Sanju Verma

Roots of the PNB scam

Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018 | Sanju Verma | in Oped

Rome was not built in a day. On similar lines, the PNB fraud has its roots in a corrupt banking system that’s unfolding only now Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely,” is an old adage that aptly describes the degeneration of the Indian National Congress that misruled India for several...

Tripura's tryst with destiny

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 | Sanju Verma | in Oped

After suffering decades of geographical isolation and humiliation, Tripura has a chance to uproot a decaying Marxist administration. It will be now or never Tripura, which goes to poll on February 18, graduated from being a Union Territory to being a State in 1972. Being a relatively young State endowed with...

Budget has Modinomics written all over it

Friday, 02 Feb 2018 | Sanju Verma | in Oped

The Union Budget for fiscal 2018-2019, has Modinomics written all over it. Modinomics is a socio-economic philosophy that seeks to benefit the last man standing, the marginal farmer, the committed home-maker, the enterprising youngster, the salaried middle class, the rapidly growing MSME sector that is shaping Make in India, the...

Expecting big things from the Budget

Tuesday, 30 Jan 2018 | Sanju Verma | in Oped

Modinomics has done a great job by marrying high growth with low inflation. The Government will be on the same trajectory and present a dream Budget With the International Monetary Fund projecting a 7.4 per cent and 7.8 per cent growth for India in 2018 and 2019, well past the 6.6...

Transforming India's rural landscape

Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018 | Sanju Verma | in Oped

Recent poll wins in Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat are a testimony to the fact that a farm-centric approach has been the mainstay of Modinomics. The emphasis has been on empowering and enriching scores of farmers who till our soil so that we don't go to bed on an empty stomach It...

Hail, Gujarat Model of Development!

Friday, 08 Dec 2017 | Sanju Verma | in Oped

Gujarat, which accounts for six per cent of India's land mass and five per cent of the population, accounts for almost eight per cent of the country's GDP. Do not forget that when Narendra Modi took over as the Chief Minister of the State in 2001, it was still coming...

Rohingya: Clear and present danger

Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | Sanju Verma | in Oped

Radicalised Islamist terror is a global problem, and contemporary India, which is faced with hostile neighbours, has many reasons to say a big ‘no' to the Rohingya influx The festering Rohingya crisis has caught international attention with the Rohingyas having earned the epithet of being “one of the most...

Stronger foundation for real estate

Monday, 04 Sep 2017 | Sanju Verma | in Oped

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not called a risk taker for nothing. Apart from the game changing demonetisation and GST, one sector that has undergone a radical transformation is real estate Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not called a risk taker for nothing. Apart from the game changing demonetisation and a...

Condemn violence, don't spread misinformation

Friday, 14 Jul 2017 | Sanju Verma | in Big Story

There is a systematic attempt to demean Hinduism and its universal values in the name of secularism Recently, an interesting incident came to light. In Pratapgarh district, Rajasthan, Isaaq Sheikh, who works at the local bus terminal, devoted himself entirely to the cause of protecting the holy cow or gau mata,...

Soft touch and hard results

Monday, 22 May 2017 | Sanju Verma | in Oped

With Modi Government coming to power, the country’s foreign policy is neither inward-looking nor xenophobic. If anything, pluralism and inclusiveness are the touchstones of its global outreach When Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his second year in office visited the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Qatar and Turkey, taking diplomatic...


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