Monthly Archives: July 2008

America’s Independence Day- July 4

It was interesting to see and talk with the whole of family, thousands of miles away in US on its Independence Day evening. Broadband Internet has diminished the distance. The cheap and high quality web cameras have made it livelier. … Continue reading

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Inflation: Learn to live with it

Mother Dairy has started charging Rs 25 per litre of full cream milk from today. It was charging Rs 24 till yesterday. How much does it pay to the milk producers at the rural collection centers? As I understand the … Continue reading

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Static Bihar and Dynamic Biharis

My problem has been my expectation to see some fast transformation and achievement. Last time Ashok came here enroute to Vadodara after visiting our village during Holi, I asked him regarding if the NREGs is effectively functioning there. His reply … Continue reading

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Beyond Nuclear Deal-1

As most of the columnists wished, Man Mohan Singh won the trust vote. It is now up to the efficiency and diplomatic effectiveness of the government to get the Indo-US Nuclear Deal move fast through various steps to operationalise it, … Continue reading

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Sonia Requires Steely Guts for Deal

Last week had been hectic with the politics on Indo-US Nuclear Deal. It was a warlike coverage in media-particularly leftist politicians firing all ammunitions based on technical to emotional reasons against the deal, and the imminent journalists and columnists writing … Continue reading

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‘Nano’- A Great Opportunity and Many Challenges

IMAGES I was talking to Anand Friday night. They got a new vehicle big enough to accommodate the expanding family. Naturally, it means more on gasoline cost. All the big vehicles consume much more gasoline. It is quite a deterrent … Continue reading

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