Monthly Archives: June 2014

West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan resigns after CBI questioning in chopper deal

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/west-bengal-governor-m-k-narayanan-resigns/article6162991.ece?homepage=true http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/vvip-chopper-deal-cbi-questions-narayanan/article6155058.ece The CBI on questioned West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan as a witness in connection with the 3600-crore VVIP chopper deal with Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland. The questioning created some sort of a history as no other sitting Governor had … Continue reading

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Narendra Modi’s Unsettling Silence On The Disturbing Events Of The Past Month by Monobina Gupta

http://www.caravanmagazine.in/vantage/narendra-modi-unsettling-silence So far, most of Narendra Modi’s statements deal with non controversial generalities or his own achievements. The story is often hidden in silences, in unspoken words. Words unsaid are often more potent than words uttered; the hushed silence is … Continue reading

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More on Gopal Subramanium. “Stirring up a judicial storm”, The Hindu Editorial

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/stirring-up-a-judicial-storm/article6152401.ece Gopal Subramanium might have sought to give a quietus to the controversy surrounding the NDA Government’s opposition to his nomination as a Supreme Court Judge by withdrawing his consent. In his statement, Mr. Subramanium has suggested that the reason … Continue reading

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“How BJP treated Gopal Subramanium is a dark sign of things to come” by MK Venu

Author is Executive Editor of Amar Ujala Group http://www.firstpost.com/politics/how-bjp-treated-gopal-subramanium-is-a-dark-sign-of-things-to-come-1589973.html Former Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramanium. There couldn’t have been a more crude and small minded approach by the State apparatus to put down a candidate’s nomination as a judge … Continue reading

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“A few thoughts as we complete a month in office”, by Narendra Modi

http://www.narendramodi.in/a-few-thoughts-as-we-complete-a-month-in-office/ Over the past few days I have been meeting Ministers and Officials from various departments who have been making detailed presentations to me. CMs of several states have met me in the past month. They have extended their good … Continue reading

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“India’s Underground Economy” By Manu Joseph

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/26/world/asia/indias-underground-economy.html?ref=world&_r=0 The “Swiss bank account” is an essential part of Indian villainy. Data released last week by Switzerland’s central bank, the Swiss National Bank. Indians, not all of them shady, held about $2.3 billion in Swiss banks last year. That’s … Continue reading

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“World cinema classics that shaped India’s avant-garde filmmakers”, by Shaikh Ayaz

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/living/around-the-world-in-80-minutes http://recyclewala.blogspot.com/2013/07/i-was-recently-requested-by-site-to.html ———————– Director Dibakar Banerjee, his peers Anurag Kashyap, Sriram Raghavan and Anand Gandhi The maker of Khosla Ka Ghosla, Love Sex aur Dhokha, Shanghai and now, Detective Byomkesh Bakshi,Banerjee’s quite catholic in his taste. In one unusual case … Continue reading

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