Mark Twain once wrote, “Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together”. Varanasi has never been short of admirers, tourists and the various nicknames that go along with it.
Its election season in India, the season of appeasement and temporary relevance of the 1230 million who live in this country. Our votes will decide who will form the next Government, and more importantly, who will be the next Prime Minister of India. But this time, it seems that the entire Polls 2014 India, are a
Politics is driven by a primary energy. That energy is belief and thought. The belief that you can help improve things around you. It could be a neighbourhood, a community, a state or a country, and with a larger view, perhaps even the world. Eleven parties in India say they are working to offer a
June 2014 Dear Prime Minister Sub: Parliamentary Reforms in India Please accept my hearty congratulations on becoming the 14th Prime Minister of India. There was an amazing election battle between many parties in the last 6 months and we have passed the election phase and elected a government. We, the people of India, have great expectations
The Interim Budget for the Fiscal Year 2014, was more of a vote of thanks than a vote on account. P Chidambaram did whatever he could to pat himself and his government in his interim budget. While it is still not fair to comment on whether he exceeded his brief by hiking budgets of several
Rahul Gandhi may not be the "smart" leader India is searching for. However, he should be credited for bringing one progressive concept into the foray of Indian Politics- the concept of Primaries. The Congress party’s decision to introduce primary elections to select Lok Sabha candidates seeks to empower party workers and open up new opportunities
Elections are held to elect a government which will govern the country. Each party has its own idea about how the governance should be carried out. The government of a country is largely dependent upon the ideologies of the ruling party.
What can be more noble and satisfying than leading your nation on the path of progress? There is no reason why politics should not attract the best minds in the country. To be a politician, one needs a vision, intelligence and knowledge of political processes, combined with a hands-on approach to grassroots problems. Politics can teach
On 28th December 2013, when an IITian took oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi, the winds of hope were blowing throughout the nation. A month later, it is not as breezy as before. The AAP now looks like a successful revolution but a not so successful government. Embroiled in controversies, it is ironic that
It's the weekly satire, back again! Let's go through all the major news events that took place this week: Ugandan Woman identifies Somnath Bharti. The Ugandan Woman who was allegedly assaulted and harassed by a mob lead by Somnath Bharti identified the Law Minister before a magistrate. In return, Somnath Bharti also identified the Ugandan