Monthly Archives: April 2011

Bihar Requires Many Educational Institutes

The decision to have the Central University outside Patna is right one. I don’t know if the decision of Motihari is just by a person such as the chief minister or by a group who has decided it on certain … Continue reading

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Relevance of Chanayka, Chandragupta and Ashoka

During my last US visit I could get a wonderful book by Bruce Rich ‘To Uphold the World- A call for a New Global Ethic from Ancient India’, distilling the timely message of Ashoka and Kautilya. And recently I came … Continue reading

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Why China Sells more to India?

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh during his recent visit to attend BRICS Summit, at Sanya, China, expressed his concern about the trade deficit between India and China and pitched for more Indian exports to China. I don’t understand why he … Continue reading

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Will Anna Hazare’s Movement End Corruption?

I have been watching Hazare’s movement, hype or drama against corruption closely. I was very much enthused once. But it appears that it is not the battle against corruption. It’s for a limited purpose to get the Jan Lok Pal … Continue reading

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Can Activists Make India Corruption-free?

Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday began a fast unto death in the capital demanding enactment of a comprehensive Lokpal Bill to give wider powers to Ombudsman to check corruption. Many or all of India but the ruling party … Continue reading

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Bihar: Roadblocks to Girls Education

I wished to help educating my village folks, the children particularly girls in pursuing higher education. During my last visit I talked with the headmaster of the only Girls High School near the village, Pipra that caters to the girls … Continue reading

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Sasaram: Why Meira Kumar Can’t Help?

Meira Kumar has been winning the parliament seat from Sasaram. His father legendary Jagjivan Ram also kept Sasaram as his constituency for the parliamentary election. Would not they have done something for this very old city with history extending into … Continue reading

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