Category Archives: Politics

Everything is politics…

The NCP-Congress government in Maharashtra has recently announced that action will be taken against the Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray. Finally, the right move, I think. But sadly, it took a threat to the ‘Congress Yuvraj’ and of course what’s-his-name … Continue reading

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2009 – Pluses and Minuses

The year 2009 to be remembered for (a) Swine Flu a pandemic that spelled havoc in the months of August and September, particularly in Pune. (b) India gave farewell to the last ageing MiG 23-BN after three decades of service. … Continue reading

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Reforms needed for stability, good governance

In my opinion four reforms – political, judicial, educational and religious – are very necessary to ensure good governance and stability of the country.   Political reforms:  After observing the working of our politicians, I feel very few persons are … Continue reading

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Man and the manifesto

Does Advani deserve this? The party seems to be in a hurry to get rid of Lal Kishan Advani who was their trump card at one point in time. Change is inevitable but the anxiety shown to replace the veteran … Continue reading

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New set of dangerously mutated politicians

Karnataka, with its vast natural resources along with the state machinery, is sought to be run as a business house for the benefit of few individuals. The present day legislators of Karnataka, by their thoughtless act of surrendering to these … Continue reading

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Wit versus Party discipline

It’s shocking the way Shashi Tharoor’s  “cattle class” comment, made such halla-bullah among the people and the political leaders. Actually it was only when a tweeter (The person who asked the question at first is also related to media and … Continue reading

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Austerity or just a display?

In the just concluded Karnataka legislature session, Leader of the Opposition and Congress MLC V S Ugrappa extolled the importance of adopting austerity measures. He said ministers and legislators should display austerity. He also said the ministers should stop showing … Continue reading

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Communication breakdown

Talk between two leaders- one from Karnataka and another from Delhi- was held for alliance. Here are the minutes of the meeting— SG – May Bharat Ki Bahu Hai K- Naanu Mannina Maga SG – Oh Tumhara pitaji Mannu hai … Continue reading

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