Tag Archives: reaction

New US immigration system benefits Indians, says upbeat Nasscom

The Indian IT industry’s representative body Nasscom Friday lauded the new US immigration system announced by its President Barack Obama earlier in the day and termed it beneficial to Indians living in North America. “Obama’s executive action on fixing America’s broken immigration system will positively impact Indian residents and skilled workers in the US,” National Association of Software and Software ...

Read More »

Ukraine rebel leader Zakharchenko sworn-in after controversial elections

Kiev, Nov 4: Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of independence-seeking insurgents in eastern Ukraine, was sworn in as the prime minister of Donetsk republic Tuesday after controversial elections that were rejected by Kiev. During the ceremony held in the city of Donetsk, the main rebel stronghold, Zakharchenko vowed to “satisfy people’s expectations” as the “president” of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, xinhua ...

Read More »

Rajnath Beats Hasty Retreat, Says Uttarakhand Governor Not Asked to Quit

It was an embarrassing moment for the Narendra Modi government that has asked many Congress-appointed governors indirectly to quit or plucked loopholes in their activities to show the door. But when the Supreme Court issued notice to the Centre on Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi’s plea, Home Minister Rajnath Singh was quick enough to say on Friday that the governor was ...

Read More »

Contradictory statements on petrol hike by Pranab in Delhi, PM at G20 summit

The Indian government has come under unprecedented criticism over its unilateral hike in petrol price, with allies in the coalition government like Trinamul threatening to quit, while the judiciary, for the first time, intervened. The most intriguing defence of the decision came from none other than the finance minister who said the decision was taken by the petroleum companies and ...

Read More »