Month: April 2011


April 17, 2011

In respect of Wikileaks, The Hindu has really made history by offering to its readers articles and reports based on a selection from 5100 India Cables, aggregating six million words.   To cap all these valuable reports, N.Ram, the highly acclaimed Editor-in – Chief of The Hindu travelled to the county of Norfolk in U.K. and in the course of an hour long interview with Julian Assange, Editor-in – Chief of Wikileaks was able to give the country a glimpse of the theoretical framework within which Wikileaks plays its role on the world stage, and what motivates and moves Assange.

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अण्णा हजारे प्रकरण

April 13, 2011

2 अप्रैल को मुंबई के वानखेड़े स्टेडियम में वर्ल्ड कप फाइनल देखने के बाद मैंने लिखा था कि भारत द्वारा कप जीतने का समाचार मिलते ही न केवल स्टेडियम में उपस्थित हजारों दर्शक खुशी से फूले समा रहे थे अपितु समूचा देश हर्षोल्लाष और गर्व से झूम रहा था। मुझे इस पर कोई आश्चर्य नहीं हुआ जब अण्णा हजारे ने अपनी मांगों को माने जाने संम्बन्धी सरकारी आश्वासन पर अपना अनशन तोड़ा तो टाईम्स ऑफ इंडिया के मुखपृष्ठ पर बैनर शीर्षक था; भारत फिर जीता

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April 12, 2011

After witnessing the World Cup Final at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, on April 2nd, I had written that it was not just the thousands at the stadium who were exploding with joy, the entire country felt ecstatic and proud the moment they heard that India had won the cup. I am not surprised that reporting Government’s assurance to Anna Hazare on the basis of which the veteran has called off his fast, the Times of India’s front page Banner Headline says: INDIA WINS AGAIN !   On the evening of Friday April 8, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee rang me up to apprise me about the terms of the deal government had been able to work out with Hazare. He said Government has assured Anna that the Lokpal Bill as drafted by the proposed Committee, would be introduced in Parliament during its Monsoon session.  My comment was: Let it be

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