Categories for My Word
Open Letter To Pervez Musharraf
Dear General Musharraf, I am notorious for proffering unsolicited advice to politicians in India which is consistently ignored. Thereby I have acquired a thick skin. I am now proffering unsought advice to you after your arrival in Pakistan. I am... View Article
Language policy & globalization
Controversy related to language policy has erupted once again. Strong opposition to the Union Public Service Commission’s (UPSC) decision to include marks for the English language paper to the overall tally in the government’s Civil Service examinations has compelled authorities... View Article
Big Idea For Namo & Rahul
Delivering free universal primary education would only exploit India’s richest natural resource of human talent presently grossly under utilised. It would only create a more level playing field for under privileged children and deliver genuine social justice. It would at... View Article
Antony Must Cancel Rafale Deal!
Mr Antony as yet has a reputation for personal probity despite the scandals surrounding his ministry. People believe he is personally clean. But his reputation will be in tatters if he goes through with the Rafale deal Fresh developments... View Article
Responding To Chuck Hagel
The truth is that as long as the corrupt foreign puppets that comprise our political class are not replaced by a new class with a new political culture it is futile to even discuss foreign policy After the new... View Article
Who is Godfather of India’s corruption? Anti-Corruption Time Bomb Ticking!
The Bofors deal was a watershed in India’s fight against corruption. Bigger corruption might have occurred earlier. But for the first time the most powerful politician in the land was perceived to have deliberately covered up the crime. That corruption... View Article
Advani, Partition And Pakistan!
Addressing a public rally last Sunday Congress spokesperson Mr. Shakeel Ahmed described Mr. LK Advani as a Pakistani who came to India to seek power. Mr. Shakeel Ahmed said: “Pakistan born Advani’s intention was not to serve Hindus but he... View Article
who can help crack copter scam mystery?
India should not bank on Italy to unravel the AgustaWestland helicopter corruption. Indeed, circumstantial evidence suggests that the Italians could actually mislead Indian authorities regarding the truth. The scam erupted in full force only after the Italian government arrested the... View Article
Nandy, Tejpal Drop Bricks!
Two leading Indian intellectuals betrayed not only their clumsy articulation but revealed also their imprecise understanding of prevalent reality. Intervening at the recent Jaipur Literary Festival noted author Mr. Tarun Tejpal set the ball rolling by asserting that corruption was... View Article
Defining Moment For Pakistan!
Recently responding to the ceasefire violations by Pakistan this writer had advocated measures that would either make or break the peace dialogue with Islamabad. Events have overtaken that suggestion. Internal developments are forcing a make-or-break choice for Pakistan. The outcome... View Article