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Obama’s new book ‘A Promised Land’ to be the bestselling presidential memoir

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.

Politics of democracy– wake up call

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 needs intensive care treatment

Congress was a culture, a philosophy and a value system – not a party. What exists today is a deplorable, dull, drab and ruined organization.

The Finance Ministers and their dream budgets

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 – the spoilt brat of Indian politics

Azam Khan always had a knack of getting into trouble for one reason or another, but this time he seems to have beat himself.

The first Sikh to contest for a general seat in Pakistan

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.

Black money & Corruption: Who is to blame? — 1

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.

News is what the News Channels rarely broadcast?

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.

Once again Congress led opposition did not allow the upper house to function

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 – Not fair or lovely

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.

What makes PM Modi Angry?

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.

Can Modi solve the economic tangle?

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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