Why not adjourn sine die and seek fresh mandate

If UPA is convinced it has tried its best but is crippled by lack of numbers, then it must seek a fresh mandate.

31 Dec 2011

If anti-graft war a game, let politicians beware

First, the BJP ensured Lokpal would have no constitutional status and second, the Congress wanted minority quota.

31 Dec 2011

Retribution must lead to justice

For democratic change, what is required is a mass movement, which should be followed by a process of legal justice.

31 Dec 2011

Decentralised social support model is the key

There are over 3,000 vacancies in Kendriya Vidyalayas and most of the Central institutions have staff shortage.

31 Dec 2011

Government and industry can accelerate recovery

Morning did not show the day in 2011. India began the year on a cheerful note and ended it with pessimism all around. The economic hardships are a combination of homemade and imported problems

31 Dec 2011

The party is long over; hangover ahead

2011 is over but 2012 can be worse, with the government showing no sign of waking up to the economic crisis.

31 Dec 2011

A woman expresses herself in many languages

It was a pleasure to see women in their 70s jiving and keeping pace with those in their teens and early twenties.

30 Dec 2011

Tackling pension liabilities

The pay-as-you-go schemes are maturing, resulting in an increase in the ratio of pensioners to workers.

30 Dec 2011

Embroidering life a formidable task

I could not mend some of the jagged edges in my life with the same deftness.

29 Dec 2011

Padma awards farce

Sachin Tendulkar’s basic instincts seem to be that of a spoilt and greedy person wanting more and grabbing more.

29 Dec 2011

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