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  • Two Years Of UPA-II An Assessment

    June 11, 2011 12:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    It was the same time last year when Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh cancelled the first anniversary celebratory dinner of his government, after an Air India Express Boeing 737-800 crashed in Mangalore, killing over a hundred passengers. It cast a... View Article

  • In The Aftermath Of Osama Bin Laden

    May 28, 2011 3:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The US special forces strike in Pakistan’s garrison city of Abbotabad killing al-Qaeda Amir Osama bin Laden on May 2 morning must raise a very important question the world over. Does a country which has suffered attacks and loss in... View Article

  • Kalmadi Crumbles

    May 14, 2011 12:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The slipper that made Suresh Kalmadi a politician in the Seventies has boomeranged on him on April 25, 2011. The smile on his face, of which he had spoken with pride when allegations of scam were made against him before... View Article

  • Anna’s Boat Rocked

    May 7, 2011 1:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Anna Hazare’s campaign against corruption is threatening to become a misguided missile. The Congress party and the UPA government must be secretly grinning from ear to ear to see Anna’s chakravyuh getting eroded. Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh’s public digs... View Article

  • Samjhauta Blast Probe Messier & Messier

    April 23, 2011 4:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts


  • India Ducks UNSC Bouncer

    April 9, 2011 11:33 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Operation Odyssey Dawn began on Saturday, March 19. The first strike was launched by a French Rafale fighter jet destroying a Libyan military vehicle near Benghazi, a rebel held city in eastern Libya that pro-Gaddafi troops had attempted to re-capture.... View Article

  • UPA Budget, Can It Save PM’S Sinking Boat?

    March 19, 2011 1:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Coming in the crossfire between poverty-stricken Maoist insurgents and the propagators of crony capitalism, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee had to do a balancing act in the Union Budget 2011-12 and he exactly did that on Monday to give a lease... View Article

  • Is The Rail Minister On The Right Track?

    March 12, 2011 3:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Railway Budget may be a tough task for Mamta Banerjee this year as the Railway Minister has to play the dual role to avoid controversies. The Railway Budget for 2011-12 is very important for the Trinamool supremo as Mamta... View Article

  • Criminal Syndicates Rule Ruralmaharashtra

    February 26, 2011 10:24 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Criminal syndicates be it in sand or be it in adulterated oil or be it in adulterated milk, they function with impunity in the interiors of Maharashtra. Thanks to the political patronage they receive as quid pro quo for providing... View Article

  • Conditional Clearance, Unconditional Compromise

    February 19, 2011 11:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The scene is sombre and distressing. Villagers stood about in small silent groups. News of the conditional clearance given by the Environmental Minister was trickling in. There was bewilderment all around in Balitutha.                 It was understandable that Jairam Ramesh... View Article