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'Rahul acted like a joker'

'From the time Rahul Gandhi entered the scene, I started feeling dissatisfied. No true Congressman will be able to agree with the way Rahul Gandhi functioned. He has not attained enough maturity or......

'India cannot be governed through macho men'

'There was an overt campaign and there was a covert campaign. The overt campaign may be development, government, and all this nonsense. But the covert campaign, which Mr Amit Shah was doing, was......

Modi is the hero, mobile phone is the heroine in UP

'Narendra Modi is single-handedly changing the formula to win elections. With money, human resources, mobile technology, the Internet, advance planning and tremendous confidence, he has spread his......

Why corruption is even worse than communalism

While corruption destroys the moral fibre of a nation, its society and people, secularism as espoused in this country is cynical secularism, a sham perpetrated during election time and communalism......

Why the minorities need not fear Modi

'Modi knows he will fail if he does not afford Muslims, Christians or even other backward Hindu classes the opportunities and means to improve the quality of their lives. Prosperous and educated......

Too many regulators bad for the economy

The proliferation of sectoral watchdogs has created competing and overlapping jurisdictions. The process urgently needs to be streamlined for the government to deliver policy reforms effectively,......

The sad business of smuggling red sanders wood

According to sources, around 3,000 people are involved in the shady business, notes T E NarasimhanIn a small room with asbestos sheets for a roof in Aathimur village, Pavithra, 23, recently......

Budget: Good beginning or missed opportunity?

With Jaitley preferring continuity over change, good days might take a little longer to arrive, says Shankar Acharya. By now, reams have been written on the first Budget of the new National......

Why AAP is not very popular with India Inc

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has to deal with 3 powerful enemies: the media, the political establishment, and business houses.  Dear Mr Kejriwal,Every once in a while the world witnesses a......

In Bernanke's final act, Fed cuts stimulus despite market turmoil

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday decided to trim its bond purchases by another $10 billion as it stuck to a plan to wind down its extraordinary economic stimulus despite recent turmoil in emerging......

If we score more than 300 we can win: Harbhajan

Ace spinner Harbhajan Singh feels India have a great chance of winning the second Test against South Africa provided they bat well in the first session and post a target of over 300 on Tuesday, Day......

Preview: Indians look to reclaim pride against SA

Battered into submission in the first Test despite Sachin Tendulkar's batting heroics, world number one India will aim to reclaim their bruised pride and level the series against a rampaging South......

  People speak for plank level

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Q. politicians are making public fools by conspiring them instead of inspiring for nation and self development is there a catch
:  A. Basically our politicians have national plank in their thought and actions ,they want to capture power by hook or crook and make them powerful and...... more

Q. rising corruption militancy, naxalism, regionalism, communalism, Do our nation need a new modern mahatma gandhi to solve all these problems?
Rao:  A. You have mixed up diverse issue in this question. Firstly I shall categorize them as below; -Category 1 Corruption DO 2 Naxalism DO...... more

ahmad x
Q. RSS concluded, BJP s poll reverses was due to faulty campaign and tactics and they should have focused much more on Modi & Varun. Recently, they had a meeting with LKA and next day with Rajnath Singh. In my opinion instead of such meetings at individual levels, RSS should meet all the 8/10 top leaders of BJP together and then only they can do a proper analysis of what all has gone wrong and what needs to be done towards course correction. Outside Gujarat, Modi has made 212 rallies from which BJP has hardly got any seat and yet RSS wants to focus on a man who has failed. Your take please
Ahmad X:  A. It seems they have not learned their lessons yet. They forget that they cannot hang the carrot of Hindutva and always win. They must accept that...... more

Sankar  Mitra
Q. What went wrong with BJP? Do you think Advani would have been a better PM than Manmohan had BJP won ?
Sankar Mitra:  A. Loksabha electoral win in Gujurat and in Karnataka,also 3.5 lacs win of varun g frm. peeleebheet BJP must ponder as to where its strength and...... more

shanthi sunil shenoy
Q. BJPs main plank is to attack Congress and its leaders at personal level. It has failed and it has failed miserably this time. In a country like India, there are many issues like Bijli, Pani, Sadak and the like which has appeal to the rural masses. BJPs handicap is Hindutva. This can be easily be changed over to nationalism & no Mandir. If they can forget Mandir, I think they can come back and make Congress run for their money. But will they be allowed to do so by RSS? If not, can they come out from the clutches of RSS? If they cannot, they are likely to meet same fate as the Left. Your take.
Shanthi Sunil Shenoy:  A. too early to predict more

  Web results for Plank Level
Alibaba first-quarter profit triples ahead of share sale

Alibaba issued stock-based compensation worth $59 a share, which indicates a market value of $138 billion, based on 2.34 billion shares outstanding... ...
Overseas payments under scanner

MUMBAI: The government has put payments made by Indian companies to foreign vendors and routed through Indian banks under the scanner after the... ...
win-win for Nagpur

NAGPUR: August has been a month of meetings, with two ministers of the city trying to outdo each other in taking credit for doing something for... ...
Dr Jitendra

Excelsior Correspondent Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh releasing a book on Good Governance Initiatives to mark the completion of 90 days of... ...
ADB chief

Nakao forecast growth of 5.5% for India for the current financial year to March and 6.3% the following year. Photo: Reuters New Delhi: The... ...

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