Arvind Kejriwal has become a nuisance

  Arvind Kejriwal has become a nuisance. The Delhi High Court has rightly asked him , ‘who authorised you to hold dharana at LG House?’ The rise and imminent fall of Arvind Kejriwal (the process of fall has started) reminds me of the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte though there is little in common between the two who belong to two entirely different periods in history. If Napoleon was responsible for killing millions of people, Kejriw...

Brief ground of rejection of Notice of impeachment needed

About rejection of Notice of Motion of impeachment of Chief Justice of India. To The Hon’ble Vice President of India and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Respected Sir, You have rejected the Notice of Motion for the impeachment of the Hon’ble Chief Justice of India after consulting half a dozen constitutional experts and senior officials of the Rajya Sabha Secretariat. You have given all possible constitutional and legal grounds for rejection. ...

Enemies within are more dangerous

Cicero More than 2000 years ago, Marcus Tullius Cicero (January 3, 106 BC - December 7, 43 BC, the date of his assassination), a Roman politician and lawyer and also one of the ancient Rome’s greatest orators and prose stylists had cautioned rulers, “A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor mo...

Arvind Kejriwal should seek apology in advance

Do this in advance Anti-corruption movements have given two unique political leaders. If the JP movement against corruption ‘gifted’ ‘Lalu Prasad to Bihar, the Anna Hazare movement against corruption ‘gifted’ to the people of Delhi Aravind Kejriwal. Both gave new dimensions to politics. I am not saying that the two are two sides of the same coin. My apology, if I am misunderstood. (The ‘apology’ is part of politics Kejriwal has ‘taught’.) There is a ...

Can Cambridge Analytica “elixir” make politicians “taller”?

  (Downloaded from internet) The political atmosphere, not just in our country, but also even in far off USA, has become quite hot because of allegations of use of the services of “Cambridge Analytica” for success in politics. It is very much like allegations of use of banned drugs in sports. Congress and BJP are engaged in allegations and counter allegations of hiring Cambridge Analytica. The BJP has alleged that Rahul Gandhi has met the own...

Establish direct link between vegetable growers and consumers

It is a well-known fact that often vegetable growers are unable to recover even the cost of production and are forced to throwaway vegetables or feed animals while consumers pay heavy price for the same vegetables. The vast disparity between the price offered to growers and the price charged from consumers is primarily due to intermediaries (middlemen). The number of intermediaries between growers and consumers may be five or six. A study conducted a c...

Unite, destabilise and share the booty

  As the next round of great political battle – general election 2019 – is drawing closer, the ambitious politicians outside of the whatever is left or is likely to be left of the Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) are getting desperate. They know that since their parties are relevant only in their respective pockets of influence, their ambitions can be fulfilled only when the NDA, to be more precise the BJP, is defeated in 20...

Linking Aadhaar to various services, a tough task

The Government of India has made it mandatory to link Aadhaar No. (Unique Idetication Number with gender, photograph, date of birth, address and biometric marks) to PAN (Permanent Account Number which is mandatory for financial transactions beyond prescribed limits and for filing income tax returns), income tax returns, bank accounts, insurance, mobiles, etc. by March 31, 2018. During my endeavour to comply with the government order, I discovered th...

A Lt. Chief Minister for a Lt. Governor 

Part two of analysis of the status of the Chief Minister of the Union Territory of Delhi         From the brief account of the Constitutional and legal provisions given in Part I of the article, it is clear that (a) unlike State legislatures, Delhi Assembly has limited powers and even those limited powers can be overridden by the Parliament; (b) Delhi has not been given the cabinet form of government; and (c) the LG is not a just formal or constitution

Roster System of Injustice

  February 12, 2017 may go down in the history of Indian judiciary as a Black Day. In an unprecedented and shocking manner, on that eventful day, four senior most judges of the Supreme Court - next only to the Chief Justice in seniority – Kurian Joseph, J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi (who may be the next the Chief Justice) and M.B. Lokur held a press conference and made public their joint letter, full of serious grievances, against the Chief Justi...
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