Politics

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The ‘ruling’ party phenomenon Whenever an incident happens, comments follow. Expert comments, pedestrian views and then there are the politicians. Their views make me wonder, are these best possible representatives for our people? Is it so hard for us to find sensible people to represent us in the parliament? Is it the power that goes
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Brashtendu Bachchu’s father, Auratched Bachchu is mega-pissed that his son didn’t get into the reputed, elite Indian Institute of Political Mismanagement (IIoPM). His father and his grandfather, Ghotalekar Bachchu are alumni of this college and it was expected that from Insaafnagar, Brashtendu would be the next.But he disappointed his parents, his people and last but
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Frankly speaking, at 42 years of age how can anyone be called a young politician. The ass-kissing media and of course the Congress politicians praised Rahul Gandhi for a brilliant speech at Chintan Shivar. Chintan Shivar basically is a camp where all the members of Congress party come and well, party. If they get some
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We are facing a crisis along with rest of the world. The crisis here is deeper because we are a developing nation. Only the basement is ready and it is not earthquake-resistant. FDI is like adding extra support from side hoping that it will absorb the quake. Firstly opening up FDI in all the sectors
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Dr. Manmohan Singh was sworn in yesterday as the new Prime Minister. This will be the headline after the 2014 results will be announced. I know a lot of people are angry with the govt, the scams, the bad governance and stuff, but still there is a fair chance that it will be the same
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I can type some documents at my home, get them printed with some bogus letterhead and wave those pages at some public memorial and get attention. If I scream that some ‘A’ politician was involved in some ‘B’ scam, there is a plethora of news channels which will interview me and flog the politician in
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Freedom is a feeling and not a perspective, so it can’t be different for two different people. But, having said that there is a big issue looming around, the sheer power of the internet is too much to handle. You don’t have to search for the radioactive spider or any radioactive explosion to become powerful,
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Govt is not in the business of business, it is in the business of governance. It is pretty odd sometimes to read that the GDP is going up/down or to see chief economists of the world go bonkers about numbers. Trillion dollar is spoken of as if it is chump change, a billion as if
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This guy is a strategist extraordinaire, almost in the leagues of Chanakya. A brand manager par excellence, a sly activist and a political blackmailer are a few of his credentials. He won the Ramon Magsaysay award for Eminent Leadership in 2006 among many others. Now, had he started out against corruption with no Anna Hazare,
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  IMF’s chief economist Olivier Blanchard said “It’s not yet a lost decade, but it will surely take at least a decade from the beginning of the crisis for the world economy to get back to decent shape.”   That statement couldn’t be any more right. But that is considered the whole world marches in the same direction and
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