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Paytm karo... More heat than light Delhi is distant Insurance companies bleeding, yet no decision on increasing FDI limit! Rahman at CIC Demise of a media baron... Welcome thrust on trade in Modi’s foreign visits... No engine for this car The balancing act Naidu’s return augurs well for Seemandhra No mega rail project for Tamil Nadu Streamlining mandatory third party cover Wise Presidents Whistle-Stop Tour of Raghuram Rajan Quality silica from Neyveli Tihar, Puzhal not different from Parappana Agrahara A welcome initiative by the judiciary Increasing non co-operation of state leaders Revive development banks... Eternal support for capitalisation of PS banks Godspeed, Chief Minister JJ Where a state respects its litterateurs… Cement prices continue to rise… TIAM turns a full cycle Airlines in India: cost and space 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 Measuring roof tops in terms of KW/MW Fortune 500 review A yen for wastage… Quality education through the PPP mode Fall in crude prices help in oil sector reform When TN politicians can emulate Kerala's GNS - 100: our first subscriber The rise and fall of Annamalai University China invests in India Infrastructure funding – lessons learnt Russi Mody – a tribute London, London Narayan CSR and CMI: promise of another Srinivasan Ramanujan... S V Raju – a ‘good’ true liberal A more liberated TN… Varuna (rain) in 2015; Vaayu (air) in 2016. Chennai devastated Online not in line with brick and mortar businesses... Waning interest in public discussions… Come elections, come advertisements... Music happens He saved millions from starvation... Auto components surge… CIPET hqrs to stay at Guindy – for the present? Lesson from Chandrababu Naidu He continues the focus on social amelioration IAS invades NDDB... Editor's Notes Maximising the micro pricing … Computation of GDP – conundrums continue The ‘Ayyo-yes’ is no more Bihar elections - the Rajaji formula worked Focus on quality of power - its only around 170-180V An enemy’s enemy is a friend R Sridhar steps down as CEO of Shriram Capital Mu Sigma – is no more Naidu will soon build a new Hyderabad Excel Generators provide the vital back-up Should we change the official year? Sweeter prospects for sugar Cleaning Ganga – relocate tanneries and install electric crematoria Wanted: a second airport for Chennai Engineering seats go abegging Delhi Chalo... When Ratan Tata visited SRM Gas is the way forward Tatas moving out of urea production... Solar thermal shines… Don’t seem to feel the pulse… Muffled voices for merit… The nuclear option CII projects higher growth… Return to king coal for urea... Making ‘my Amaravati’... 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Bihar – Nitish Kumar adopts the Lalu model Preserving for the future Why this malaise in medical education? Scientists urged to take up farmer-oriented research TELANGANA at last…BUT A rich pool of talent not utilised…. Telangana in top gear… Rs.1600 crore paper board plant of TNPL Poor quality of university VCs How Air-India loses customs... Align crops to agro climate endowments… Which side are you, Montek? TGS- The king storyteller Tough task taking states together B H Kothari - a tribute Odisha: spectacular win by Naveen Patnaik Parliament in paralysis... Strengthen the base... Intellectual of rare qualities The few handicaps... Modi storms Silicon Valley Funding the un-funded This scant respect for Law Roaring Ro-Ro facility L&T- the specialty of special purpose vehicles Cutting the nose to spite the face Haul over the coal Recognition to role of NBFCs.... Tribute – UCAL Selvan…
 
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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