Monthly Archives: November 2014

Who is the PMO boss?

There is a strange situation developing in the PMO, or so it appears. Everybody is discussing a particular case but nobody dares to divulge any details. The media is conscious of it too but is abstaining from writing about it … Continue reading

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Haryana’s hunt for Chief Secy

Who will be the new Chief Secretary of Haryana? Shakuntala Jakhu, the present Chief Secretary, will retire on November 30. It is likely to be a tough decision for newly elected Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar as he has a … Continue reading

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Driving force

The government seems to be sitting on a volcano and as is the norm with volcanoes, no one knows when it will blow. The volcano is the hired taxi system supplied by government contractors and allotted to ministers and secretaries … Continue reading

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The Doordarshan circus

The Prasar Bharati Board is a hilarious arena to watch the great circus of its officers. It appears that Prakash Javadekar, the Minister for Information and Broadcasting, is completely dependent on the advice of professionally untrained and incompetent advisers and … Continue reading

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Pracharak makeover

If you had ever met an RSS pracharak (a dedicated full-timer) before the advent of Narendra Modi, you may have had an image of a jhola chaap social worker who keeps himself busy working for the organisation. Now, the situation … Continue reading

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