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PM Modi’s 84 Foreign Trips Cost Taxpayers $ 280 Million: Government

The globe-trotting prime minister’s 84 trips around the world cost roughly $280 million, while the government spent $640 million on promoting PM Modi’s flagship projects and achievements, according to new government data. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s hectic travel schedule and his government’s advertising blitz over the past four-and-a-half years have cost Indian taxpayers about 65.9 billion rupees ($920 million). The ... Read More »

Internet and satellite existed since Mahabharata era, claims Tripura CM Biplab Deb

HIGHLIGHTS Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that the internet was invented by India lakhs of years ago The BJP leader said that the European nations and the United States may claim that it is their invention, but it is actually India’s technology AGARTALA: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb claimed that internet and satellite are not something new ... Read More »

Kamal Haasan emulates Kejriwal and portrays political participation as a virtue: How similar are AAP and MNM?

There are several similarities but one crucial difference between actor Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam and Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party. Haasan, like AAP, has positioned himself as a political outsider whose principal plank is to root out corruption without pursuing the politics of identity or by deploying muscle and money power. He believes, as Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal ... Read More »

Kamal Haasan In Kalam’s Hometown For Blockbuster Political Party Launch

Kamal Haasan will travel through Manamadurai, his hometown Paramakudi and Ramanathapuram, addressing public meetings, before the grand launch of his political party in Madurai. CHENNAI:  Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, set to launch his political party today, began his journey with a visit to the home of his hero, former President APJ Abdul Kalam, in Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram. In a few hours, the ... Read More »

Don’t fall at the feet of those with money, fame, power: Rajinikanth tells fans

Rajinikanth is holding such meetings over six days in a second event this year. He had earlier met his fans in May and clicked pictures with them. ‘Superstar’ Rajinikanth today came out against the practice of people falling at the feet of those who have power, money and fame, saying one should prostrate only before God and parents. “We should prostrate before ... Read More »

Internet sites to protest Trump Admin’s net neutrality plan

Internet sites to protest Trump Admin’s net neutrality plan A group of sites plan to take action to draw attention to a crucial FCC vote planned for Dec. 14 that could dismantle Obama-era net neutrality rules. A lot of the tech industry is not happy. A group of activists and websites including Imgur, Mozilla, Pinterest, Reddit, GitHub, Etsy, BitTorrent and ... Read More »

Caste factor may keep Kamal Haasan on tenterhooks

Highlights Kamal Haasan has recently used the ‘Bigg Boss’ platform to air his political views and followed it up with several interviews with TV channels. Tamil Nadu provides verdant grounds for film personalities to enter politics. Many actors who seem to have found their tongue after Jayalalithaa’s death, are making sharp political comments. Sixty-three-year old Kamal Haasan seems to have ... Read More »