স্কুলের গন্ডি পেরিয়ে কলেজে ঢুকলে মনে হয় যেন রাজ্য জয় করে ফিরছি - তাই না? পাখির পাখনা গজিয়েছে - ইচ্ছা হলে উড়বে, আবার ইচ্ছা না হলে ক্লাসে বসে থাকবে। এ যেন জীবনের রাস্তায় যেতে যেতে প্রথম বড়ো হয়ে ওঠার আস্বাদ পাওয়া - এবং একবার এই স্বাদ পেলে লোকে অন্য কিছু চাই না। এই সময়টা বোধহয়… Continue reading Unfair competition
When I was in my teens, I remember that the main source of getting information was through a limited number of newspapers and Doordarshan News. The debate that time was on the style of reporting - amongst the English newspapers in my home city of Kolkata, while it was reported that The Statesman did 'direct'… Continue reading ‘Fair’ Journalism
The 2014 elections of India are over, the verdict is out, the process of getting the mandate from 500+ million people across 930,000+ polling booths have been completed, the happiness of the victors and the despair of the losers are out in the open. Yet, as a common man, I find this particular election fascinating… Continue reading Indian elections 2014
We live in a so-called civilised world driven by the power of law, which has been formed by thoughtful groups and lots of common sense. One definition of 'civilised' means to have a high state of culture and development bound by basic virtues. We have found lots of 'unions' which gives us a platform to… Continue reading We want a mature, patient, civilised world …. not to be ‘trigger-happy’
Recently India announced the formation of the 29th state named Telengana. I am sure that many expert heads brainstormed the pros and cons behind the decision, valued the impact of the decision on the people, the political process, the economy, growth and all other elements that a common person like me can think of. Probably… Continue reading Division of the state ?
Unbiased reporting to me is a utopian concept - something which you can dream of in an ideal world, but if you believe in that in the real world, you may land up in some major dis-belief after some days. I am not a reporter, nor a writer and hence do not have the inner… Continue reading Unbiased Reporting
It is high time that the political parties in India build up credibility with the common man on the streets. That is needed for the proper functioning of a huge country within the governance framework defined within the constitution. The youth of India are a different lot as compared to the generation we had 30… Continue reading ACT NOW !!
Indian political horizon is currently under a big storm - with potential impacts more than what we have recently seen with Sandy in US. This storm is man-made - made by one Mr. Arvind Kejriwal, the leader of a newly founded political party whose priority is to "expose" the reverend and famous politicians and industrialists… Continue reading Corruption Allegations
Very recently one of the leading newspapers screamed in its headlines "The Last Dictator is dead" and rightfully so as the world celebrated the death of Gaddafi amongst a turmoil burning in the streets of Libya. These incidents are often described as the win of the good over the evil and hence supported by most… Continue reading Of dictators and oppression ….
I was going through the global headlines in the net, when I saw this news in The Telegraph, UK and I quote an excerpt below along with the link to the detailed news: The US government has warned 10 Swiss banks, including Credit Suisse, that they must hand over confidential information exposing tax cheats by… Continue reading Reveal the money, honey !