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Waning interest in public discussions… A proud Madrasi New IT products of Ramco in the pipeline… TN-leverage strength of BHEL, NLC... Make standards certification mandatory... Don’t seem to feel the pulse… Lalu’s envy, India’s pride MHC should not return to its old indisciplined ways The Swadeshi Trump Where is Rajaji? Recognition to role of NBFCs.... EEC at the National Media Centre When nations steal growth from one another… TIAM turns a full cycle Bihar elections - the Rajaji formula worked Delhi Chalo... This scant respect for Law Readers' Mail S Ramanathan – a versatile musician, musicologist Sweet news for TN sugar mills Revving up the manufacturing sector Tribute A professional at the helm of IRDA... He continues the focus on social amelioration A think tank for Chennai Russi Mody – a tribute Poor quality of university VCs Silver Years of Madras Musings Gas is the way forward The few handicaps... Multi-faceted Venkat Sri Lanka votes for change CIPET hqrs to stay at Guindy – for the present? When TN politicians can emulate Kerala's Valli, they are more marginalised Protest masters... Mersal magnified Like Hinduism: many paths to reach God... Fortune 500 review A welcome initiative by the judiciary Noble nonagenarians... Naidu will soon build a new Hyderabad Computation of GDP – conundrums continue to the lack of interest on the part of these to focus on original research. This despite the much lower costs of such research in India. The industry which thrived on the protection of a closed economy and the advantage of a vast domestic market, has failed to organise its evolution on healthy lines Dr C Rangarajan returns to Chennai EVM is tamper-proof Eternal support for capitalisation of PS banks Pharma – overdose of copying When Ratan Tata visited SRM More Shakti to resource mobilisation... Kinetic Karnataka Colour-Chem’s colourful KRVS Bihar – Nitish Kumar adopts the Lalu model China invests in India TGS- The king storyteller An inexplicable neglect Cutting the nose to spite the face Welcome GST Modi and the lady Funding the un-funded Why this malaise in medical education? The balancing act Kudos to NDTV... Tribute – Manikam Ramaswami IAS invades NDDB... Should we change the official year? Adapt Vajpayee dinner diplomacy IPL type auction for VCs? Discoms deserve better… Why land prices zoom in TN? Telangana in top gear… Fall in crude prices help in oil sector reform Tough task taking states together When small is no larger beautiful.. Another Indian music maestro at the UN Welcome focus on core competence Five star activism stalls development activity Adharma of opposition politics More heat than light London, London Narayan Tatas moving out of urea production... Road development slows down The Gulf aviation boom Medical costs hit the roof... Polls and promises Paytm karo... There was flood of milk. Reason: no milk commissioner! Infrastructure funding – lessons learnt The brown list of Venkitaramanan A yen for wastage… More tributes to GR The nuclear option The ‘Ayyo-yes’ is no more Wise Presidents The ‘Jayanthi Tax.’ For whom the bell tolls? Revive development banks... Modi storms Silicon Valley Delhi is distant… How Air-India loses customs... Reliance’s TV – 18 ready to launch Tamil News Channel Engineering seats go abegging L&T- the specialty of special purpose vehicles Welcome changes that testify to Jayalalithaa’s return to health PPP mode for upgrading Corporation Hospitals R Sridhar steps down as CEO of Shriram Capital Naidu’s return augurs well for Seemandhra SoA @ 80 Build close rapport with business leaders Increasing non co-operation of state leaders GNS - 100: our first subscriber CSR and CMI: promise of another Srinivasan Ramanujan... TELANGANA at last…BUT …and of a popular trade leader A C Muthiah – his munificent bequeaths to science F C Kohli - his concerns all embracing Moily’s bold thrust Padma Bhushan for A Ramakrishna The rise and fall of Annamalai University Alexa – Talking Wikipedia Robber barons everywhere Tribute – M V Murugappan All eyes on Sankara Nethralaya CRS, a jewel among managers, is no more. Align crops to agro climate endowments… A friendly business group ONGC at KG Basin Breaththrough in malaria control Roaring Ro-Ro facility A rich pool of talent not utilised…. Chennai and Kolkata miss opportunity to grow as Delhi and Mumbai The Ports’ Pasha expands into Tamil Nadu Cleaning Ganga – relocate tanneries and install electric crematoria Maximising the micro pricing … TN – agglomerate land holdings without alienating ownership Vibrant Gujarat Poor representation for Kerala and TN in Cabinet Air Asia India will set new benchmarks for budget travel CII projects higher growth… No engine for this car Wanted: a second airport for Chennai Building loyalty through the stomach WTO Meet: resolved to meet again Auto components surge… Towards speedy justice Plummeting profits of PSBs Tihar, Puzhal not different from Parappana Agrahara Rs.1600 crore paper board plant of TNPL Haul over the coal Tribute – UCAL Selvan… Delhi returns to BJP GM Technology at last! Delhi is distant Which side are you, Montek? Return to king coal for urea... Diamond jubilee of Egmore Samskrt School Tax agriculture Muffled voices for merit… Parliament in paralysis... Marketing expert Balagopal is no more Quality silica from Neyveli Solar, solar everywhere … Fuel for thought Remembering Indira Sivasailam... Scientists urged to take up farmer-oriented research Online not in line with brick and mortar businesses... Convulsions in The Hindu Godspeed, Chief Minister JJ Strengthen the base... S V Raju – a ‘good’ true liberal He saved millions from starvation... TN accounts for the largest recruits by the IT sector Airlines in India: cost and space Preserving for the future B H Kothari - a tribute West Bengal: mindless malignancy Inflation: are we emulating Argentina and Brazil? Solar thermal shines… Contrarian cousins Focus on quality of power - its only around 170-180V The power-full Hindujas A Grand Finale for SN’s MS centenary at the US… A glass full of corruption Music happens The rise and rise of KCP Boy, can you beat these? Cement prices continue to rise… Land reclamation from sea appears cheaper! Mu Sigma – is no more More Shakthi to Das’ elbow Things happen by accident and not by design... Put expensive assets created to use... Not just in-laws (and outlaws); they’ve renowned academics at the helm! Of course, Gujarat is vibrant For whom the MIDS bell tolls? The star of Spencers is no more Whistle-Stop Tour of Raghuram Rajan Tatas moving out of urea production... Permanent secretariat for TN GIM An enemy’s enemy is a friend Welcome thrust on trade in Modi’s foreign visits... Kulandai was a giant Excel Generators provide the vital back-up An informal presentation - analytical, forward locking... When the President was rendered homeless… When online building permits work…. Liberal imports idling indigenous capacities Odisha: spectacular win by Naveen Patnaik Editor's Says Demise of a media baron... Shipping woes of Chennai companies Gay abandon in pricing Quality education through the PPP mode Measuring roof tops in terms of KW/MW Lesson from Chandrababu Naidu Limit foreign borrowings to hi-tech, export potential projects... A more liberated TN… Intellectual of rare qualities Shaming of Tamils by Tamil farmers at Delhi IPL - no surprise this scam Rahman at CIC Come elections, come advertisements... Editor's Notes Where a state respects its litterateurs… Shale gas and its shallow future The sea- saw battle continues... Fortune for Indian Airlines No mega rail project for Tamil Nadu Insurance companies bleeding, yet no decision on increasing FDI limit! The why of tax incentives Varuna (rain) in 2015; Vaayu (air) in 2016. Chennai devastated Nuclear power at the nucleus The Jan Dhan bonanza Streamlining mandatory third party cover L&T: focus on infrastructure and more infrastructure… PC’s preference for professionals Making ‘my Amaravati’... Banning booze... Small units prefers to remain small... Shanti and Sadhana through Music No Maha Koottani in TN... A Grand Finale for SN’s MS centenary at the US… Sweeter prospects for sugar Secularism and anti-Hinduism
 
