Forty Two Years Ago – The Emergency

Posted on 01 July, 2017 , No Comments Comments admin

{:en}It has become customary for the critics of any Government in India to casually use an expression “Undeclared Emergency”. Those making these exaggerated comments need to introspect their own roles during the Emergency. Most of them were either sup.....

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LARGEST SINGLE PARTY Vs A COMBINATION WITH MAJORITY SUPPORT

Posted on 14 March, 2017 , No Comments Comments admin

The Congress Party complains a bit too much. It accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of ‘stealing’ the mandate in Goa. It unsuccessfully petitioned before the Supreme Court. It attempted to raise issues in the Lok Sabha. What are the facts? The A.....

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The squeezing out of the Congress Party

Posted on 23 February, 2017 , No Comments Comments admin

The 2014 General Elections delivered an absolute majority for the BJP and overwhelming majority for the NDA. This was a surprise for many. The bigger surprise, however, was that the Congress got relegated to just 44 seats in Parliament. Since May, 2014 I.....

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Demonetisation – A look back at the last two months

Posted on 07 January, 2017 , No Comments Comments admin

Two months have passed since the Prime Minister announced the decision that high denominational currency notes would cease to be a legal tender. Subsequently those notes have been demonetised. When 86% of a country’s currency constituting 12.2% of its G.....

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Two Important Issues before the GST Council

Posted on 26 October, 2016 , No Comments Comments admin

The GST Council comprising of the Finance Ministers' of the Union and the State Governments has had three detailed meetings spread over several days. Two more meetings are proposed post Deepawali. The meetings have witnessed an intense debate on several i.....

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Triple Talaq and the Government’s Affidavit

Posted on 16 October, 2016 , No Comments Comments admin

The issue with regard to the constitutional validity of ‘Triple Talaq’ is distinct from the Uniform Civil Code. The constitutional framers had expressed a hope in the Directive Principles of State Policy that the State would endeavour to have a Unifor.....

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An Empty Rhetoric by the Congress Party

Posted on 08 July, 2016 , No Comments Comments admin

The Congress party has run out of ideas. It has perfected the art of scoring self-goals. The latest example is the Press Conference that its Spokesperson held on 7th July 2016 alleging a telecom scam of Rs.46,000 crores. Under the well established polic.....

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Constitutional Dictatorship imposed by Mrs INDIRA GANDHI Forty One Years ago

Posted on 25 June, 2016 , No Comments Comments admin

FORTY One Years ago, on this very day Prime Minister INDIRA GANDHI imposed an internal emergency in the country. The phoney reason she gave was that there was a breakdown of public order in as much as Jai Prakash Narain had asked the Police and the Army n.....

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My Statement on the United Kingdom Referendum

Posted on 23 June, 2016 , No Comments Comments admin

We have just seen the final vote of the people of the United Kingdom in the referendum on whether to remain or leave the European Union. We respect the referendum’s verdict. At the same time, we are also aware of its significance in the days ahead and .....

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THE ELECTION RESULTS 2016

Posted on 20 May, 2016 , No Comments Comments admin

The results of the five State Assemblies which went to poll in the last two months are on expected lines. The most important political analysis emerging from the results is a significant setback to the Congress party. It lost both the States of Kerala .....

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