India is the world’s largest democratic nation. But, I doubt beyond doubt whether it can be called a democratic nation. I have this doubt because of the customary blemished political gimmicks, which have been happening in India. The recent episode of note for vote that came about in the milieu of the just concluded MLC elections in Telangana state of India has raised the auxiliary doubts. I am astounded to know that a single vote can cost Rs 5cr. The MLA, who was caught red-handed, soon after his arrest by the ACB said that he was fixed deliberately. Seriously, I couldn’t understand one thing – once accepting bribe or bribing someone is a crime, where is the question of fixing someone intentionally.
Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao, more aptly known as PV Narasimha Rao, was born on the same day in 1921. He began his career as an advocate and later turned a politician who served as the tenth Prime Minister of India during the period 1991-1996. He is the first ever Prime Minister of India representing non Hindi speaking community. Till then allContinue reading “PV Narasimha Rao remembered on his 93rd birth anniversary”
Chandrababu Naidu, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, has not taken openly the stand of any one state in particular among Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, so far, even on this date. He has been claiming that either state was important to him equally – stating that – he was for the development of Telugu people.Continue reading “What makes PPAs’ cancellation necessary?”