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Replace Movie Names with Modi

On PM Modi’s 66th Birthday twitter surprised him with a trend – “#ReplaceMovieNamesWithModi”. This trend saw hilarious tweets in which people replaced movie names with MODI. Point Blank 7  takes a look at some of the most funniest movie names after they got replaced with MODI. Finding modi. Finding fanny. #ReplaceMovieNamesWithModi — पत्रकार (@rowdy_rambo) September 18, 2015 My Name Is Modi ...

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Nitish VS Modi

It is Nitish Kumar Vs Modi going by #NKLetterToModi trend

Our PM found fault with Nitish Kumar’s DNA during a rally in Bihar and the Bihar CM wrote an open letter to Modi ji, requesting him to ‘take back’ his words. This issue has been trending non stop on Twitter on Wednesday and Pointblank7 presents a collection of tweets on #NKLetterToModi. @NitishKumar Don't insult bihari people by comparing yourself with ...

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SoniaVsModi

Modi jibes make #SoniaGandhi trend big on Twitter

When Sonia Gandhi gave a strong-worded speech against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Loksabha on Monday, it created a huge buzz on Twitter. #SoniaGandhi was trending in one of the top spots and Twitterati had a lot to say on this issue. Pointblank7 presents to you a few choice tweets on this hashtag. Sonia Gandhi speech (same old, ...

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India split on Modi Anniversary

[By Narendra Kaushik] New Delhi: When Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan says that expectations from Narendra Modi Government were ‘probably unrealistic’ he is stating only half the truth. In reality, the expectations were not just unrealistic they were – and are always – vested in the case of many people across the length and breadth of the ...

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The Modi Government Turns One

[By Shashi Tharoor] NEW DELHI – India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will mark its first anniversary in office this month. While it is too early to assess its overall performance, the overwhelming sentiment across India so far is one of disappointment. The BJP rode to power on a wave of expectations after a ...

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Not only has new Indian prime minister Narendra Modi replaced English with Hindi when talking to audiences in non-Hindi parts of India, he’s also addressing other Asian leaders in Hindi |Photo:Shutterstock

Hindi: India’s new English

|By Ian Woolford, La Trobe University| The Conversation| Narendra Modi just returned from his first foreign trip as India’s prime minister. The two-day Bhutan visit focused on mutual trade and development, but one of the biggest stories in India was Modi’s use of language. Modi addressed the Bhutanese parliament in Hindi. In doing so, Modi reminded us that Hindi is one ...

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New Delhi at night: India’s surging electricity demand may prove a challenge for renewable energy. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center/Flickr, CC BY-NC

India’s energy future: Australian coal or renewable revolution?

|By Craig Froome| India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inherited the ongoing problem of supplying energy to one of the world’s largest economies. The challenge is made even bigger by India’s ambitions to meet rigorous renewable energy and carbon reduction targets. But coal — particularly from Australia — will remain a temptation. Modi, as state leader for Gujarat, made ...

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Indian army soldiers patrol near the Line of Control (LOC), that divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan, in Churunda village; file photo. Image used for representational purposes only. Associated Press

Changing Regimes: Raising Hopes of Peace in Kashmir ?

|Shahid Lone and Adfar Shah|  Kashmir has always been the centre stage for Indo-Pak conflicts and unfortunately, both sides have failed to give reasonable concessions to each other in order to solve the problem. Nearly six decades of separatist revolts, wars and militarization, coupled with continuous infiltration has caused severe damage to the peace building and reconciliation efforts.  Kashmir and ...

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Modi plucks pearls from Beijing’s string

|By Narendra Kaushik| New Delhi: With its obsessive focus on meetings between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, the media in New Delhi missed the wood for the trees. It dissected every nuance of the 40-minute long dialogue between the two nuclear neighbours and in the process ignored the real intent of Modi’s ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking ...

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Will the current political transition mark the end of “Nehruvian legacy”?

|By Tridivesh Singh Maini| Right through the 2014 Lok sabha election campaign leading upto the landslide victory for the BJP, there have been endless debates on how PM Modi will undo the ‘Nehruvian legacy’. Modi’s staunch supporters believe that he will do so by initiating big-bang economic reforms and reorienting India’s foreign policy – making it more robust, but with an ...

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