35 schools damaged during unrest in Kashmir

Kashmiri Hindus still in Exile, but foreigners being Imported

“Beef-eating Dalits, where are they?”

Asia

Interview of Former MP of Nepal

Nepal’s cultural properties being trafficked

Leverage on Tibet

Humans settled in Tibet at least 7,400 years ago: study

Indian Sailors stranded on leaking UAE ships

“Two Front War is Real Scenario”

Pakistan’s Mian Mithu

“What’s the Point in Trying to be Friendly with China”

Indonesia to set up agency to tackle fake news

World

Global Debt Hits 325% Of World GDP, Rises To Record $217 Trillion

“War With Russia?”

Trump vs China: Will things change after inauguration day?

At least 33 killed in Brazil prison: Government

Venezuela’s March Toward Default

Namibia indigenous groups sue Germany for alleged genocide

Harvard Scandal embarrasses alumni

“Women unfit for combat says Marine”

Scientists Model Spread of Zombie Apocalypse

Blockchain externalities

To Win

The Growing Urban-Rural Divide Around the World

The Coming Crackdown On Free Speech

December 2016 News Links

Updated!!!

Art for the Soul

Artist Sridhar Poluru from Bhattiprolu

Bammera Pothana’s birthplace in Miserable Condition

Schedule for Chennai Carnatic Festival

Mahalakshmi Ashtakam

Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav at Varanasi

5-day Hindu Spiritual & Service Fair-2016 at Bengaluru

Need to respect Indigenous Culture

“TWISTING FACTS TO SUIT THEORIES & OTHER SELECTIONS FROM VOXINDICA”

The Importance of Self-Respect

Market is full of Genetically Modified Foods

Guntur gears up for Makeover

Rohingyas being settled and Mainstreamed in Telangana

“Telangana youth attempting to join ISIS deported from Turkey”

Cyclone Vardah leaves behind a Trail of Destruction in Chennai

“Contain Zakir Naik for peace and harmony: Centre to tell Tribunal”

Trifurcation may Calm Kashmir

“Decoding China’s Game against India”

“Time to Return to Krishna’s Way”

Balochistan: Pakistan’s Hell on Earth

Bhutan to limit Tourist Numbers

The Indo-Pacific Potential

“Something Wicked this Way Comes”

Italy Proves That Banks Are Not The Risk-Free Fantasy We’re Told

“We’re going to have Financial Chaos”

“Watch Ukraine”

Geert Wilders Warns “Political Revolution Is Brewing In Europe”

Emotional Intelligence: the Skills you weren’t taught

Resilience is not about how much you Endure but how your Recharge

Culture

Vedic Culture: As Relevant Today as Ever

7,000 artists from 18 nations for Kuchipudi fest, says Palle

Ideal Acharya

“Mahavira: Emperor of Inner Virtues”

Perugu Ramakrishna: Poetry on a global frontier

“Sanskrit has had profound Impact on World Langauges”

Kanjeevaram makes a Comeback

Dance to a different beat

Andhra

Cyclone Vardah: Coastal districts on high alert

Telangana

Telangana Youth Festival

KCR’s Palace

Cyberabad police seizes Rs 82.7 lakh in cash

Andhra Pradesh

Gunasekhar readies for another sensation?

State committed to promoting Telugu

Teams to spread awareness on cashless transactions

India

Rajarshi of Cochin – A Misunderstood Dharmika

I see Modi in my grandfather’s shoes: Narasimha Rao’s grandson

“RSS earns Lok Ninda in ‘Lok Manthan – 2016′”

“Wanted to create Cashless Society”

India promotes digital transactions to encourage cashless economy

Seeing the light but dimly

‘Love Jihad Is Not A Simple Crime, Targets Our Daughters Specifically’–Chetna Sharma

Rohingyas being Settled in Jammu?

“Does India’s Right Wing have any Ideas?”

TN CM Panneerselvam takes office after Jayalalithaa’s passing

Asia

India, Vietnam sign civil nuclear pact, three other agreements

Obstruction in Nepal Parliament

“Imagining South Asia without Pakistan”

Why zero coverage for atrocities on Pak Hindus?

Why China Thinks It Can Build a Utopian World Order

South Korean parliament votes overwhelmingly to impeach President Park

World

“Stocks Are Going to Crash”

“The Illusion of Reality”

“Cash Is No Longer King: The Phasing Out Of Physical Money Has Begun”

 Private Debt-Economic Crisis Analysis by former Barclays bank executive

The Colonial Opium Trade’s inheritors

Syrian government forces press attack in east Aleppo

Pizzagate

“Colombia defies opponents on Peace Deal”

Senegal calls for U.N. Security Council meeting over Gambia

Urban Agriculture

Be Prepared for a Rainy Day or Emergency

November 2016 News Links

Updated!!!

Maharana of Mewar on Udaipur’s Future

“Mughals also colonized India”. Meaning of “Colonization” too Limited.

Translating to Cultural Hegemony

Balamurali Krishna: His Life and Legend

6,887 illegal mineral water companies in Telangana

Middle-Class Hinduphobia

Kashmiri Cuisine and the Turnip

“Why India should brace for Unrestricted Warfare”

Richest Indians now own 58% of Wealth

Public stands by Modi over Demonitisation

“India’s Currency Debacle”

“The War on Cash Is Going to Send Gold to $5000 or Higher”

“RBI’s idea to bring Sharia Banking into the fray is deeply flawed”

Documentary on Persecution of Pak Hindus

“Learning from Tragedy”

7.4 Magnitude Earthquake in Japan. Frequency, power increasing?

Earthquake Prep

“Northern Ireland Must Get Special Status Within the EU

Indian-American Nikki Haley picked as US Ambassador to UN

“Individuals and not science make moral judgements”

Worker bees, queen bees have identical genes but are very different

Against “knowingness” and know-it-alls

Global Wealth Update: 0.7% Of Adults Control $116.6 Trillion In Wealth

“The Dark Side” of Dependence on Algorithms

Google’s AI Invented its own Language?

Man’s material pride leading him to gene manipulation?

Culture

“Intellectual Yet Idiot”

Telugu Charms its Way

5th World Telugu Literature Conference in Singapore

Savouring the Telangana folk art

India needs to better Preserve its Cultural Heritage

“Building a Worthy Tribe”

Bringing Khadi Back

“Innovation is a Second Language”

A new Framework for Education and Culture

Mythologists – Decoders Of Existing Myths Or Creators Of New Ones?

Andhra

Hyderabad: Water loss due to old reservoirs

Telangana

“Why Telangana is getting divided a second time”

Survivor gives account of Razakars

Revanth Reddy invites leaders to rejoin TDP

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh signs pacts with Chinese cos for $1.5 bn investment

Pawan Kalyan likely to contest from Anantapur

Spectacle at Bhairavakona

India

Another step to “Cashless Society”

Govt Announces Measures to Ease Demonetization Cash Crunch

“How one Indian city is beating Air Pollution”

The Battle for Tata

“Indian Software dies at 17 from Failure to Grasp the Future”

NDTV “Live Coverage put National Security in Jeopardy”

 AAP Is a Myth that is combusting

Man spreads fake story because “he hates Hindus”

Jamaati Terror continues in TN and Kerala

10 Narratives Pushed by Desh Drohis

JNU Hypocrisy

“How Sikkim became the cleanest State”

Israel to Assist India with Cyber Security Plan?

Asia

“LTTE: A Failed Christian Conspiracy”

Siva Senai in Sri Lanka

The Price of Pakistaniyat

Hit by surgical strike, Pakistan on overdrive mode with psychological warfare

“Hindu villages come under attack again in #Bangladesh”

Tibet still among world’s best regions in environment: Report

Myanmar probes ‘controversial’ Chinese Dam

“China’s Succession Games”

Is China seeking to make a weapon of water?

Japanese

Exceptionalism

World

Rare Supermoon appears across the World

“There is no such thing as western civilization”

Protests in the United States after Election of Trump

5 Indian Origin Political Candidates win in US elections

“Amnesty International’s [Radicalism] Problem”

Fatalities reported in major New Zealand Quake. More to come?

October 2016 News Links

Updated!!!

Sanskrit Learning Channel

PHOTOS: National Tribal Carnival 2016

Astronomical Observatory found in Telangana dating to 5000 BCE

Maoists threaten to target Naidu, Lokesh

AP leading in development of ‘Solar Parks’ across the country

“The Indian prime minister’s response to Pakistani provocations well balanced.”

RTI on Gandhi’s status as “Father of the Nation”

“Karl Marx on india”

“Kshatrani don’t play with Barbie dolls”

Mushkil for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

India’s Submarine Crisis

“AAP Implodes As Den of Sexual Exploitation”

Gaushala in Palakkad Kerala Gets Death Threats

Give us UCC or Give us…Personal Laws

Tears, temper and tantrums mar Samajwadi Party meet

Pakistan is bluffing about Surgical Strikes 

Human Chain to boycott Chinese Products in India

“Why China made firecrackers can script a dangerous Diwali for you”

BRIC reduced to a Talk Shop

Will Duterte End the US-Philippines Military Alliance?

What a China Hard Landing Means for Vietnam

“why central bankers can’t solve the world’s problems?”

“The truth behind the truth serum “

“Purposelessness” of Modern Humanity

Be wary of breast cancer causing chemicals in beauty products

Culture

Bollywood Sleepers

Art of Abhishek Singh

Migrants from India settled in Australia 4,000 years ago

Royal watching in Udaipur

Punjab’s only Sanskrit school charges no fee, provides free accommodation

Nubians believe they are the victims of an “Arabisation” effort to wipe out their culture

Correct version of Raghupati Raghava

Kala Utsav begins on Colorful note

Terracotta gems of Bengal

Art of the Bubble Economy

Andhra

Toxic lake near Hyderabad

Telangana

Bathukamma Finale on Oct.8

Temple Land Encroached in Telangana

Now 30 Districts for Telangana?

Andhra Pradesh

Here’s why Andhra Pradesh should be on your travel map

AP Government moves from Hyderabad into Amaravati

‘Chandranna Bima Yojana’

India

“Army Vs AntiNationals”

Terrorist attack on Baramulla

Surat Business man does charity by hosting wedding for 111 fatherless young women

Exodus of Hindu families from Kairana a reality, finds NHRC probe report

Plot to re-kindle Punjab fire

The Ladakh Paradox

NLF Tripura

“Rise of the Bengal Caliphate”?

Razakars forcibly converting Hindu girls in Kerala

Rohith Vemula committed suicide for personal reasons: govt-appointed panel

Film Executive Cooked up Story of Harassment by Gau Rakshaks

The Real Misogyny

Time Has Come To Break The Government Hold On Education

Asia

India-Sri Lanka will sign ETCA by year end

Nepal: Khanal seeks tri-party unity for Constitution implementation

Pakistani atrocities in Balochistan past boiling point

POK protests

New Strategic Reality on Indian Subcontinent?

How Water Scarcity Could Fuel Another Sino-Indian War

South China Sea: China Activates First Desalination Plant on Woody Island

“The Genius of Japanese Civilization”

Taiwan’s White Terror and the Search for Transitional Justice

1st US Warships Port at Cam Ranh Bay Since End of Vietnam War

Bomb blast kills at least 16 Turkish-backed rebels in northern Syria

Iran Guards warn Saudis over Gulf war games

World

Spain’s 26th Human Tower Competition

Why Colombia’s Peace Deal Failed

Millions urged to flee as Hurricane Matthew nears U.S.

“philanthropy is a social and conventional attitude, a kind of magnified egoism which is not love“

Greed is an Hellish Emotion

“Romanticism about technology, democracy, secularism, science..etc all have ruined us…”

September 2016 News Links

Updated!!!

Annual festive treat to rasikas”

Countering Absurd Interpretations of Hinduism

Bollywood having a Crisis. Regional Cinema Better?

Hyderabad Flooding due to Rains

6 washed away as flash floods hit Guntur

“a war of conquest by money rather than by arms”

“Banks are preparing for an Economic Nuclear Winter”

Race Course Road will now be called Lok Kalyan Marg

AAP a shattered dream

“Is Indian govt ready for zombie attack? Man files RTI”

“Kashmir Not a disputed Territory”

Balochistan remarks causing Earthquakes across the Border

Pakistan rejected UN Security Council Resolution

“Antony responsible for Military’s Plight”

View on Pact

Attack on Army Headquarters in J&K

AFSPA: The Army needs it!

Housing Society Issues

“Muslim couple faces social boycott for protecting Hindu temple”

Missionaries

“Why is media afraid to call them ‘Christian terrorists’?”

A Pennsylvania Town Fights Predatory Water Extraction

Did first Americans take coastal route?

Mega-mergers that affect your food

“Check labels. And read up on ingredients. Eat natural. Eat safe.”

13 Chicago bulls fly to Mumbai to boost milk production in India

Reactionary Philosophy

Solar Industry Braces for Glut

Culture

“Globally the Indian art scene has never been so vibrant”

Preceptor as patron of arts

Why Dharma is important even while doing Achara

Problems facing Indian Textbooks

Rakhigarhi and the real age of Sindhu-Sarasvati Civilization

“Everyone has a ‘sacred cow’: Horse slaughter banned in US”

Annual festive treat to rasikas

Andhra

Katha-2015 released with collection of Telugu Short Stories

Telangana

We won’t accept September 17 as Hyderabad Liberation Day: TRS

“New districts only to benefit KCR’s relatives”

Hyderabad’s Musi a “Giant Sewer”

Real purpose behind new districts?

Andhra Pradesh

PM Modi Agrees to Special Status for AP?

Free smartphones likely in AP…but no such thing as a free lunch…

LCA Manufacturing facility to come up in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Police launches pilot project on DNA profiling

India

Why India failed at Rio 2016

“Don’t like this temple? Choose another”

“Why the higher judiciary Appointment Process Needs Urgent Reform”

SC crossing “lakshman rekha” of hindu beliefs?

“Taming India’s Elite”

The real Azad

“We live with Partition effects on a day to day basis”

Electrification of 1,450 Uttar Pradesh villages under lens

“India To Face Massive Unemployment, Social Unrest Amid Demographic Boom”

“Monsanto Cancels Plan to Launch Next Gen Cotton Seeds in India”

India ready on Cyber crime front?

Policeman Vilas Shinde Murdered, Media plays politics

Self-serving Interpretations of History

Lack of journalistic Ethics in MSM news sites

“Water crisis set to become nightmare for North India”

Asia

An Uphill Climb for Nepal’s Prachanda

Balochistan and the Khan of Kalat

“Pakistan army committing tsunami of rights violations, says top Balochistan leader”

Forced conversions in Pakistan: a dark reality

“China must recognise South China Sea ruling”

Xi Jinping’s reshuffle of Key Posts

Redrawing New Silk Road: China ‘to Shift Its Focus to Russia, India’

Ukraine invasion in the offing?

What Happens if North Korea Collapses?

Sri Lanka and Australia’s Strategic Defense Interests

World

Gabon’s president accuses challenger of fraud, power grab

Brazil President Impeached

Tropical storm Newton makes second landfall in Mexico

Salon Magazine:“The West’s big lie about Mother Teresa”

Amnesty’s “vitriol”

“Brutal truth of the British empire”

“Most intolerant wins”

“The Islamist war against Sikhs is arriving in Europe”

“Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League”

Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies

Prepare for the coming global depression

“All monetary economics theories have collapsed”

August 2016 News Links

Updated!!!

