‘India investing $60bn on gas grid terminals by 2024’

India, one of the world’s largest consumers of oil and coal, is investing $60 billion to build a national gas grid and import terminals by 2024 in a bid to cut its carbon emissions. Companies were investing $60 billion in the network and building new gas import facilities to link all states by mid-2024, when … Read more‘India investing $60bn on gas grid terminals by 2024’

IRCTC makes strong market debut, jumps 101% over issue price

IRCTC Share Price: State-run Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation’s (IRCTC’s) shares got listed at Rs 644, a 101.25 premium over issue price of Rs 320, on the exchanges on Monday. The initial public offering (IPO) was a huge success among investors as it was subscribed 111.91 times on the final day of bidding. Please … Read moreIRCTC makes strong market debut, jumps 101% over issue price

RCEP: India seeks checks on 50% Chinese imports

India’s insistence on providing a safety valve to cover at least 50% of Chinese imports under Regional Comprehensive Partnership (RCEP) has held up conclusion of talks for the mega trade agreement. At the heart of the friction is the govt’s concern over a possible surge in Chinese imports once the deal is signed as India … Read moreRCEP: India seeks checks on 50% Chinese imports

New report and event video on immigrant healthcare costs

I published a new CIS report this week entitled, “The Cost of Immigrant Medicaid Coverage Under Current Policy,” which establishes the context for proposals to possibly expand eligibility to include illegal immigrants. CIS also put together an event at the National Press Club. Here’s my short talk: Please follow and like us:

Mexico halts caravan of 2,000 migrants bound for US; critics call roundup a ‘human hunt’

published 2019-10-13 19:40:09 by Bradford Betz A caravan of roughly 2,000 migrants bound for the United States early Saturday was halted by Mexican authorities only a few hours into their journey, according to officials. The caravan, which consisted of migrants from Africa, the Caribbean, and Central America, left before dawn from Tapachula, a town in … Read moreMexico halts caravan of 2,000 migrants bound for US; critics call roundup a ‘human hunt’

ACCC Tasked (Again) To Look At Mortgage Pricing

Yet another inquiry has been announced into mortgage pricing as the ACCC is tasked to examine the banks failure to pass on in full official interest rate cuts engineered by the central bank. The ACCC’s preliminary report is due by 30 March next year, six months before the final report. Beyond the crocodile tears, there … Read moreACCC Tasked (Again) To Look At Mortgage Pricing

Journalists Are Prostitutes, by Paul Craig Roberts

In a recent interview with USA Watchdog — — I described Western journalists as prostitutes who whore for a living. One of them who did so—Udo Ulfkotte—describes what it is like. For the naive and insouciant Western people who need to hear the truth from the horse’s mouth, here is a translation of one of… … Read moreJournalists Are Prostitutes, by Paul Craig Roberts

Should We Compete with China? Can We?, by Godfree Roberts

In 2003 I published a book charting America’s decline in thirty-six social and economic indicators. I mailed copies to the Administration, Congress and department heads and received one reply, from the Director General of the Central Intelligence Agency, saying that the Agency had been providing almost identical information to the government for decades. Since then… … Read moreShould We Compete with China? Can We?, by Godfree Roberts

These Scrubbed Reports Reveal New Secrets Into the Prince Andrew-Jeffrey Epstein Relationship, by Whitney Webb

Several now-censored reports from the 1990s and early 2000s reveal that Prince Andrew’s involvement with the minors exploited by Jeffrey Epstein is greater than previously believed. While the Jeffrey Epstein scandal has largely faded from media coverage in the United States, it has continued to attract attention abroad, particularly in the United Kingdom in connection… … Read moreThese Scrubbed Reports Reveal New Secrets Into the Prince Andrew-Jeffrey Epstein Relationship, by Whitney Webb

These Scrubbed Reports Reveal New Secrets Into the Prince Andrew-Jeffrey Epstein Relationship, by Whitney Webb

Several now-censored reports from the 1990s and early 2000s reveal that Prince Andrew’s involvement with the minors exploited by Jeffrey Epstein is greater than previously believed. While the Jeffrey Epstein scandal has largely faded from media coverage in the United States, it has continued to attract attention abroad, particularly in the United Kingdom in connection… … Read moreThese Scrubbed Reports Reveal New Secrets Into the Prince Andrew-Jeffrey Epstein Relationship, by Whitney Webb

Saudi Arabia Is Opening Its Doors: But What Will You See Once There?, by Andre Vltchek

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is opening up to the world. It used to be absolutely impossible to get a visa to enter, unless you were a religious pilgrim (therefore officially a Muslim), NATO military personnel, or a businessman or woman, invited by a local company or by the Saudi government. Even if you secured… … Read moreSaudi Arabia Is Opening Its Doors: But What Will You See Once There?, by Andre Vltchek

