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Reasons for High Inflation

Various reasons have been offered for high inflation in India. Let me take up each of them and demolish it. Recession It is being said that the inflation in India is the direct result of the Global Recession, which is false. The inflation in India is linked to high food prices. The food prices in the USA have been falling as a result of the Global Recession; the USA is…


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Unauthorised Colonies Are a Boon for the Citizens of Delhi

Call it irony or whatever else, the unauthorised colonies have been a boon for the citizens of Delhi. These colonies have allowed the real needy people to construct houses and thus checked black marketing of land. Many people put up an argument that the DDA’s control over the developed land has led to high land prices by creating artificial scarcity. But, actually the reverse is true. I need to speak…


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Privacy of Ratan Tata

Undoubtedly, the privacy of Ratan Tata has been infringed: He has a private life and has every right to abuse, gossip, flirt, fantasize, crib, dream, etc., in his private life; no body has any right to listen to him sans permission unless he talks to some person performing some public duty (directly or indirectly) with respect to some public affair. Nira Radia might have acted as a public person in…


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Not Just the Save Tiger Project, Please

Now, I am kind of bored writing about Naxals, so let this be my last post on them. First thing first! Who carried out the West Bengal train attack? The Indian Government strongly suspects a Naxal hand either directly or indirectly through one of their front organizations. Somewhere, I read that, as per the Indian Government, some local members of the PCPA carried out the attack though not necessarily in…


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Sukma Attack is Condemnable

I was waiting for the Maoists’ version of the Sukma attack; they say that their targets were the Koya commanders, and they regret the killing of the civilians. I don’t think it’s enough! The reasons follow: 1 The Maoists intend to present an alternative government in India. In fact, they are already in de-facto control of some parts of India, and the Indian Government is trying to re-claim control (or…


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Budget 2010: Choices Before the Finance Minister

The Indian society has started walking on a path where the economic culture and the social culture are becoming synonymous. The status of a person is known by what he earns, and it doesn’t matter whether the earning is legal or illegal, moral or immoral. The status of a politician/government servant is known by the kind of bribe he demands. The status of a businessman is known by the assets…


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Sangh Parivar and the Strategy for Others

The Sangh Parivar is an extremely successful sociopolitical group covering all aspects of life. Their flagship organization, i.e. the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), is a well-known political party with strong influence over the well-educated-but-less-learned metro population (including the youth). The Rashtriya Swamsevak Sangh (RSS) is their ideological fountain, from where all ideas and strategies originate and is, undoubtedly, the most important asset of the Sangh Parivar, and it is, therefore,…