General elections: India 2009

Hats off to the politicians!

There is a general tendency to criticize the politicians for anything and everything. I must admit that I am one among the critics. If anything goes wrong all the accusing fingers turn against some politicians. Of course, they make our task easier by reacting quickly to some unpleasant incidents to pin down their counterparts or …

Reflections, Uncategorized

Ragging means flogging

Education is occupying a significant position in India and the universities are finding it difficult to cope with the heavy rush of students aspiring for higher studies; but the country should be proud of this healthy trend. Some of the universities are of very high standards and their products are capable of competing with the …

Reflections

Economic slump, bailout and all that

Whenever the world suffers a severe setback on the economic front, some stop gap measures are initiated to lessen these effects. Bailout, infrastructure developments etc are some of the ready made short-term measures resorted to by the states.   Incidentally, such practices had been in vogue centuries ago, at least in India. The kings and …