Kamal Morarka

Too early to judge Donald Trump

Posted by Kamal Morarka under Blog
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 ...

General Budget 2016 : Budget Speech Emphasis on Agriculture Sector

Posted by Kamal Morarka under Blog
The much awaited union budget has been presented on 29 February. There are three noteworthy things. The first is the budget speech and the impression that it sought to create. Second is the outlay on various issues. The third is re-arrangements of figures to give a different picture of same outlay than the actual. Coming to the budget speech, it is a very aggressive attempt to project that this government has now turned its attention to rural distress. All budgets ...