Friday, 10 July 2020

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  • An All-Encompassing Union Budget 2019

    July 20, 2019 12:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The first budget of the Modi-2 government, what is being called Bahi Khata, has been introduced in the Parliament by the first woman full fledged  Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman.  There is always a public pressure on the government... View Article

  • What Sitharaman’s Union Budget Brings For India

    July 20, 2019 12:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    First things first. Union budget, which is a statement of government’s revenue and expenditure presented every year, should not be the considered as the single-most important document that can dictate how the nation’s economy progresses during the financial year. It... View Article

  • Enact Strict Law To Ensure Personal Safety Of Doctors

    July 6, 2019 3:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Let me begin with a candid confession: I have not seen God with my own eyes whom I worship but yes I have always seen the best creation of God – “Doctors” right from my childhood days because whenever I... View Article

  • Perform or perish

    June 22, 2019 4:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Modi was chided by his opponents and the media for wrecking the economy, creating huge job losses, undermining established institutions, playing the nationalistic Hindu religious card, being insensitive to dissent and  marginalising the minorities. Some even called him a “divider-in-chief”.... View Article

  • Modi 2.0: Most balanced cabinet

    June 22, 2019 4:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    If the verdict of 2014 general election was for hope, this verdict of 2019 election is for implementation. This is a fact that no government can implement each and every idea within 5 years of period.  Between 2014-2019, Narendra Modi... View Article

  • Sri Lanka’s bloody carnage, ISIS and more

    May 15, 2019 12:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The horrendous Easter Sunday bombing in Sri Lanka have claimed 359 killed till last count including 49 foreigners and some 600 injured. St Anthony’s Church in Colombo, St Sebastian’s Church in the western coastal town of Negombo and a church... View Article

  • My Unflinching Faith In CJI Stands Fully Vindicated Now

    May 15, 2019 12:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    No prizes for guessing what the outcome would be pertaining to the three-Judge in-house Supreme Court panel set up to probe the sexual harassment charges against the CJI Ranjan Gogoi! The answer was quite palpable and is now out in... View Article

  • Reigniting AFSPA

    April 28, 2019 4:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Diwali is once a year but fireworks equivalent to 10 years during Diwali have been fired in run up to general elections 2019 – not actual firecrackers but through verbal abuse. But the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) starts... View Article

  • The Congress Manifesto 2019: A Charter to Weaken India

    April 15, 2019 3:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Sitting in Opposition from 2004-14, I used to listen to the tall promises in the Congress Budgets.  An early lesson that I gave to myself was “Don’t go by what is said, the devil is always in the details”.  In... View Article

  • The Fourteen Reforms of Narendra Modi’s Government

    April 1, 2019 2:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Five year is not a long period in the life of a nation. It can, however, be a turning point in its direction for progress.  1991 was an important watershed in Indian history.  Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao was confronted... View Article