Monthly Archives: April 2009

Election 2009: Dilemma of Gautam Buddh Nagar Voters

I was in Salt Lake, Kolkata for the last two and a half months for winding up some landed property near Hind Motor factory. I was also to find another client for leasing the house of Salt Lake on rental. … Continue reading

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Global Indices: Do Politicians Bother?

UNHUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT, 2008: From 127 in 2004, India has slipped to 132 in the Human Development Index UNICEF STATE OF THE WORLD’S CHILDREN, 2009: Infant mortality rates though improved from 67/1,000 in 2004 to 57/1,000 live births, but India … Continue reading

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Some Great Recent Indian Achievements

While the mudslinging between the two prime ministerial candidates are amusing and sometimes on bad tastes, India recently had some real achievements in its bag. The launch of Tata Motors’ Nano created a benchmark for Indian manufacturing sector with a … Continue reading

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Enterprising India

Indian politicians are busy in personal mudslinging- weak, weeping, communal and what not. Media doesn’t carry any report, if any of the parties are concerned about the extremely poor record of the project executions, be it roads, power plants, or … Continue reading

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Sayonara! Salt Lake

It was in 1982 that I bought this plot of land in Salt Lake. When my simple mother from a very rural background saw this land, she exclaimed, ‘Dear Son! Didn’t you find any better place?’ We had built a … Continue reading

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India Still Shining

While the election news coverage on all the 24-hours channels is getting menacingly boring and to a great extent agonizing, many things though sparingly reported keep the hope for innovating and shining India alive. Why should not I and many … Continue reading

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Seven Wonders of India

In this election season, one can hardly expect to see something like ‘Seven Wonders of India’ on the most respected 24×7 news channel. I have been watching Pranay Roy from his star News days. Today Pranay has created a media … Continue reading

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