Tag: PV Narasimha Rao

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  • Polyglots and publishing platforms: Reading between the lines

    Polyglots and publishing platforms: Reading between the lines

    Two notable polyglots were Indian Philosopher Sri Aurobindo and former Indian Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao, who knew over 10 languages each.

    March 1, 2019
  • 2019: Turbulence ahead

    2019: Turbulence ahead

    Whoever emerges on top in 2019, whether it is Narendra Modi or Rahul Gandhi or someone else from a khichdi (motley) combine, it is clear that governance will be under severe constraints. These difficulties can be handled only by a dynamic figure of high intellectual calibre and deep understanding of economic and social forces. But there is no such person in sight. By and large, the Indian political class comprises mediocre personalities even at the high levels.

    December 26, 2018
  • Not just PM, but also ‘accidental finance minister’: Manmohan Singh

    Not just PM, but also ‘accidental finance minister’: Manmohan Singh

    Taking a dig at his critics for calling him a silent prime minister, Singh said he was never afraid of talking to the media and rather interacted with the press very regularly.

    December 19, 2018
  • Army ‘right-sizing’

    Army ‘right-sizing’

    When politicised legal-eagles arrogate to themselves the right to pass judgment on matters on which they have little expertise the outcome can be disastrous. With all due respect, Abhishek Manu Singhvi has made a mess of trading his gown and bans for a brass hat when flaying the Army’s move to reduce unnecessary manpower and …

    September 17, 2018
  • PM Modi, vice-President, Congress pay tribute to PV Narasimha Rao on birth anniversary

    PM Modi, vice-President, Congress pay tribute to PV Narasimha Rao on birth anniversary

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first to pay homage to the Congress leader who served as the 9th Prime Minister of India from 1991-1996.

    June 28, 2018
  • Generals ‘divided’?

    Generals ‘divided’?

    A positive interpretation of the Army Chief’’s assertion that the defence budget sufficed to ensure an adequate level of military preparedness would be that it was an effort to reassure the public, and his men, that a re-run of 1962 was not looming on the horizon. Yet, since that view ran counter to the presentation …

    March 31, 2018
  • Controversial godman Chandraswamy passes away

    Controversial godman Chandraswamy passes away

    Self-styled godman, political broker and astrologer to the elite, Chandraswami alias Nemi Chand, died at the Apollo Hospital here at the age of after a prolonged illness. He was associated with former Prime Ministers PV Narasimha Rao and Chandrashekhar. His named had also cropped up in the assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi. After dominating news …

    May 24, 2017