Believe it or not, the Supreme Court gave the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) an opportunity to be independent in one of the matters before it, asking the agency why it was not independent. Yet the CBI failed to grab the chance with both (...)
Many great men, sickened by the way the contemporary society behaves, have been exas-perated to give vent to their harshest feelings. Author Samuel Johnson remarked: “Patriotism is the last refuge of a Scoundrel.”
I had thought that Johnson was (...)
From N.C.’s Writings
So, the fat is at last in the fire.
The concern over the blatant speculation in the share-market which has shaken the country had to come over our Finance Minister only in driblets and that too after tremendous pressure in (...)
This piece was written before the Karnataka Assembly elections.
The larger picture casts doubt on the very viability of democracy in our country. As the world knows it, democracy is a government of the ordinary people, by fairly (...)
Recently the Finance Minister was on a tour to Europe to lure the foreign investors to invest in India. Some years back, India was among the preferred destinations for the foreign investors. However, that is no more the case. If one attempts to (...)