Recent controversy on refusal of Padma Bhushan from renowned southern playback singer S. Janaki has opened up a new debate. Should these renowned people from different fields decide themselves what award they deserve? Haven’t they insulted all by declining it?
Politicians can go to any low when it comes to vote bank. The recent shameful example is Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh.
It's very cushy to take goody-goody path for celebrities to address about social evils but the reality inside is excavated. Recent order of the Supreme Court to Amitabh Bachchan to pay Rs. 1.66 crores which he owes to IT Department for KBC unearths the reality.
The political climate is looming around and the seasonal politicians are at best to garner their ambitions. People flock in huge numbers to listen the crap by these politicians. We use to listen from our ancestors that it was privilege to listen to greats like Lal Bahadur Shastri, M K Gandhi et al.They delivered speeches which influenced people a lot.
People gather together talking Delhi’s girl tragedy,
They will mourn for few days, weeks or months,
Indian parents and their children need healthy education and open communication on the delicate subject of sexuality to surmount the psychological problems induced later in adult life, which is currently being ignored by the media.
Catholic and Protestant churches, across the country, are celebrating December 9, 2012 as ‘Dalit Liberation Sunday’. Catholic Bishop Conference of India (CBCI) and National Council for Churches in India (NCCI) have suddenly become worried for their Dalit brothers. Both of these churches work under Vatican and Geneva based ‘World Council of Churches’.
One of the basic objectives for which the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) was set up was to identify the genuine beneficiaries of government welfare schemes and to ensure delivery of the intended benefits to the right person.
My grandfather was a lifelong supporter of the Congress (I). This was not a relationship he suffered lightly – he was perennially disappointed by the party. Like a wayward son one must love despite his shenanigans, my grandfather felt for the Congress Party through thick and thin; at least if his vote spoke the truth. He was not an ideologue; even if he were, there was no immutable ideology the Congress party ever offered. I believe his loyalty spoke of the nostalgia of the post-independence optimism and the not so subtle and consistently powerful effect of the Gandhi name.
Death is always a somber occasion. Civility constrains one in having a completely critical look on someone’s life in the immediacy of his demise. These occasions are generally reserved for a much kinder look and ignoring or underplaying the negative or controversial aspects of departed soul.
President Barack Obama, who made history four years ago when he was elected as the nation's first African-American president, accomplished a remrakable re-election victory despite stubbornly the highest unemployment rate of any president in the United States. No sitting president since Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1940 has won re-election with a higher unemployment rate.
Nitish kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar, wants to display his image by organizing Adhikar rally like Lalu organized Tel Pilawan Lathi rally. It is most unfortunate that the CM of Bihar is organizing the rally in his own state. He should have done this in Delhi, if only to appease Congress for getting economic privilege.