Shri Julio Ribeiro is in an almighty huff. And he has got the majority of the country’s English MSM, specially the TV wallahs with him.
The liaison business had its breeding ground in the five draconian laws (IDRA, FERA, Capital Issues Control Act, Companies Act and MRTP); heydays of the Licence Raj, the horrendous Nehruvian legacy that almost killed off India’s economic and industrial resurgence.
If Arun Jaitley’s Budget unveils serious steps on this critical issue as well as the recovery of funds from the top corporate defaulters, we will see the possible dawn of a new era in our country’s fiscal and governance structure.
The US Administration and POTUS have the tentacles of the Southern US fundamentalist Christian fire-eaters deeply entrenched in their governance system.
The sorry tale of India-American bickering reached its nadir, of course, during the Bangladesh war, when Nixon and Kissinger almost put paid to the ties that bind our two countries and values.
For last 70 odd years, the powers that be in the Capital’s Raisina Hill have steadfastly fought to prevent release of secret files on Netaji that are in custody of Government of India.
France is now confronted with an open declaration of war by forces virulently opposed to the ideals of “liberty, equality and fraternity” that are enshrined in French hearts. India must, today, stand shoulder to shoulder with our friend and ally.
May 2014 was a revolutionary watershed brought about exclusively through the ballot-box and democracy. This is indeed a matter of pride for all Indians.
India currently has a low inflation rate that certainly inspires consumer confidence and should also bolster consumer demand in some sectors. This is certainly a source of relief for the Government.
Vijay Diwas is the day when the ‘Instrument of Surrender’ was presented by Lt Gen AK Niazi, C-in-C of Pakistan Army in East Pakistan before Lt Gen JS Arora, GOC-in-C Eastern Command of the Indian Army at Dacca (now ,Dhaka) with a request to accept it. Gen JS Arora, accepted history’s greatest military surrender post World War II on December 16, 1971.