Mudslinging on Manmohan Singh

  One month is a long time in the life of a government which is incapacitated by policy paralysis. So far we knew that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was an honest man, even though many of his ministers were mired in corruption.Recently, Team Anna managed to find some smouldering ammunition against Singh. In this game…

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We the dirty people of India

After spending almost 10 weeks in India I am back to London. I travelled across 7 states (UP, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat) and the Union territoryof Pondycherry. I took nine flights and travelled some 3,000 km by car on some of the newest expressways. Thanks to 1500 photographs, the visit is fairly well…

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India could never be a superpower

The London School of Economics study that India minght never be a superpower was given a prominent place in almost all the major Indian newspapers. An impression was created that India, had a national goal to become a superpower, a goal that it would never be able to achieve due to its many failings. The…

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INDIA 2022: Politicians who will make or break India

*Ashwarya Rai’s daughter will be ruling silver screens in Bollywood.*With Test cricket buried forever, Sachin Tendulkar’s son will be amassing runs in T20. *Mayawati, (currently Utter Pradesh chief minister), then 75, might be struggling to become the Prime Minister of India. *If Rahul Gandhimarries now his son/daughter, surrounded by Gandhi family loyalists, would be preparing to take…

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Onions: India’s national crisis?

Watch any Indian television news channel and you will come to know that India is facing a serious national crisis or some sort of national disaster. News reporters are laying siege of cabinet ministers, chief ministers and bureaucrats about the shortage of onions in big cities. They are dragging middle aged housewives to camera recording…

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Name and shame the guilty men of Bhopal

Finally an Indian judge is able to determine who were the guilty men of Bhopal gas disaster. 25,000 deaths and 26 years later these men have been sentenced to jail for two years. The grief stricken victims of Bhopal are outraged – how could the men responsible for the world’s greatest industrial disaster escape so…

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