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Happy Days Are Here Again

The Rashtrapati Bhawan which is the residence of the President Of India. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When songwriters  Milton Ager and Jack Yellen wrote the song “Happy Days Are Here Again” and copyrighted in 1929, they must have hardly imagined that their song would become iconic and a feel good song that would bring a smile… Read More Happy Days Are Here Again

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Mr. Chidambaram in Mr. Jaitley’s clothing?

Policy of Deceipt Tax (Photo credit: 401(K) 2013) I have always been a staunch supporter of the BJP only because I thought it was a more realistic political party. At the end of the day, the Congress remains an elitist party with its core members coming from a rarified social atmosphere far divorced from reality.… Read More Mr. Chidambaram in Mr. Jaitley’s clothing?

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Finally a sweeping change

I remember many years ago my father telling me about a Roman Catholic captain of his ship who insisted that on Sunday all men on board spent some time praying to whichever God they called their own. According to him denying one’s religion is like denying one’s parents and pledging allegience to them does not… Read More Finally a sweeping change

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The Politics of Being Indian

Today I am completely disgusted with the way our politicians are behaving. I am also disgusted with the way the Press is behaving and frankly I am disgusted with the way my fellow countrymen are behaving. Consider this : 1) Communalism has been brought into politics way before Independence – the Round Table Conferences to… Read More The Politics of Being Indian

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Congress Grass – Time to be weeded out

In the mid 60’s when my father was posted to Pune’s Military Hospital as a Dermatologist, he noticed that several of the patients had a funny kind of rash which they only developed when they were posted to Pune. On close examination and careful documentation, he established a link between the rash and a weed… Read More Congress Grass – Time to be weeded out