Heat on for politicians, bureaucrats as Rajya Sabha passes Lokpal Bill to probe corruption in high places. The PM will be under the purview
Another onion crisis for the UPA2 due to over supply of onion in the market. This time around is due to low prices for onion farmers
Arrest of 3 porters by the Chinese army in early Dec 2013.
#Chumar China says Indian Army had violated the LAC.
Some heat on the top bureaucrats who thought they were God. Government nod not required to probe senior officers in court-monitored cases: SC
There is still no compelling rationale for the Lokpal. It is either too much or too little. The great quickfix – IExp http://shar.es/OjgW7
After 14 years DGMOs of India & Pakistan to meet on 24 Dec in Wagha border. Cross border raids & and ceasefire violations issues from India
Op Ed in
@IndianExpress "The Drift in the Valley" by Lt Gen HS Panag. A good read
Blog: Why media scrutiny is necessary in sexual harassment cases http://www.ndtv.com/article/blogs/blog-why-media-scrutiny-is-necessary-in-sexual-harassment-cases-459897 …
Lokpal lacks the backing of a strong political will and is more likely to be followed in letter than in spirit as it is passed under duress.
The success of the Lokpal will depend on the integrity of its representatives, for which there is no guarantee.
It won’t be as empowering as it is made out to be because people will give their verdict only with their votes after a gap of 5 years
#Lokpal bill does not take care of the regular accountability of the representatives to carry out the duties they owe to public. #Ramdev should keep away from commenting on national politics/issues and stick to his YOGA teaching. We are sick of his foot in mouth vents
Kejriwal: Hundreds of crores being spent to keep Anna and me apart | ET http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/arvind-kejriwal-hundreds-of-crores-being-spent-to-keep-anna-hazare-and-me-apart/articleshow/27598796.cms …