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
A year can be almost an eternity in a country like India. Last December, there was a sense of doom and gloom around us. Angry citizens had taken to the streets in protest against the gang rape of the Delhi brave-heart and the issue of women safety and security;
Just about a decade ago, India was a golden bird. The bird which never rested, the bird which was the world's envy, the bird which would soon transform into the Eagle and dominate the world. A decade later, we are the world's misery. It seems like all the world's problems find their home in India!
In the India of today, politicians and government officials are largely inaccessible to the general public. They are more like dictators. They meet us once in 5 years and then disappear. Yes, sometimes we do see our leaders in the news when they make stupendous statements which show their total disconnect from the general Indian
Recently, a humorous photo is doing the rounds on Facebook which says, "I went to a fish market and shouted, 'What is this? A classroom?', thereby maintaining the balance of the Universe. " Hilarious, but also something to learn from. Doing the rounds on facebook Everything in the world needs to be balanced.
2014 is anxiously awaited by all. The atmosphere is electrified and the nation is “electionally”charged. Basically, it’s back to that time when all the political parties engage in wooing the votebanks. Previously, methods adopted were – making false promises, bribing the poor uneducated class by giving money, alcohol, lighting up cities and villages, overnight mending of
What happens when one little Italian boy and a hardworking patriot clash against each other? It makes a setting for a perfect Indian political clash-The Great Indian Political Drama. Rahul Gandhi Often regarded as the brainchild of the 'newly envisioned Congress', Rahul Gandhi is the fourth generation leader in the Congress. Son of Sonia Gandhi