Category Archives: the Bureaucrats

`Malayatoor` Ramakrishnan – A Memoir

Superb memoir on Malayatoor Ramakrishnan – articulate and eloquently expressed. Continue reading

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Open Letter to Chief Justice of India – Jagdish Singh Kheha – MOCKERY OF JUSTICE IN INDIA

Is a court judgment so flimsy as to be negated by the bureaucracy?   Is the Court not feeling a hurt pride to its Majesty, and its motto of ” yatho dharma thathao jayah”? Continue reading

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Does Raghuram Rajan live in a Cuckoo World?

I read the news “Rajan has bad news for savers: Deposit rates set to fall” What Rajan says makes a lot of sense, in ‘economic theory’. I doubt if even his father, a retired bureaucrat, would give him pass marks. … Continue reading

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If Prime Minister Modi cannot help to realise our dreams, no one else can !

The Indian context, as I see it, is unprecedented.   The opposition parties are becoming, nationally, irrelevant, except as spokes in the wheel.   Their strategy has been to blackmail the ruling parties in Delhi and get away with murder. … Continue reading

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The First Sign a Government is Losing Its Nerve – No, Sekhar Gupta, I do NOT agree !

PM Modi’s Independence Day speech is likely to be a game-changer I have always had respect and admiration for Sekhar Gupta.   He is never flippant or sensational, is a good judge of events and the political environment.   But he seems under-estimating Modi … Continue reading

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Dear Government, Hands Off My Porn – Says, Shobhaa De

Upto a point, Shoba De is right, but she tries to hijack the debate away, to ‘a kind of taboo on sex as a whole’.    No one has as yet asked to peep into bed-rooms or ban sex, both official and … Continue reading

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Banks to feel the heat of bad loans for some more time, cautions RBI report

The Indian Banking system has built-in systemical handicaps. they can never, repeat never ever, get out of this syndrome of ‘bad debts’. Briefly, these result from (1) the random policies for granting loans in the first place; someone outside the … Continue reading

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