Abhinandan Mishra has worked as a journalist with Qatar Tribune, United News of India and PTI. Alumni of National Law Institute University, he is presently employed in the banking sector in Bhopal, MP. Originally from Patna, Bihar, he writes prolifically at his blog Story Teller. His principal interest revolves around following political developments, especially those around the region of MP, Chattisgarh and Bihar.
Even though there is a lot of resentment among the common people against the maoist over the abduction of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon but still many feel that this was an incident which could have been avoided had police and the collector himself been more careful.
Pradeep Kumar, the newly appointed Central Vigilance Commissioner, who was the Defense secretary earlier, had not applied for the job of CVC. His name was neither sponsored, nor nominated by any authority, according to information received under the Right to Information Act from the Union ministry of Personnel and Training.
Critics would contend that there are thousands of NGOs who are surviving on the grants of World Bank. That is not an issue. The issue is whether, the IAC team is in some way playing in the hands of these institutions.
I am sure that future will present us many opportunities to show our cynical abilities but this is not the time for that. Anna is India and India is Anna may not be the popular sentiment but Corruption in India and India against Corruption surely is.
What possibly could Baba Ramdev have in mind when he decided to stage a fast at Ram Lila ground to express his displeasure against corruption and black money that is stashed away in tax haven countries?
Harsh Mandher, a known name in activists' circle, wrote in a newspaper that he didn’t go to Jantar Mantar to support Anna Hazare because he was disturbed by the presence of pictures of Bharat Mata on the stage.
Why is Mohandas Karam Chand Gandhi such a taboo subject to write on , especially if you are not supporting whatever he did. Critically evaluating his actions have never been a favourite subjects of commentators alike.
For you and the others liberals, ‘political right' is a demon that was born during and after the Godhra incident and the subsequent Gujarat riot. Nothing else. For you it as ideology that took shape during those horrendous days.