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  • BJP-Congress juggle between PAC and JPC Joshi Gains

    May 21, 2011 11:42 am Published by

    Political parties have been conveniently shifting their stand over how to get to the bottom of multi-crore 2G spectrum scam, ever since it came to light. A probe through Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was not the priority of BJP, while... View Article

  • Guwahati Musings

    January 29, 2011 1:54 pm Published by

    The BJP recently held its national executive in Guwahati from January 8 to January 9. This is the first time the party held its conclave in the northeast on the eve of the forthcoming assembly elections in Assam. The venue... View Article

  • Sonia’s Living Politics Born under one Law to another Bound

    December 18, 2010 11:51 am Published by

    Opinion is sharply divided about Sonia Gandhi’s living politics, the pendulum swinging from one extreme position to another. But I have always viewed Sonia Gandhi as an artist and statesperson, with benevolent and compassionate nature and having dard (the expression... View Article

  • The cost of India’s MPs

    October 23, 2010 3:46 pm Published by

    India’s MPs have given themselves a threefold hike in salary, now earning 68 times the country’s average salary. But no conditions of service have changed. In the USA, for example, members of Congress cannot earn more than 15% from outside... View Article

  • ‘K’-bomb rocks the Valley

    October 2, 2010 11:36 am Published by

    On September 12 night, Tehran-based television channel Press TV carried a breaking news— the Quran has been desecrated in many cities of United States. Izhar Butt, 21, made series of calls to many of his friends and relatives to switch... View Article

  • Do We Need Parliamentary Democracy?

    June 26, 2010 10:47 am Published by

    Had the country’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru been alive today and witnessed the goings on in the “Temple of Democracy” he would definitely have been put to shame and even wondered whether this country did deserve this after... View Article

  • Strange War of Delhi Government

    May 8, 2010 12:44 pm Published by

    Mahatama Gandhi provided the system of complete decentralisation through local self-governing institutions. He felt that it would solve all the local social economic, political and cultural problems of the society. This would provide justice in a speedier and less costly... View Article

  • Fratricidal War in DMK

    May 1, 2010 1:35 pm Published by

    The battle of succession appears to be heating up in Tamil Nadu as sons MK Stalin and MK Alagiri prepare the ground to succeed father 86-year-old veteran Tamil Nadu politician and Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, who has announced that he... View Article

  • 100 per cent male-bashing to 33 per cent women quota bill in UP Unman Like

    April 17, 2010 11:06 am Published by

    The 33 per cent women reservation Bill, seeking seats for women in Parliament and state assemblies has seen 100 per cent male bashing in Uttar Pradesh, the state which has the highest number of Muslims. The opposition has come from... View Article

  • Headley Singing Before FBI About 26/11 Mumbai Terrorist Attacks Lessons To Be Learnt

    April 10, 2010 11:34 am Published by

    When a ship starts sinking, the rats try to find escape routes. The perpetrators of the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai must have never thought that their crime would ever come to light. But the conspiracy came partially to light... View Article