The Rediff Election Issues
Adm J G Nadkarni (retd):'The guns versus butter is going to be a tough choice for the new DM and the FM'
H D Shourie :'Politicians are more concerned about how they will feature in the evening news, they just don't care about the common man anymore'
L C Jain:'If our political parties are full of sickness, they cannot provide health for the nation'
Ved Marwah: 'We have to handle internal security with a long-term perspective'
Nawab Mohammed Abdul Ali, the Prince of Arcot: 'To be honest, I didn't know where the Babri Masjid was till it was demolished'
Vandana: 'The more educated the people are, the less empathetic and conscientious they become'
Devaki Jain 'The most dangerous blow they are giving to the Indian polity is making the voter feel that it is not worth voting'
Colonel John Taylor (retd): 'The next government will have to do more than just find a replacement for George Fernandes!'
Vidyakar: 'Does the society expect me to work in isolation?'
Deepa Vasani: 'BJP and Congress are practising the politics of enmity and opportunism'
S Gurumurthy: 'Mindset will
have to slowly change for which I don't think
there is any lead in the current political leadership in any
Dr M S Swaminathan: 'Our countryside is crying
for attention, our countryside is crying for investment'
S Nijalingappa: 'Vote for right individuals, and they will be able to form an effective collective'
Suresh Heblikar: 'We have severe social problems like female infanticide that our parties don't bother about'