Monthly Archives: June 2008

In Our Anti-People Democracy

Singhs sitting We saw off on Friday Laxman Singh and his wife, both serious citizens of above 70 years of age. They went for the first time to US to be with their son and daughter-in-law in New York. Rajat … Continue reading

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Rising Inflation Beyond Supply and Demand

In Hind Motors’ days, we observed that with general increment made known through the word of mouth, the rikshapullers used to increase the rates, and so did the shopkeepers, particularly vegetable sellers. It never used to be a supply problem. … Continue reading

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Farmers Perform, Minister Takes Credit

‘India Today’ has an article on the outstanding performance of Indian agriculture in 2007-08. Sarad Pawar has tried to take its credit. This year’ record output has found a place in one full- page ad in all national newspapers too. … Continue reading

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Noida Sector 41- Election Time Again

It was election time again for the RWA of Sector 41 Noida. Community Centre presented a festival like scene on last Sunday. Two panels of contestants again fought the election. The incumbents have held the office since last three terms. … Continue reading

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IIT-JEE Topper

I find at least three headlines in Google News with three states associating them with IIT-JEE 2008 topper. “IIT entrance topper’s real roots in state of (Jharkhand)”, ‘Mumbai boy tops IIT-JEE 2008‘, and ‘Bihar boy tops IIT exams’. Shitikanth, who … Continue reading

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Between Hopelessness and Hope

Gujjars damaging agitation upsets me. What a waste of the energy of a huge community to achieve something that does not give any thing- neither honour nor material benefits! Killing of Arushi, a sweet child of 14 years and that … Continue reading

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