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  • Land Acquisition Government‘S Apathy, Farmers’ Nightmare

    May 28, 2011 5:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

      The spectre of land acquisition haunted farmers of UP and the country alike this week. And the government took recourse to the decades-old path of treading to suppress the farmers’ voice with exercise of acute brute force, which resulted... View Article

  • Laden: ‘Lord’ Of Jihadists Gone, Not ‘Jehad’

    May 21, 2011 12:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Last week, I wrote in this column about a great soul—Sathya Sai Baba—who had devoted his entire life to the cause of peace to and welfare of humankind. And this week, I am writing about a (in)human, who scripted several... View Article

  • Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s Vision For A Developed India

    May 14, 2011 12:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Where there is a will, there is a way. Sathya Sai Baba has proved this in his life. The devotion and selfless service to humanity by Baba, who passed away on the morning of April 24, added a special and... View Article

  • POSCO Potpourri

    May 7, 2011 1:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Odisha government was jolted out of deep hibernation of arbitrariness by the Union Environment Ministry last fortnight, as it held back forest clearance to POSCO’s iron and steel project and directed the Odisha government to recognise the rights of... View Article

  • The Civil Coup?

    April 30, 2011 5:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    At Delhi’s Jantar Mantar, an architectural ode to precision and balance, Anna Hazare’s fast-unto-death finally came to an end. On April 9, the Union Law Ministry announced setting-up of a 10-member joint drafting committee for the Jan Lokpal Bill—it is... View Article

  • Cricket Ripples Silly Point

    April 23, 2011 5:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Men in Blue have done it again, i.e. winning the Cricket World Cup. The first time the Indian team lifted the victory cup was in 1983 at cricket’s mecca—Lord’s. So the cricket’s crowning glory moments revisited the nation after... View Article

  • Cricket Diplomacy: An Exercise In Sheer Futility

    April 16, 2011 11:24 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    In an exhilarating and gripping semifinal of Cricket World Cup, India comprehensively thrashed Pakistan. However, the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s invitation to his Pakistani counterpart as a cricket diplomacy to resolve the issues between the two countries, particularly after 26/11,... View Article

  • Gaddafi Factor Making Of Another Iraq?

    April 9, 2011 12:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The self-proclaimed ‘supercop’ of the world has again poked its nose in the internal affairs of a sovereign nation, i.e. Libya, which is no music to the ear, particularly to the democratic world. Although at the outset, I would like... View Article

  • Tsunami Of Nuclear Catastrophes

    April 2, 2011 1:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The world watched with shivering trepidation the chilling pictures emanating from Japan, when it was hammered by a tremendously powerful earthquake and then bludgeoned by a gigantic tsunami. Images of destruction and human misery, as 10-metre-high black waves, triggered by... View Article

  • Steamless Battle Against Corruption

    March 26, 2011 1:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Striving hard not to combat corruption tooth and nail, the UPA government had to bite the dust last week. The Manmohan Singh led-government, having been rapped by the Supreme Court for not arresting Hasan Ali, nabbed the latter. It is... View Article