Krishna Pushkaralu begin with much excitement

Trichur Brothers Carnatic Concert in Chennai, August 18

Indigo Dye: A Recent History

Gautama Buddha Paintings

Sakshi Malik wins bronze to end India’s Rio medal drought

Rio Olympics Medal Count

Guru Gopi made Indian badminton count

Dictorship of Scroll Magazine

Scroll and the Breaking India Nexus

Amnesty International’s relationship with Radicals

Hindu worker hacked to death in Congress Karnataka

Delhi needs dams to replenish groundwater

 “Journalists caught inventing incidents and data around caste atrocity”

Reply to Leftist Fundamentalists

Leftist “Culture”

“Kashmir Separatism is by another name”

Baloch Support Modi’s call. Balochistan to go to UN?

Fukushima radiation-groundwater leak not contained

Starving Subcontinentals stranded in Saudi Arabia

Comparison of Chinese and American Military Cultures

America’s Drug Epidemic

Brexit and Rushing to Exit

EU Special Status to UK?

“German minister says nothing to regret about report alleging Turkey a hub for Islamists”

“Venezuela crushes 2,000 guns in public, plans registry of bullets”

“What good are Hedge Funds?”

Culture

Journey up the Seven Hills

Akella Achyuta Ramam’s Repertoire

An Evening for the Emperor of Tales

Handloom Initiatives in Andhra

Balamurali Krishna garu without Musical Accompaniment

Andhra

Krishna Pushkaralu this month

Massive Nuclear Plant Push in Andhra Pradesh endangers coast

Telangana

Telangana partners with ISRO to monitor water resources

The scholar PM

KCR expects a windfall from Modi during his maiden visit to TS

Andhra Pradesh

Venkaiah Naidu: ‘Congress shedding Crocodile tears over AP special status’

CBN, Jagan and the End of YSR’s Politics

AP Govt and Tirumala Surplus Funds

Andhra Pradesh Tourism Sites

India

Gujarat’s New CM

Restoring Bharat

Securing the Indus Water Treaty

The Making of Indian Diplomacy

India’s “bitterest enemy”

Arabization of Kerala

Communal colour to violence against women undeniable

Why do we forget our non-high caste heroes?

Religion and Terror attack in Assam

“Monsoon brings Maximum City to Halt”

“Eminent Historians” no need for facts?

Asia

Megaquake coming in Bangladesh?

Nepal’s unending Political Instability

Sindhudesh Republican Army attacks Pak Rangers”

100 Hindus & others forcibly Converted in Pak

Tibet, Xinjiang, and China’s Strong State Complex

“How Turkey became a Petri Dish”

The Mideast Crisis and the Centrality of Water

Israel joins list of countries restricting “NGOs”

World

Apocalypse Now: A Year of Crises, Shocks and Fear

Zika Virus spreads from Central America to America (Miami)

Three billion watched Rio Olympics opening ceremony

The end of Germany’s golden age

Water crisis in the West?

Africa to “Save West”?

“Mirage of a Rules Based Order”

“Was Democracy just a moment?”

“Brexit and the End of Globalization”

“progressive…modern…global citizen”

Securing National Character

July 2016 News Links

Updated!!!

“A creative Artist by Choice”

Artist: Telugu Drama in need of Natural feeling

Gautama Buddha Paintings

The Biology of close relative Marriages

Astana MOU with Andhra Pradesh

“Foreign Minister” for Telangana? Nizam-Hyderabad Kingdom?

India’s Cocooned Intellectual Elites

SC returns Congress Govt. to power in Arunachal

“14,000 NGOs barred from receiving Foreign Funds”

AIMIM barred from Maharashtra Civic Polls

“Support Services”

“Kashmir Protests provide Chilling Deja Vu for Hindus”

Terrorists hide behind mobs and lob grenades at Security forces in Kashmir

“PM Expresses Unhappiness over Media Coverage” of Kashmir

Star Dot Star Colonialism: A Contracting Universe

Naxal Attack in Bihar. 8 Security force fatalities

Interview of Sadhvi Pragya family

“In debt to Dynasty: ..Rule by Gandhis has..pushed Country towards Indebtedness”

“Insider Accounts Establish Sonia Gandhi As Leading A Political Mafia?”

Interview with S.Gurumurthy

“The Genius of Japanese Civilization”

Bangladesh bans preacher Zakir Naik’s ‘Peace TV’

Nepal Govt. in Crisis

“How India must Stand up to China’s Provocations”

Hague Tribunal Deal Blow to Chinese “claims” in South China Sea

Evacuation from South Sudan

“If Americans perceive World in Chaos, will they turn to Trump?”

Turkish cleric running Indian “secular” schools?

Ireland hits Brexit Alarm

Dangers of Scientism: “A Nation Ruled by Science is a Terrible Idea”

“Confronting the Parasite Economy”

Culture

Relishing Andhra Flavours

“Coming Soon: Sanskriti Schools”

Cultural Events from ATA 2016 in Chicago

“Ganifa – An Indian Card Game is Revived”

Learn Ethics from the Ramayana

Hari Singh Nalwa – Protector of Peshawar

“Kumrahar – Sole Reminder of an Ancient Capital”

Structural Integrity of Puri Temple in Question

Andhra

“Sonia Gandhi did everything to belittle P.V.Narasimha Rao”

Telangana, Andhra Pradesh discuss Krishna river water issue

Telangana

This man is a sitting MP

Telangana judicial officials to rejoin duty

“Discovery of new bacterium brings laurels to Palamuru University “

Andhra Pradesh

Singapore model gets Andhra Pradesh government nod to develop Amaravati

A.P. temple demolition issue

Jagan Mohan’s attached property to date

Example of Casteism corroding AP

India

“Lord Jagannath’s rath yatra commences”

“Indians predated Newton by 250 years”

Modi Cabinet Reshuffle

FIR against AAP man for slight to Guru Granth Sahib

Smriti Irani targetted by Sexist attacks on Social Media

“Duvvuri Subbarao: The Insider who Turned Rebel”

“Rs 71 for Sikh Girl, Rs 51 for a Brahmin”

Precautions to be taken by Girls, Women, & Parents

105 Razakars arrested for Ambur riots

Twitter suspends Parody account that Mocked AAP-leaning Media Outlet

Punjab on high alert, terrorists may enter Delhi via the State

Uttarakhand cloudburts: Rescue operations wound up at most places

5 Nepal historical sites restored with financial help of Indian Govt

Asia

“Change Nepal Needs now”

“India to construct $300 million rail line in Sri Lanka”

Asia’s Best CEOs

“Terrorists killed her for being a Hindu

Why Afghan Sikhs and Hindus are Leaving Home

“China threatens to take down SCS”

China’s target is the Indian Ocean

“Japan scrambled jets against China a record 199 times in April-June”

“Myanmar’s Astonishing Sights”

Oil Plunge hits Russia hard

World

“The Trouble with GDP”

India to reinvigorate ties with African nations

South Africa media giant rides global web wave

Is Colombia’s Long War Over?

Researchers Weigh Risks of Zika at Rio Olympics

“As Europe goes down, we need to be prepared for consequences”

Donald Trump and America

Britain becoming a Zombie State

“What Brexit means for Europe and the World”

Australia’s Small Parties and Discontent

“Catholic priests in Montreal banned from being alone with children”

Myth of the Global Citizen

Money Talks, Even on Twitter

“Closed Mind of Richard Dawkins”

Colonialism-A Contracting Universe

“Dad deprivation is Eroding Modern Society”

June 2016 News Links

Updated!!!

Revisiting the great University of Vikramshila

Western Evangelists being promoted as historians and “Indologists”

Why the Kumbha Mela is in Danger

India’s only Sanskrit Band spreads wings

“Telugu cultural flag unfurled in Switzerland”

Call of the Earth for Young Professionals

Andhra’s first e-waste collection unit in Vizag

“Why Right to Education Act is Evil”

100% FDI in Key sectors

Gram Panchayats and Fibre Optic Mapping

Indigenous Cattle Farming in Maharashtra

Punjab’s War on Drugs

“Raghuram Rajan son of a ‘Kaoboy'”

Former Nepal PM Bhattarai Launches Party

War-Traumatized Sri Lanka

Hindu Temple vandalised in Malaysia

“A Comparison of Chinese and American Military Culture”

Japan’s ‘New Approach’ to Russia

Turkey’s Hidden War

Congo declares yellow fever epidemic, 1,000 suspected cases

“Sex Crimes committed by Women on the Rise”

Allegations of Anti-Hindu Bias at BBC

“Apocalypse” dawns in Venezuela?

“Brexit Is Being Driven by English Nationalism”

Problems with Neo-liberalism

Living Wisely: A Plan for Food Self-Sufficiency

“The Malaise of Materialism”

May 2016 News Links

Updated!!!

The Story of Khadi

“Who Owns Shastric Authority?”

“Telugus not known to value their culture”

Dance fest: Of grace and grandeur

K.N. Rao: Committed to literature

Perpetual lease of farm lands to Singapore firms

3 Maoists die in Vizag

State Assembly Election Results

Government boots out Unproductive Babus

“Charges against Sadhvi Pragya dropped”

Demographic Collapse in Western UP?

Kashmiri Fundamentalists say Kashmiri Hindus not allowed

Evangelical Fundamentalists Attack Hindu Temple

Violence at AMU

India’s Diverse Cow Breeds

Resisting Peer Pressure and Fashionability makes financial sense

“Kejri Saving Sonia”

Sonia Congress’ and “Goodwill Terror”

Sonia’s “Saffron Terror”

“Balochistan suffers Pak genocide”

India State Visit to Nepal

6.8 Magnitude Earthquake in Ecuador

Japan’s Stealth Jet

Conflict between West and Russia?

“Sex trafficking on American Indian reservations”

Europe Has Had Enough of Turkey

Privacy and Social Media

Why you need to cultivate your talents, else it’s Garbage in Garbage out

Culture

Navodaya Publishers closes down

“The Deepest Orientalist”

Andhra influence on Gandhara art

Why Bollywood stinks

In tune with the times

Rs 2,675-cr push to traditional medicines sought

“Economics needs a new Paradigm”

“Don’t blame Men alone for ‘Colourism'”

Rajiv Malhotra’s New Book: Hinduphobia

“Internal sabotage of the Battle for Sanskrit and Sanskriti”

Andhra

P.V.Sindhu ready to conquer

Telangana

“Poor forced to shop for Water in Telangana”

TG Budget to cross 2 lakh crore

Warangal new centre for Civic exams

Andhra Pradesh

“Tirupati set to turn into City of Lakes”

Drought hit Joharapuram in AP, turns into ghost village

Rajamahendravaram eco-tourism projects

India

“How India sees the World”

“Indians seem a confused lot”

Indian Science and Problems with Scientism

Babus sabotaging Modi’s Agenda?

“Punjab gangs a threat to national security”

Indian Army cleans up Mt.Everest

80 Families lost dwellings in Arunachal Floods

Shankaracharya acquitted. False charges?

“‘Hindu terror’ part of Pak GHQ campaign against India”

Karnataka stock house for IM?

“7 deadly sins of Indian Journalism”

How P.V.Narasimha Rao became PM

Kolkata’s “Mini-Pakistan” as dubbed by W.Bengal’s Urban Minister

“Only 4% Indians filed tax returns in 2015-16”

From Kitchen waste to Green Parks

“Govt. to Urdu writers: refrain from anti-National content”

“Sorry CJI Thakur, it is the Judiciary that needs Auditing”

The Radiance of Tejas

Right To Education and 93rd Amendment

Asia

Nepal 1 year after quake

Bhutan and India reinforce Ties

Nepal Govt. makes fresh appeal to Madhesis

Kathmandu Valley faces petrol shortage again

Panama Papers leak pressures Pak’s Nawaz

China poised to take provocative action in SCS?

China’s growing might: Implications for india

India’s defence relationship with Russia

Hindu tailor hacked to death in Bangladesh

“India and Vietnam Can Rescue Asia’s Balance of Power”

China’s Mediterranean Odyssey

Chabahar Agreement finalised

Cool Japan and its Target Market

World

“Tragedy of foreign policy elites”

The End of Globalisation as we know it

Nigeria replaces Saudi as India’s largest Oil supplier

“Armenian migrants in Turkey live in shadow of century-old massacre

Zimbabwe Braces for Turmoil

Maduro and the Art of Clinging to Power

Nearly half of Europeans in poll want own votes on EU, like UK

Bitcoin creator goes public

Dirty Debt and Defaults

Mercury rising with Planetary Alignment this week

The San Andreas Fault Is On The Brink Of A Devastating Earthquake

April 2016 News Links

Updated!!!

Math answering the toughest questions of Music?

“Assault on India and its Ancient Culture”

Ragini Sharma’s Riposte supporting R.Malhotra against ‘Strawman Fallacy’

Telugu association honours achievers on Ugadi

Vizag Port poised to become Transhipment hub

“Push for Mission Kakatiya”

Economic Potential of India

Kashmiri Hindus: Driven out and insignificant

How Media Foments Caste Hatred, Divides Hindu Society

“India Rising”

India and its Undersea Deterrent

“Never Forget: Mohammed Tanzil Ahmed”

India has 17 Judges for a Million people

The Kollam Tragedy and the aftermath

Rent and the Gandhi-Vadras

Choosing the right Brand Ambassador for India

The “Get Modi” campaign continues

Dilma Roussef and the Impeachment battle

“Implications of China’s Military Reforms

US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet”

“Saudi Arabia warns economic fallout if US congress passes 9/11 bill”

Earthquake in Japan now Ecuador. More to come?

Fawning coverage can’t cover up British legacy

Culture

Advocate files petition in Telugu, enters record books

“To destroy Architecture is to attack the cultural identity of a Nation”

“Navakranti turns 20”

“Renowned” Historian distorting history for own ends?

Are India topics on Wikipedia controlled by a few editors?

Aditi Banerjee’s Response To Shatavadhani Ganesh’s Review

“Sheldon Pollock’s Aestheticization of Power”

Importance of Muggu

National Film Awards Winners

Netflix and the creation of global monoculture

Melody Queen P.Suseela in Guinness Book of World Records

Andhra

Engineering Student arrested for Internet Blackmail again

History of Early Modern Andhra

Telangana

‘IOT in smart city’

Rohith Vemula a non-Dalit: Telangana mantri

“Telangana govt borrowing heavily, debts mounting, alleges Opposition”

“TS stares at mounting debts as govt plans to borrow for 400% #salary hike for MLAs “

KCR’s PowerPoint Presentation on Irrigation Projects

Andhra Pradesh

A.P targets Rs.30000 crore investments in Chittoor district

Govt Goofup in AP; names Urdu university after Pak figure

AP aims to become IoT hub

Andhra Pradesh Budget: Govt pegs revenue deficit at Rs 4,868 cr, outlay up

India

Modi creating Strategic Petroleum Reserve for India

Army to get 50,000 new bullet-proof vests; needs 3.5 lakh

Delhi, beware of Kejriwal’s misleading Budget

“Khalistanis funding AAP”

“Restoring our Universities as Temples of Learning”

Political workers targetting Hindu Temples Again

Reservation in Private Sector?

“Addressing the Quota Demand”

Women in Combat Roles. The other view

Patanjali will overtake Colgate and Unilever: Baba Ramdev

“Rural Consumption Shrinks”

PM Modi’s Rurban Mission

India’s Biggest Mafia

Indian media in a global age

Media Starts Cover Up In Pankaj Narang Lynching

“Who Killed Kingfisher?”

J&K govt formation: After BJP snub, pressure high on PDP

Aadhar and Right to Privacy

Asia

Problems Continue to Plague Sri Lanka’s Northern Province

Pakistan’s “Kill and Dump” continues in Balochistan

India to expand Railroad links with Nepal

Oli goes to China for Oil

“China’s Phantom SCS Claims”

“China shielding Terrorists”

“Why Abenomics is Failing”

Japan says India MOU on N-plant binding

PILs by Foreign Funded NGOs

Kyrgyzstan Crackdown on NGOs

Magnitude 6.1 quake jolts western Japan

U.S., Japan, South Korea warn North Korea over ‘provocations’

War China, Russia, ISIS and Beyond

World

What’s your chance of an Earthquake in 2016?

