Monthly Archives: May 2013

IPLgate : a judicial probe must

Looking at the entire range and dimension of the IPL operation – from spot-fixing to money-cum-sex-fixing – and the widespread network of bidding operators, in-laws, out-laws and underworld dons, nothing short of a thorough independent judicial probe would satisfy millions … Continue reading

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“Nakedness” of the system

Weak leadership & governance without accountability With a fresh scam surfacing every other day, adding to those already under probe, the national scene has never been more depressing.  Is anything going right at all with governance? There seems little hope … Continue reading

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A memorable meeting with Nawaz

The return of Pakistan to the democracy fold with two-time Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif provides its people a historic opportunity to take to a new path of peace and economic cooperation with India. I am expressing this hope earnestly knowing … Continue reading

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Matters of public policy

“Caged parrot” on parole! CBI needs autonomy with accountability Will the country’s premier investigative agency – CBI – become an independent organisation with “functional autonomy” as per the Supreme Court’s no-nonsense observations during its deliberations on the Coalgate probe status … Continue reading

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Understanding facets of Kashmir’s complex syndrome. A look at Nyla Ali Khan’s book

Hari Jaisingh book bazaar–The Parchment of Kashmir_brhma.qxd The beauty of the book under review is its rich cluster of Kashmiri scholars, writers and thinkers who discuss various aspects of Kashmir in idioms and ideas they believe in. Their reading and … Continue reading

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A STORY OF YOGINI : An evening with German Mataji in Haridwar

Hari Jaisingh Mataji in Haridwar_brhma.qxd “How do you feel coming to the country of your birth (Germany) after four decades since you left its shores”, a media person asked Yogini Narvada Puri, Mataji, as she is popularly addressed in the … Continue reading

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