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Manmohan criticises Narendra Modi's silence on beef row

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has criticised PM Narendra Modi for keeping “quiet” over issues like beef controversy and Dadri lynching  and asked him to give every Indian the confidence that in him “we have a prime minister who cares for our well-being”. 120 more words

India Is Still Facing The Ill-Effects Of The Congress Era Inflation

The devil, like beauty, always lies in the detail.

Sometime last week the Central Statistics Office(CSO) put out data which clearly shows that India is still facing the ill-effects of the inflationary era unleashed by the Congress led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. 689 more words

Real Estate

The Unreal Elections -- My Take

This was long overdue.  I was too busy when the book got released in 2014.  Every time I visited  The Unrealtimes site, I used to think of buying the book but postponed it due to some reason or the other. 696 more words

Books And Blurbs

The milking of the Dalit vote, even in a tragedy

I am horrified by the death of Dalit PhD scholar Rohith Vemula who committed suicide on January 17, 2016, by hanging himself from the fan in the room of his friend at the Hyderabad University. 1,008 more words


Mahabharat and Bharat

Duryodhan & Rahul Gandhi – both without talent. but yet wanted to be rulers on the principle of birth-right.

Bhishma & Advani – Never crowned. got respect & yet became helpless at the end of their lives. 118 more words


H is for Hawk

In an Indian Express op-ed on 11 January, political scientist Paul Staniland argues that we shouldn’t lose too much sleep over Pathankot-style terror strikes because “despite understandable public outcry and past success, these spoiler attacks will be increasingly ineffective for the Pakistani military and its non-state allies”. 346 more words

Bharatiya Janata Party

Had Pranab become PM in 2004, Cong might have averted 2014 drubbing: Khurshid

(New Delhi, Dec 15, 2015) Manmohan Singh’s selection over Pranab Mukherjee in 2004 to head the UPA government came as a surprise not only to the Congress but also to outsiders and many argue the party might have averted the 2014 Lok Sabha drubbing if the choice had been otherwise, says former Union minister Salman Khurshid. 684 more words