Has 2010 been the countrys scammiest year ever? - 2 years ago
What we need is nothing less than an overhaul of government, a system of regulatory bodies and separate judicial benches to deal with serious frauds in the economy.
Julian Assange is doing more harm than good with his website - 2 years ago
WikiLeaks can be more useful if it exposes hypocrisy, double standards, and double lives. The world could do with a WikiLeaks, which knew where the moral high ground was.
The media is almost the last to report on corruption - 2 years ago
Whether it is the 2G scam or Adarsh society, the media seems to get into the act only after someone else has pursued the corrupt. Why is the media so hesitant in going after the crooks?
When mindsets havent changed, how can we deal with another 26/11? - 3 years ago
Much was promised on beefing up security preparedness after the November, 2008, terror attacks in Mumbai. But, on most counts, progress has been slow, and the official attitude smacks of inertia
Resignation is not enough; A Raja must be fully exposed - 3 years ago
The easy way to deal with the corrupt is to seek a resignation. But is this justice enough? We have to throw every agency after Raja to ensure justice is seen to be done.
MFIs are making profits at the expense of the poorest people - 3 years ago
The marginal and subsistence farmer borrows at 26% or a higher rate of interest for essentials, which is more than double of what we pay for our home loans.
Junior Thackerays first foray in politics is more of the same - 3 years ago
Aditya Thackeray has the chance to think of a young Sena. He should urge his father to mould the Sena into a party that addresses the real needs of the people of Maharashtra.
After the verdict, its time for leaders to follow the people - 3 years ago
Peace prevailed on September 30 because no party Left, Right or Centre wanted a rupture. What is now clear is that communal flare-ups are fostered by politicians.
The gambling instinct is in all of us. So why make it illegal? - 3 years ago
If an underground betting network thrives before everyones eyes, it means one of two things: either the government is powerless to control it or it does not want to.
If Pakistani players are guilty, it must be Indias fault - 3 years ago
The Pakistan Cricket Board cannot be in a permanent state of denial about the rot that has set in, as the recent spot-fixing allegations show. It is time to fix the problem.