Posts Tagged prime minister

Do They Fear Narendra Modi?

There hardly goes a day when someone or the other in the Indian political firmament does not try to hit Narendra Modi, Chief Minister of Gujarat. Some newspapers and TV channels give the impression of being on paid campaign against him. Highly ambitious politicos and aspiring Prime Ministers don’t observe even the slightest courtesy deserving […]

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Still Justifying FDI In Retail

The Prime Minister, Finance Minister, commerce & Industry Minister, other cabinet ministers and the Congress Party have been trying to justify the foreign direct investment in retail stores like Wal-Mart for more than 10 days. Even after one of the alliance partners has parted ways, the government is bent upon pushing it. Why is the […]

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Rahul Gandhi Decides

As the election for the President of India was being held today, news came that Rahul Gandhi has “decided” to take active interest in the affairs of the Congress Party and the government. The followers were rightly elated and went into loud applauds and the critics matched them in picking holes in it. But it […]

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Not Much Scope For Manoeuvring For Man Mohan Singh

Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, resigned on 26th June to file his papers for President. That gave speculators all the freedom to indulge in wild dreams. The new Finance Minister is expected to usher in all the reforms, strengthen the rupee against the US dollar, contain inflation, boost investment, open retail trade for multi-brand FDI, slow […]

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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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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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Disputing The Army Chief’s Date Of Birth incorrect

The date of birth of the Chief of the Army Gen V.K. Singh has been wrapped in an unnecessary controversy. It should end soon.Without being disrespectful to the RM (Raksha Mantri/Defence Minister), not much can be expected from a man who swooned while addressing the uniformed guys and had to be physically lifted away. If […]

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