“Make your own earthquake preparedness kit”

“Exploitation fueling Madagascar Sapphire Trade”

Palmyra & Brussels

“Beyond Brussels”

“Europe’s Illiberal Democracies”

French girl’s tale of Facebook and Terror

Tanks headed for Eastern Europe?

Burundi says ‘fine’ with request for U.N. police deployment

Brazil’s biggest party quits ruling coalition, Rousseff isolated

Zika mosquito’s habits force new strategy by U.S. cities, states

Trump predicts “Very Massive Recession” in the U.S.

Stagflation bearing down on economy

Automation reduces hiring

The world is near a ‘major turning point’ in the currency wars

“Milky Way being sucked in by the Great Attractor”

“Gates prescribing Costly foreign drugs”?

March 2016 News Links

Updated!!!

“Land that reveres Sanskrit”

Navakranti turns 20

Decoding Syama Sastri

“The Problem with Pollock”

“Authorised Operator Port status for Kakinada”

Agriculture and Rural Push apparent in Budget

Student who almost lost his career for shouting anti-Barkha Dutt slogans

Shenanigans of the Left and how to See through them

Why Niticentral didn’t survive

“Entitled Middle Class Princess Syndrome”

Hindu Girls still being forcibly converted in Pakistan

Shortage of 9,000 officers in Army

Shiva Ayyadurai and the Invention of Email

“Money Talks and Walks – Even in the Virtual World”

Advice when using Social Media

Changing demographics turning Western UP into Tinderbox?

“Implications of China’s Military Reforms”

A Resurgent Japan and Global Peace

Brazil Government Tries to Regroup After Huge Protests

Refugee crisis has changed German Politics

“Globalization has had political Consequences”

The Populist surge and why

Stagnating Global Trade

The EU Brexit vote and Demographics

Water & Soil Degradation will take Decades to clean up at Fukushima

Culture

History of Lepakshi & Festival

The dancing couple

“Nellore: Garlands of Andal”

Government move to encourage Sanskrit

Debate on Battle for Sanskrit begins

Urdu imposition contributed to political tensions

Andhra

Gollipudi on Politics

Telangana-Maharashtra Irrigation deal

Union Budget allots just Rs 100 crore

Telangana

KCR takes Hyderabad water to Medak

“Telangana: Prostitution thrives on District highways”

Medaram Tribal Festival

“The Hyderabadi Jehadist”

Telangana at risk as food production records steep fall

Andhra Pradesh

Genco aims 2, 200 MW capacity addition in Nellore

“Aggrieved Dalits press for action”

No mention of Amaravati in Budget 2016

India

Indians don’t realise value of freedom, sacrifice: Soldiers

Indian Economy for Dummies

India’s “war on two fronts enters decisive phase”

“Poisoning Kids”

BJP joins international union of Conservative Parties

“Raids dig up Empire of PC’s son”

A list of scams by the Gandhis

Good Idea? Indian military to allow women in combat roles

India’s Largest Landowners, foreign and domestic

Collapse of the Left in W.Bengal

Ugly Narrative in circulation

“Fake currency- More arrests from Malda, West Bengal”

“Bleeding India by Proxy War”

Bank Bad debt endangers national stability

Rohtak riots backstory

e-Rickshaw in Bengaluru?

“Raw deal for Armed Forces in Budget”

Government to develop 300 rural clusters

“How the Ulema are perpetuating male hegemony”

India’s Space Ambitions

“Harvesters of death as saviours”

50 more farmer suicides in Marathwada this February

Railways: Braille enabled new coaches

“On Afzal Guru issue, JNU students play into hands of unseen forces”

Asia

“Oli must set Nepal House in order”

Panel to decide Nepal provinces delineation

100 Million Chinese on the Roof of the World

China’s thirst and Asia’s fate

“Brief history of Balochistan”

“Ancient Hindu temple in Peshawar being ‘secretly’ demolished”

Hindu priest decapitated in Bangladesh

Singapore headed for Recession?

“Iran & Russia to co-produce Su-30 fighter”

Vietnam invites India to South China Sea for exploration

Mum’s the word in Myanmar

“Water city : Obayashi unveils futuristic concept inspired by Tokyo’s past”

“China may soon rock global financial system”

World

France tells UK migrants will flow to Britain after EU exit

“Apple refuses to unblock iPhone”

“Arab Racism”

Argentina-IMF relations thaw after a 10-years

“Arrest of Brazil’s ‘maker of presidents’ could unmake Rousseff”

Nigeria and corruption

Front for money-laundering?

UK:”BBC in the dock over ‘monstrous’ sexual abuse culture”

Be Prepared for a Rainy day or Emergency

“UN Activities should be aligned with National development”

February 2016 News Links

Updated!!!

Post-Grad Course in Telangana Telugu in the offing

Unsung Heroines of Kuchipudi

A text of vision

 60% of the students in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana not employable?

SIACHEN BRAVEHEART Mustaq Ahmed laid to rest in Parnapalle

In the land of its origin, the Ongole bull is on the verge of extinction

Pawan Kalyan speaks out on Kapu Quota

Chattisgarh village eradicates open defecation

Nepal & India: Two Nations, One Civilization

“Hope for Pakistan’s Hindus”

“‘Is Separatism Congress’ Patriotism?’ asks Shah”

CPI hacks to death BJP worker in Kerala before parents

Reminder on UPA’s “achievements”

Headley spills beans on 26/11 & Ishrat : Sickulars run for cover

“Why has South India’s Catholic Church re-inducted a convicted child molester priest?”

Wall Street Journal on how Indian media united to ensure no report on its corruption

Sedition case slapped on Afzal’s backers”

“How Pakistan subverts India’s elites”

India & Russia revive fighter jet talks

“Hindu’s in Sindh, Pakistan Continue to Face Extreme Discrimination”

Reality of the South China Sea Dispute

“China bolsters state hacking powers”

“Former Dallas Fed President calls out Central Banks”

Why selloff by European Banks is Ominous

Europe in 2016

Getting the Culture Right is Important for Any Organisation (or State)

“No to Facebook as Gatekeeper”

Culture

“Need to set up national institute for promotion of Telugu”

Making of Dance

“How the Left is Polluting Classical Arts with its Ideology”

ASI making changes at Bhojshala

Sanskrit is the unifying language

Conversations with Rajiv Malhotra on Sanskrit & More”

“Packing a gamut of Emotion”

Andhra

Telugu recipients of Padma Awards

Focus on studies, says Warangal police chief

“Clueless on fighting Zika virus”

Telangana

NITI Aayog sorts out pending issue of Telangana with ministries

“Hyderabad Old City is den of illegal Foreign nationals”

Andhra Pradesh

AP to introduced ‘Priest at your Doorstep’

“Vijayawada: LPG blast victims can claim insurance”

Kerchief gang in Tuni violence

India

10 soldiers dead/missing in Siachen Avalanche

Centre justifies President’s rule in Arunachal Pradesh

“Kerala made in the middle east, staring at the abyss”

‘Cops left behind Tanzanian girl at mob’s mercy’

“After I said I am Hindu, they burnt me’”

Review: Airlift a great movie by Akshay

Sensitising “India, that is Bharat”

“India, the Perennial Soft State”

Centre encouraging Hindi use at official level for unity

“If you’re a wronged man, this is the lady to contact”

“Why the ‘right to pray’ debate is stupid”

Illegal sand miners behind Kudligi Deputy Superintendent’s transfer?

Sadhu dies after 115-day fast to save Ganga

Asia

Saeed threatens India with terror attacks

Cooperation for Regional Order

Balochistan: Pakistan’s information black hole

“China’s European Century”

Costly Corridor

India’s International Fleet Review: Building Bridges on Shifting Sands

Japan on High Alert for North’s Planned Rocket Launch

Malaysia After the Scandal

Russia accuses Turkey over Syria as donors pledge aid

World

Zika Virus Is Real

Mexico, Central American countries OK plan for stranded Cubans

“Roma in Czech Republic find hope in Indian Diaspora”

More than 10,000 Migrant Children ‘Missing’ in Europe

China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea

Stock Market Crash of 2016: The Countdown Begins.”

“Swedish gov’t says UN panel finds Assange detention unfair”

More sex abuse by UN troops alleged in C. African Republic

“White Savior Industrial Complex”

Waterless Urinal to help Save Environment?

January 2016 News Links

Updated!!!

Telangana boy and girl win National Bravery Award

Veteran Radio & Theatre Personality Jeedigunta honoured

Academia and Sanskritphobia

AIT is Dead. Long Live OIT

Beauty and the Beast of Sufism

Kashmiri Pandits protest continuing lack of resettlement

Who are India’s biggest Drinkers

“Aamir Khan damaged India’s Brand Identity”

Male dominance,exploitation & hypocrisy in Malayalam film industry

Millions of Peshwa records await to be read

The legitimacy of AppWapsi and Boycott Dilwale protests

No end to bombs in W.Bengal

50 ISI moles arrested in India since 2013

“India’s Nepal Problem”

“China’s military is getting leaner and more lethal”

1 Million Migrants to Europe

Trouble Brews in Bulgaria 

Why the market’s drop may just be getting started

More bad news for 2016

Worrying risks of smartphones

Culture

A Telugu Garden in California

Regional cuisine ruled the Gastronomic world in 2015

Temples ring in Dress code

High design ethnic Indian wear

Indian Music Mathematically Deep

‘Kannadigas are the Paradigm of Tolerance’

Sanskrit and the Secularists

Andhra

Story behind Deportation of Telugu students

‘One Lakh Corporates in control of all Natural Resources’

Telangana

1800 km Highway for TS

TRS says will win GHMC polls with Andhra vote

Crop Loss in Telangana at 3000 crore

HC raps Telangana for ‘inaction’ in Akbar Owaisi hate speech cases

Andhra Pradesh

AP to borrow 2,000 crores

Amaravati land lease for Singapore extended from 33-99 yrs

Super-specialty hospitals to dot Amaravati

Microsoft to set up excellence center in Vizag

India

Strong Quake hits Northeast; Manipur the epicenter

Heroes from Pathankot saluted

Violence again in W.Bengal. Mini-Pakistan in Malda?

PM Modi scores point over Congress in Kerala

Vidarbha creation needs consensus

“Anti-Nationals helping Pakistan”

National Herald Scam Part 2

IIT, IISC professors against Free Basics

Irresponsible Mainstream Media

Dawood’s gang killed BJP leaders in Gujarat

‘From solar power to bars’

Asia

Should India worry about Nepal’s special relations with China?

Pakistani printers removed article in NYT International Edition

Blast at Indian consulate in Afghanistan

China Halts Stock Trading as Market Lurches Down Again

China’s assertiveness pushes Vietnam to US

Abe visit to India was Historic

Economic Collapse in 2016?

Fear and Loathing in the Maldives

‘New wrinkles in Maritime warfare’

Saudi-Iran crisis to Escalate?

World

Earthquake Preparedness

Brazil stripped of investment grade rating as crisis deepens

Polish Leader Jaroslaw Kacynski

Ukraine to probe suspected Russian cyber attack on grid

France: A country shaken to its core

Greece’s border a Test for Europe

The Darfur conflict’s deadly gold rush

Australia’s Pivot North

Oregon wildlife refuge Occupied

‘Time for Business Schools to de-Globalise?’

Europe to protect teens from Facebook

Does the UN do any good?

December 2015 News Links

Updated!!!

Students taught in Mother Tongue perform better in school

The uniqueness of Dhokra

Paintings of Artist Keshav

Telangana to get 24×7 Power?

Akshay Kumar donates Rs. 1 Crore to Chennai flood relief

80 Temples Vanished in J&K since 2009

Death threats issued to Kamlesh Tiwari

The hullaballo about the National Herald

“Congress is cutting India’s nose to spite its face”

TAPI Pipeline nears reality

India hints it may reconsider stand on key security pacts with US

“India and Japan’s relationship has greatest potential in the world”

Will IS affect Subcontinent?

“Beligium is a Failed state”

The reality of Science and Scientific Fact

“Beware Indians, the ISI may steal your passport”

After Kerala & Bihar, Jamaat demands prohibition in Telangana

Legislation introduced to cut H1B visas by 15,0000

“The Carrington Event”

Culture

“Why Kumbh Mela is at Risk”

5 Translators work to make ‘Veyi Padagalu’ in English happen

Fools think art is meant only for joy; wise realize it inspires change

What Bollywood is actually doing

Bajirao’s descendants object to portrayal in “movie”

“Passion Perseverance Personified”

“Satya Sriram’s High Calibre Show”

Andhra

Rudhramadevi’s statue unveiling

Water levels in Telugu states alarming

Thousands throng to Vemulawada

Telangana

Warangal to be developed as Second Capital

TS to have Telangana Dictionary Soon

“IS getting funds from Hyderabad”

Bharat Forge to ‘Make in Telangana’

Andhra Pradesh

CBN reviews situation in South Kosta/Rayalaseema

Reddy bros join TDP

Shouldn’t our language be priority 1?

Vijayawada also under Flood threat

India

Chennai floods: Over 9,000 rescued

Rural distress worsens across India

Narendra Modi in Chennai announces More Support for Tamil Nadu

BJP weathers Gujarat polls Storm

Pay hike for central staff

Secularism in action?

What Arabs think of Indians…for “gelf” fans

Akbar speech infuence on Areeb

Facebook account group block after journalist exposes abuse

Cults and Conscience

COP21 and Cornering India in Carbon

World can’t ignore India’s Narrative

Asia

Treading Carefully in Nepal

“ISI unleashes cultural terror wing”

Japan defense budget likely to top 5 trillion yen for first time

Russia & India: A Course Correction

China seeks Naval base in Djibouti

Amid feud with China, Philippines gets jets

Arab caste system at work

Malaysia approves security law slammed by critics

A “hard landing” for the world’s second-largest economy.

“Will not forget jet downing: Vladimir Putin”

World

ECB Moves trigger global sell-off

Europe plans to speed up deportation of Pakistanis

France & Africa: Colonial Tax

Regional mediation key to preventing Burundi war: U.S. envoy

Bulgaria warns Germany on Migrants

Danish referendum takes step away from EU, including Europol

Impeachment proceedings opened against Brazil’s president

Australia riding coal train despite climate pleas

US & UK universities are becoming irrelevant because of leftist stranglehold

Tragedy in California

Spiked baseball bats found around San Francisco

What Chennai teaches us about essentials for emergencies: Stock up!

“How Modern Technology is Stealing Souls”

Ideal Solution for an Ideal World

November 2015 News Links

Updated!!!

World Telugu Museum to be opened on Nov.19

Chittoor Mayor gunned down in broad daylight

Telangana stares at debt trap

“Nipping in the bud a dangerous idea”

BJP after Bihar

“Editors mostly function as Gatekeepers”

Unacceptable: “Dalit boy forced to remove excreta”

“A Dream that Remains unfulfilled”

Loyalty to the Nation is Non-negotiable

Serious History Neglected and Distorted”

“Is Rahul Gandhi a British Citizen?”

Time for a New Narrative?

After Mumbai’s 26/11, Paris’s 13/11

Wall St. to get trump card to block regulations?

