The net closes around Jagan Reddy, but will it take the Andhra Congress down with it ?

Ever since the death of YSR, Jaganmohan Reddy has been a thorn in the Congress’s flesh (and that of the High Command). With the death of YSR (who was given complete control over the state Congress apparatus), his son (who became very rich during YSR’s rule) staked his claim to the Chief Ministership of Andhra […]

Now that the Commonwealth Games are over, let the inspections begin

The disputes have already begun. Over the last several months, there have been a huge number of news reports about the corruption in the preparation for the Commonwealth Games, whether these by different agencies such as the CPWD (the cost of rebuilding the already constructed Nehru Stadium is Rs. 960 crore), PWD (roads and many […]

Is Your MP Underpaid? – they voted a huge hike for themselves

Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Bill to hike Members of Parliaments salaries despite a walkout by the Left , demanding a provision for an independent mechanism to fix the MPs salaries. The Salary, Allowance and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2010, provides threefold hike in basic salaries of MPs from Rs 16,000 […]