Institutions & Politics

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?…

Posted on 09 December, 2017 , No Comments admin

Having been an active participant in the Gujarat Assembly elections since 2002, I cannot resist the temptation of analysing the Congress campaign 2017.   The first distinct aspect…

Posted on 24 December, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

The Winter Session of Parliament has just concluded yesterday. The Winter Session gives rise to a few legitimate thoughts which I must share. On Parliamentary Democracy: Parliamentary Democracy…

Posted on 23 December, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

ECONOMIC OFFENCES: DEFINITION AND GENESIS While commemorating its golden jubilee in 1995, one of the key commitments of countries at the United Nations was the urgent need for…

Posted on 10 December, 2015 , No Comments admin

The Congress Party, for the past few days, has disrupted both houses of Parliament. Its Goebbelsian propaganda is that the party’s leadership is a victim of political vendetta.…

Posted on 17 January, 2015 , No Comments admin

The Chairperson of the Censor Board has sent her resignation to the Government. So have some other Members. They have alleged interference by the Government and corruption in…

Posted on 21 August, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

The Indian Railways for the last few years have been running at a loss. The only way that Railways can survive is when users pay for the facilities…