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