This is Obama's third memoir -- even before the 44th US President had written two bestsellers ‘Dreams from My Father’ in 1995 and ‘The Audacity of Hope’ in 2006.
If our nation has to develop the way Japan, Vietnam and Singapore have progressed in recent times we need to seriously re-think the way our elections are held and the type of representatives being elected to govern our country.
Congress was a culture, a philosophy and a value system – not a party. What exists today is a deplorable, dull, drab and ruined organization.
What made 10 Prime Ministers - including the first Prime Minister of India, and the first Prime Minister of Pakistan, step into the Finance Minister’s shoes to present the annual budget in the parliament remains a mystery?
Azam Khan always had a knack of getting into trouble for one reason or another, but this time he seems to have beat himself.
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.
Yet most political leaders revel in flinging accusations of corruption at those in power or those who were thrown out merely to cause sensation and tarnish the public image of their opponent.
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...
Rahul Gandhi unleashed a series of jibes against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the government in a debate in the Lok Sabha and got embroiled in an avoidable controversy.
The violence in Haryana has transmitted signals that can adversely impact on the intense campaign of the PM Modi to bring more capital and technologies from outside.
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.
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