“Abenomics sputters in Japan”

UN Vote on Burundi killings

Culture

Kuchipudi with Grace

Varun is one to watch out for

Aruna Sairam answers questions on Carnatic

Miniaturist TK Bharani unfold sacred world in grains

Reviving Sanskrit

Andhra

Amaravati all set to create history

Making the most out of water weed

It’s KCR’s turn to hold a mega ritual

Telangana

Sany Group signs MoU with Telangana

Telangana to have 24 districts

TS Jobs panel to go Rural

Andhra Pradesh

“AP boxed in by Bauxite Maoists”

Why CBN didn’t press for Special Status

AP Traditional Utsav a hit

“AP is rich in culture”

India

Final battle for Bihar ends today

“Indian media is the new fringe”

“India’s Coolie Economy”

Anatomy of a Liberal

A response to Aakar Patel’s call to action to Bollywood

“Fashion of India and Hinduism bashing in Foreign”

“Unsuitable Men”

Porkfest organisers booked. “Beef only” secularism?

Indian National Congress: A Party in Crisis

Award-returnees are frustrating people’s will

ISIS threat in South

“Who is stoking Sikh radicalism?”

After Kashmir and Punjab, ISI plays the Hindu card

Asia

Nepal: India unfazed by China card

The truth about China’s interference in Malayasia’s Politics”

China’s ‘Militarization’ of the South China Sea

State of Emergency in Maldives

Maps of India Pakistanis love to dream about

States may be allowed to grant citizenship with rise in Hindu refugees

“Balochistan: The Bloodiest War you’ve never heard of”

“Bangladesh’s terrorist problem?

“Suu Kyi eyes post above President”

World

Russian civilian jet down…what now?

Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canada’s new prime minister

German, French raids against human smuggling operations

Crises drive Europe disintegration

The degenerate British elite

‘India-Africa partnership will keep China in check’

US not headed in right direction, some biz owners say

First State Legalizes Taser Drones for Cops

“preparing for a catastrophic solar flare”

“NASA reveals Antarctica is actually gaining more ice than it is losing”

“Marijuana is not harmless”

October 2015 News Links

Updated!!!

Bathukamma celebrated with great fervour

Rajamahendravaram returns!

Traditional Indian crafts meet Calligraphy

Lepakshi crafts in Telangana renamed to “Golconda”

Traditional Chinese medicine gets Nobel. Why not Ayurveda?

Literary mafia

Selective Outrage

Cow activist killed? Whither media outrage?

“Fraudulent Akademists”

“Top lies spread by the media in 2015”

India is about symbolism of power instead of substance of power

Whitefly destroys 2/3rds of Punjab Cotton crop

“Aadhar may have lethal impact on existence of India”

New “OROP” issue for BJP?

Owaisi again faces arrest over hate speech

Petition against PK insulting Hindus: Notice issued to Aamir Khan

Saudi chops off Indian maids arm

Jobs and the “Gulf Mirage”

“Nepal’s constitution and lessons for India”

China to sell 8 submarines to Pak

“Vietnam is changing and so is the balance of power”

Integral humanism vs Individualism

UK’s “chilling immigration plan”

Culture

Telugu culture flourishing in Andamans

“Smuggling Indian Antiquities”

“Breaking [Carnatic]”?

Review of Kalaamtho Karachaalanam

Kuchipudi Performance in Hyderabad

“See the Music, Hear the Dance”

Andhra

AP& TS fight over delay in Power bonds

16 lakh trucks go off roads in Telangana, AP

Telangana

Telangana’s Signature tower to be tallest

Telangana declares first Drought

GHMC re-egineered in light of upcoming polls

Telangana – Turning Into An Intolerant State?

Andhra Pradesh

“Foundation stone schedule bad for Andhra Pradesh: Astrologers”

“Sexual violence on women at famous healing dargah in AP”

2720 Acres set aside for DRDO Project

India

PM Modi & Silicon Valley Trip Highlights

Dengue crisis continues

Who will win Bihar?

Justice catches up with terrorists

Asiya Andrabi and Beef Politics

Beef Wars

Unwarranted Hysterectomies, Unnecessary Caesarians and other things

“Can India build its own Silicon Valley”

Freedom of Speech only for Chosen few?

Bengal’s bomb-making cottage industry

“Demolishing the Aurangzeb Apologist Cabal”

Asia

“Indian media must stop selling J&K as Kashmir”

A relook at Nepal

Pak Atrocities in POK

Book on Pakistan and it’s Politics

“Urbanization and Migration in Developing Asia”

Xi Jinping’s visit to the US

Chinese billionaire loses 85 per cent wealth in stock crash

Geo-strategic push: Inaugural India-Indonesia bilateral maritime exercise from Oct.17

“Russia: Superpower or Proxy?”

“Why the House of Saud gets away with sex crimes and murder”

World

Huge bubble? Commodity price slump sends ripples around world

“Obama to look for new gun measures, says ‘talk’ is main tool”

Turkey getting closer to Civil war?

Record 522K Migrants Arrive In Europe By Sea In 2015

Fmr. Brazilian President to be questioned in Corruption case

Bombings in Nigerian Capital kill 15

Prudent Disaster relief: How to Prep for an Earthquake

Ukraine, Syria and Russia: A Moment for Sobriety

“We’re living in an Ayn Rand Economy”

The Real Misogyny

“Is Facebook making us Lonely?”

“How close are we to a fully Bionic Body?”

September 2015 News Links

Updated!!!

M.S. Subbulakshmi: A life in Music and Movies

Why Sanskrit is becoming popular among China’s Intellectuals

AP and TS ink Tax Pact

Retaining Amaravati as an Ancient Town

Significance of Naxal encounter in Telangana

“Blood and Lust”

“All you need to know about Dengue Fever”

Manipur’s turbulent summer

OROP: Pro View

OROP: Con View

Blast from the Past

Why young people must be careful on social media

Retro RBI

Pub culture descends upon Temple Town Madurai

Outrage and Violence after Nepal Parliament refuses to restore Hindu status

Atrocities against Baloch by Pakistan’s Army worsen

India and China face off in Ladakh over watch tower

DPJ: Beginning of the End?

“Migrant Crisis” and Malaise in Europe

Powerful Quake strikes Chile. More ahead?

Prudent Disaster relief: How to Prep for an Earthquake

Market manipulations in Global Bonds?

“Fed has to deal with its own Zombie Apocalypse”

Stock sell off continues, underscoring Global worries

Culture

Treasure trove for Telugu Musicians

PM to attend meet on Indic Thought

Discussing Bharata’s Natya Sastra at World Sanskrit Conference

Rajamouli credits Amar Chitra Katha for storytelling success

Sanskrit in New Light

Skit on Bhadrachalam Ramadasu

Andhra

Protection of Telugu Language demanded

More trouble [fermenting]

Telangana

“Telangana faces test with 12 percent Muslim Quota”

Mahindra plans expansion in Telangana

State textbooks revised

Andhra Pradesh

Land Pooling to continue in AP

Work on Natya Pushkarini begins at Kuchipudi village

Politics over Special Status

India

Gen.Suhag: India must be ready for short wars

Man’s tweet to EAM saves sister from Dubai traffickers

Aurangzeb road renamed to Abdul Kalam Marg

Four Marathwada districts in crop loss alert

PM Modi: Non-state actors provoking violence

OROP: Pro View

OROP: Con View

SENSEX hits 14 Month Low…time to invest in hard assets?

Need to improve India’s China studies

Time for a “secular” calendar

BJP sweep of Rajasthan Civic Polls: Future Group to manage Public food distro

India cancels Greenpeace foreign funding amid scrutiny

Asia

Sri Lanka vote reemphasizes balance in Indian Ocean

Death toll rose in Nepal Violence

Nepalis urge dropping of “secular” to protect heritage

Afghan-Pak relations worsen

Story behind China stock intervention

Yuan devaluation

Malaysia push for PM Najib’s resignation

Russian jets in Syrian skies

US Military Base in Japan rocked by blast

World

World Markets Plunging…Economic Depression?

“Germans begin the looting of Greece”

UK, EU, and Europe’s refugee crisis

Nigeria seeks join efforts in Gulf of Guinea

Migrants and Hungary’s “Freedom Train”

Australia at crossroads

Brazil Minister to step down amid economic problems

Could Hackers take down a City?

August 2015 News Links

Updated!!!

AP Endowments Dept.: Temples not State Property

KCR launches Grama Jyothi

Sanskrit as Unifying factor

Artist Achudan captures raw beauty in his Water Colours

India facing “many sophisticated Chota Shakeels”

CM Anandiben takes the lead on Right to Property for Tribals

Rahul Gandhi gets a Adil Shahryar 101

Bangkok blast at Hindu Shrine in Thailand

Twin blasts in China

Tough times ahead for Indonesian Navy

“Should Nepal be Secular?”

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu

Pak needs to change its approach on Afghanistan

Russia, China, Pakistan: New Emerging Axis?

What’s Cooking in the Middle East

UK’s Lost Decade

Hackers stole user data of 25 million Americans

Post Capitalism: The End of Capitalism has Begun

Culture

“[C]ulture on a larger canvas”

Sadasiva Sastri’s Carnatic performance steeped in devotion

Madrid celebrates Holi

Decolonising Indology

“APJ Abdul Kalam was an exemplar of Plural India”

“My Journey from Businessman to Philanthropist”

Art: War of dharma revisited

Andhra

Not just Baahubali, Rana says Leader 2 also in works

“Viacom18’s new English accent”

PM assures families release of 2 professors abducted by ISIS

Telangana

Bonalu celebrated with fervor in Telangana

“Owaisi brothers are enemies of Indian Muslims, says Aziz Qureshi”

Telangana plans to increase Onion production

100 TS schools to go digital

Andhra Pradesh

Xiaomi to manufacture in Sri City

Poverty feeds migration in Srikakulam

6 Red Sanders nabbed

India

Remembering the “Missile Man of India”

India wins Patent war

“How Congress pursued its invidious legislative agenda”

“The Dark Side of Porn”

Attack in Dinanagar

K.P.S.Gill: “If we don’t wake up, we’ll see more such attack in Punjab”

Most “infamous” family of India

Dalit Catholics face discrimination from co-religionists

Has India put an end to its longest Insurgency?

Asia

Forced conversions continue in Sindh

Pak’s continuing War against Indian Civilization

China to build new artificial islands near India?

China equity bubble correction

Japan’s strategy for Central Asia

Who will lead Vietnam next?

Strategic Impact of the Iran deal

Turkey creeping toward Civil War?

World

End of Ukraine’s Peace process?

Mexico’s economy is flopping

“End of Capitalism has begun”

Can the Yuan overtake the Dollar?

“Uber regulatory challenge to democracy”

Germany being tested by refugee influx

“Imperialism” in Africa?

July 2015 News Links

Updated!!!

Baahubali destroys Box Office Records

Smear campaign against Rajiv Malhotra

“Rebuttal of false allegations of plagiarism”by R.Malhotra

Media calumny

Reasons behind tragic Pushkaram Stampede

Inequitable division of Debts worsening rifts between Telugu States

Kuchipudi Natyaramam Works Soon

Odisha Preparing NFSA Beneficiary List

“My choice: My pleasure may be your” jail sentence

India’s Technology Prowess: Highs and Lows

China’s Debt Twice its GDP: World Impact?

Saving Tibet’s Heritage

China’s Indian Ocean Strategy

Iran deal strengthens Military option

Response to ill-informed article on Sanskrit

“Arabisation of Bangladesh”

US, Greece and the Eurozone

Border War between Venezuela & Guyana?

Culture

U. of Kashmir’s Sanskrit department struggles to find students; defunct since 1990

Godavari Pushkaralu Significance

Marathon Celebration of Avadhanam

‘Bringing Tamizh back’

World Sanskrit Conference

Thanjavur metal paintings

20th Telugu Association of North America Conference

Andhra

Remembering India’s Forgotten Reformer

The man who uses his pension to fix potholes

Onion prices remain high

Telangana

Revanth Reddy released on bail

Green Drive begins on July 3

Compensation sought for affected rythulus

Andhra Pradesh

Organic food becoming popular in Vizag

Women protest new liquor policy

CM Launches Godavari Harathi

India

‘Apocalyptic’ event ahead? Cops up Vigil

Army still to get needed bullet-proof jackets

When Govt. controls Temples, traditions suffer

Krishna-Marathwada irrigation project approved

The Anti-Modi Agenda

Why Goa Inquisition must be remembered

Food Habits of a Nation

Leftist Bigotry

“Lutyens media Silence on Sonia”

Under the radar violence in Tamil Nadu

Abductions of Hindu girls in Mamta’s Bengal continues

Kerala Govt. discriminatory policies continue

The Great Madras Famine under British rule

Asia

Xi Jinping: The Next Mao?

Implications of Power Vacuum in Tibet

Japan and China: Intimate Rivals

Japan seeks foreign workers uneasily

Saudis plot to fund wahhabism to dominate India

Deadly plane crash in Indonesia

Inside West Papua insurgency

MERS rattles Korea’s confidence

ISIS rivaling AQ

First Draft of Nepal Constitution to be presented

Japan uses Vietnam’s Chips

World

War threat grows

Perfect Storm of Market Bust & Russia Conflict?

What to do in a disaster situation

Space Warfare the next frontier

For Phree market phonies who think most women are in flesh trade voluntarily

Raghuram Rajan says Great Depression ahead?

Panic grips Greece

Greek pensioners storm banks

Brazil pledges to raise Renewable output

Revulsion in Africa over Marriage ruling

How social media is ‘managed’

Nearby Blackhole erupts

June 2015 News Links

Microsoft to release Skype Translator

Capital area gets upwardly mobile

AP CM’s 1st year in review

Telangana’s Ramannakunta Lake to get a facelift

Avoidable AP-TS Spat Continues

Border war in the works?

The cost of cyber-incompetence

Ramayana and Genetics

How atrocity literature is manufactured

UP goonda raj burns journalist to death

Caution required on GM

The practical applications of the value of ‘shut up’

Vietnam launches “sovereignty cruise”

MERS cases: health officials on alert

Mega trade pact in the works

Wall St. Predicts Greek Tragedy

Culture

Issues confronting Indian history

The Battle for Sanskrit

Knowing India;Understanding the right history

AP People want heritage relics back

Pantula Sisters: Soulful Vocal

Vibrant center for the Arts

Andhra

Heatwave in undivided Andhra continues

Bahubali buzz abroad

Series on AP & Telangana

Telangana

Telangana at One

Cash for vote scam fallout

KTR promises Free Wifi in Secunderabad

Hyderabad electricity bills

State of Telangana Universities

Andhra Pradesh

AP Capital: Blue with a shade of Green

Singapore wants to be Amaravati’s developer

AP signs ten MOUs with China.Good idea?

Red Sander’s well-oiled network

Vijayawada Airport to become International

India

Govt won’t take Saurabh Kalia case to ICJ, UN

War against Untouchability

Great and Beautiful Kingdoms

Modi Sarkar at One

Rajan as savior?

Review of Modi’s China visit

Cost of Selective Silence

India to douse Century old Jharia fire

No Indian to head Nalanda?

Kejriwal’s war with Jung

ISIS horrendous treatment of Indians

Not enough Pilots in Indian Air Force

India purchases German submarines

Towards a review of the Indian Constitutions

Gujarat builds first of 100 India Smart cities

Asia

International Response to Nepal Quake disappointing

Nepal seeks India’s help to rebuild

Chinese Espionage and the US

Pak N-program: Morarji Desai involved?

95% of all Hindu temples in Pakistan destroyed or converted

PRC’s military budget 3x that of India’s

Sirisena’s 100 days of Sincere initiatives

Rajapakse holds key to Lanka talks?

India and Vietnam strengthen ties

Tajikistan: Tough times ahead

Japan & Malaysia’s strategic Partnership

Cloud of war between Ukraine & Russia?

World

America & India: An American’s View

Being American and Catholic

Canada’s Church schools led ‘Cultural Genocide’ of Natives

San Andreas & Earthquake Preparedness

Journalists denounce sexist French politicians

British Austerity

Europe’s leftist dinosaurs

“Investors beware. A perfect storm may be coming”

Congo Opposition Split

Exploitation of African minors in Italy

Venezuela to go Belly up?

