Coalgate: The Promise of a Toothache.

Solid grounds exist to implicate the Prime Minister of India in the bungling in the coal sector while he was Minister. Now, if only we would stop harping on the virtual loss and instead focus on the virtual absence of responsibility and control that the PM exhibited, we might just get the country to see … Continue reading

UPA: Up in the Air

Cornered like never before, the Congress is trying everything it can to save its skin – from deflecting issues to gunning for Hindu organizations –  and from using the CBI to its own purposes to destroying the credibility of the CAG. But with the series of scams at its doorstep, will it ever live down … Continue reading

Nitish as PM; Rahul as CM

The stunning victory of the JD[U]-BJP alliance in Bihar has the Congress so shell-shocked they are trying to muddy the waters for the NDA alliance that has held so well, and delivered. That is why the silent campaign to project Nitish Kumar as leader of the NDA and a candidate for PM for the next … Continue reading

Masala Post: Version 1.0

A gallimaufry of events, notices and breaking [broking!] news of the past month –  from the hot spots of New Delhi, Karnataka, Parliament and Bihar – not forgetting Radiagate – in a freshly packaged pocket edition of views and counterviews that attempt to aim for the soul of brevity – with or without the wit. The Dalal … Continue reading

An officer and a gentleman.

  Sainik Schools  are one of our best experiments with regimental learning. They have produced sterling candidates – both soldiers and citizens. In a time of growing shortage of officers in the armed forces, why are we so short of such schools?  Just 86 cadets joined the Indian Military Academy at Dehradun in 2008 against a course … Continue reading