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Narendra Modi or not, opportunistic politics will govern India

Mar 23, 2014

Narendra Modi or not, opportunistic politics will govern India

In some ways the UPA had ceased being 'progressive', the quaint term used to allude to leftism, after the exit of the Communists. #HowThisWorks #UPA #NDA #2014 Lok Sabha Elections #J Jayalaithaa
Open letter to AAP from a fence sitter Why should I vote for you?

Mar 13, 2014

Open letter to AAP from a fence sitter Why should I vote for you?

What will AAP do in a post poll scenario? Will it support the Congress, the BJP or will it go for a re-election? #UPA #Congress #BJP #Delhi #Arvind Kejriwal #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014
Don't believe Rahul, here's why the Whistleblower Bill won't matter

Feb 20, 2014

Don't believe Rahul, here's why the Whistleblower Bill won't matter

The fustian charade of anti-corruption stands exposed even as the political class pussyfoots around a severely faulty bill. #Corruption #UPA #Congress #InMyOpinion #Rahul Gandhi #Accountability #Whistleblowers Protection Bill #Satyendra Dubey
Modi doesn't have the expertise to run a coalition govt

Jan 03, 2014

Modi doesn't have the expertise to run a coalition govt

What does Modi know about running a coalition like NDA ? Dr Singh's legacy has to be measured in terms of two consecutive terms. #Manmohan Singh #UPA #Narendra Modi #LetterstoFP #NDA
India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

Nov 27, 2013

India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

I agree with the author's assessment that this can be beneficial to India in the long run but whether the benefits will accrue to the UPA government is not so clear. #Petrol #UPA government #Iran Deal
Just not cricket Why did Sachin get Bharat Ratna before Dhyan Chand?

Nov 17, 2013

Just not cricket Why did Sachin get Bharat Ratna before Dhyan Chand?

Tendulkars contemporaries Viswanathan Anand and Leander Paes can certainly wait. But India owed it to her first modern sporting genius and superstar #UPA #Sachin Tendulkar #Dhyan Chand #bharat ratna #Sachin Tendulkar retirement #Leander Peas
Saving Durga Nagpal Why our parties stopped at posturing

Aug 10, 2013

Saving Durga Nagpal Why our parties stopped at posturing

While the IAS officer maintains a curious silence, the political grandstanding over her suspension has fizzled to a whimper because every party has a past #Uttar Pradesh #UPA #IAS #Akhilesh Yadav #mining Mafia #sand mafia #Durga Nagpal
Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Nov 26, 2012

Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

The government in election mode is hurrying what it believes are popular reforms. But by offering to transfer cash to 10 crore families while withdrawing subsidies that support double that population, the UPA may end up scoring a self-goal. #HowThisWorks #UPA #Poverty #Aadhaar #Cash transfers
No reshuffle can change the course of UPA's trajectory

Oct 31, 2012

No reshuffle can change the course of UPA's trajectory

When the broad direction of the UPA has already been set, can a cabinet reshuffle make any difference? Unlikely. #Manmohan Singh #UPA government #Cabinet reshuffle