February 11, 2019

The Indian Bureaucracy!

As I see the police commissioner of Kolkata being retained for further questioning in the chit fund related cases, I ponder at the fall in the […]
February 9, 2019

Needed, a rebooting!

If the Leftists grabbed power in 1977, it was the land issue and the reforms that the government did after that and kept the rural poor […]
February 8, 2019


Unassailable! Seldom has any head of the government come under such vicious attack from the opposition and the media combine, like in the case of Prime […]
February 3, 2019

Another Himalayan Blunder!

A situation has arisen with the CBI reaching the Kolkata police chief’s house to interrogate him in the wake of his absence for the last few […]
February 3, 2019

Modi in pole position!

The post-budget political scenario has taken certain formations, BJP party rejuvenated with sops scattered across the spectrum of farmers, unorganised labour and middle-class citizenry. The opposition […]
February 1, 2019

From the viewing gallery!

The last budget of this innings of the Modi government was placed today, and as expected it was the kindest exercise in the five years of […]
January 24, 2019


Even as we launched Mangalayan, the probe on 5 Nov 2013, which began orbiting Mars 24 Sept 2014, as a country we have not slowed down […]
January 19, 2019

The Unite India Rally of Mamata di!

Exactly a week after Mayavati and Akhilesh Yadav stitched up an alliance to take on BJP, nee Modi, Mamata Banerjee, the firebrand CM of West Bengal […]
January 17, 2019

To my new friends on Facebook!

Think of abject poverty, and you have only a cent, and you insert it into a jukebox, which spills endless heaps of coins. My situation was […]