After RJD president Lalu Yadav hinted at technical roadblocks delaying merger of the newly formed Janata Parivar, his another Bihar ally Nitish Kumar appealed to the figurehead Mulayam Singh Yadav to remove the stumbling blocks as early as possible. But this is obviously not going to be easy even for an experienced alliance creator Mulayam Singh Yadav.
As many wives will take offense, I have a humble submission : Continue with your traditional fast but not for someone who has been a beast, even if he is your husband. Read more
This happened on Sunday noon, while I was travelling from Jaipur to Lucknow via New Delhi. To my utter astonishment, I saw some people curiously looking at a tiny mouse that swiftly moved in the aircraft. Read more
Many believe I am a Christian, then many think I am an atheist. I am neither of the two. I firmly believe in the unknown and unseen power that controls us and our lives. Call him Christ, Allah or God.
I am not a great fan of Congress leader Renuka Choudhary. She comes out as a leader completely confused on most of the issues. But the compassion and the passion with which she suggested ‘parading the culprits with their faces blackened and heads shaved’ compelled me to think over it. Read more
“You don’t have to put in any special effort; the trick lies in simply putting yourself, your family and your work before everything that the Nation needs from you. It’s not a new thing …. It’s been there for 65 years and now we are very close to achieving this wily aim. This happens to be the most successful silent destruction charter adopted by the citizens of India after independence.” Read more
Chote Lal Chaurasia, a retired UP government official, walked into my room the other day. He was brimming with excitement. He giggled, he laughed as he shared his experience of meeting Rahul Gandhi in Delhi recently. Read more
A Silent Pledge
Often surveys tell us how bad the new generation is about the country’s Independence struggle — knowing little or nothing. Read more
Corruption is the catchword in the country today. Many in the intelligentsia attribute heavy turnout in the ongoing polls to Anna Hazare, who turned corruption into a potent electoral issue. The mood is no different in the North of India. Read more
One can hate Narendra Modi, but can one dismiss the fact that Gujarat is the largest growing state in India. The Planning Commission has termed Gujarat as the leading state in the country with 12 percent growth rate. Read more