ISIS takes Palmyra

That 1914 Feeling

Updated!!!

Arrested AP Naxals Planning Armed insurrection

AP CM launches Pentavalent vaccine program in Tirupati

Kiran Kumar Reddy to write a tell all book on Telangana and Sonia

“Urdu schools which don’t teach Marathi will be derecognised”

“7 Reasons why Modi’s trip to China was different”

Real purpose of “Dravidian” Ideology

“Oily moily”

Uttarakhand due for Major Earthquake?

India faces severe ammunition shortage, can fight only 20 days war

“Nepal Quake: India must repay debt to Gorkhas”

Violence against Hindus continues in W.Bengal

97 Bonded Hindu laborers finally set free in Pak

Why India should refuse cricket series with Pakistan

For all the utopic technophiles

India & Asian Leadership

May 2015 News Links

Culture

Hindu Matha: An Introduction

Telugu scholars see need for comprehensive dictionary

Homage to legendary composers

“Beef Freedom has Hurt more than any Beef Ban”

Asha Bhosle: ‘I find the Soul missing in today’s Bollywood Songs’

Dharma is not Religion

Andhra

Rajamahendri hosts Theatre festival

Profile on A. Surya Prakash garu, “National Telugu Poet”

Central Govt. allocates extra power

Telangana

Nagarjuna Sagar will be made tourist hub

“Babies being Sold in Telangana”

Power Crisis: Fellow Telugus to the Rescue

Andhra Pradesh

Will Vijayawada regain its lost glory?

AP proposal to make theory classes on Kuchipudi compulsory

AP to convert waste to energy

India

Kashmiri Pandits stage protest over risky rehabilitation plan

“Are you Serious”?

PM’s flawed Temple Gold policy

Conversion: A New Breed of Evangelical Groups

Three held in attempt to convert Children

Nagaland: Militants kill 8 Assam Rifles jawans

Govt. to Introduce Hindi Proficiency Training

Foam in Bangalore lake draws questions on development model

“Opposition is milking Agrarian Crisis”

Solar Power: Rajasthan Villages vs Robert Vadra

India moves ahead with SAARC transit policy

Violence against W.Bengal Hindus continues

Largest ever relief operation by India

Asia

Nepal Earthquake toll tops 6,000

Nepal’s living goddess, devotees were unscathed by earthquake

Pak Hindus can now apply for Long Term Visa

Pakistan serves Beef to Hindu Nepal Quake Survivors

Pakistan’s unofficial export policy includes human trafficking

Sri Lanka: Can Sirisena deliver on Reforms

Saving Bangladesh’s Grameen Bank

Critique of Modi approach with China

China’s growing Cyberwar Capabilities

China’s Infrastructure Bank: The Final Tally

Abe visit to US marks new era?

Vietnam’s new missiles

South Korea’s generation gap

Horrific treatment of Asian maids by Saudis

Siege of Aden

World

Full blown war impending in Ukraine?

Africa Update

Clashes between Colombia Govt. and FARC

Tremor rattles Los Angeles

Majority of UK Women don’t bathe or shower daily

Britain’s uncertain European Future

Baltimore riots part of greater story?

How a market sounds when the bubble bursts

Cartoon show Attacked in Texas

Education for a peaceful world

April 2015 News Links

Updated!!!

Telugu University in Limbo

‘Srikakulam was ignored after State bifurcation’

Simi was planning attack on Delhi

Cultural programme in Kerala

Blueprint to tackle India’s energy woes

Religious courts to follow?

Meaningless hysterics

The Great Secularism Debate

“Time to hold India’s media legally accountable”?

Nepal’s water woes

Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea

Egypt’s Morsi faces capital punishment

Peace deal in Mali

Top dumpers of e-Waste not recycling

Thousands of Germans protest EU-US Trade Deal

Culture

Telugu Ashta Avadhaninis

Time to Speak Up against Hinduphobia

Restoration of Cultural Diversity

Culture show in Telangana

How English Ruined Indian Literature

Hindi has a Key role in National Integration

Left Liberals sneering at Indian History

Culture and Foreign Policy

Andhra

Amaravati: Capital of the Andhras again

Mela on Organic Farming

Chiru to retire from Politics?

NSA against owaisi?

Telangana

“TATA to TANA”

What about the rest of the State?

Loans for Dalit Entrepreneurs

Telangana entry tax slams brakes on AP vehicles

Andhra Pradesh

Issues with River Linking Irrigation Projects

“Holy Crimes” by Church

Sri City edging out Chennai?

Singapore real estate gain from lands?

India

Drinking Water Crisis in Karnataka

Free Speech: 66A Struck Down

Pak policy in tatters

Key to solving “Pak Problem”

Hindus don’t always have equality with minorities

Hateful “owaisi should go to Pakistan”

Indian Naval prowess and the Indian Ocean

Do Bigha Zameen

Proselytism incompatible with India

Land Acquisition Bill Changes

Black Money rising

Many Indian states Aging faster than N.Europe

Asia

Pak to buy 8 submarines from China

India and Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure

Buddhist Union and Geopolitics

Protests by Dubai Laborers from Subcontinent on Ill Treatment

What China’s defense Spending means for India

India gearing up for China challenge

Ethnic Faces of China

PRC General aided Myanmar Rebels

 Back to the Future Capitalism

History Holds Asia hostage

Destruction of Iraqi heritage

Air Strikes in Yemen

Russia-Ukraine faceoff continues

World

Hopes and Doubts in Framework Deal with Iran

Australia’s diplomats outmaneuvered by PRC

Toll Rises in Kenya Attack

Impending Broadband Wars

California Draught affects entire US

Cuba Trade Talks Continue

Brazil President Announces Anti-Corruption Measures

New Zealand and its intelligent Intelligence

France and Michel Houellebecq’s books

MarketWatch: “Sell Your Equities”

A Fragmented Globe

March 2015 News Links

Updated!!!

On recent Media Reports: A Christian responds to a Christian

Who made India’s Daughter

Hot Summer ahead for India?

An old Dalit woman in Kolar is mourning DK Ravi’s death

AP Capital Land Pooling: Another View

Teach logic as a subject

TS Assembly passes Resolution for Separate High Court

Modi Govt. flip flops on Pak talks

The Battle for the Indian Ocean

8 Anti-India “Intellectuals”

Kashmiri Pandits and BJP: A most unkind cut

Bad news for Families: Marriage Law on the Books

The Price of Selfishness and Self-centeredness

“IMF Chief warns of huge capital outflows from ems when US hikes rate”

Alarmism and the Indian State

Sick BBC  & NDTV”

2015’s first extra intense X-class solar flare

Culture

The Vanishing Languages of Western UP

World Telugu Writers’ Conference Closing Session

Government control of Hindu Temples

Shastras and Indian Education

“Indian Dalits find no refuge from caste in Christianity”

Kuchipudi Arts Academy of Chennai is conducting the annual dance festival

Andhra

Whether you study your own language, others study you

Centre to Amend AP Reorganisation Act in Parliament Budget Session

Telangana, AP ok land acquisition bill

Telangana

Calls to stem debt financed weddings

Gas leak in Medak

Life of dalit icons to be part of school syllabus in Telangana

Andhra Pradesh

Actress Jamuna to reenter politics

Evangelical bigotry in Tirupati

India

American media notices what is happening in W.Bengal

Idea of India?

What really happened to Delhi churches?

Aamir Khan should shut up

Is India actually secular?

“West still views India through Colonial Mindset”

Forcible conversion of Hindu woman in Ranchi

The Mother Teresa we don’t know

SC expands definition of Dowry

BJP-PDP Seal Deal for Kashmir Govt.

Asia

Why China is warming up to the Arctic

China doing large scale reclamation in disputed islands

Memories of a Hindu Nepal

Pak stockpiling battlefield nukes to use against India

No justice for hindu women in pak

Baloch suffering war crimes perpetrated by Pakistani oppressors

Hindu Families living as slaves in Bangladesh

“Dhaka must check extremism”

Japanese firm develops Ebola drug

Bangkok’s urban refugees

“Assyrian Christians defending their people”

World

Austria passes law on practice of Islam

Fanaticism drives terrorism

“EU’s Green goals will need radical shifts in policy”

Dutch government says sorry for gas field causing quakes

Thousands of Women march for Peace in the Congo

Silent No More: Systemic violence against Aboriginal Women in Canada

The Importance of using Social Media carefully

“Why Mother Teresa is no Saint”

World Forest Loss is Accelerating

February 2015 News Links

Updated!!!

Delhi elections: Competing Grand Narratives

CBN Wants truce to settle AP-TS disputes

Four Projects top KCR’s Hyderabad Beautification programme

Triple Whammy for AP Common Man

Razakar: “Jinnah of Modern India”

Inspiring leadership at Pokharan

“Don’t believe the Hype on the Deal”

Real story behind Church attacks?

Hot Summer ahead?

“Terror in the name of Christ”

Excuses, excuses from our “Men of Conscience”

Contest of demography?

Costs of Ragging

“We don’t need education in English. Let us treat it like footwear.”

Bitcoin investors claim $3b losses

Alliance of Leftists? An American View

Heavy Shelling in Ukraine

What happened to Human Rights in UK? Why are Indian families targeted?

Culture

How India’s Constitution became “secular”

Status of Women in Ancient India

Ancient India through Indian eyes

The tragic story of Dharanagara

Who Owns Yoga

Don’t base interreligious marriage decisions on Bollywood anti-nationals

Andhra

Stall in development works due to finance

“Evangelism made Andhra an Economic and Spiritual Ruin”

Telangana

TS debuts at Republic Day Parade

Was nizam really secular?

Swine flu toll at 47

Another Gulf job racket busted

Andhra Pradesh

 Sinkhole due to Groundwater over-exploitation

Cisco to join Vizag Smart City effort?

9 months later, special status promise not kept

Land Acquisition and Land Pooling politics for new Capital

India

Politics of No-Go Zones in India

Leela Samson’s Fiefdom crumbles

Republic Day Celebration in review

Jallikattu Bulls face slaughter

“Census 2011: The Religious Imbalance Worsens”

MMS damaged India’s strategic capability

Indo-US nuclear deal: Why is Modi pursuing what looks like a total loss in N-energy?

Breakthrough in US-India Nuclear deal?

Hindus targeted in W.Bengal religious violence

Asia

Recent History of Hindu Genocide in South Asia

“Upto 8,000 Nepali girls trafficked to Dubai”

View from Pak

Teesta river Revisited

The Influence of History in China

China is placing key generals on India border near Ladakh

China’s most important political philosopher

East Asia territorial disputes

Turkic Ties in Central Asia

New Saudi “king”

World

No Go Zones in the West

Venezuela’s political future

Ukraine: A new Bosnia?

Portraits of War in Central African Republic

Greece: Another Bailout?

UK to legalise 3-parent babies?

Blizzard hits US/Canada East Coast

Church history and California Indigenous peoples

“Canada’s Race Problem”

Rest of the world discover’s Chanakya

January 2015 News Links

Updated!!

Critique of capital land-pooling

“Modernism is not rejection of traditional Indian values”

Rohingya in Jammu

10 Wars to Watch in 2015

Tragedy of “One Month Wife Tourism”

Death of Defense Scientists need to be probed

Consequences of foreign funded Evangelism

PK’s anti-Hindu undertone

Carnatic music critic passes away

Congress batting for Pakistan’s Interest

After Paris: Combating Terrorism

Civilian’s massacred by Boko Haram in Nigeria

Freedom of thought and expression: A religious history

Lanka’s new President

Culture

Veena is our National Instrument

Why you need to learn facts and learn how to debate logically

“Those who take education seriously don’t want a joke”

The importance of Civility (sabhyata)

Andhra

Pancakes to pesarattu and poha

Harassed woman rescued from Abu Dhabi

Telangana

Cave Temples of Adilabad

KCR inducts two new secretaries

Rohingya illegal migrants under surveillance in Hyd.

Swine Flu cases reported in Hyderabad

Andhra Pradesh

AP Police deal with spurt in trafficking and extremism

Temporary Capital at Mangalagiri

Krishnapatnam Port on High Alert

Loan Waiver hits Dhan Yojana scheme

India

High uranium content found in Punjab soil

Raju rejects expansion of Emirates & Air Arabia in India

Need real changes not symbolism

St.Stephens college forcing conversion?

Govt. planning central institutes of Indology

Propaganda by any other name…

Pastebin and other sites blocked. Why?

Anatomy of Love Jehad

Water storage and the 2015 Budget

Evangelical militants threaten Northeast Ashrams

BJP keeping all options open in J&K

Asia

Bhutan’s diplomatic relations set to grow with US

Atrocities in Pak against Hindu Women

Brit gov demands Nepal be secular,right to conversion while UK Christian nation

Book on the Bangladesh Genocide

China risks a lost decade

How China sees WWI

Philippine Navy’s Submarine Quest

The Growing Mekong Controversy

World

Why Germans work fewer hours but produce more

British “civilizing mission”

Just the beginning for UK fragmentation?

How Paganism disappeared from Europe

Russian Economy reeling. Signals for global economy?

UN Ebola Chief visits Africa

New Zealand increasingly looking to Asia

Seeds of Doubt

Geopolitical Vision of Alfred Thayer Mahan

December 2014 News Links

Updated!!!

Guntur Techie escapes Sydney hostage tragedy

KCR to setup Cinema City and Sports City

Aadhar in Andhra continues apace

Arsenic in India’s Groundwater affects 7 crore lives

India and the Climate Change Pact

Center issues Take down notices to ISPs

Hindus starving in Pakistani district. Govt. not acting

Pakistan: 99 percent of Hindu girls raped, converted are under 13 years of age

The “Mother of all Debates”

Indian-Americans under Tax Lens

More double standards

Deconstructing Modi’s foreign Policy

The Costs of Equipping a PRC Soldier

India Rebuilds its Navy

The Real reason for “Right to Education”

The Indian Ocean is getting Crowded

Why Congis and Commies crumbled in 2014

Britain returns East of the Suez

Culture

Petrified History

Who was Dharampal?

Showcasing Andhra Pradesh cultural heritage

“Why Sanskrit is indeed a Superior Language”

Insidious Hinduphobia remains global problem

Andhra

“Dream Merchants” of Telugu Land

New bone of contention between Telugu states?

“Must See” Pinakini Gorge at Gandikota, Kadapa

Telangana

Urdu to be official language of Telangana?

 Artist K.Kishan: “”Women are the carriers of our culture and tradition.” 

AP CM’s son booked for Tweet against KCR

BJP Telangana Bachao campaign to start

Andhra Pradesh

AP Capital work to begin in 3 months

Historic Kondapalli Fort to be Renovated

Six Urban nodes to boost IT in AP

Govt. to pursue Casino Culture in AP?

Pollution woes in Vijayawada

India

Why India’s Armed Forced Urgently need an Overhaul

Congress leader calls for ban on “treasonous” MIM

RBI Governor: Fortune not at the bottom of the Pyramid

Rusting Speed Boats and Fewer Cops mean Coastline still exposed

Ramifications of Nuclear Power

“Are Foreigners…abusing Children in the name of providing Education”

The Brutality of the Goa Inquisition

Love Jehad : A real threat?

Politics of Kerala’s Temple Gold

“Moghul Tyrants of India”

Sita Ram Goel: Rishi of Resurgent India

Asia

“China’s Nukes getting Bigger and Better”

Mongolian Culture and its Connection to India

India has ignored Tibet for too long

Economic Issues facing China

View on Sri Lanka’s Elections

Partition remains an issue for Pakistan

Bangladesh Organ Trade

Vietnam growing closer to US due to China

Israel and PRC as economic partners

World

Ebola Death toll climbs to 7,000

“Misguided UN more dangerous than Ebola”

Two Lonely Powers

Nigeria reels under terrorist attacks

“How Oligarchs ruined Greece”

UK to leave EU over unrestricted Immigration?

