Posts Tagged congress

A Costly Illusion

AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) led by Arvind Kejriwal has turned out to be a very costly political, social and economic illusion in less than just 50 days. The party began its journey under the pretext of providing a clean government, free from the corruption practiced by the previous Congress government led by Ms Sheila Dixit […]

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Curious Case of AAP’s Identity Theft & Superficial Secularism

The poor man’s identity itself has been stolen. Look at our nouveau aam aadmi. Do they resemble the real aam aadmi (the nanga-bhooka-garib aam aadmi)? They are either rich or crorepatis or multi lakhpatis at least. Before the birth of the AAP there have been umpteen such claimants to the throne of the poor aam […]

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The Trap Turns to a Noose!

The newspapers and TV channels have suddenly found a topic for increasing their TRP ratings. It is Arvind Kejriwal. Or to be precise, the AAP. We yet don’t know which of these two has captured the imagination of our media, press and politicians. It is kind of a sudden change in weather conditions which nobody […]

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Lokpal Bill Passed In The Lok Sabha

The agitation for the legislation of the anti-graft law comes to an end today- the Parliament of India has passed the Bill in the People’s House/ Lok Sabha this 18 December 2013. The Bill has been hailed as historic by some and a Joke Pal by others. Anna Hazare, whose crusade in 2011 fired the […]

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Delhi Assembly Election 2013

India has seen hung Assembly or Parliament after a fractured electoral verdict in the past also, but the situation in Delhi after the declaration of the Assembly election results on 4th December 2013 is peculiar. It is so for two reasons: the indecisive Delhi voters’ mind; and the NOTA (None Of The Above) mentality. People […]

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Voter Turn Out Expression Of Anger

The recently concluded elections to four states (Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan & Delhi) witnessed a heavy voter turn out. This is currently being debated on TV channels by all categories of political pundits within the usual parameters of anti-incumbency, pro-incumbency, right, left, centre middle, corruption and inflation. Exit polls have favoured the BJP and discounted […]

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Why Is Narendra Modi In The News?

Narendra Modi is in the news for the last two days for various reasons after his nomination as the candidate of the BJP for the position of the Prime Minister of India in the next General Elections. So why are people excited, agitated or neurotic? There are several reasons that have not been highlighted by […]

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Political Parties Afraid Of Transparency Law ?

An innocuous ruling by the Central Information Commissioner of India has sent jitters through the spines of political parties in India. The CIC (Central Information Commissioner) has ruled that the political parties are covered under the Right to Information Act (RTI Act). The commission has held that the political parties are covered by section 2(h) […]

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Pranab For President

Elections to the office of the President of India are due next month. Political manoeuvres were in a insipidly low gear  until the West Bengal Chief Minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee, ignited the race for the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Congress, which was playing its cards close to its chest, was caught unawares on the names of the […]

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TIMING OF BOFORS REVELATIONS?

Questions are being asked about the timing of the fresh revelations in the Bofors scandal. These are no different from the questions about the timing of Gen V.K.Singh  ordering  an Inquiry by the CBI in the Tatra trucks scandal or other cases or his letter to the PM. Such questions will always be fired whether […]

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