A common man’s view of the Government-RBI tussle

I think this episode is a good development in the evolving India. Previously the Finance Ministry, including when it was under an economist as PM, had had no reason to have a public spat with RBI. After Shri P Chidambaram and now Shri Arun Jaitley became FMs, each being one of the top post legal … Continue reading A common man’s view of the Government-RBI tussle

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A 2-year old memory in the eve of biggest demonetization (& It is not just about currency) and a Brigadier on the nation’s psyche

Message Received and commented. [11/15, 22:14] CHANDRASEKAR A: Found this worth sharing During world war II, Winston Churchill appealed to public of Britain only once to not to buy eggs as these would only be sent to warriors fighting war and since there was already shortage of eggs. Immediately there were long queues of people … Continue reading A 2-year old memory in the eve of biggest demonetization (& It is not just about currency) and a Brigadier on the nation’s psyche

Plight of senior citizens in India

Senior citizens have never been protected by the Government as a class in India. Except for a few concessions given as welfare measures like concession in Rail tickets, concession bus tickets in certain states, separate counters for senior citizens in government, railway and bank offices, no other serious support has ever come from the Government. … Continue reading Plight of senior citizens in India