Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Week That Wasn't – Week 7

The Week That Wasn't – Week 7 (15/3 to 21/3)

MoEF u-turns and allows field trials of GM crops,
Thanks to Google DNS, Erdogan’s twitter ban, flops.

New Companies Act made Suzuki go for minority stakeholders nod,
Maxwell’s Henderson leak, stressed Nehru’s ‘forward policy’ was flawed.

RBI still woos WPI though its heart lies with CPI,
‘Inflation targeting’ still not on cards, Urijit Patel thinks, why?

US decides to abdicate ‘internet governance’, for a multi-stakeholder model,
China to liberalize its hukou system and pursue urbanization with full throttle.  

BICEP's wave detection confirms inflation and bolsters Einstein's Theory of Relativity,
Linking quantum theory, it helps explain, how universe grew from small to big, divinely.  

US imposes 'toothless' sanctions, while Europe is confused about Russia,
Putin cites Kosovo's breakaway example to hit back at US and annex Crimea. 

Speedy trail and 376D, will deter and set right precedent,
“With Malice Towards One and All”, departed, Sardar Khuswant !

Sunday, March 16, 2014

The Week That Wasn't - Week 6

The Week That Wasn't – Week 6 (8/3 to 14/3)

Sukma warning was yet again unheeded and state’s writ large NOT established,
Inviolability of SOPs must be educated anew and Maoists ideological reach demolished.

Diplomat’s re-indictment though unnecessary, should not hamper bilateral ties,
ICMR’s guidelines on stem cell therapy, was long overdue and wise.    

DoP, CBI cross swords and reach SG over Art. 20 and double jeopardy,
SC’s ruling on 1 year trial period for MPs and MLA is a welcome remedy.

While Balance of Payments picked up and Foreign reserves abound,
Curbing imports and tariff on Bullion, took large part of its trade underground.

Nalanda will be an international university with transnational composition,
Media should be open for criticism and STOP its hyper-commercialization.

Duration for exercising adult franchise, was increased to fuel participation,

NaMo, with a seat from Kashi, might achieve much-touted emancipation. 

Monday, March 10, 2014

The Week That Wasn't – Week 5

The Week That Wasn't – Week 5 (28/2 to 7/3)

If cheering for our team is a constitutional and patriotic duty,
Shouldn't winning all the matches be team’s patriotic accountability? (New Zealand/Bangladesh)

The great Yajna of democracy starts on 7th April for 36 days,
Passport Seva through rural CSCs, will cut all the delays.

Will ongoing Crimean crisis become 'Alsace Lorraine' of the Black Sea? (France/Germany)
AIADMK-Left ‘appear to disappear’ alliance, was a spectacle to see.

Muslim Uighur separatist attack in China, brought issue of their independence on fore,
Growing NPAs are Indian banks “biggest challenge” today, which they should no longer ignore.

Lets Gulaab 'Gang up’ to strengthen Indian defamation law yet promote artistic freedom,
By deciding not to bring anti-corruption ordinance, govt. acted in wisdom.

Lokpal selection process is ‘politically intrusive’ said the duo Fali and Thomas,
Oscar’s FDA approval to McConaughey ‘Dallas Buyers Club’, made him famous.

India should treat Bay of Bengal, not as backwater but a strategic hub,
Q3 sub-5% GDP growth figure, gave Indian economy, yet another snub. 

Thoughts and prayers for the people in lost Air Malaysia flight,
AAP workers engaging in BJP office violence, was truly an ugly sight.

Kejriwal rallies in Gujarat and flays Modi, for Adani,
Governor Shiela will soon be enjoying Kerela's ‘Narayal Pani’.