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Defying & Challenging the Supreme Court

The corruption scam in allocation of coal blocks to private entities by the ministry of Coal, Government of India, when the Prime Minister Man Mohan Singh held the charge of the coal ministry was first detected by the Comptroller & Auditor General of India more than a year ago. The loss to the exchequer estimated […]

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Be Honest On Assam & The North East

What do you call a government that tells lies to its own people? Honourable?  Or you sensitize them, pray to them to tell the truth and demand answers if they go into cowardly silence? Assam is burning and the Government of India has betrayed a resolute negation of the ground realities in the parliament this […]

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The Complicate Web of Corruption

It is now almost a year since the Transparency Revolution under the leadership of Anna Hazare gathered steam. It received tremendous public support. The success of this revolution itself became its biggest enemy. The whole political class felt threatened. Its political implications became crystal clear to them after the field experience in an election, where […]

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Police, Executive or the Parliament?

Who must take the decision to declare the war against terrorists in India-the police or the Executive or the Parliament? What has been done to the worst terrorists apprehended so far? Has the police not completed the investigation and chargesheeted them and the courts awarded them the death penalty? Has the process been completed? It […]

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Judicial custody to MP in Cash for Vote case

The court has sent to judicial custody one sitting Member of Parliament and two former Members of Parliament today. The case relates to the inducement and seduction of opposition MPs to vote for the government in July 2008 vote of confidence in the parliament. Three members of the opposition brought to the Lower House or […]

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Cricket Now A Commercial Activity, Admits Minister

The Indian Finance Minister has informed the parliament that the BCCI (The Board of Control for Cricket in India) had been enjoying income tax exemption earlier. In the financial year 2007-08  the income tax exemption was withdrawn. Reason? The sports Body is no longer promoting cricket as a charitable activity and is now primarily a […]

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Appeal To Shri Anna Hazare

  Anna has achieved more than I, an ordinary member of the civil society,had expected! He has succeeded in making the parliament take notice of the devastating effect corruption was having on the aam aadmi life and conduct a genuinely serious analysis and consideration.I have been glued to the TV for several hours now and […]

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