Fifth monsoon session of the 16th Lok Sabha' of Parliament proved to be a complete wash out and with this taxpayers' hard earned money in crores also got wasted. Neither PM Narendra Modi nor Sonia Gandhi and not a single political party bothered about this. Isn't it the drama of democracy?
Security and prevention of the entry of anti-social elements have become a major concern for Indian security and intelligence establishments after the completion of long-awaited swapping of enclaves between India and Bangladesh so that the area could not be converted into a hub of anti-national activities. The process of swapping of enclaves have the potential of anti-India modules operating from eastern border entering India as check posts in the erstwhile disputed areas are yet to be set up.
He smiles down upon you as you come out of the airport at Bhubaneswar. His photos are plastered on every street corner, and every lamp-post in the main avenues of the capital city. Despite the Supreme Court's ruling, his chubby face is ubiquitous in every petrol pump and LPG point in the State. The huge image building spree undertaken by Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas in the Narendra Modi led NDA Government, in the last few months is something which was never seen earlier in the state of Odisha.
The International Yoga Day or World Yoga Day has come and gone. Besides setting up new records, the brouhaha that was generated both in the Indian and international press was unprecedented. Agreed it was an over hyped media event, but then who is complaining?