Kamal Morarka

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Video : Election in Himachal and Gujarat | Election Commission’s Impartiality

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Video : BJP’s wrong policy helps Congress | Gujarat Election

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GST Agitation: Govt. Needs Pro-active Approach To Assuage Traders’ Anger

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The president has been elected. There were no surprises. Ramnath Kovind is a responsible senior leader. I am sure he will do justice to his position. Of course he is from the BJP side but that is how it should be. The ruling party is always sponsors the presidential candidate, on should have no grudge for that. Other thing that is important is the GST. It is not easy to change the system in a short time. But a start has ...

Too early to judge Donald Trump

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Every week the political discourse is becoming poorer and poorer. Now they are saying Sharad Powar has got Padma Vibhushan because the BJP wants him to become soft that in case of Shiv Sena withdrawing support in Maharashtra NCP could help the BJP to remain in power. It is a saddest comment anybody can hear. Sharad Pawar has a long political record, Padma Vibhushan he deserves on merit, not because he needs to be placated to support the BJP. But ...

GST Agitation: Govt. Needs Pro-active Approach To Assuage Traders’ Anger

Posted by Kamal Morarka under Blog
The GST Bill is finally getting passed. Of course, over the last two years the BJP government has made it a big issue, as if the country’s growth depends on the GST. That is not so. GST is a form of taxation, which is adopted in many countries in Europe. It is not there in the USA. Whether it should be there in India or not, does not make a difference. It was mooted much earlier and throughout the UPA ...

Let only Kashmiri parties contest elections in Kashmir

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The unfortunate incident at Una in Gujarat has captured the imagination of the observers and Parliament. It is unfortunate that even after so many years of independence that the Dalits in this country are not being treated properly by the upper castes. That is a social issue. As far as the government is concern the law and order must be maintained and any violation of law should be dealt with severely by the police and the district authorities. BJP being in ...

Freedom of Speech Is What Somebody speaks, somebody Doesn’t Like

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The Supreme Court has come down heavily on President’s Rule in Arunachal Pradesh, which was imposed on report the Governor J.P. Rajkhowa, who was a good civil servant earlier. The problem with the Article 356 has to be analyzed and a solution should be found on balance of view. One view which had come into prominence when NTR and all other parties have come together demanding that 356 should be abolished and the post of Governor should be abolished. Once ...

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was not against Public Sector

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There was a Shyama Prasad Mukherjee event to mark a milestone in his life. It was held in the Nehru Memorial Library in Delhi which is alright. It would have been in the fitness of things if the Prime Minister or the Home Minister had given that oration. If they did not have the time and if the party had to select somebody, he should have been of the stature of Advaniji or Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi who are equal ...

An Objective view on Two Years of Modi Government

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Two years have passed since this government came to power. They are celebrating it on a grand scale as would be expected, but let us take an objective view. An objective view would suggest that as far as administration is concerned, it is average, five on ten. The problem with this government is that they had raised the expectations so high during the election process that people who supported them and put them in to power are a disappointed lot, ...