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Dalmiya Ji – A man in a league of his own

Posted on 21 September, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

I woke up early morning today in Hong Kong to receive the sad news of the passing away of Jagmohan Dalmiya, the BCCI President. His passing away is a great loss to the cricket administration, the BCCI, the CAB, his friends and family. To me it is a person.....

1965 INDO-PAK WAR GOLDEN JUBILEE COMMEMORATIVE EXHIBITION

Posted on 15 September, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

I was present today at the inauguration of the six day long Exhibition at the India Gate Lawns. It was the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Indo-Pak war. The Exhibition recreates all the major battle scenes of the 1965 war and brings back the nostalgic events.....

Message of the Socio-Economic and Caste Census.

Posted on 05 July, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

The release of the Socio-Economic and Caste Census (SECC) on Friday offers an opportunity to reflect upon the strategy for uplifting the lives of India’s poor and vulnerable. While great strides have been made to improve the economic lives of the poor, .....

An initiative worth emulating

Posted on 14 April, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

On Friday, the 10th April, 2015, along with Chief Minister of Gujarat, I inaugurated “Gujarat International Finance Tec-City” popularly known as the Gift City. The Gift City is intended to be a global financial hub. It will have an international finan.....

Perils of Falsehood

Posted on 27 December, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

The online edition to “India today” and “The Hindu” have reported that a Goa based activist has asked the Prime Minister to order an enquiry on the alleged misuse of naval helicopter by my wife and daughter on 23rd December at Goa. The news item m.....

Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2014

Posted on 02 December, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

Read my response in Rajya Sabha with respect to Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2014. http://bit.ly/1whKe5X.....

Nehru’s anniversary draws disparate elements

Posted on 17 November, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

On the 125th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the Congress Party has organized an international symposium. Has the guest list been influenced by the current depleting fortunes of the Congress Party? The symposium is being attended by Congres.....

The Vodafone Case

Posted on 18 June, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

I have been receiving queries whether I would not be dealing with the issues relating to the Vodafone case from various Media organizations. I stopped practicing as a lawyer with effect from 2ndJune, 2009. Prior to that, I had been consulted in the matt.....

Brief talking points

Posted on 10 June, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

A note on brief talking points made by Shri Arun Jaitley, Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, and Defence while intervening in the debate on the motion for thanks for the President. Sir, The President's Address to Parliament is a directiona.....

Cricketing Nationalism

Posted on 07 March, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

The year was 1999 when the Kargil conflict was on. The World Cup Cricket was being played in England. I happened to be there with my family during the summer break. We travelled from stadium to stadium watching cricket matches. The Indian team got elimina.....

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