Aakash Trivedi

About Aakash Trivedi

At 21 years old, Aakash saw a complete lack of online publications aimed at delivering information instead of advertisements. He felt that the existing publications were inauthentic with their content, failed to appeal to the youth and tell stories that actually mattered. With hopeful dreaming and his immense experience in the digital media field, he joined Truth Bulletin.

China ‘misread’ India’s decision to repeal Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir: Jaishankar

External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said that China had “misread” India’s decision to nullify Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The government had divided the state to two union territories—J&K and Ladakh. China had said that the decision to make Ladakh a union territory was “unacceptable”. India had rejected the criticism and said Ladakh was an “internal matter”. In New York for the UN summit, Jaishankar said he had explained to Beijing that nothing [...]

UP law student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape, arrested; sent to jail

The 23-year-old UP law student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of sexual assault, has been arrested on a charge of extortion by the special team probing the case. The law student had moved a local court for protection against arrest but did not get any immediate relief. The court had posted the hearing for Wednesday. ”The woman was arrested from her residence and taken to hospital for medical examination. We will later produce her before a magistrate and seek her [...]

Mouni Roy: ‘It’s not that work is coming to me while I’m home sipping my tea’

Actor Mouni Roy has had quite a successful transition from TV to films, and having starred alongside some of the leading names in the industry including Akshay Kumar in Gold and John Abraham in RAW, she continues to etch her own success story. Glad for all that has come her way so far, Mouni can’t thank her stars enough. “Being a complete outsider, the [film] industry has been very kind to me. People here have considered me well-equipped and have [...]

‘Disappointed and hurt’ – Mickey Arthur hits out after Pakistan axe

Mickey Arthur said he was “disappointed and hurt” on Wednesday as he was axed as Pakistan coach following an underwhelming World Cup. Arthur, who has been linked with a move to England, said he had done his best with Pakistan who narrowly failed to reach the World Cup semi-finals. “I am extremely disappointed and hurt,” the South African told AFP shortly after the Pakistan Cricket Board announced his departure. “I did my wholehearted effort to lift Pakistan cricket,” he added. [...]

RBI fix for slowing consumption demand — incentives to banks for retail lending

The unconventional 35 basis-point rate cut isn’t the only thing the Reserve Bank of India is depending on to boost credit flow to the economy. RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has also announced steps to incentivise banks to step up retail lending — a key factor that could push up consumption demand in the economy, which is facing a massive slowdown. Between February and June, RBI announced three rate cuts amounting to 75 basis points, but banks reduced lending rates by [...]

‘It’s in your hands’: NSA Ajit Doval tells security personnel in Kashmir

On a visit to Kashmir just before the presidential order stripping Jammu and Kashmir of its special status was issued, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval reached out to civilians in the valley, broke bread with them and gave security personnel deployed in the hot-bed of Kashmir militancy a pep talk. “The country’s leadership, its future depends on how capable our forces are, how trained they are and how high their morale is,” he told a group of security personnel in [...]

LK Advani remembers ‘close colleague’ Sushma Swaraj as a role model for women politicians

Paying rich tributes to Sushma Swaraj, BJP veteran L.K. Advani on Wednesday described her as one of his closest colleagues who rose to become one of the BJP’s most popular and prominent faces and “a role model for women leaders”. Remembering her fondly, Advani said he could not recall a single year when she missed bringing his favourite chocolate cake on his birthday. In a statement, Advani said Swaraj was someone whom he had known and worked with since the [...]

Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti detained after Centre scraps Article 370

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah were among four political leaders arrested on Monday, officials said according to PTI. J&K People’s Conference leaders Sajjad Lone and Imran Ansari were also arrested. Srinagar’s executive magistrate in a notice to People’s Democratic Party chief Membooba Mufti said she was being detained because her activities “are likely to cause breach of peace”. “Therefore, keeping into consideration the aforementioned facts and circumstance, I as executive magistrate first class do [...]

Budget 2019 will boost growth only if Modi govt is friendly towards business and profits

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tried to give investment a push with a series of small measures in her maiden budget. Whether these steps are successful in pushing India’s corporate sector to invest more will depend on whether the budget inspires enough confidence that the government is indeed as friendly towards business and profits as Sitharaman said in her speech. In the context of the macro-economy, pushing up investment when the savings rate is falling required larger capital inflows. This was [...]

Riteish Deshmukh wishes wife Genelia D’Souza on her birthday, says ‘may god bless you with the same husband in your next life’

Actor Genelia D’Souza, who ringed in her 32nd birthday on Monday, received beautiful wishes from husband Riteish Deshmukh who prayed to have a wife like her even in his next life. The 40-year-old actor shared a monochrome collage of his ‘Baiko’ on Instagram and wrote, “Life is bliss-when your best friend becomes your life partner. Happy Birthday my darling Baiko Genelia D’Souza. You are the strongest mother I know, you are the adhesive that holds our family together. For all [...]

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