Off late there has been news of some concerted efforts being made by the state administration led by Mr Nitish Kumar and ably supported by Mr. Sushil Kumar Modi to revive the state economically. To top it all, the central ministers from Bihar, specifically Mr Lalu Prasad Yadav, Mr Ram Vilas Paswan and also Dr Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, have also added their might to see state advance in the right direction.
Be it Raj Thackeray issue of arrest or Mayawati’s open loot, the Congress party is indecisive, as it doesn’t have any more any ideology. Political advantages decide the policy and more so action.
What happened and still happening in Mumbai is a sheer matter of shame and an example of week governance, worst level of politics. Not a single person with little sanity left would tolerate this all. And strange to this all is the matter that our central government has kept mum for past 4 days of this continuous ongoing onslaughts over people from Bihar and UP.
Two weeks ago, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan an icon of Indian Cinema was participating in a function organized by the grandson of Mr. Bal Thackeray (a former Marathi Fire-Cracker) and saying that whenever I visited “Matoshree” (Bal Thackeray Residence) I felt like in my home.
Raj Thackeray’s statement on holy festival “chhath” proves that he deserves a place in mental asylum and not in Indian politics. He calls himself a leader but sorry to say he is not even a true Indian citizen and I doubt even a single person will support his self-centered and politically motivated views.
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I got the news about sacking of Patna University VC, Dr Y C Simadri.
I left India 10 years ago and I often feel that my Hindi is not as good as it used to be and I do feel sorry for not being able to enjoy books and articles written in Hindi.
I belong to Patna and my age is 74 and am living in Delhi for the past about 4 years. I am not a political man.
The proposed plan of UGC looks too ambitious, a childish brain without considering the practical implications of the proposal. I don't think that merely standardization and uniformity of syllabus across universities in India will improve the standard and quality of learning and teaching.
Time to Act, Mr. Chief Minister,
It's been over a year that Prof. Papiya Ghosh murder case had hit the national headlines. There were claims by the State police within a month of the incident that the case had been solved. I had met this remarkable lady, and the thoughts of who could have murdered her and what could have been the motives, always bothered me.
The higher education in Bihar has seen the worst. With some positive and concrete steps taken by Nitish Kumar government, things are looking up. Teachers are being paid on time, exams are being conducted as per the time table, classes are being held and financial position of the colleges and universities are better now.
We have time and again read and heard the the concept of “ Prejudiced reporting ”. Those who have gone through this weeks Tehelka magazine ( December 29, 2007) would have surely read the article “ Two years On, no new deal ” on the state of governance in Bihar by Tehelka’s Bihar correspondent. And one would not find a better example of ‘prejudiced reporting’ than the above mentioned article.