Delhi Chalo...

After its impressive performance in the assembly elections at Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand and J&K, the BJP is focusing its efforts in the capital. Elections to the 70-seat assembly of Delhi state has been scheduled for 07 February. It’s a do or die battle for Arvind Kejriwal who captured power in a very short time of entering politics. He belied the great expectations he raised by resigning after 49 days of assuming charge as chief minister. His Aam Aadmi Party received a severe drubbing in the elections to the Lok Sabha and several of the leaders he assembled moved out disillusioned with his style of functioning.

BJP captured all the seats of Delhi in the Lok Sabha elections. It is keen for a repeat performance that would help assume charge of the Delhi government. The Modi-Amit Shah team has roped in Kiran Bedi who worked with Arvind Kejriwal in Anna Hazare’s Lok Pal agitation. Kiran Bedi has strong similarities with Kejriwal: experience as a popular civil servant, street smart articulation and keen involvement in public affairs. What appeared a weak match for Kejriwal seems to have been set right by Kiran Bedi joining the BJP and contesting in Delhi. Another close ex-associate of the AAP leader, Shazia Ilmi, has also joined BJP considerably strengthening the party’s public face and increasing prospect for winning minority votes. The Modi-Shah magic appears considerably fortified by these enrolments. Capturing Delhi will be of special value to the  BJP.

The 15 years of rule under Sheila Dixit saw Delhi undergoing spectacular transformation. Traditionally Delhi has been provided a large share of Central funds for infrastructure development. Today, Delhi has a modern airport, a road system with the largest number of bridges, subways, widest lanes and a swanky metro rail that has very considerably eased movement. The articulate and sophisticated Sheila Dixit a familiar face of Delhi, unfortunately was pulled down by a series of corruption scandals of UPA II. Despite the anti-incumbency disadvantage, Dixit’s contribution to Delhi’s development cannot be easily forgotten.

 

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