Monthly Archives: August 2008

Nano: Plan B off Singur

In last fifty plus years West Bengal has not changed, not even a little. At least whatever has happened between yesterday and today proves that. In morning, a group of agitators, some call them naxlites, stopped and threatened the workers … Continue reading

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R&D: India as global hub

Many opine that India is racing ahead to become a global hub for advanced R&D in several industries. According to Wadhwa’s article, ‘How the disciple became the guru‘ in Harvard International Review, ‘the Indian private sector has found a way … Continue reading

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Sun and Rivers Powering India

India must cross through the Indo-US Nuclear Deal through NSG and US Senate fast. But nuclear power plants will take time to come up. India will have to live with coal-based power plants. It must make it as much cleaner … Continue reading

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Farmers or Mamta: Voices from Singur

Who says Mamta represents the farmers’ voice? As reported, farmers said, “Didi should have agreed to (Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s) talks proposal. She made a mistake – there is no harm in holding talks.” “If the government can provide a job for … Continue reading

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Demoralizing Democracy

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee again invited Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for direct talks with him to discuss any issue on the deadlock concerning the Tata Motors small car project. “I am ready to discuss everything. We can’t let Tatas move out … Continue reading

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Privatization and Education

Every sector of Noida around my residence has good private schools for up to Class XII- Kothari International, Khaitan, Ramagya, Ryan International, Millennium, and many more such as Amity, DPS, Cambridge, Bal Bharati, DAV, Army, Lotus Valley in sectors at … Continue reading

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Nano Episode: A Shame for the People of West Bengal

“I’ve made a major investment here … to move will be at a great cost to Tata Motors and to shareholders.” “(But) there is a concern about our people, a definite concern about not being wanted.” “It is for Calcutta … Continue reading

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