Archives for July 2015
News East West
NEW DELHI: You heard it right? Almost one third of lawyers in India are fake. Fake means they never passed law exams and got their degrees fraudulently.
And this shocking truth comes from the horse’s mouth.
Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman Manan Kumar Mishra acknowledged on Saturday in Chennai that 30 percent of all the lawyers in India are fake,
SURREY: A candlelight vigil was held at Studio 7 in Surrey on July 23 to mark the 101st anniversary of the forced departure of the Komagata Maru ship from Canadian waters after two months’ stay at Burrard Inlet in Vancouver.
News East West
NEW DELHI: It was on this day on July 24 in 1991 that Dr Manmohan Singh, the architect of India’s economic reforms, presented his first budget which was to mark the country’s break with past policies.
As Singh took oath, India was on the brink of the economic precipice as there were only $1 billion in government reserves to last only a few weeks.
By Subhash K Jha
BOLLYWOOD: Director Madhur Bhandarkar, who likes it mentioned in every write-up on him that he’s a 3-times National award winner, can breathe a sigh of relief.
Calendar Girls, the latest work from that creator of modern feminine fables, was cleared by the censor board on Wednesday with some verbal and no visual cuts.
Most of us have experienced true love, once at least. Some love stories stand the test of time, while the others simply fade away… Sonia Gandhi, India’s ‘first lady’ for all practical purposes, wasn’t so lucky first time around. Her love affair with Franco Luison in the 60s lasted only four years, before Rajiv Gandhi came and swept Sonia Gandhi off her feet…
She was only a teenager when she met Franco,