On the morning of 26th June 2015, another storm highlighting the strained relationships of Congress and BJP, came to fore. Some provocative changes were made to the Wikipedia profiles of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, his father and grandfather. The edit was made from an IP address belonging to National Informatics Centre, the software solution provider of the Government of India.
The attempted edit questioned the lineage of Nehru by stating that he was of Muslim lineage rather than Kaul from Jammu and Kashmir. To establish credibility, changes were made in the profile of Gangadhar Nehru, the prime minister’s grandfather. These said that Gangadhar was born as [...]
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Digital India’ campaign, which aims to create a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.
In order to understand the pros and cons of this campaign first we should understand what does Digital India actually mean. According to the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, it is a program to prepare India for a knowledge future. The vision of Digital India is centered on 3 key areas. Firstly, to provide a digital infrastructure as a utility to every citizen. Secondly, to provide governance and services on demand. Thirdly, to digitally empower the citizens of the country. All this [...]
YOG TO UNITE – International Yoga Day celebrations for the greater good. A Very Happy International Yoga Day to all of you. Stay healthy, Stay Fit.
Weather saluted, enthusiasm swelled and in India on the Sunday morning of 21 June YOG united men on the International Yoga Day.
Politicians, bureaucrats, professors, celebrities, home makers and students gathered all over the country to observe International Yoga Day as stated by United Nations.
UN secretary general Ban-Ki-Moon expressed that the response to this particular international day has been tremendous and unprecedented. Over 192 countries commemorated Yoga Day with utmost gusto and vigor.
India very [...]
The Doctor’s Strike in Delhi
In Delhi, more than two thousand resident doctors are on indefinite strike leading to healthcare crises in Delhi. There are about 20 hospitals including Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Maulana Azad Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital whose doctors have joined the strike. This strike has lead to paralyses of healthcare facility in the national capital. Although the emergency facilities were taken care of by the senior doctors but it has adversely affected the patients who have come to hospitals for their treatment.
Doctors in Delhi are demanding better workplace security; time bound duty hours, on-time salary, safe drinking water and adequate [...]