Category Politics/Governance

Is TN going the way of Bengal?

By Prof R.Vaidyanathan on 06 March 2017 Many may recollect that Bengal province used to be leading in many industries in the fifties and sixties. It was known for Chemicals/Pharmaceuticals/engineering industries. It had huge Salt Gholas in and around Kolkata and Howrah. The first computer was installed at Indian Statistical Institute at BT road. It […]

Brexit – What next

By R VaidyanathanJune 25, 2016 It was a nail biting finish for Britain to decide by a referendum on staying with or leaving the European Union (EU). It should be noted that Britain was not part of Euro currency even though it was with the EU. The primary issues were regarding sovereignty of Britain/ […]

Letter To PM

Caste As A Factor In Elections —UP Waiting For An MGR!

Caste as a factor in elections  —UP waiting for an MGR! By Prof R.Vaidyanathan   When the polls are on, the experts analyze about caste factor and mostly bemoan that they play a role at all instead of what they perceive the “imaginary Capability of a man” which alone should play a role.  They simply […]

Dr Swamy: From Mathematical Economist to Public Interest leader par excellence

By Prof. R Vaidyanathan Every time you talk or write about Dr Swamy –you find that there are so many areas you have not covered about him. He has been a Teacher, economist, mathematician, politician, rebel, crusader against black money, appreciated by Chinese/Israel and US leaders/ dog lover and looked at with awe and worry […]

Ethics Committees of our Parliament: Mallya and Rahul

I am sure many of you may be smiling on seeing Ethics and our Parliament in the same sentence. But believe me. Both houses of parliament have ethics committee and the Rajya Sabha one is oldest. It was the first among the two Houses to form an ethics committee, with a full standing committee status, […]

Rohit Vemula should have been a role model not a political football

It is asserted by his father that he is not a Dalit and Government officials say that his mother got the caste tag by wrongly representing her caste. It does not matter. More important is the question about the suicide of Rohit Vemula. He has achieved significantly in his life by becoming a research Scholar […]

Congress Note on National Herald

Letter from Ms. Madhuri, Mt. Carmel College to Rahul Gandhi

This letter received in mail and not authenticated. Dear Mr. Rahul Gandhi, I was attending your interaction session today and want to make a few quick comments about your lecture. First, we are independent thinking young women who are not hired by your party agents to gather and cheer for everything you say or nod […]

The Naming of Schemes and Projects in India: Nehru Family Shines – Annexure III

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