Commonwealth meet in Sri Lanka – Should the Prime Minister attend ?

There is a lot of debate ongoing in terms of whether the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, should attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit, due to be held in Sri Lanka, between the 15th and 17th of November 2013. This was a summit venue that was decided in the year 2009, and was again agreed […]

Rahul Gandhi – Is the Congress confused or is it trying to sow confusion ?

Manmohan Singh has held the fort for the Congress Party for 9 years now, but he is getting onto 80 years old. Further, the reputation of personal honesty and of being the economist par excellence that he held has gone for a big toss – he is see as heading probably the most corrupt Government […]

Justice Verma presents his much awaited report – and then ? Silence on behalf of the Government

This Government has been running on committees, with the former chief trouble-shooter of the Government, the now-President Pranab Mukherjee, being the head of numerous committees setup by the Government on innumerable issues (most of which never saw the sight of day). These committees played an integral part of the trouble-shooting process of the UPA (I […]