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Unjustly flaying the "small g" - the bureaucracy

Congress workers were blasted last week by their leaders for the poor showing of the party in the national elections. P. Chidambaram, possibly the most distinguished Congress leader today, who has held key portfolios like Commerce, Home and Finance, followed in the wake of his party bosses and fingered bureaucrats, as the main stumbling blocks to better implementation of generally excellent policies, framed by the political executive and approved by Parliament. 1,175 more words


The idea of ‘Soft Power’ As A Dangerous Nonsense

Book: The Magic of Bollywood: At Home and Abroad/ Edited by: Anjali Gera Roy/ Publisher: Sage Publications; New Delhi.

‘Seduction is always more effective than coercion..’, says Prof Joseph Nye in his second book on… 942 more words


P Chidambaram, Son Karti Granted Protection From Arrest Till August 1

A Delhi court Thursday extended till August 1 the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis cases by the CBI and the ED. 7 more words


Polls 2019: Chidambaram ensures Karti contests from Sivaganga

The Congress party on Sunday announced the name of Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, from Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu for the April-May general elections. 145 more words


Congress fields Karti Chidambaram in Sivaganga. Finally

On Sunday evening, 48 hours to go before nominations closed for the 18 April elections in Tamil Nadu, the Congress High command gave in. It agreed to Karti Chidambaram’s candidature for the Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency. 647 more words

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Modi's Inheritance & Legacy - I

Sanjaya Baru, in his phenomenal book, “The Accidental Prime Minister” stated that the economy that Atal Behari Vajpayee bequeathed for the next PM was the best independent India has seen. 1,554 more words

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Lok Sabha Elections: Chidambaram slams PM-Kisan scheme as cash for votes 

Chidambaram said the scheme showed that the BJP was living by the ‘truth that desperate times require desperate measures.

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Monday termed the PM-KISAN scheme as “cash for votes” and said it was BJP’s “desperate attempt” to placate debt-ridden farmers with “crumbs” of Rs 17 per day per family. 312 more words