Parliamentary Panel Proposes 100% Salary Hike For MPs. Is It Justified?

Our Parliamentarians appear to have hit on an issue of critical importance: their own paychecks. Apparently the current salary of 50 k per month is seen as being too little with today’s inflated expenses. Funnily enough this amount most likely does not go towards paying the rent since accommodation is free for the esteemed parliamentarians.

A Four Year Old ”Died” And A Celebrity Injured

Yesterday night, a collision b/w the Mercedes and a Maruti Alto lead to the death of four-year-old girl(Sonam) who was travelling with her parents. In the accident, Five people were injured. Injured were identified as Seema (40), Hanuman (38), Shikha Devi (35), Hema Malini(66) and Somil (5). Sonam, who died in the accident, was daughter

Overview of Policies Passed Yesterday By Union Cabinet Chaired By Narendra Modi

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made a series of announcements spanning infrastructure to education including the freight corridor, new IIMs, Jai Prakash Narayan memorial and others. Here they are: 01. National Policy for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship approved by the Cabinet. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra

Minors Caught Riding Two or Four-Wheelers Would Get Their Parents Arrested

It looks like the long-standing warning of ‘behave or the police would come get you’ has been shifted over to parents now. In a commendable move, the Bangalore police have decided to clamp down on underage motorists by seizing their guardians’ Driver’s License, RC documents and vehicle. Minors caught riding two- or four-wheelers would get

Indian Army Still To Get Proper Bullet-Proof Jackets A Decade After Demand

NEW DELHI: Something as basic as proper bullet-proof jackets remains a distant dream for Indian soldiers. The Indian Army is yet to get light-weight modular jackets almost a decade after it first demanded them, and six years after the proposal was cleared by the government. It was way back in October 2009 that the defence

“You Are in Safe Hands” Quoted Woman Who Drove Chennai’s First Metro

Steered by a young woman, the first train of the Chennai Metro Rail chugged off from Alandur Station on Monday after being flagged off via live video from the State Secretariat by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. The first train which left at 12.15 PM from Alandur to Koyambedu was driven by A Preethi, a 28