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Tradition be damned President Pranab should vote this election

May 10, 2014

Tradition be damned President Pranab should vote this election

This idea of not voting to be neutral is a claim to false neutrality. If it were to ensure that he was not accused of taking sides in government formation when no party of no pre-poll alliance won a majority, it appear a logic stretched too far #India #ToTheContrary #Pranab Mukherjee #Congress #BJP #Democracy #President #Rashtrapati Bhavan #Lok Sabha elections 2014
Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose's 'death'

Dec 01, 2013

Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose's 'death'

A bare reading of the two-page record shows that the controversy surrounding the freedom fighter's fate isn't limited to a bygone era and that it is not just about Jawaharlal Nehru, who has been painted with a black brush by many Netaji fans. #Pranab Mukherjee #Russia #FPExclusive #Subhash Chandra Bose #Independence Movement
Is Sangma worthy of contesting the presidential poll?

Jul 07, 2012

Is Sangma worthy of contesting the presidential poll?

Sangma has no noteworthy achievements against his name and we now have the unedifying picture of one presidential candidate begging for votes. #OnOurMind #Pranab Mukherjee #PA Sangma #Presidential Poll
Why Subbarao told the finmin to take a walk

Jun 18, 2012

Why Subbarao told the finmin to take a walk

The latest policy is the clearest signal yet from the RBI that rates can't fall further without a lot of effort from the finance ministry #Pranab Mukherjee #Duvvuri Subbarao #PolicyWatch #MonetaryPolicy
Sharma vs Jairam Cong flyweights in shadow-boxing bout

Jun 06, 2012

Sharma vs Jairam Cong flyweights in shadow-boxing bout

Anand Sharma, the Commerce Minister, thinks Jairam Ramesh is not reformist enough. UPA's skirmishes are now percolating to less senior ministers. #Pranab Mukherjee #Jairam Ramesh #Politics Decoder #Anand Sharma #Shadow-Boxing #UPA Jockeying
Kalam should decline Prez job; Why not Manmohan?

Apr 26, 2012

Kalam should decline Prez job; Why not Manmohan?

Abdul Kalam is being mentioned for the top job only to spite the Congress. He should decline it. But Manmohan Singh could be an option. #Pranab Mukherjee #Pratibha Patil #A. P. J. Abdul Kalam #The Presidency
Did Pranab-da pull a fast one on Voda and P-notes?

Apr 02, 2012

Did Pranab-da pull a fast one on Voda and P-notes?

How could the Vodafone law change has just been a clarification when it was there on the statue book in 1922, asks one expert. #Pranab Mukherjee #Vodafone #Budget 2012 #Gaar #P-Notes
For Pranab-da, the unkindest cut came from 'Shochin'

Mar 17, 2012

For Pranab-da, the unkindest cut came from 'Shochin'

Why the finance minister had to deal with the brickbats while the man with the bat was the showstopper on Budget Day. #Pranab Mukherjee #Sachin Tendulkar #Budget2012
UTI Does top job have to go only to a finmin favourite?

Jan 23, 2012

UTI Does top job have to go only to a finmin favourite?

Even after a year, the finance ministry has not appointed a fulltime CEO for UTI Mutual Fund. This is not on #Pranab Mukherjee #Omita Paul #Jitesh Khosla #TopDog #UTI Mutual Fund
FDI has already benefited us check McDonald's, Coke, Pepsi

Dec 01, 2011

FDI has already benefited us check McDonald's, Coke, Pepsi

Our shameless politicians are confusing the issue on retail FDI. Fact is, we have already benefited from whatever retail FDI there is and we should welcome the WalMarts, too. #Pranab Mukherjee #ToWhatEffect #WalMart #parliament #Pepsi #retail FDI #Kiranas