Remembering Rajiv Gandhi – Was he the worst PM of India?

Today is the twenty-seventh death anniversary of former Prime Minister of India, Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi. The majority of those who would read this would have shed a tear for Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, on this day. “If Central government releases one rupee for the poor, only 10 paisa reaches them.” - This tells about … Continue reading Remembering Rajiv Gandhi – Was he the worst PM of India?

Loyal Descendants – Part 1

There is a mind-boggling web of interconnectedness that relates one journalist-historian-writer-politician-bureaucrat with another journalist-historian-writer-politician-bureaucrat. Almost every high-profile person in the Congress-Communist establishment related to each other whether it is in politics or bureaucracy or journalism. Recent books by Kuldip Nayar, Tavleen Singh, and Sanjaya Baru also tells the same. Here is one set of sample: … Continue reading Loyal Descendants – Part 1

OROP is done, now spreading the ‘sense of injustice’ is dangerous !!

Day Before, I was ecstatic that OROP was finally a reality and exclaimed "YES!!! Our PM has prevailed!" Though we all knew the day he promised, it was a done deal. While congratulating PM and Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar and his team for upholding honor of our soldiers, I also said "some veterans under the influence … Continue reading OROP is done, now spreading the ‘sense of injustice’ is dangerous !!

Narendra Modi pushes even SCOUNDRELS to resort to patriotism !!

Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s remarks in China and South Korea about Indians being ashamed of being born in the country before his government came to power triggered one of Twitter’s top trends, the hashtag #ModiInsultsIndia, on Tuesday. What was the exact quote of Narendra Modi ?? “Earlier, you felt ashamed, now you feel proud to … Continue reading Narendra Modi pushes even SCOUNDRELS to resort to patriotism !!