Watering down the water crisis

The In-achievable Election Promise When AAP, the Aam Aadmi Party (Common Man’s Party) included the promise of 700 liters free water and cheap electricity in their election manifesto, little did they realize that this bugbear would start breathing down their neck very quickly? Who had thought that this budding party would end up dislodging the…

Open Letter 2 to Arvind Kejriwal – To Do List

Dear Arvind Ji, The social media is overflowing with the advice that you must quickly execute your election promises, and show concrete results. Unlike the others, I do not feel that you are ignoring those commitments. While pressures may come on you from the Congress and BJP that this is the aspect of utmost importance,…

Politicians are the same everywhere

READ, WEEP, PRINT AND KEEP! This should be on the front page of every newspaper. Charley Reese’s final column for the Orlando Sentinel… He has been a journalist for 49 years. He is retiring and this is HIS LAST COLUMN. The article below is completely neutral, neither anti-republican or democrat. Charlie Reese, a retired reporter…

Governance – A Commitment

In spite of the many definitions of governance, probably the best is ‘a framework of people processes and rules that enables and fosters manifestation of political intentions’. The word political intentions, is important here, and it speaks not much about citizens’ concerns. And political thought, it is the culmination of a number of changing equations…

International Trade or Mercantilism

Call it mercantilism or international trade, the rules of engagement always tilt in the favour of the powerful lobbies. The world today operates as a global village, where individuals and establishments are connected by communications and travel. This has intriguing implications on the world economy; it no longer is the question of ‘wealth of nations’…