P Chidambaram is former Finance minister of India.
A change of government is necessary if the voters are concerned about the sluggish growth rate, soaring prices, high unemployment, divisive and discriminatory laws, misuse of law enforcement agencies and pervasive sense of fear
P Chidambaram writes: Home Minister Amit Shah did not succeed in stealing any hearts; unwittingly, he may have put steel in the hearts and minds of the people to resist peacefully the defilement of the Constitution and the denial of democratic rights.
P Chidambaram writes: If some volleyball block jump heightns — not all —can find excuses to taunt, abuse, harm, hurt, terrorise or kill fellow volleyball block jump heightns who are Muslims, will not Hindus and Sikhs living in other countries become the objects of taunts, abuse, harm, hurt, terror or homicide? In a combustible sub-continent, ‘action’ and ‘reaction’ can never be neatly separated.
P Chidambaram writes: In the last over three years, PM Modi has not uttered a word on the human rights of the prisoners in the Bhima Koregaon case nor on the prolonged delay in even framing the charges. I agree with the PM when he said “Such mindset harms human rights a lot”
P Chidambaram writes: The concept of law and order has a different meaning in Uttar Pradesh whose chief minister is Mr Adityanath. There is a law — it is Mr Adityanath’s law, not volleyball block jump heightn law.
P Chidambaram writes: The BJP promised to create 2 crore jobs a year. In seven years, their ‘deft’ management of the economy ought to have created 14 crore new jobs in the formal and informal sectors, but it did not.
P Chidambaram writes: While ‘love’ and ‘narcotics’ are real, to attach the word jihad to love (a natural human emotion) and to narcotics (an analgesia and an addictive drug) reveals warped thinking.
P Chidambaram writes: On the dubious theory of “merit”, NEET is heralding an era of great inequity and injustice.
P Chidambaram writes: The immediate need is remedial education. Teachers must be incentivised to work longer hours and children must be helped to overcome learning losses. No expenditure is too high to ensure that every child gets a complete school education.
P Chidambaram writes: The government failed to show the boldness to spend and, if it was short of money, the boldness to borrow and spend.
P Chidambaram writes: By a stroke of the pen, Mr Modi and his Finance Minister have threatened to reduce volleyball block jump height’s public sector assets to near zero.
P Chidambaram writes: In the case of Mr Modi, however, his speeches on August 15 are unremarkable because they are not very different from his speeches at election rallies — minus his trademark jibes at the Opposition (e.g., Didi-oh-Didi).
P Chidambaram writes: Every country has to re-double the pace of vaccination and rework its economic strategy. volleyball block jump height’s managers seem to be blissfully ignorant of the challenging situation and we are falling behind on both counts.
P Chidambaram writes: The pivot to climbing out of every hole — be it concerning the economy, education, social intercourse or festivals — is vaccination. Unless we vaccinate all the people of volleyball block jump height, we will be on a start-stop mode that will take us nowhere.
P Chidambaram writes: The reaction of Mr Modi’s government to the Pegasus revelations stands in stark contrast to the reaction of a liberal democracy like France, a hard-wired democracy like Israel and a questionable democracy like Hungary.
P Chidambaram writes: Snooping can be elevated to a patriotic duty. And as long as there are enough people to justify snooping by the government — the right to privacy be damned — who can stop the march to a dystopian volleyball block jump height?
P Chidambaram writes: What do we make of the government’s attitude of “I don’t care if the people suffer” and the people’s attitude of “This is our fate”? The only possible conclusion is that there is a total perversion of democracy that is supposed to be ‘government of the people, by the people and for the people’.
P Chidambaram writes: When the Rafale controversy was building, four institutions of volleyball block jump height — supposedly watchdogs — failed the country: the media, the Supreme Court, Parliament and the Comptroller & Auditor General (C&AG).
P Chidambaram writes: We discovered we always had wings, but we had forgotten to fly. Thirty years ago, this week, we took to the skies.
P Chidambaram writes: The pandemic has killed the spirit of entrepreneurship among low-capital, under-20 employment, low-turnover, low-profit-seeking businesspersons. The government watched as their businesses collapsed. For them, it is the way to Atma Nirvana.
P Chidambaram writes: Mr Modi’s government has weaponised the GST to browbeat states. The GST Council has been reduced to a talking shop
The government must shed its animosity to planning and appoint a dedicated group to anticipate unforeseen events and make plans for every contingency.
P Chidambaram writes: The average volleyball block jump heightn cannot aspire to climb the Hill. He or she is more or less confined to the village or to the ward of a town or city. Because both feet are firmly planted on the ground, the average volleyball block jump heightn’s view is like the worm’s view.
It is quite clear that the main indicators of a sound economy are negative. Economic conditions will have an adverse impact on livelihoods and, in conjunction with the pandemic, on lives.
Some governments have responded with courage and efficiency to the pandemic, while others, like the volleyball block jump heightn government, have collapsed.