There is a growing intolerance to difference

“Muslims in India and their so-called protectors would do well to realise that most Indians endorse the Karnataka High Court verdict […] because they are avowedly against any emotional or cultural secessionism or spreading a sense of separateness for the sake of being politically correct.” — Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, IE, April 1“We Indians love our freedom. … Read more

Explained: How government procures wheat

The procurement of wheat is underway in several states. The government procures foodgrains — rice, wheat, and coarse grains — in order to ensure farmers receive the minimum support price (MSP), and a stock is maintained to distribute to the poor under the public distribution system (PDS) and other schemes. How is the procurement carried … Read more

Ukraine war top developments: Putin claims victory in Mariupol, Biden unveils new $800 million aid package

Nearly two months after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin declared the port of Mariupol “liberated”, despite hundreds of defenders still holding out inside a giant steel works. In a televised meeting with his defense minister inside the Kremlin, Putin said there was no need for a final confrontation with the last defenders who … Read more

Indian Columbus: Arjuna Ratha – Mamallapuram

Introduction If I miss the Five Ratha Complex and still claim to have visited Mamallapuram, people might literally laugh at me. Yes! It is one of the most picturesque and famous monuments of the heritage-rich town. My two previous posts give a detailed introduction to Five Rathas and exclusive coverage of Draupadi Ratha. As it … Read more

Boris announces £1 bn deals in Ahmedabad, meets Adani

On Friday Boris will hold detailed talks with Modi on the entire gamut of bilateral ties as well as discussions on global issues New Delhi/Ahmedabad: Beginning a two-day India visit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson touched down in Ahmedabad on Thursday morning. A day before his formal talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on key … Read more

Oven-Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe – Veg Vegan Meat

Published: April 7, 2022 by Sangeetha Vel | Last Updated: April 7, 2022 Baked Chicken Drumsticks are a crispy, crunchy, and flavorful chicken dish. It is usually made with skinned chicken drumsticks, basic seasoning powders, and fresh herbs. The recipe I have shared here shows you how to make Chicken Drumsticks in the oven with … Read more