Categories for Perspective
Well Said, Mani Shankar!
It is usually not easy to concur with the views that Mani Shankar Aiyar often articulates for the benefit of the people on various current national concerns. He has openly spoken on the “The agony and the Irony of the... View Article
The Shame Of Rotting Foodgrains
As per, even the Government figures, there are more than 42 crore poor below the poverty line, as compared to 41 crore people in 26 African countries. Despite, the loud proclamations, of the government and at least on paper launching... View Article
Partition, Pakistan, Jinnah A Case Of Historical Fixation
Geography is accepted as unalterable. History generates controversies. The latter are more acrimonious for recent events compared to earlier periods. Division of India in 1947 is a case in point. Creation of Pakistan and personality of its chief proponent, MA... View Article
Arresting Curse of Corruption
There are many cases, where kettle call the pot black. A governor of a state, who himself has a dubitable record, has blamed a state government for not cooperating with Lokayukta, the anti-corruption watchdog of the state. Of course, the... View Article
PC’s Firm Stand
Mr P Chidambaram, our Home Minister, has exhibited refreshing firmness during his talks with Mr Rehman Malik, Pakistan’s Interior Minister, in Islamabad on June 25 and 26, 2010. He had gone to Islamabad to attend the SAARC Home Ministers’ meeting,... View Article
How Rajasthan Got Its Name
The process of acquisition of Bank of Rajasthan by ICICI would be the third major acquisition of banks in the state of Rajasthan. Prior to the acquisition of Bank of Rajasthan, the State Bank of Bikaner and State Bank of... View Article
What Ails Indian Bureaucracy?
The conduct rules of all government employees in our country mandate that they shall maintain absolute integrity in their functioning. Unfortunately the conduct rules, which are very unambiguous, have been violated in both spirit and letters, by both the bureaucrats... View Article
Giving Away Kashmir?
For so many years we have concerned ourselves primarily with how Pakistan seeks to take away Jammu and Kashmir. We are perhaps getting too late to intensely involve ourselves with how a section of Indian State and the political class... View Article
Religious Revival In A Changing World
New insecurities and alienation that arise out of migration and urbanisation in a globalised world are driving more people to religion as a way of establishing their identities and validating their experiences There is a revival of institutional religions across... View Article