Indian Overseas Congress members helping party build grassroots support

The Indian Overseas Congress has traveled to India to support Congress in the general elections. The mood seems upbeat among the overseas volunteers and the IOC president is confident that the Indian National Congress, as well as its multi-party alliance – the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (I.N.D.I.A.), will win the general elections with a clear majority.

George Soros may have bolstered Narendra Modi’s electoral prospects

Hungarian American billionaire investor George Soros may bolster the electoral prospects of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

By wading into India’s choppy political waters and saying that Modi’s “stranglehold” on the country’s government could be weakening in the wake of the devastating allegations of a variety of fraudulent corporate practices by the embattled business tycoon Gautam Adani’s empire, Soros may cause precisely the opposite effect to what he had intended.

Choking funding to terrorism is a need of the hour

Terrorist attacks are highly responsive to funding availability, and financial counter-terrorism can therefore be effective in reducing terrorism casualties, according to research conducted by Nicola Limodio, Assistant Professor of Finance at Bocconi University Visiting Fellow at the Economics Department and the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance at Princeton University.

The truth about China

Justice Markenday Katju-   The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presently visiting Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to attend a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jin Ping and other leaders on the sidelines of the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation. The Indian leader has met the Chinese leader often in the past in an effort to improve relations between the […]

Terrorism a joint threat, needs collective action: Modi

IANS- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena for the second time in 10 days and agreed that terrorism was a “joint threat” that needed collective and focussed action. The two leaders had last week met at Modi’s swearing-in ceremony. Modi is the first foreign leader to visit Sri Lanka […]