Labor Trafficking common in the West

World sees WWIII Coming

November 2014 News Links

Updated!!!

Market Borrowing plans Debt trap for Telangana?

Telangana to have world’s tallest tower?

Eminent Scientist calls IT Culture “Intellectual Garbage”

Nellore ideal for Solar Energy

Estimated 15,000 Rohinyas from Bangladesh settled in Hyderabad to do this?

Andhra Betrayed

Sudarshan News blocked by KCR

Pak visitors to Godhra double; Police worried

Funding Problems for AP Capital?

Snapshot of massive Evangelical funding in India

Diplomat under investigation for Pak Espionage

Why expats in India should “Go back and Reform”

Persecuted Hindu Sindhis from Pakistan to get elusive Indian citizenship

“Freezing eggs for your career is like a devil’s bargain!”

Nepal to drop secularism and become a Hindu state again?

“Giving our foes the advantage”

“Asking the right questions to awaken our Past”

China’s foreign policy paying off

State of Emergency in Nigeria?

Europe’s Comet landing makes History

Kissinger writes on the Arthashastra

Culture

A century of Telugu Dance tradition

“Cave Art Caveat”

The Sanskrit Podcast

Whether you have interest in others or not, they have interest in you—learn from that

“Secularism, Colonialism and Indian Intellectuals”

The other side of Sufism

 Carl Sagan on the Value of Hindu Cosmology

The cost of being fashionable

Andhra

Srisailam bring water-power tensions between TS & AP to a head

“Congress-rule destroyed Andhra’s Brand Image”

AP Bifurcation Act: Problems on Either Side

Telangana

Contact your MLA about this

Designer Diyas of Telangana

Drought stalks Telangana

“Hyderabad is AQ Hub”

Andhra Pradesh

Unsecular, disrespectful evangelism at Tirupati

Tribals lynch 3 for Maoist atrocities

Destructive Hudhud clocked as Super Cyclone

AP Capital Decision reasons

India

Bringing the NorthEast closer to North

Air Force warns against use of Xiaomi phones

Govt. U-Turn on Aadhar Card

The sad state of Sabarimala

Tragic Congress Party anti-Sikh “riots” 30 years later

“Love jihad a women’s rights issue”

Govt. launches Six major Labor Schemes

Modi rule an opportunity of Minorities

“Fundamental genomic unity of ethnic India”

Doctrine of graduated escalation

“Time to take down Dawood”

Making India Rich

Asia

China tells Nepal what to Do

 Vietnam as India’s Pivot

Pakistani women exploited as slaves in Dubai

Geopolitics of Nepal’s Federal structure

“Is Abenomics failing Japan?”

Afghanistan: Warlords and Democracy

Japan-China Relations

“Has North Korea quarantined itself?”

World

2014 US Election

On the Attack on Canada’s Parliament

“Democratic Africa gets its first White Leader”

Huge Solar flare from Giant Sunspot

Whose side is Turkey on?

Atheism of west merely another theism in disguise?

Fasting Triggers regeneration of damaged cells

“The seductive power [and drawbacks] of overconfidence”

 Why monogamy, not polygamy, is the ideal for society

 The need for frugal innovation

October 2014 News Links

Updated!!!

Hudhud Aftermath: Vizag slowly moving towards Normalcy

TANA announces $100,000 for cyclone relief

Malnourishment has declined sharply among children in India

Growth focus on 5 Telangana cities

Opposition to Karva Chauth: “another form of control masquerading as rationalism.”

Recent Nobel Prize Awardees”decoded”

“Fanning Minority Fears”

Mamta Banerjee’s Rakshas Raj

China’s reaction to Indian infrastructure on Indian territory

9,000 Ebola cases in W.Africa

Ebola worries in US state of Texas continue

“Extreme fear in Stock market”

Government Bubble of Massive Size

Who Owns Space?

Culture

The importance of cultural (soft) power, whether for desh or pradesh

Moral Relativism of Neo-Secularism

Exploring Yoga’s cultural appropriation

A new idea of India

Andhra

The continuing tragedy of Telugu workers in the Gulf

Telangana

Bathukamma, Dasara turn Hyderabad colourful

“Large MNC finding it hard to stay put in Telangana”

Banks agree to give fresh crop loans in TS

Lakes of Hyderabad on the verge of Vanishing

“Why controversies continue to stalk chief minister KCR”

Andhra Pradesh

Pomp of Dasara festivities

Villagers upset on announcement of land acquisition

“AP gets a power boost from Centre”

 District/town/city-wise FCRA-Orgs of AP

Srikakulam to be a Pharma hub

India

“The Wanton Treachery of NDTV”

Why you should boycott “Haidar”

GOI Diplomatic blunder on Tibet?

Pakistanis in India’s serials, Hindi films, now even its Parliament…

The “Mystery” around Trinamool’s MP

Assam flood disaster continues

Why Kashmir is not Scotland

When will India bring this up at the UN?

“Wasting a mandate”

Rating Narendra Modi’s US trip

Aamir Khan insults Hindu temple with footwear

Why are Hyderabad groups playing with Karnataka’s/Maharashtra’s history?

Meanwhile, Karnataka celebrated what Telangana curiously refused to…

India’s Mars Mission–A Cultural & Historical Perspective

What is being done to prepare for this possibility?

Spreading love or hate?

Demography is Destiny

More on GMO: Safe for consumption?

Children from Bengal & Bihar being trafficked to Kerala “orphanages”

Asia

Putting PRC President’s visit into Perspective

Underground tunnel emanating from Pakistan

Good idea or bad idea?

Hong Kong Protests continue

China: Asia’s Water Hegemon

Concerns regarding radicalization in Nepal

Constitutional Monarchy Must be Restored in Nepal

Vietnam prepping for confrontation

Crimes against Yazidis continue in Iraq

Syria under siege by IS

World

Concerns grow as Ebola reaches US (Texas)

What Scotland vote says about England, underneath the veneer

“The Scottish vote was a class war and the rich won”

Guyana wants police probe over hacked emails

Kenya and South Africa march for disappearing Rhinos and Elephants

Your education doesn’t stop after graduation

Trafficking of Inuit children?

Feminism destroying feminity and masculinity?

“What kind of men are we?”

‘”Why marijuana users end up feeling worse”

Blue light from electronics disturbs sleep

September 2014 News Links

Updated!!!

Carnatic prodigy Uppalapu “Mandolin” Srinivas passes away

Subramaniam Swamy: Govt should leave Mgmt of Tirupati

“Media’s Love Jehad denial”

Dip in desi cow numbers vs imported foreign breeds

“Antony touches raw Secular Nerve”

Rightward shift in Dalit Politics?

Modi visit to Japan a “resounding success”

China’s bearhugging of India

TRS accused of Appeasement over non-celebration of Liberation Day

BJP poor show in Bypolls impacts alliance with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra

Resistance to central nod to GM field trials

NRIs may find it easier to invest in India

Withdrawal of Chinese Incursion begins as Chinese President’s India trip comes to end

Forced conversions continue in Bangladesh

Plight of Pakistani Hindus

Investigation into Horrific Rotterham case in UK continues

Scotland Referendum Result: No to Independence from UK

5,000 Dead in Central African Republic religious violence

Secularization vs. Secularism

Sufism, fashionable or faux syncretism?

“Decoding Hindutva and Hindu Rashtra”

Culture

India’s Culture, Society, and Economy

Where are the Sanskrit Speakers?

72 Valmikis reconvert to Hinduism

A New Indian Historical Perspective

Review of ‘American Veda’ by Subra

“Dispelling the Myth of Akbar the Great”

Aryan Invasion Theory continues to crumble in the wake of science/logic

Secularism and Theology

Andhra

Beloved Telugu artist/cartoonist/director Bapu Passes Away

Heavy Rainfall in both Telugu States

Telangana

Appalling crimes of MIM supported Snake Gang

How is this anti-national an MP of India’s Parliament?

State recommends Bharat Ratna for PV Narasimha Rao

oh what a tangled web we weave…

Telangana to boost tree cover by 8%

KCR’s curious, questionable doles continue

Andhra Pradesh

AP Capital to be between Vijayawada & Guntur

Naidu’s water plan for AP

Nalsar type school for AP capital region

Dam repair warnings not being heeded

State Funeral for Bapu garu

Ram Gopal Varma charged for disrespectful tweets on Lord Ganesha

India

Equal rights for all

Plight of the KP’s

AMU threatens to cancel student polls

Omar’s silence on unethical cancellation of Kausar Nag Yatra telling

GM Crops and India

“Love Jihad” finally discussed by Mainstream Media

Saraswati, Ganga, and India’s Vanishing Rivers

“Country’s defence preparedness is the best Guarantee for Peace”

Racism higher in Delhi

Taste of things to come?

RBI Planning to Introduce Plastic Currency notes soon

Kerala model at work again…

UP Rakshas Raj

Army officer in Jail for 6 years without trial

Bank Accounts for All. Externalities?

Clashes at border continue

 Modi trips hailed a success

India’s unethical and shameless mainstream media

Asia

 China’s social strategy in Tibet

No More democracy in Hong Kong?

Slow motion coup in the state of Pakistan

Indonesia’s new President

Japan’s Cultural Influence grows in India

Qatar financing ISIS?

Even Al Jazeera covering issue of Kidnapping/Forced conversions of Hindu Women

Look at what Pakistanis are doing in UK—still want to import their actors, Bollywood?

Genocide of Yazidis, Christians, and Shias continues by ISIS in Iraq/Syria

World

1914, 2014: The Similarities

Increasingly popular Programming languages

Brought to you by the BBC

End of the Gaza War

Latin America’s terrible Prisons

Major cinematic epic of South American anti-colonial Hero

Ukraine clashes increasing

Food for thought from the “New Generation” by the “New Generation”

Ebola epidemic spirals in W. Africa

“How Feminism betrayed Women”

Exploring the nature of GM

London the child abuse capital of the world?

What is your language strategy?Need for local language doesn’t go in Global Economy

Secularism and Hindutva: An American View of Indian Politics

August 2014 News Links

Updated!!!

“Math Teaching in India is Robotic, need to make it Creative”

Pictures from India’s Independence Day

Kerala model of secularism

“Will be Hitler if need be: Telangana CM”

Why only Tirupati Temple depositing Gold with SBI?

Samajwadi rule in UP oppressing Dalits

The many health benefits of walking

Drought in America’s West Coast continues

Behind the scenes in the Meerut case

Where is the media outrage?

“Pluralism vs Secular Fundamentalism”

English language debate: Turkey vs India

Concerns about “Intensive Survey”

RBI loans to AP & Telangana being recast

Phir “hyderabad ka dil”…

KP’s denied their rights by Kashmiriyat again

Over half of JNU women facing harassment

Kerala and old AP criticized for malignant tourism

Progressive minority groups meet PM to tackle regressive laws

Ecologist’s view of GM

Surat showing how Industry can efficiently use water

ISI linked Rohingyas gathering near capital

First ISI now ISIS…

Be careful on social media

“BJP is not rewriting history”

Another deep incursion in Ladakh–storm brewing?

Forced conversion in Pakistan continues unabated

Govt to expedite applications of Hindu refugees from Sindh

Ebola toll tops 1200 in West Africa

Plight of Iraq’s Yazidis

Clash inevitable in Ukraine?

“Just how likely is another World War?”

Pictures from Krishna Janmashtami

Another blow to Colonial AIT/AIM theory

OM in the Mandukya Upanishad

Culture

Festival of Culture & Spirituality

Carnatic Music in Cleveland

Silent philanthropy part of Hinduism

Hindu texts Not to blame for Sanitation Crisis

Some are learning Sanskrit to distort Hinduism…

Importance of (healthy) innovation in food

Andhra

Tragedy: United Andhra Pradesh ranked second in country for flesh trade

Yet another reason why Telugus are selfish, self-centered lazy bums…

Telugu workers stranded in Libya

Non-locals have rights in Telangana

Telangana

Eminent Telanganite Telugu author and literary critic passes away

“What if Shiv Sena had sought nativist policy?”

What is brewing in Telangana?

Anti-Nationals praise TRS’ K.Kavita seditious statement

Hyderabad metro sets record

Why Hyderabad needs central policing

Andhra Pradesh

READ: Polavaram Ordinance

AP farmers to be declared defaulters amidst waiver promise?

Dangers of poor infrastructure

State govt. should decide on new capital

India

Why are Pakistanis being cast in Indian movies and serials—and that too as leads? Why do our stupids still watch?

Government dallying with GMO flayed

India’s WTO veto and Food Security

Proving yet again why TOI is actually SOI…

India’s Space diplomacy

Unemployment in India increasing

Why is Pakistani channel promoted in India when Indian movies/channels banned there?

Direct Threat to India

Plastic waste turned into 3D printer material

Problems with current Urdu press?

BSP/SP model being exported to B’lore

Rafale a big mistake?

Gender ratio in India worsening

What Saharanpur says about the Media

Tensions in Kerala village

“Natwar Singh: ‘Venomous Sonia treated like Royalty in India'”

S.Swamy to speak in National Herald case

Madhya Pradesh govt rehabilitates persecuted Hindu refugees from Bangladesh

Equate Facts with Fiction on SC Status to Converts

Foreign funded NGO’s halting development?

Maoist leader convicted in Swami Laxmananda murder case

Pune landslide

Asia

For all the “they’re people just like us, yaar” morons

“The flight of the Redback”

Bengali Hindus specifically targeted by Pak army in 1971 Bangladesh Genocide

“5,000 Hindus flee Pakistan every year due to Persecution”

Thailand -Myanmar Axis?

S.Korea’s ruling party does well in by-polls

Buddhism & Hinduism banned in Kuwait

China and Asia’s regional order

Japan and Internationalization

Gaza ceasefire collapses

World

European oppression of Roma minorities continues

Hinduphobia and The Times

Ebola crisis in West Africa

Ukraine-Russia clash and the End of Globalization

Gene Drives and Bio-ethics

Land Grab by Gulf Countries

Canada’s Indigenous People’s social experiment

“Why I am no longer a European”

Love People not Pleasure

July 2014 News Links

Updated!!!

Forgetting Uttarkashi, Centre allows development on forest land

The emergence of the BRICS Development Bank

Don’t be fooled. Appearances can be deceiving

PM Modi’s plan for Kashmiri Pandits

Whither Kashmiriyat? Pandit migration plan opposed by Kashmiri “moderates”

Cleanse the system, but don’t throw out the baby with the bath water

“India’s foreign policy wake up call”

Progressive women calling for MPL Reform

TRS Bandh on Polavaram Ordinance

“An Ancient Sport, not Savagery”

Ram Madhav joins BJP

How India is learning from China

ISIS and the big U

India under threat

Japan, China, and the Koreas

War in East Asia likely?

“Bowing to the Mafia”

Food for thought…literally

Scotland to leave UK?

Gaza Conflict to continue after Humanitarian Truce

Storm clouds in Ukraine

Korean evangelists and Buddhist Temples

Not Possible to Have it All?

Culture

What happens when we don’t correctly teach and instill pride in Telugu culture

Why tolerance alone isn’t good enough–need “mutual respect”

“Why Lord Shiva is worshipped in form of shivling”

Will government dismantle network of anti-Hindu intellectual poseurs?

The urgent need to restore accurate Indian History

Importance of proper education of Girls

Andhra

Telangana

Something Telangana and Seemandhra can finally agree on

Supreme Court refuses to stay Bifurcation

Warangal fort to become UNESCO site

Water wars between brothers begin

Division of assets between two states completed

Andhra Pradesh

Tourists ditching Hyderabadi Biryani for Andhra Avakaya

Is it right for spiritual town to become IT center?

