The government is hurrying this scheme through to aim for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. This also means that it could be a bribe to the poor, in my belief.
Bangalore city hosts 84,960 wedding parties every year, where approximately 943 tons of food is wasted that has an equivalent price of Rs.339 crore.
The main attraction of the village is the amazing 'living roots bridge'. I saw a documentary, which showed how the villagers constructed a bridge using two Banyan tree roots and these roots were woven by generations for the past 200 years.
Approximately 100 years ago, when the British ruled India, they practiced the concept of â€˜divide and ruleâ€™. In my belief, the politicians are playing the same game even today. They are dividing people on the basis of religion and caste and ruling them.
Everything is Theek for the Jugaad government, which has a chalta hai attitude of its own. The outcome of the elected government is a wooden prime minister who cannot give extempore speeches. I often wonder, does his 'boss' write it down for him?
2012 was gripped in scandals, scandals which saw no limits and kept on branching, scandals which literally made us believe that the world is at its end. Have a look at the top 10 scandals of the year.
I believe, offering services to any high profile family or individual is an honour. But, when a mistake is committed, it is not pardonable and a high price is sometimes in the offing when it involves a VIP
Sonia Gandhi can well tell the Gujaratis that Narendra Modi is covering up the mess he made when held office but she still needs to clean up a lot within the Congress before she makes such statements.
The only answer to the natural disasters is the right amount of awareness and preparedness. The more the practise by the administration and by the local people, the more number of lives can be saved.