It is an open secret that non-Islamic minorities -- Christians, Sikhs and Ahmadis who account for 4 per cent of Pakistan’s 200 million people are among the most deprived and oppressed sections of Pakistani society. But when it comes to equal rights some of the other practitioners of Islamic faith-- Shias, Barelvis, Deobandis, Ahle Hadiths, Sufis, and Ahmadiyyas – comprising about 15 to 20 per cent of the Muslim population are nothing more than second-class citizens in Pakistan.
The root cause of the problem is that the news providers – TV news channels and print or electronic media -- seem to be taking sides instead of reporting the news. On the other hand, news gatherers - reporters and anchors have to take sides -- to satisfy the owners of the media houses.
Some 62 extremely important bills like GST, Labour Reforms, Land Acquisition and many others having direct impact on Indian economy, well being of Indian...
Narasimha Rao was groping in the dark to find a human face in the repudiation of the economic activities that took the rate of growth of total percent. In fact Arjun Sengupta, economist had to warn him that his economic framework had merely increased inequalities and further widened distance between the high income and the low-income brackets.
More Indians can be seen spending their summer vacations in Switzerland, Europe, Singapore or Bangkok instead of frequenting hill stations in India. Developed nations are eying India as a huge market for their goods and survival of their economies. India has become a land of hopes. In every country that NaMo visited he has talked to their rich and invited them to come to India to park their capital and technologies.
Change always is resisted because it disturbs the settled life. Everyone wants change but in others. Interesting to watch will be the way NaMo will tackle this mentality to emerge at the end of his first term. He has undertaken a challenging task with his promise for a transformation the life styl of the poor but also the Indian economy and the Indian way of life.