United AP recorded 2nd highest number of Cyber crimes

Andhra Pradesh Capital in Amaravati?

Toll rises to 19 in yet another refinery fire in India…

India

Will Assam turn into Kashmir or Bosnia?

Be careful of where you donate charity

Allegations against priests continue

Kashmiriyat = Communal Exclusivism?

Rajan stalling Economic Reforms?

Police reform Immediately needed in India

Violence against TN Hindu leaders unabated

Importance of Affordable pharma

“Justice” activist found to have committed injustice against Tribals

Lawlessness increasing

Multi-state probe in Kerala trafficking case

Trinamool Goonda raj gunning down BJP workers?

Remember the Bengal Holocaust

Asia

Suffering of the Voiceless …

Sri Lankan riots between Buddhists and Muslims continue

“Secularism/Insaniyat” only 1 way street in Malaysia?

China speeds up oil stockpiling

…Chinese map shows Arunachal Pradesh in their territory

China testing Indian waters in Ladakh

Japan to normalize and undo Pacifist Article 9 for national defense

46 Indian Nurses in ISIS custody…why wasn’t this avoided?

US leaving Afghanistan, turns to India

The next time one of the bozos say “But they’re ppl just like us, yaar”…show this

What happened to Pakistan’s Hindu Temples?

Trouble ahead between Israel and Palestine?

“Welcome to Stanistan”?

Caliphate declared in northern Iraq

World

“Systemic Risk worse than 2008”

Attacks against Roma (Gypsies) in Europe continue

Anti-Semitism in France spawning exodus

Why it’s important to properly understand history & economics

Women’s Rights: A view from America

Ebola epidemic sweeping West Africa

Rise in disorders due to increase in toxins?

Canadian genocide?

Questions remain in Ireland case

Brazil’s President Roussef renominated by Party for October Election

June 2014 News Links

Updated!!!

Army Chief: Indian Army not War-ready

Violence against BJP partyworkers continues unabated

What is Trinamool harboring?

After W.Bengal, Tamil Nadu

Trouble brewing in “God’s Own Country”

KCR demands 12% reservation for Telangana minorities

Defense projects vs FDI

China’s drive against unauthorized GMO labs

Atheism growing in Saudi Arabia

Church scandal in Ireland worsens

IB Alerts over NGOs

Asinine to the nth degree.Everyone knows once growth, land demand results in expansion

Background to Pune violence

Arabs exploiting Kerala minor girls

Kerala Orphanages turn out to be dens of exploitation

Justice is not vindictiveness

To all the idiots who keep praising british rule

Wages of the World Cup

Politics of the Modi Cabinet

Food for thought for the deracinated. All the glitters is not gold.

Hindi effect for SAARC leaders

A Tripolar World?

Telangana walks away with Education Honors

Who Supported Sanskrit and Who Opposed Sanskrit?

South Asian Strategic realignment?

On Telangana’s Birth

Competing Nationalisms to lead to familiar scenario?

Party thugs beat Dalit to death to divulge vote

How is this party even recognized by the Government?

“Intellectuals” and Anti-Nationals

“Speaking Hindi: How Modi is putting the Indianness back in India”

Culture

Sinking Telugu Literature

Do Telugus even know how they would be described?

Secularism already in Dharma’s dna. Others should lecture less, practice more.

Why we must be way of deconstruction: leads to knowing more&more about less&less

Blinded by Ideology

Status of “Aryan Invasion Theory”

Logic and Buddhist Philosophy

Andhra-origin politician facing racial opposition in US house race?

Andhra

United Andhra Pradesh officially Bifurcated

Telangana CM sworn in

TRS President has roots in Andhra

Razakar MIM party gives support to TRS government, demands changes to logo/culture

BJP’s poor showing in Telangana

Royalty turned Pilot turned Aviation Minister

Brewing water problems in Hyderabad, rest of region

Bifurcation casts shadow on a United Tollywood

Vijayawada-Guntur Naidu’s Choice for new AP capital

Telangana to have 14 new districts?

The Politics of Polavaram

India

On Maharana Pratap Singhji and the Heroes of Haldighati

New Parliament sworn in before grand, subcontinental audience

Strategic assessment of Modi Victory

“Farooq Abdullah responsible for exodus of Pandits from Kashmir”

Mumbai water source levels getting dangerously low

Advice to new PM

“Modi should scrap section 66-A”

Congress ally showing “secularism” in action

UP’s caste based party driving caste based lawlessness

Hundreds of Hindu temples in Kashmir destroyed since KP exodus

Mahatma’s descendant says Nehru-Gandhis are Fake Gandhis

Remains of Ancient City found in Chattisgarh

Madhya Pradesh CM shows way to revival of regional high culture

Goa CM warns of communalism spread by foreign appointed priests

Previous Government’s political pressure in sensitive cases

Rise in suicide among men due to false dv cases

Farmers in Chennai protest GM

No fly Zone proposed over Padmanabhaswamy Temple

The Problem with Mishra and Roy

“Evidence proves Ishrat Jahan was an LeT member”

Possible Ramifications of blocking seedy online content

Illegal coal mines in India

On 100%FDI in everything

Asia

Five Hindu schoolchildren abducted in Balochistan

Pakistanis call for culture of dialogue within their society

Pak’s hatred for Hindus

Narendra Modi’s double edged for China

Sri Lanka’s Rajapakse and the Tamil Diaspora

Afghanistan and India and the Election

India-China Maritime Dynamic

Economic storm ahead in China?

Tensions in SCS continue

Coup in Thailand

World

Canada used famine to clear out Native peoples

Violence in Ukraine continues

British police characterized as “racist”

 UK refuses to extradite Brit child molester for trial in India

Presidential Election in Egypt

Voluntary Disarmament calls in CAR

Latinos Leaving the Church

Gangs rule Brazil’s Favelas

On the US Economy

Educate children early about dangers of vice

Monotheism in the Age of Globalism

May 2014 News Links

Updated!

An incredible Win for Narendra Modi

Tsunamo flattens Congress, destroys Vote Bank politics”

“Why Chandrababu got it Right this time”

TRS to form first government of Telangana

Modi focus to be on facing China?

Why evm’s are still a concern

Why crime rates against Kerala children a concern

Tollywood not keen on shifting base from Hyderabad

5,000 Pakistani Hindus fleeing to India each year

India fails to boost science budget

What is happening in W.Bengal?

What a Uniform Civil Code actually means

“India could be Asia’s first cruelty free cosmetics zone”

Andhra churches on Lok Sabha elections

Hindu temple to have woman, BC priests

Religious Pluralism is beauty of Indian secularism

China-Vietnam clash in South China Sea

Mining Disaster in Turkey causes public outrage

Qatar World Cup is Human Rights Catastrophe

Regional moves against Boko Haram after Abductions?

Religious Faultlines in Ukraine

Culture

Hindus moving beyond casteism

On saving one’s Mother Tongue

Why the bad press?

An additional explanation

Teaching Pluralism & Tolerance the Dharmic Way

If French can make language relevant why can’t Indians?

Mahabharata link at Old Fort?

‘Kashmiriyat’=Ethnic Cleansing/Oppression. Shouldn’t lecture on secularism…

Andhra

How is this fellow out and campaigning after his hate speech last year?

Will Telangana address it’s own North-South divide?

Dynastic politics in land of Telugus

Wakf board facing defamation case

Fate of AIDS patients in AP

Andhra-origin judge to be first Delhi HC Chief Justice

Arabs tourists “marrying” underage girls in Hyderabad

Plight of Chittoor farmer

Super rich and Andhra politics

India

Rebirth of Nalanda

Regarding ‘Fascism’

1962: The View from Beijing

Counter to 1962 PRC propaganda

Insider’s view of Indian PMO

“The Gathering Storm”

Youth Congress leader murdered

BJP’s ‘other’ Chief Ministers

Head of NAC withdrew $10B from foreign accts

“Secular” Bollywood’s fake Secular Diatribes

Tamil author insulted by ‘Secular’ brigade

Will kashmiri separatists protest this as well or selective outrage?

Defective Pune EVM

 Opinions on Cricket

A party that for Minority AND Majority

Gujarat Development Indicators

Maneka Gandhi questions Sister-in-Law’s Wealth

Why Congress brand of ‘Secularism’ has no room for KP’s

Wealth of Padmanabha Swamy Temple being stolen by bankrupt Kerala Model

Economists vs. Swadeshi

Asia

Pakistan’s crimes in Balochistan echo their 1971 Genocide against Bengalis

Dalai Lama inspires Japanese to focus on ‘Inner Values’

Espionage and Leading Universities

Coping with Asymmetry at the Border

Water reclamation and Water Management

Politics of Myanmar

1000 minority girls targeted each year for kidnapping

Japan orders Military to down N.Korea missiles

Modern Day Rome vs Carthage?

Why are so many Elderly Asians killing themselves

Real reason for PRC carriers?

And the world’s largest Christian country soon to be…

Japan ship seized…more trouble brewing?

World

Genocide in Canada

Turnaround CEO for religious institution?

Small business owners & raising the Minimum wage

Who calls the shots in a democracy?

NYTimes asks, “When is foreign aid meddling?”

Far right continues rising in Europe

Who is eating the Middle class’ lunch?

Rwandan genocide and Vatican apologies

9 million female rape victims in EU

“UK has the most delusional drinkers”

Why is it ok for UK to be Christian nation, but can tell India to be secular? Hypocrisy?

Scottish Separation movement

The EU, the Irish, and the Greeks

OWS, Capitalism, and the World

April 2014 News Links

Updated!

High Stakes Elections poker in Andhra

Be wary and beat back propaganda on 1962

MJ Akbar on why he joined BJP

‘Why I will not Vote for Nandan Nilekani’

Communal Clashes Soar in W. Bengal

Girl punished in convent school for playing Holi

Saving secularism from the Secularists

India’s eroding Naval strength

Real story on Ishrat Jahan case

Ancient Indian economy right, Chidambaram wrong

Anti-national Congress shows its true colors

‘Sweeping mood for Poriborton’

China’s Renewable Energy Opportunity

200 Nigerian school girls abducted by Boko Haram

UN Peacekeepers headed to CAR

Strong Earthquake rattles Nicaragua

Russian Economy hammered by Money drain

Lunar Tetrad: 1 Blood moon down, 3 to go

Water scarcity drives Smarter Use in US

Culture

Insight for Andhra fashion

What can be learnt from Batra vs Doniger

India’s artificially changing religious demography

‘Eminent Historians’ clueless, Charity and integral part of Hinduism

We have lost the Connection with our Heritage

Hindu-Americans are not writing off Sanskrit

What makes one an Intellectual

Before accepting critique, ask “who is qualified to judge”

‘In defense of the Indian Male’

‘Nostalgia Must not Define Nalanda’

Andhra

Naidu gaining fast in Seemandhra

‘Pawan Kalyan’s outburst scripted’

TDP-BJP seat sharing deal

Massive fire in Tirumala Hills–where was Government?

‘Owaisi brothers accused in various Criminal Cases’

Sigh of the Middle class  

Andhra Pradesh Constituency Watch

India

Army running low on Ammunition

‘Kerala resort for Terror’

Nilekani’s Aadhar card sold for money

RTI Activists dead. Blames 50 honchos

Why Aadhar was a bad idea

M.J. Akbar’s critics should explain their Obstinacy

‘Move away from Politics of Fear’

When constructive and well-intentioned, criticism is a good thing

‘Loyalty to your country is Non-negotiable’

Army predicted 1962 Attack by Chinese

‘The country’s Moral fiber is under attack’

Revamp understanding of Economics

India’s external debt quadrupled under UPA

‘Why Tharoor not Booked’

Wife of Professor whose hand was Chopped off now dead

Bankrupt Kerala Government eyes Temple wealth…so much for “Kerala Model”

‘Why the Economist loves AAP and why we should not’

India PCs infected by Malware

Sabyasachi Panda and AAP: Soul Mates?

How the UPA destroyed Education

Real story of the Riots

Asia

Why these two are so Similar

Mob targets Hindu Temple/Sikh Gurudwara in Pak

Over 900 Workers have died building Qatar’s facilities

Myanmar’s Rohingya influx a brewing Crisis

More trouble brewing

The Fate of Pak’s Hindus

Next time people say: “Everything started with Babri”

Effects of China’s desperate need for Water

The Battle for Water

China’s defense budget 4x India’s

Saudi Royal Politics and its Influence

The Elephant vs The Shark

Managing China

Syria conflict toll over 150,000

World

Massive 8.2 Quake in Chile. Tsunami warning. Aftershocks in California?

1/3 of EU Women suffer Abuse

General women’s abuse in India among World’s Lowest

Evangelism in America

Australia’s approach to Drought

Graduate School debt a Crisis

Because Europe is so secular…

Global values not same as Western values?

Half of US B-school programs could go bust by 2020

Handing over the Keys to the Internet

Churchill’s Secret War

Impending Asset Price Bubble

Margin Debt

View on the Pope

Secure Internet and SXSW

EU Launches CAR operation

Flashpoint in Ukraine

‘More Sitcom than Centcom’

Frack this

London: A city of Greed and Inequality

March 2014 News Links

Updated!

‘Perfect Storm for Inflation could Rock the Market’

India Imperiled

India’s defense left in a mess

‘Indians want political Change

Dual citizenship dilemmas for politicians and policy makers

Hard road ahead for Seemandhra

Pawan Kalyan launches party

TRS rebuffs Congress

The North also rises

India’s Independence Lesson: Speak softly, but carry a Big Stick

Cost of Anti-Hindu Congress rule

Nehru-Gandhis discriminating against Hindus

Congress destroying democracy?

Delhi sultans continuing to dictate to Andhra

Teesta Setalvad raised perjury to artform

Vishkanyas sow seeds of poison

AAP welcomes maoist murderer to party

Is AAP party of the extreme left?

Muzaffarnagar’s instigating rioters

Taste of things to come?

Power without Responsibility/Responsibility without Power

Water problems for ‘Kerala Model’

Referendum in Balochistan?

Consequences of water irresponsibility in China

Lanka’s growing links with China

China gains from Russia-US Face-Off

Tensions in SCS may lead to Limited War

Venezuela instability in the aftermath of Ukraine

Peter Hitchens on Russian Intervention

Churchill & Hitler are birds of a feather

Double-speak by Debutantes

There is a difference between constructive criticism & defamation

ASI’s assault on Shankaracharya Hill

Fmr. President Kalam slams Sen

Culture

The Color Run and Appropriation of Holi

Indra’s Net

Linguistic Racism rules India

The Colonisation of the Mind

Dalrymple’s Colonial legacy

Untangling the Knot

L’affaire Doniger: the full story

Selective protests by “secularists”

Princeton western woman’s Advice for modern Indian girls

Andhra

The Mysterious Lok Sabha blackout

The real winners in Telangana debacle

Full Text of Bifucation Bill

Video on Andhra history

Andhra cop who died fighting Naxals honored

“Hyderabad ka dil hai…”

State division forces MLAs to switch parties

More scamgress bribery

Dacoits active in Hyderabad outskirts

At last, the mask falls, and the true agenda is revealed

India

Andaman Islands under Serious Threat

‘Salman Khurshid’s impotent rage’

Don’t Trust the Polls

Is India an NGO Raj?

More NGOs than policemen in India

Mystery continues to shroud Sunanda Pushkar case

Why coalitions are Ravana Raj

Attacks on Hindu leaders in TN & Kerala continue

“Can India be Cunning?”