Washington Is Wrong Once Again – Kurds Join Assad to Defend Syria, by Ron Paul

When President Trump Tweeted last week that “it is time for us to get out of these ridiculous endless wars,” adding that the US would be withdrawing from Syria, Washington went into a panic. Suddenly Republicans, Democrats, the media, the think tanks, and the war industry all discovered and quickly became experts on “the Kurds,”… … Read moreWashington Is Wrong Once Again – Kurds Join Assad to Defend Syria, by Ron Paul

More scrutiny, but more H-1B visas OK’d

The US has approved a higher number of H-1B applications (both for initial visas and visa extensions for continued employment) this year, showing that the demand for these work visas continues unabated. This is a relief to Indians, who are the dominant holders of H-1B visas, especially after processing regulations got more stringent post-2015 . … Read moreMore scrutiny, but more H-1B visas OK’d

Government to decriminalise 2/3rds of offences under Companies Act

The govt is set to decriminalise two-thirds of the Companies Act as it looks to do away with jail term in over 40 sections out of the 66 where compounding is permitted. It is also seeking to lower the penalty for small companies. The steps are being discussed by the Company Law Committee, which is … Read moreGovernment to decriminalise 2/3rds of offences under Companies Act

A New Kiosk Will Help Uber Passengers Without Smartphones Order Rides

Don’t have a smartphone to order an Uber? For some passengers in Toronto, this might not be a problem – just order at a kiosk! Senior RSG contributor Paula Gibbins covers a new type of rideshare-ordering kiosk Uber is testing out in the Toronto airport and how it could affect drivers in the future. Uber … Read moreA New Kiosk Will Help Uber Passengers Without Smartphones Order Rides

Giant Animatronic Donald Trump As Warhammer 40K God Emperor

This was a float at an Italian festival in February: For those unfamiliar with the Warhammer 40,000 universe, here President Trump is kitted out as the immortal God-Emperor of all mankind. On the float, Trump resembles the Emperor in His fighting prime, not the deathless lich that sits at the center of His life-sustaining Golden … Read moreGiant Animatronic Donald Trump As Warhammer 40K God Emperor

Why Chicago Charter Teachers Like Me Are Ready to Strike

Charter schools are used to undercut public school teachers’ wages. Case in point: teachers at Passages Charter School in Chicago make 25 percent less than their public counterparts. A Passages teacher explains why he is willing to strike to change that. Unionized charter school teachers rally outside on March 9, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott … Read moreWhy Chicago Charter Teachers Like Me Are Ready to Strike

Emory doctor Nieraj Jain, associates link popular bladder pill to retinal damage

San Francisco, Oct 13 (IANS) A team of Indian-origin doctors, including Dr Nieraj Jain of Emory Eye Center in Atlanta, has found that a drug widely prescribed for a bladder condition for decades globally, now appears to be toxic to the retina. After an initial report last year that Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium) may be associated … Read moreEmory doctor Nieraj Jain, associates link popular bladder pill to retinal damage

The Border System Is Criminal

On October 1, the New York Times reported on some of Donald Trump’s visions for the United States-Mexico border, including “a water-filled trench, stocked with snakes or alligators” and a wall with “spikes on top that could pierce human flesh”: After publicly suggesting that soldiers shoot migrants if they threw rocks, the president backed off … Read moreThe Border System Is Criminal

If Impeach-gate Fails, Elites Will Crash Economy to Get Rid of Trump

If Impeach-gate Fails, Elites Will Crash Economy to Get Rid of Trump PCR Interviewed by Greg Hunter on USAWatchdog https://usawatchdog.com/oligarchs-will-crash-system-to-boot-trump-paul-craig-roberts/  The post If Impeach-gate Fails, Elites Will Crash Economy to Get Rid of Trump appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org. Please follow and like us:

Indians: We are “indentured servants” for US corporations

It’s often been said in our movement that the outsourcing of US IT jobs here in America is just as bad for the Indians as it is for the Americans. Sure, Americans lose their livelihoods, which often results in bankruptcy, divorce and the destruction of families. And we’ve spent a fair amount of time covering … Read moreIndians: We are “indentured servants” for US corporations

Polish Liberals Embraced Austerity — and the Nationalist Right Is Benefiting

Poland’s right-wing Law and Justice Party is promising a “Polish version of the welfare state.” Liberals are promising more austerity. Guess who’s going to win today’s general election. Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of the right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) Party, speaks at a PiS election rally on the last day of campaigning on October 11, 2019 … Read morePolish Liberals Embraced Austerity — and the Nationalist Right Is Benefiting