‘My head hangs in shame’, says PM Modi on Dalit atrocities

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his “head hangs in shame” over incidents of atrocities on dalits that take place even after 70 years of Independence and called for more focused efforts to correct social anomalies. Citing the example of Guru Gobind Singh in raising his voice against casteism and untouchability, Modi said: “We … Read more

22nd Delhi Book Fair to focus on govt initiatives on literacy

The 22nd edition of the Delhi Book Fair this year aims to highlight initiatives undertaken by the central government for its ‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan’ flagship programme to inculcate better reading habits among the younger generation. The 9-day-long fair organised by Indian Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) in association with Federation of Indian Publishers is scheduled to be held between 27 August to 4 … Read more

What media didn’t report on Start-Up India

Ashish Agrawal Follow @AAforIndia The Startup India took a great start with enormous fanfare on Saturday. Over 1 Lakh tweets were posted in response to this unique initiative and the campaign elicited great response from the internet based entrepreneurs. But here are some points you ought to know that Indian media did not report. Indeed, … Read more

Ambitious StartupIndia launched with Rs.10,000 crore corpus fund

In the presence of some of the most ambitious young entrepreneurs, with dreams in their eyes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched an ambitious ‘StartupIndia’ movement with a corpus fund of Rs.10,000 crore. Spelling out the action plan, Modi listed out the various main features of the movement that aims to encourage and strengthen … Read more