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India Averted Financial Emergency: Finance Minister Chidambaram

The Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram, has said in an interview to a TV channel(ZeeTV) that the reforms announced in the recent weeks have averted a financial emergency! This confession from no less a person than the finance minister of India validates my apprehensions about it contained in some of my posts on this website and […]

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Why Was Amitabh Bachchan Targeted?

The actor, former Member of Parliament, a close friend of Late Rajiv Gandhi and the son of a renowned poet Late Harivansh Rai Bachchan has silently suffered a stigma for 25 years for no wrong in the Bofors Gun Deal bribery case and legitimately feels vindicated now after the revelations made by the Swedish Police […]

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The NCTC imbroglio

With the growing opposition to the setting up of the NCTC (National Counter Terror Centre) by the day from Chief Ministers of states where they enjoy the support of the people, unlike leaders descending from the heavens to become chief minister, the Government of India has proposed to have a dialogue with them. The treasury […]

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Objecting To The National Counter Terrorism Centre

The proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) has invited opposition from around 10 state governments. The reason stated is that impacts adversely the centre-state relations or the federal structure of the Union of India, as envisaged in the Constitution. The centre considers it inadvisable on the part of the states to oppose the NCTC, as […]

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Shoegate to Laptopgate

Ever since a shoe was flung at George Bush, easily the most powerful President in the world, it has become so popular that it has been generously copied in India, the world’s largest democracy. So many shoes have been hurled at God knows how many dignitaries so far, including Home Minister Chidambaram and the Congress […]

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THE SOLAR FLARES OF THE 2-G SPECTRUM

There are any number of stories doing the rounds about the Finance Ministry note of March 25, 2011 to the Prime Minister accusing P. Chidambaram ,who was the Finance Minister in 2007 of complicity in licensing spectrum at throw away prices , fixed in 2001 for the first time(a specious argument that has landed the […]

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