It is quite amusing to see Indian English newspapers analyze the recent high economic growth of Bihar. http://www.livemint.com/2010/01/03221624/Signs-of-renewal-in-Bihar.html. This change has been coming for more than four years now, but can a jaundiced eye see any better?
Last weekend I ran into two friends of my good old college days. On Saturday I went to visit a friend who is a doctor in the US. He is good in his profession and has made it big in life. He has come to his parents house after 14 long years. During his absence, I had visited the parents from time to time over the years.
Is popularity a yardstick/parameter for contesting elections? Do elections mean a political show of known figures? As such our revered constitution doesn’t lay down any condition in terms of personality of the candidature or says nothing about moral strength of an individual Indian.
The news ‘High Voltage Drama at Bihar Assembly/Feb 25, 2009’ brings pathos and it seems that it has hardly got any news value. The former president and army chief Perwez Musharraf is an Indian by berth. His visit to Naharwali Gali at Daryaganj, Delhi 6 (also Shahjahanbad) was irresistible during his India visit.
Eight Oscars sound good and the jubilant and proud winners of Hollywood-Bollywood must be swollen with pride. Hearty congratulations to them!
The world of cinema through its whims and fancy has once again depicted the reality in which the evil of money is the nucleus of the entire world affairs.
The home minister of Goa, a politician by the name of Ravi Naik and belonging to a national party – The Indian National Congress, recently made some rather unprovoked and disparaging remarks about Biharis while intervening in a debate on beggars in Goa.
An honorable MLA pledges to commit suicide….How ridiculous! Careless of his several thousands people of his constituency is not even sensible towards his moral and legal obligation. What of those disappointed youths who might have supported him and thought of him as their leader?
India is making headlines in almost every walk of life. The economic boom has been a catalyst for the fast-track development across the nation. In the past, India’s development had been restricted to a handful of its cities while a majority of the population living in rural agricultural India did not benefit from this growth.
Even after separating Jharkhand from the second largest populated state, Bihar, the ongoing situations in Maharashtra against the people of Bihar is bound to stir the minds of millions Biharis.
Nothing in material form is permanent other than change. There are classic examples and an enlightening chronology of events in the history of Indian soil where the voice of the people has predominantly been the strongest and never in a slavery of the rulers.
How curious I am now to remember those unforgettable days? It springs with all refreshing fragrance even today giving a soft touch and sensitized all the senses; rather a re-play of all but the tragedy is: they are no more.