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India Ink: A Second Conversation With: Times Now Editor Arnab Goswami

India Ink follows up with the television journalist, known for his aggressive interviews, after his one-on-one with Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
by Eastasianews on May 11, 2014

India Ink: India Election Digest: May 12

A roundup of local election-related news for Monday.
by Eastasianews on May 11, 2014

In Indian Candidate, Hindu Right Sees a Reawakening

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, an ideological group whose fortunes have ebbed and flowed with the influence of the Hindu right in New Delhi, has thrown its weight behind Narendra Modi.
by Eastasianews on May 10, 2014

Traditional Advice

Lakshmi chanchala hoti hai (The goddess of wealth is very curious).Lakshmi ko kabhie band karke mat rakho, lakhshmi rooth jati hai (Money should always be in circulation). Lakshmi jayegi, phir ayegi, phir jayegi…darwaza khula rakho, usko jaane...
by Wealthymatters on May 9, 2014

India Ink: As Modi Makes a Last Charge in Varanasi, Tempers and Emotions Rise

As the procession for the Bharatiya Janata Party’s candidate navigated a city in pandemonium, there were signs of how bitter, polarizing and impassioned this parliamentary race has become.
by Eastasianews on May 9, 2014

Protest : New advertisement of CEAT tyres mock Hindu Dharma.

Appeal to devout HindusA recent advertisement of CEAT tyres mocks Hindu Dharma. As given on one website, description of the advertisement is as followed : "The advertisement opens to actor Irrfan Khan playing an army officer, driving around on ter...
by karsewak on May 8, 2014

India Ink: India Election Digest: May 7

A roundup of local election-related news for Wednesday.
by Eastasianews on May 6, 2014

Liberty University Is On a Slippery Slope

  I like Glenn Beck. He offers a unique voice in the world of politics. He’s definitely not afraid to stand up for conservatism, even if it means that he stands alone. I admire his courage. But, there is a line that I draw in listening to...
by Searching and Growing on May 6, 2014

India Ink: India Election Digest: May 5

A roundup of the local election-related news for Monday.
by Eastasianews on May 5, 2014

Daanam On Akshaya Tritiya

JALA DAANAM  This form of charity involves giving water with betel nut and dakshina to a brahmin, and it is done for wealth. SHAYANA DAANAM Giving bed to a needy is done for general happiness. VASTHRA DAANAM Giving clothes to needy will ensure a l...
by Wealthymatters on May 3, 2014

The Story Of Annapoorna

It is believed, it was on Akshaya Tritiya day that the Goddess of food known as Annapoorna, a special avatar of Goddess Parvati, who feeds the hungry, was born.  Goddess Parvati was told by her consort Shiva that the world is an illusion and that fo...
by Wealthymatters on May 2, 2014

India Ink: India Election Digest: April 30

A roundup of local election-related news for Wednesday.
by Eastasianews on Apr 30, 2014

India Ink: India Election Digest: April 29

A roundup of local election-related news for Tuesday.
by Eastasianews on Apr 29, 2014

India Ink: India Election Digest: April 28

A roundup of election-related news for Monday.
by Eastasianews on Apr 28, 2014

India Ink: Bharatiya Janata Party’s Message Is Muddled By Polarization

In the past week, some politicians associated with the BJP have made public divisive comments, even as prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi tries to project a more positive image.
by Eastasianews on Apr 25, 2014

India Ink: Memories of Religious Riots Overshadow Vote in Bihar

In the district of Bhagalpur, Muslim voters weighed a choice between two political camps to counter the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party.
by Eastasianews on Apr 24, 2014

India Ink: Tamil Nadu Warms Up to Modi and His Party

The Bharatiya Janata Party is hoping that a growing urban population, voter disaffection with incumbents and Mr. Modi’s charisma will help it make some headway in a state that it has found impossible to crack in the past.
by Eastasianews on Apr 24, 2014

India Ink: India Election Digest: April 22

A roundup of local election-related news for Tuesday.
by Eastasianews on Apr 22, 2014

India Ink: Mumbai’s Business Community Tries New Enterprise: Politics

Members of the white-collar elite who have shunned participating in past campaigns are now motivated to stump for Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
by Eastasianews on Apr 21, 2014

India, Being Indian, Elections, And Being Hindu

This is the third article in the reality series... We are, as a nation, 67 years young today, with our tumultous years hopefully well behind us. We, as a nation, are just coming out of a very demanding period in our life-cycle, and stand at a very cr...
by Reflections on Apr 17, 2014


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