PM calls for austerity measures

When he became the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh was supposed to be a smart economist, and a non-practising politician; now it seems that things are totally reversed. For a long time, the Prime Minister kept off raising the price of fuel even though the international price of oil had gone up tremendously, this was […]

Citicorp fined for using force in loan recovery

It seems to be a story that keeps on repeating itself over and over; you hear of people being harassed by loan recovery agents for repayment of loans, or of somebody’s vehicle being taken away from them anywhere where the vehicle can be found, and so on. In extreme cases, the pressure or violence of […]

National Emergency Helpline Number – 108

A few states in India have had an emergency helpline number for some time now – the number being 108 (followed by the states of Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Uttarakhand; and being pursued by the states of Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and MP). This is a toll-free number styled on the US style 911 toll-free emergency […]