'You can ignore someone's passion, but how can you taunt someone for being obsessed with achieving greatness in her/his chosen field?' asks Sudhir Bisht. Shobhaa De likes to be known as a 'journalist, columnist, social commentator, opinion-shaper and author of 18 books.' Well, that's what her verified Twitter handle tells us. I have no quarrel with her in so far as she calls herself a columnist and author of 18 books. I respect her for making money from her readable-and-forgettable books and ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
CHEATS - 4 Nigerians, Indian associate arrested in fake lottery bust Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. New Delhi, Jul 30 (PTI) Delhi Police today claimed to have busted a fake online lottery racked with the arrest of four Nigerians, including two ...Namibia Press Agency, 3 weeks ago
'The BJP should know that simple caste arithmetic may have ceased to follow the basic law of addition.''Adding up seemingly distinct vote banks can even cause overall reduction in numbers,' says Sudhir Bisht. IMAGE: BJP President Amit Shah addresses an election rally in Mau in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Photograph: PTI Photo Two things happened on July 12, and they took the mainstream media by complete surprise. The first was Dr Najma Heptullah, one of the senior-most ministers in the National ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Upon implementation of the 7th Pay Commission the expected yearly burden on the central exchequer will be more than Rs 100,000 crore.Central government employees will get on an average a 24% pay hike.Still, the unions aren't happy.Sudhir Bisht asks if the employees deserve any hike at all. What happens in a household where there is just one breadwinner and his income rises gradually whereas the household expenses rise more? The breadwinner, in most cases the father, gets unstinted support from ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'With his envious academic record, extraordinary research calibre and unparalleled work experience, we can trust him to become the first Indian -- fully Indian, not one of those Americans of Indian origin -- to win the Nobel Prize in Economics,' says Sudhir Bisht. IMAGE: Dr Raghuram Rajan has earned the respect of both the prime minister and finance minister, says Sudhir Bisht. No head of an institution in recent times has been so adored as Raghuram Rajan, the IIT-Delhi ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Twitter is a great medium for political leaders to communicate with their supporters and engage with their opponents.Provided the tweets are coherent and sensible.So why is the Delhi chief minister tweeting illogical stuff about the PM, asks Sudhir Bisht. Many a leader has been making great use of Twitter to reach out to supporters and constituents. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been tweeting with much enthusiasm, so much so that his critics have stopped pointing at what he tweets, but ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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