Author: Ashutosh Chaudhary

Middle Class’s frustration with Budget 2018 – Pointless and Puerile

What is middle class morality? Just an excuse for never giving me anything – The satirical thrust of George Bernard Shaw’s words from Pygmalion has come to haunt and taunt the middle class once again. The eerie sense of déja vu—of being caught between expectations and reality, between the haves and the have-nots, between the […]

UP CM, Yogi Adityanath breaks the Noida Jinx

Franklin D. Roosevelt, the ex US president famously stated that “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.” Alas the absence of this specific trait in society can lead to multiple malaise and chief among them is the inability to stand against popular belief. […]

So, Finally! Is it the End of the Road for NDTV?

This week NDTV announced that it is considering reduction in the workforce by up to 25 per cent as part of internal restructuring exercise to focus on the core business. NDTV has also been exiting from non-core business verticals. In September, its shareholders had approved sale of its automobile e-commerce firm Fifth Gear Ventures to […]

We Have the Most Amazing Retirement Plan for Honorable Ex VP Hamid Ansari

Abraham Lincolon famously said “Nearly all men can stand adversity but if you want to test a man’s character then give him power”. As it turns out in case of ex Vice president Hamid Ansari , its not the power but instead the loss of it that proved his character. Mr Hamid Ansari in his […]

14 Months, 2.5 Crore Connections – What Makes Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Such a Major Success?

On 1st May 2016 , Prime minister Shree Narendra Modi launched Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. The objective was crystal clear – Under it 5 Cr LPG connections were to be provided to BPL families with a support of Rs. 1600 per connection in the next 3 years. With the clear […]

Manmohan Was never going to be hailed as a great PM, but what he did in June’17 ensured his place in India’s Hall of Shame

On June 30th as the current president Shri Pranab Mukherjee brought in GST by pressing the red button from the podium at Central Hall of Parliament, the Former prime minister Manmohan Singh who is largely credited for India’s liberalization in 1991 was conspicuous by his absence. Yet again the politics had taken its toll and […]

PM Modi has Finally Put an End to this Pointless Ritual which has been a Symbol of India’s Pseudo Secular Politics

This Friday by skipping the Iftaar party hosted by the President, this is the 3rd consecutive year when the sitting PM has abstained from doing so. This year however, unlike last 2 years not a single cabinet minister was present either. Goes without saying that message is indeed loud and clear and that the current […]

Congress Rule Book, Chapter 9 – How to engineer an unrest in 5 easy steps?

Vulture tourism by definition is “travel to destinations that are cheap, safe, exotic, and unpopular because of some recent bad news”. Its basically a visit to ground zero of a recent tragedy and chances are when undertaken by famous people its a lip smacking opportunity for media to capture endless live footage, get into gory […]

This is how you defeat terrorism. Completely

With yesterday’s incident of Pro Khalistan sloganeering on the anniversary of Blue star operations and demise of KPS Gill recently, its imperative to appreciate what the man stood for and how he represented the best counter terrorism operations in India by police. The reason why the KPS Gill ’s stellar record in counter terrorism is […]