Category: National

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Why doesn’t Modi speak in Parliament?

DECCAN CHRONICLE.,Published, Nov 23, 2016 At least the people of India will note their elected leader has satisfied the demands and conventions of democratic and parliamentary life.  (Note: “Demonetisation move” says our PM, “was not the end but the beginning of...

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‘Demonetisation will hit terror financing hard’

DINAKAR PERI,  in the Hindu, 10/10/16 The Hindu, The Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata study said that Rs. 70 crore fake notes were pumped into the economy every year. (Note: Government move to demonotize should be supported by all. It will...

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It may give Theresa May a reason to smile

Shashi Tharoor’s book on British rule Karan Thapar,  in Hindustan Times, Nov 05, 2016 – Shashi Tharoor presents a devastating case on the Raj’s economic impact (MINT) (Note: This is published for several reasons. 1.Tharoor is a well known writer very conversant...

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Arnab Goswami of Times Now Resigns

            The Jack Reacher of Indian  Television & Anchor News Today R. Sukumar, in Live Mint, 05/11/2016 Like Lee Child's muscular man of action, Arnab Goswami is judge, jury and sometimes executioner (Note: Arnab Goswami has his friends and foes...

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Poll probity: A good step

DECCAN CHRONICLE. Editorial comment on 3/11/16 – Voters have a basic right to know a candidate’s academic qualifications. Union textiles minister Smriti Irani, whose qualifications were questioned by a writer who claimed there were discrepancies in her declarations in different elections...

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No great India without unity

Can there be an India with state fighting state? Language destroyed a culture in Babylon – By T J S George,  in New Indian Express, 18/9/16 (Note: Legends, folk stories and biblical narratives teach us some unforgettable lessons.  One such is the story of...

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Will power to be health super power?

Where there's a way, there's a will – By Ravi Shankar, in New Indian Express, 11/9/16 (Note:  For sure “India urgently needs to acquire the will to be a health superpower ….. It is pointless to speak about progress while our countrymen...

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Aam Aadmi turns into harm Aadmi, then to damn admi.

Yet another chance  of clean politics gone – By T J S George, in New Indian Express,  Sept.11/16 (Note: The headline tells it all. Congrats to TJS George’s tight and tart summary headline  Aam Admi becoming  “Harm Admi, then Damn Admi”  which is...

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Dalits, Christians, communists March on Dehli

By Bijay Kumar Minj, New Delhi, in UCAN India, September 20, 2016 The former 'untouchables' are promising to stand up against an increase in caste-based violence. Sitaram Yechury, leader of the Communist Party of India, addressed the rally in New Delhi on Sept. 16....

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RSS, BJP and India’s Independence Struggle

September 5, 2016 Ajay Ghosh , in  Universal Newsnetwork (Note: The question discussed here is who started and led India’s freedom struggle, the Congress led by Gandiji and Nehru or the RSS. All have short memories of historical facts.What Gandhiji wanted was...