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The fall and fall of Nitish Kumar (Column: Political Circus)

At one time, he was the poster boy of Indian politics. Not only did he slay the villain of Bihar’s “jungle raj” in 2005 by rounding up lawless elements after winning an election and launching social and economic development projects, he also scored another resounding electoral victory in the…

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Jaya targets Sonia for her intervention in Tehelka case

Did Congress President Sonia Gandhi tried to shield Tehelka from investigation in the financial dealings on corruption in defence purchases in 2001. The Congress has dismissed the allegations saying Sonia Gandhi’s move was an intervention for freedom of speech and expression. “It is a classic case of shooting the…

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Am I a suspect in present India

Looking at the growing  climate of  intolerance in the country, a feeling has started growing in my heart if I am also a suspect. I  am a born Saraswat Brahmin, but by conviction has been a non-believer. I do not visit places of worship nor do I offer daily…

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Why not working ‘Make in India’ initiative

Three years back, the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embarked on an ambitious ‘Make in India’ programme to boost the country’s economy and for generation of employment.

The government had also sought to kill many birds with one stone, as the initiative was to…

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