With the anticipation this budget had generated, I think it should have generated highest TRPs for News channels, coming closer to what it was on the L.S General Elections results day. Everyone I spoke to this morning was glued to T.V or live blogs on internet giving commentary on the budget speech. #Budget2015, #SuperBudget, #BreakoutBudget … Continue reading Commentary on Budget in Cricket style – Simplified.
In India 6 out of 10 people depend on Agriculture and live on menial and low paying jobs in agriculture. And contribution of Agriculture to India’s GDP is just 17%. Do you see the structurally distorted ratios? i.e., if there are 100 people, 60 people are earning only Rs. 17 while, rest 40 people are … Continue reading Need, background and evaluation of Land Acquisition Controversy
The Banker’s Retreat held in early January at Pune, is a good beginning by the Government away from the hustle bustle of the work in an informal setting is a novel idea especially in the wake of the decreasing performance of the PSBs vis-à-vis the private banks and the alarm raised by the economists about … Continue reading Gyaan Sangam: The Banker’s Retreat
Ajit Doval, the National Security Adviser, is the India’s answer for the James Bond, of course without those flashy cars, sexy women, extravagant weapons around. He is THE LEGEND in the world of intelligence, and Pakistan’s ISI literally had jitters when he was appointed the NSA last year. The recent crack downs and the achievements … Continue reading Indian James Bond.
In the one of the previous articles (named "Legislations in British India – Part 1") I have discussed about the acts passed by the British Parliament when company was in charge of administration. Post 1857, after sepoy mutiny, British took the administration into its hands directly and rule came to be called British Raj. The … Continue reading Legislations in British India Part 2
Just like modern day actors, sportsmen, business icons who are revered for building their careers from scratch, say for example Rajnikanth (Shivaji Gaekwad), there was another great man approximately 4 centuries back, coincidentally was also Shivaji, albeit Shivaji Bhosale, who built his career from scratch. His father was Jagirdar who worked in Mysore region and … Continue reading Shivaji Raje Bhosale. A warrior, hero and symbol of unity
Kiran Bedi happened to write an open letter to us fellow Indians. Here it is, http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Kiran-Bedis-open-letter-to-fellow-Indians/articleshow/46261577.cms?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=toimobile&utm_medium=referral I, as a fellow Indian felt should write a response. My response to Kiran Bedi's Open Letter. No matter if you were opportunistic as called by someone who himself fought three elections in a year, no matter what number … Continue reading Kiran Bedi’s open letter and my response
Robert Clive, often referred to as “Clive of India” amassed so much illegal wealth after the Battle of Plassey and Buxar that people back in England started to call him and his associates “nabobs”, anglicized version of Nawabs. When he returned back to England in 1769, people were astounded with the fortune he acquired. In … Continue reading Legislations in British India – Part 1
The other day, some one on Quora asked me a question on what I thought about the Modi wearing a suit that supposedly cost him 10 Lac and more over it had Modi's name pin-striped on the suit. There was some introspection needed, but the so called secular, progressive and well "Paid" media, jumped on … Continue reading A small dissection on why Modi wore a self named pin-striped suit!
There was a network of education centers like Pathshalas, Tols, Madarasas, and Maktabs in India where the young kids learnt from the religious texts , and other ancient literatures for various kinds of knowledge in literature, art, science, law etc, and there was no awareness of the scientific advances happening throughout the world. Initially EIC … Continue reading Education in India during the British rule