Institutions & Politics

Posted on 10 February, 2019 , No Comments admin

The past two months have witnessed several fake campaigns.  Each one of them has failed to cut much ice.  Falsehood doesn’t have longevity.  The ‘compulsive contrarians’ continued to…

Posted on 03 February, 2019 , No Comments admin

The leader of the largest party in Opposition in the Lok Sabha Shri Mallikarjun Kharge dissented once again in the appointment of the new CBI Director. Shri Kharge…

Posted on 31 December, 2018 , No Comments admin

The Special CBI Judge, Mumbai, who deals with CBI cases has acquitted all accused in Sohrabudin case. More relevant than the Order of the Acquittal is the observation…

Posted on 01 October, 2018 , No Comments admin

The Congress Party, for the last few days, has been busy spreading disinformation about the Government’s possible moves in relation to the private sector company IL&FS.  The Congress…

Posted on 21 July, 2018 , No Comments admin

A Vote of No Confidence against the Government is a serious business. It is not an occasion for frivolity. The lead participants in the debate are normally senior…

Posted on 16 July, 2018 , No Comments admin

The country has been watching with keen interest the developments in Karnataka in the past two months.  It is a repeat of what the Congress did to Chaudhary…

Posted on 29 June, 2018 , No Comments admin

The first sixty-seven years after Independence from 1947 to 2014 saw a total number of 3.82 crore assesses filing tax returns.  Obviously, in comparison to total population of…

Posted on 20 June, 2018 , No Comments admin

Few days ago Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian met me over video conferencing. He informed me that he would like to go back to the United States on…

Posted on 13 June, 2018 , No Comments admin

A few weeks ago P. Chidambaram, Finance Minister in the UPA Government, claimed that frying pakodas is not job creation.  Being cleverer than rest of his colleagues, he…

Posted on 06 June, 2018 , No Comments admin

Every time I listen to the view of Shri Rahul Gandhi, both inside and outside Parliament, I ask myself the same question – How much does he know?…