UPA has failed to check Kashmiri separatists

Vote Bank nonsense continues

Asia

450 Indian migrants dead in Qatar

Saudi atrocities against Indians

China Training for Short, Sharp War

China-Pakistan Corridor project resumes

Forced conversions of Pakistani Hindus continues

Pakistani oppression of Baluchistan

Goodbye Taiwan

 Political turmoil continues in Thailand

Racial tensions in Singapore

Indo-Japanese ties continue to rise

World

Crimean tinderbox in Ukraine

Ancient Vishnu murthy found in Russian village

Italy’s new Machiavelli

Rome the Next Detroit?

Catalonian Separatism in Spain

European discrimination against Roma worsens

Wall Street ajeeb lagta hai

Upendra Chivakula in US House Race

Quebec’s Identity Crisis

Destabilizing protests in Venezuela

World Fish stocks dangerously depleting

Life is a video game, this is your guide    

February 2014 News Links

Updated!

Congress changing traditional religious demographics in another “A.P” too

The Left Paved the way to Illiberalism in India

Is Economic Rationality Returning?

Sleepwalking Economy

What happened to Kashmiri Pandits in 1990

Idiots…cutting off the nose to spite the face…

Political Expediency cannot guide the creation of States

 If Narasimha Rao were PM

How modern “historians” write about India

The cost of Scamgress rule

Is it secular when only Hindu Temples are under Govt. control?

Which party will be more Pro-Women

Congress dirty tricks department on overdrive

Gulbarg Society urges Judges not to Support Teesta

Drug abuse commonplace in India’s colleges

Nothing sacred about Article 370

United Opposition blocks Communal Bill

Issues with Aadhar card

Hindus of Bangladesh

China giving refuge to Anti-India ultra

Dalai Lama asks China to learn from India

‘France’s unwanted Roma’

Tens of Thousands of Muslims flee Christian militias in CAR

15 Indian inventions that shaped the Modern World

Plastic Bags the new Petroleum?

Solar water pumps for drip irrigation

Chemicals in Whole Grain Bread

Anti-GM groups challenge PM

Culture

The Philosophical Unity and Antiquity of Hinduism

Lessons from Chanakya

Current Trends not healthy for our Culture

Dalai Lama: “RSS an Inspiration”

India now world’s largest beef exporter

Andhra

Akkineni Nageshwar Rao Honored and Remembered

P.V.Narasimha Rao proposed for Bharat Ratna

Telangana in February?

AP Assembly rejects Telangana Bill–President to approve?

Relaunch of Chiru’s PRP?

What would Microsoft be like with Satya Nadella as CEO?

MIM shows true intention, changes view, ties up with TRS

India

An honest IAS officer in Congress-ruled India

Large-scale violence against hindus in W.Bengal

The continuing plight of the Kashmiri Pandit

“Congress Politics is Brazenly Anti-Hindu”

Operation Bluestar Revisited

UIDAI and Indian National Security

Northeast India to have surplus power soon

Media distorting AFSPA?

Noorani defaming Sardar Patel?

A 2014 Agenda for the BJP

Delhiwallas giving another PR coup to anti-nationals in NorthEast Tragedy…

Anupam Kher: Disillusioned with the AAP

Why Muzzafarnagar Burns

Cyberspace Freedom and India

Doctors on Sunanda Pushkar

The lying lies of Teesta Setalvad

Asia

Hindus in Bangladesh fear for their Future

Asia’s Partnership: India and Japan

Japanese WWII soldier who refused to surrender dies, honored

Space Race between China & India

The Yuan is Coming

China’s claims violate International Law

Chinese Bridge, Indian Security Nightmare

Breakup of Thailand on the cards?

Madagascar President backed by Strongman

Continued unraveling in Iraq

World

Market to tumble at least 15%?

85 Richest People own Half the World

Merger between US and it’s largest neighbor?

L’Affaire Hollande

UN grills Vaticans on Child Abuse Allegations

Separatism in Northern Italy

UK Child Abuse Ring busted

Scottish Independence and the Debt Question

Passion for Vodka harming Russian men

Civil Disorder in Ukraine

Large Scale Violence in Central African Republic

Krugman: Paranoia of the Plutocrats

Global elites and the World’s Future

College still the key to Social Mobility?

Dangerous Cyber groups of which to be wary

Stephen Roach: Economic Recovery a False Dawn

January 2014 News Links

Updated Links!

Aam Admi Party communal?

Andhra Pradesh Tops in Human Trafficking cases

State of Andhra Pradesh has no Idea where public money went

No Security in Girls’ hostels

More violence against women in Hyderabad

 India’s next PM needs to have Big Ideas

Shinde playing Vote Bank Politics

Japanese Researches break new ground on Indus-Saraswati Civilization

 ”UPA’s driving wedge between Jains and Hindus”

Congress and Constitutional Coups

“India targets expatriates’ privileges at U.S. club amid dispute over diplomat’s arrest”

Devyani indicted, returns to India; US diplomat asked to leave India

Has the word “secular” lost all meaning?

Fury of the Meekest

India can’t afford AAP ka government learning on the job

 Chinese Troops enter Ladakh every 14 days

 India and Cybersecurity

 ”Congress Crimes circa 2013″

 ”AAP’s Opportunism and Congress Decadence”

“Khaas Admi Party”

India’s Election Commission EVM’s reliable?

India’s Gulf expats jobless, hoodwinked

Another Angle to India-US diplomatic Row

Teesta Setalvad charged with Misappropriations during Gujarat Riots proceedings

Bangladesh Hindus under Threat

Plight of the Baloch

How the College Student Loan Bubble will Pop

“Everything Will Be Tracked”

 China ADIZ in Arunachal Pradesh?

Saudi royal Major shareholder of Twitter—kindred spirit appointed for twitterIndia

Ariel Sharon’s Legacy

Afghanistan-Pakistan Covert War

 ”Europeans United in Hating Europe”

Facebook Account Activity and Online Privacy

Western Sahara in 2014

China’s Burgeoning Graduate Pool short on Jobs

The US-China Relationship

“House of Saud’s main Export”

 Hindus and Buddhists Marginalized at United Nations

The World’s Retirement Crisis

Global Conflicts to watch in 2014

 Asia Trends in 2014

The Next 50 years

Culture

Gita is the gist of the Vedas & Upanishads

Bhartruhari: Poet-King and Sanskrit Scholar

Academic Hinduphobia

The Great University of Vikramshila

Misappropriation of Sanskrit led to disaster

Andhra

Telangana bills slated for Rajya Sabha

Bureaucracy prepares for AP Bifurcation

Seers oppose Islamic college on Temple Land

AP Train Disaster

Pepsico investing Rs. 1200 Cr in new Andhra Plant

India

Kashmiri Hindu on bitter Pandit experience in Kashmir

The Untold Jat story from the Muzzafarnagar Riots

Letter to an Indian Nanny in New York

Devyani’s Husband an American “Wine Philosopher”

Chinese Troops again illegally camped in India’s Ladakh region

LCA Tejas a game changer

“Missionaries in India”

Babbar Khalsa militant arrested in US

Lesson from L’Affaire Devyani

Effect of Missionary Activity in India

Human trafficking and pornography linked

India and Superpowerdom

Asia

Amnesty fears attacks on Bangladeshi Hindus

“The Chinese Art of Creeping Warfare”

Rising Tide of India Japan Relation

How to Prevent a Sino-Japanese War

Lebanese Army fires on Syrian Aircraft

UAE major aid Provider to Pakistan

Deadly clashes in Bangladesh

500 Municipal Chinese Lawmakers Resign in Corruption Scandal

Little India Riot in Singapore

World

World marching toward Anarchy?

US India Relations affected by “Nannygate”

An American’s view on Nannygate

Breach of Vienna Convention

Legalization doesn’t make it Safer

Jimmy Carter on Making Peace in Syria

3 Indian Peacekeepers fall in South Sudan

500 die in South Sudan Clashes

Russia-India Relationship

Top 5 Naval Battles of All Time

40 million shoppers’ credit card data stolen from Target

“Why Putin and Xi should be more like Bismarck”

Desecularization of Britain?

Fighting continues in Central African Republic

Brazil cancels Major US Jet deal in political dispute

Cyprus economic Bailout

Germany committed to Fixing Eurozone

December 2013 News Links 

Updated!

AP Congress govt. openly violating secularism 

“Fatwas ban outsiders’ entry into Rameshwaram Villages”

Telangana Morass Continues

Congress Routed in State Elections

Chinese patrol violates LAC and briefly abducts 5

China Cyberwar on Tibetans

India SC upholds IPC 377

Dirty Secrets of the British Empire

China’s Encroachment in ECS

Congress using Aadhar to admit Bangladeshi illegals?

“What is this Kashmiriyat?”

Article 370 Discriminatory and undemocratic

Indian “Elites” out of touch with Poor

India’s Shrill “Elites”

Afghan presence to continue

Impact of Nelson Mandela

Racism continues in South Africa

France and Civic Integration

Gandhianism and India’s Example

Turkey to turn famed Hagia Sophia Church into Mosque

America to get tough with China?

Punjabi girls pushed into UK flesh trade?

Civic disappointment in the US

Scientists: Universe has not beginning and no end

Congress Communal Violence Bill shows Anti-Hindu motives

Pusillanimous PM leads to diplomatic shame

Communal Violence Bill Dissected

Lokpal won’t make any positive difference

 The need for stringent checks on India’s Nepali Border

Bali Food Trade Negotiation

India world’s second largest exporter of beef…

China to reduce US Treasury Purchases

Bangladesh executes Razakar involved in ’71 Genocide of Hindus

Border Issues

Purge in North Korea

Culture

The Importance of Language and Languages

The Hindu legal tradition

Misguided Sanskrit  Phobia

Importance of a Values Education

Teach next generation to navigate web safely

Andhra

BJP against Owaisi’s “Rayala Telangana”

5000 Foreign students in Andhra Pradesh

Bill on Telangana Drafted for Winter Session

Congress Rayala-Telangana for poll gains and Owaisi Appeasement

Old Telugu capitals to be new capital of a Seemandhra state?

Congress govt in Andhra breaching Secularism?

India

“Why the Gandhis need to come clean on their Wealth”

Omar Abdullah tries to cover J&K’s discrimination against Women

Sardar Patel had vision for border states and India’s Security

CBI begins probe in Ratangarh Temple Stampede tragedy

Congress Polarizing Nation with Anti-Hindu Communal Violence Bill

Aam Admi Party really Con Admi Party?

Tehelka Shame

India’s concerning food supply prognosis

India’s defense scientists in danger?

Kudankulam Tragedy

“Congress’ divide and rule mentality”

Asia

“Irredentist China ups the Ante”

China’s invented claim on Arunachal Pradesh

Maoists convincingly rejected by Nepali people

Pakistan selects new Chief of Army staff

Questions over reported Bangladeshi purchase of Chinese subs

Bangladesh’s vanishing Hindus: 9 lakh decrease in past 10 years

The Japanese public’s concerns over new bill and freedom of information

Vietnam-India relations Mutually Beneficial

Update on Iran-US deal

Significance of Japanese Emperor’s visit to India

World

Future Parallels to WWI?

Nobel Prize Winner on troubling Global Bubble

Cultural Anthropology of West

Italy and the post-Berlusconi Years

Increased Human  trafficking in “liberalized” Germany

Brazil’s Rainforest destruction rate increasing

Somali Prime Minister ousted by Parliament

Mexican Cartels move into Mining business

France sends more troops to Central African Republic

 

November 2013 News Links

Updated!

Pay Respects to Hind di Chadar on Guru Tegh Bahadur Jayanti

ISI threatening Indian Ministers w/ Black Money Exposure

Cyclone After Cyclone for Andhra

TTD made to deposit 1/3 Tirupati Temple Gold with RBI

India’s Infamous Bureaucracy 

Stories Indian politicians like to tell

The Blood Telegram and 1971

Pakistani Hindus tell their sad story

Are India’s EVM’s reliable?

Latest on illegal Heera International College in Tirupati

Bharat Ratna standards changing?

Afghan policy Adrift

Japanese Emperor on official visit to India

Israel and China get closer

If China can do it, why not India?

More land for peace nonsense…

Air Defense and East China Sea

Japan offers generous aid to Philippines after tragic cyclone

Global Elite Glut

Yoga Scientists find proof of Meditation Benefits

To be a good Global citizen, first be a good National Citizen

Real meaning of Seva 

Culture

Diwali celebrations around the World!

Lessons on Governance from the Land of Maharana Pratap

Yoga is also for Men

Aamir Khan movie insults Hindu Gods

The purpose of Religion

On the need to revive interest in Poetic Sanskrit Literature

Andhra

Congress Telangana stand is a Farce

Problems with Telangana Process

5 Andhra bus mishap Survivors Critical

Hanamkonda origin Patriot falls in line of duty

Owaisi repeats anti-Telugu demand of Urdu as 1st language of Telangana

India

On the need to go Beyond Bollywood

Father fight’s for justice for Kargil Martyr

Sardar Patel Statue of Unity

Sonia Gandhi’s Povertarianism

What Would Patel Do?

Modi consoles Bihar Blast Victims’ Families

India onion prices causing more tragic tears

All is not well with Aam Admi Party

Heera College in Tirupati temple land Inappropriate

PM to ban opinion polls?

Asia

Gender based Disparities Worst in Pak

Delhi should not Boycott Colombo

China to stamp out Dalai Lama’s voice?

A Forgotten Genocide

Chinese Banks and the International Scene

Former Pak Ambassador confirms Pak terror support

India’s need to secure Pharma interests in China

World

Deflating Inflation Myths of Economic Amateurs

Roma Minority in Europe targeted

Use Social Media wisely

Dealing with Cyber Attacks

Aman ki Tamasha

Southern Europe in Trouble

Brazil’s Economic Slowdown leads to Rethink

October 2013 News Links 

Samskriti

Sanskrit is Jan Bhasha

A Historical Sense

The Colonial Hindu Narrative

Andhra

Congress disrespecting Telugus again?

Hyderabad Taxis Unsafe

Normalcy in Seemandhra

Telugu writer passes away

Oracle may expand in Hyderabad

9 New Judges in AP High Court

Tollywood moves to Vizag?

Andhra escapes worst of Phailin

Last AP Day?

India

Is the Communal Violence Bill a Communal Vote Bill?

India’s Tryst with Destiny

Historians in India below par?

India’s rich must contribute to society’s welfare

Rise of the Rest of India

India’s shortsighted China policy

Modi is the Anti-Nehru

Telangana is challenge to Indian Federalism

Asia

Gen. Giap, brilliant Vietnamese military leader, passes away

The Dragon’s Spear

Death of Urdu Script?

Israel and India’s close military relations

China reembraces Confucian Traditional Culture

Russia losing its Far East?

Israeli Brain drain?

Iran’s shift and Iranian hardliners

World

Effect of US Budgetary Showdown

Europe Slowly Burning?

Terrible Plight of Sikh Girls in Britain

Brazil’s Next Steps

Can Australia Get G20 Brack on Track?

Discrimination of Roma in Europe

Nicaragua Canal a rival to Panama?

A Threat to Freedom

 Internet in the World today

August 2013 News Links

Andhra

Independence Day in Andhra

Mohan Babu to contest on BJP ticket

Telangana developed under TDP

India

 Modi challenges PM to debate on development

Curfew lifted in most of Jammu

Kerala Solar Scam

Food Bill criticized

Hindu Temple gold to be taken by Indian Govt.?

Asia

Hindu men forced to convert in Pak

Violence in Bangladesh

Tibetan Government-in-Exile website hacked

China Tourism falls due to Smog

Japan’s National Debt now 1 Quadrillion Yen

World

Military crackdown in Egypt

Germany election update

Political Protests in Brazil

Opinion

India as an Idea

“De-Indianisation begins with Elimination of Sanskrit”

Official language of Telangana questioned

“Communal Owaisi does not belong in aspirational India”

Does India really practice Real Secularism?

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