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Campaign for the Presidential Election in Afghanistan

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Campaign for the Presidential Election in Afghanistan

According to Ashraf Ghani Campaign, Dr. Ashraf Ghani has become the clear front-runner in the race to be the next president of Afghanistan. Despite the recent Taliban attacks in Kabul, Dr. Ghani’s campaign has gained significant momentum. Endorsements continue to pour in from each of the 34 provinces, claims the Campaign through a statement issued [...]

How India Is a Defective Democracy – Part 2

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How India Is a Defective Democracy – Part 2

Today, it’s observed that the democratic systems in different economies of the world are crumbling and there is an increasing degree of unrest among the people in democratic nations. India is one such nation. By Rakesh Raman To discuss the defects in the Indian democracy, RMN News Service of RMN Company has started a three-part [...]

Congress Gears Up for Elections. Is BJP Worried?

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Congress Gears Up for Elections. Is BJP Worried?

With Nehru-Gandhi family at the center stage, Congress is ready to take the plunge in the cutthroat political battle, beginning with the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. By Rakesh Raman Amid cheers and complimentary slogan for them by thousands of party members, the Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi delivered their passionate speeches [...]

Can Anna Hazare be the Prime Minister of India?

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Can Anna Hazare be the Prime Minister of India?

It won’t be a bad idea for Congress to make Anna Hazare the next PM, particularly when India is facing a complete leadership bankruptcy. By Rakesh Raman Big question: Can Anna Hazare be the next Prime Minister (PM) of India after the Lok Sabha elections of April / May 2014? It may sound an hypothetical [...]

How India Is a Defective Democracy – Part 1

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How India Is a Defective Democracy – Part 1

Today, people or common citizens don’t have any role to play in the affairs of a so-called democratic government. And there is a big divide between the rulers and the ruled. By Rakesh Raman In his Gettysburg speech of 1863, the-then U.S. President Abraham Lincoln introduced America’s representative democracy as the “government of the people, [...]

Will Narendra Modi be Disastrous for India?

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Will Narendra Modi be Disastrous for India?

What disaster is Manmohan Singh predicting about Narendra Modi? The common people of India have been facing an equal severity of disaster under all of these politicians and there is no ray of hope in any foreseeable future. By Rakesh Raman On Friday, Jan. 3, the Prime Minister (PM) of India, Manmohan Singh, announced his retirement [...]

Enemy of the Enemy is Friend for Congress

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Enemy of the Enemy is Friend for Congress

While the Aam Aadmi of India is confused, Aam Aadmi Party is thriving on this confusion by joining hands with Congress. Strange but true. By Rakesh Raman As it was expected, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won the trust vote Thursday, Jan. 2, in Delhi Assembly with support from its new ally Congress, which [...]

Aam Aadmi Party or Too Many Crooks?

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Aam Aadmi Party or Too Many Crooks?

In all his harangues to woo the gullible voters of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal always maintained that he will never have any political tie-up with Congress and BJP because both the parties are equally corrupt. But see what he has done. By Rakesh Raman In India, politicians from all political parties belong to three breeds: Bad, [...]

Congress Doing Business as AAP in Delhi

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Congress Doing Business as AAP in Delhi

Surprisingly, Arvind Kejriwal of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has suddenly discovered that Congress is not a corrupt party and it’s okay to form an alliance with it. Why? By Rakesh Raman “Doing Business As” (or DBA) is a term used for business operations where the visible name of the business entity is not its actual [...]

11 Factors to Ring the Death Knell for Congress

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11 Factors to Ring the Death Knell for Congress

By Rakesh Raman In the past 66 years after India’s independence in 1947, Congress party – owned and operated by Nehru-Gandhi family – has ruled India for almost 50 years, which is nearly 75% of time. Under such an unencumbered family control of over 1.2 billion people of India, the country has become a kind [...]

Jealous Anna Says Right to Wrong Lokpal Bill

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Jealous Anna Says Right to Wrong Lokpal Bill

Out of sheer jealousy and to settle a score with Arvind Kejriwal, Anna Hazare decided to sit on fast demanding the passage of Lokpal Bill to draw the attention of public and media toward him. By Rakesh Raman Call it his desire to abruptly break his anti-corruption fast and quickly grab a morsel of food [...]

Political Shakeout in Delhi Is Good for India

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Political Shakeout in Delhi Is Good for India

The political shakeout that is now happening in Delhi will usher in a much-needed democratic culture in the country that has seen only the autocratic rulers and dynastic dictators in the past over six decades. By Rakesh Raman In the atmosphere of extreme autocracy that has engulfed entire India, the newly formed Aam Aadmi Party [...]

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