Criminalisation of politics

The apex Court of the country has termed criminalisation of politics as a “malignancy” to fight which, the nation was eagerly waiting for a legislation as the “society has legitimate expectations to be governed by proper constitutional governance.” The apex…

Rafale deal

The Rafale aircraft deal is in the eye of the storm and subject of heated discussions amid claims and counter-claims of both the BJP-government and the opposition parties on two major issues – that the contract to acquire 36 French…

No impact

The much touted scheme to bring out black money stashed in different places in the country though the two-year old demonetization by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has miserably failed in achieving the objective for which it was done. In fact,…

Losing support

Isn’t it interesting that just when the battle for 2019 is about to take off, more and more ardent admirers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi are falling out of love with their larger than life hero? From the perpetually Congress-bashing…

Stern indictment

A number of State Government departments have come under severe indictment of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). It is a scathing criticism of the administration, just short of saying that the Government cannot hide its inefficiency and…

Tech knowledge

It is well known that a good interface between technology and higher education will create good economy whose knowledge base is wide and comprehensive. And a bad interface between the two will create bad economy whose knowledge base is narrow…

Collective consciousness

Nature runs on the universal cycle of creation and destruction. Humanity has witnessed multiple civilizations being created and automatically being destroyed. We as biological bodies constantly keep evolving so do our belief systems, ideologies, and consciousness. The destruction here doesn’t…

Administrative inertia

Inertia of sorts has overtaken the bureaucracy and is adversely affecting the functionality and output. Reportedly even the Chief Minister is feeling that the administration is not reaching the people of the State at their doorstep and he is likely…

Farmers deceived

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) revelations in reply to a Right To Information (RTI) query that agriculture loans worth Rs 59,000 crores disbursed to only 615 corporate entities is shocking and surprising. The reply from the RBI also shows…

Bitter pills

The issue of sale of spurious and substandard drugs in our State is nothing new as we have been witnessing this for decades now. It can be said that neither all the medicines available in our markets can be labelled…