Dynastic Parties

Posted on 24 March, 2019 , No Comments admin

I have consistently held the view that dynasties owning political parties is an unfortunate phenomenon which has accelerated in the last three decades.  The Congress was original creator…

Posted on 17 March, 2019 , No Comments admin

India is today at the cusp of making history.  Industrial revolutions bypassed us in the past.  We had to fight the menace of poverty and lack of growth. …

Posted on 16 March, 2019 , No Comments admin

The real strength of India’s democracy is the inherent wisdom of the voters.  They know what is in their best interest.  They make harsh but correct judgments.  They…

Posted on 15 March, 2019 , No Comments admin

India is the world’s most populous and largest democracy.  It is a highly aspirational nation which is also the world’s fastest growing economy.  Very soon we will be…

Posted on 12 February, 2019 , No Comments admin

Truth is both precious and sacrosanct.  In mature democracies those who deliberately rely on falsehood are banished from public life.  There is no doubt that with the changing…

Posted on 05 February, 2019 , No Comments admin

Mamata Banerjee’s disproportionate over-reaction to the CBI wanting to interrogate the Kolkata Police Chief has flagged several issues for a public discourse. The most important being that a…

Posted on 27 November, 2018 , No Comments admin

The debate whether India should be a dynastic democracy has been ignited by a self-goal of the Congress Party.  The Prime Minister’s mother’s age was made a subject…