Posts Tagged Manmohan singh

Rupee Falling, Inflation, Prices, Corruption, Incompetent Leaders & Economic Emergency

The worst has happened in the Indian economy! Prices are beyond the control of the government. Inflation challenges a government that pleads helplessness! Corruption is open loot by whosoever can do that and the government simply denies it as it does the incursions by the Chinese or Pakistani Armed Forces in to the Indian territory. […]

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The Crime Of Rape

The brutal rape of Laadli, the brilliant young physiotherapist in Delhi last month and her death agitated not only Delhi residents but the whole nation very violently. The public anger continues to simmer, but the political, social and judicial leadership of the nation continues to hide behind outdated laws like the rape law and the […]

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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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An Exercise In Economic Sophistry

“Money does not grow on trees”, spoke the Prime Minister while addressing the nation  recently. He was defending and justifying FDI(Foreign Direct Investment) in multi-brand retail. He visualises millions of quality jobs, especially for the rural folk and the farmers. At the same time he said that money does not grow on trees. My feeling […]

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FDI In Multi-brand Retail Creates Political Storm

The Opposition Parties observed a nationwide  strike (Bharat Bandh) today against a slew of policy decisions of the central government. The pronouncements badly hurt the common man. Diesel and cooking gas prices have been steeply increased and FDI(Foreign Direct Investment) in multi brand retail, which was so far prohibited, has been permitted. The UPA-II government, […]

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Running Away From Parliament?

Can a combination of a corrupt government and media barons justify the Prime Minister running away from parliament in a democracy? Unfortunately that is exactly what has been the response of Dr Mammohan Singh, the Indian Prime Minister, to various scandals that would shame even the most shameless fellow on Earth! The Prime Minister is […]

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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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