Sunday, December 25, 2011

Controversial Digvijay Singh

सरकारी नाई ने बाल काटते वक्त कपिल सिब्बल से पूछा- साहब ये स्विस बैंक वाला क्या लफड़ा है?

कपिल सिब्बल चिल्लाएः अब तू बाल काट रहा है या इंक्वॉइरी कर रहा है?

नाईः सॉरी साहब ऐसे ही पूछ लिया।

अगले दिन प्रणब मुखर्जी से बाल काटते वक्त पूछाः साहब ये काला  धन क्या होता है?

प्रणब चिल्लाएः तुम हमसे ये सवाल क्यों पूछा?

नाईः सॉरी साहब बस ऐसे ही पूछ लिया।

अगले दिन नाई से सीबीआई ने पूछताछ कीः क्या तुम बाबा रामदेव के एजेंट हो?

नाईः नहीं साहब जी। सीबीआईः क्या तुम अन्ना के एजेंट हो?

नाईः नहीं साहब जी, सीबीआईः तो तुम बाल काटते वरक्त कांग्रेसी नेताओं से फालतू के सवाल क्यों करते हो?

नाईः साहब स्विस बैंक और काले धन के नाम पर इन कांग्रेस वालों के बाल खड़े हो जाते हैं और मुझको बाल काटने में आसानी हो जाती है, इसलिए पूछता रहता हूं.....

Vikas Saini

Controversial Digvijay Singh

Collected from Rediff .com on 20th July 2011

Digvijaya singh and foot-in-mouth syndrome
Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh is known for his penchant for making drastic statements. His readiness to wade into tricky situations is seen as a costly addiction as it often leaves the party red faced. Instances of Singh retracting his statements and the party distancing itself from them are innumerable. takes a look at some of the remarks made by the Congress leader that have raised quite a storm in political circles, the most recent one being on the Mumbai's triple blasts.

'Can't rule out RSS hand in Mumbai blast

Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday courted yet controversy this time by saying that he did not rule out the involvement of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Mumbai serial blasts, evoking sharp criticism and condemnation from the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Even as various intelligence agencies are yet to get a breakthrough in the Mumbai blasts, Singh did not rule out the involvement of the Sangh in the bombings.
"I do not rule out anything. If they want evidence about Sangh's involvement in terror activity, I have got evidence. But not in this case," Singh told the media.

Reacting sharply to the Congress leader's comments, the BJP termed them as "disgusting and objectionable" and sought an apology from Congress president Sonia Gandhi for what Singh had said.

'Feel sorry for Kalmadi, he's innocent'

Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh only recently sympathised with scam-tainted party leaders member of Parliament Suresh Kalmadi and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan saying he felt both of them were innocent.
"We feel sorry for Suresh Kalmadi who is suffering hardships, and also for Ashok Chavan. In my personal opinion, both of them are innocent. But whenever any corruption charges are levelled, Soniaji has to take action," he said.

'Even to teach yoga Ramdev charges Rs 50,000'

On June 2, the Congress general secretary attacked Baba Ramdev, just before he went on an agitation on the issue of corruption and black money, dubbing him more of a businessman than a sanyasi.
"Even to teach yoga, he charges Rs 50,000 from those who sit in the front seats, Rs 30,000 for the backseat and Rs 1,000 for the last seat. What else is this?" he said.

Two separate complaints were on Wednesday filed in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh against Singh for allegedly calling Ramdev a 'thug.'
As Ramdev went on his fast, the Congress leader described it as a 'five star satyagraha'.
"What kind of satyagraha is this of a Baba who travels in a jet and gets all sorts of five star services? He is holding this fast on an issue he does not even know about," claimed Singh.

'PM should be brought under Lokpal's ambit'
As the debate over bring the prime minister under the purview of the Lokpal Bill continued, the Congress general secretary said that he favoured bringing the prime minister and the higher judiciary under the ambit of Lokpal.

"My view is that the prime minister, judiciary, NGOs and industrial houses should also be brought under the ambit of Lokpal. But there should be a system to ensure that the Lokpal does not misuse its power," Singh told reporters at his hometown Raghogarh on June 12.

The next day Singh retracted from his statement that the prime minister should come within the ambit of Lokpal, as the party distanced itself from his remarks. "My stand is the same as that of the party. Let the Lokpal drafting committee decide. I will go with that decision and the decision of the party," he said, as he got into the damage control mode.

'Rahul can become PM now'

Rahul Gandhi was now a mature person with sound political instincts and can become the prime minister, Singh had said last month.

"I think it is time that Rahul can become the prime minister," Singh said, talking to mediapersons. "Rahul is now 40 and he has been working for the party for the last seven to eight years," Singh said.
The scion of the Gandhi family had the right qualities, instincts and experience to take up the mantle of prime minister-ship now, Singh said.

Coming under severe criticism for his statement, he clumsily retracted it. He later said Dr Manmohan Singh is a "fairly good prime minister."

'A state burial for Osama ji'

Welcoming United States action against Osama bin Laden after the Abbottabad operation on May 2, Singh said "Osamaji had been living in Pakistan for so many years, how is it possible that the Pakistani authorities could not locate him."
He had also made an inflammatory remark about bin Laden, saying that he should have been given a proper state burial.

He later dismissed his remark as "media creation". "Absolutely yes, thanks to media. What I can do when the media did not understand my sarcasm regarding Osama found near the Pakistan military academy," he said.
'Been a victim of Chidambaram's intellectual arrogance'
In a strongly-worded article in a leading newspaper in April, Singh questioned Home Minister P Chidambaram's strategy of treating the Naxal issue as a law and order problem, and called for a rethink of the counter-Maoist strategy.
"In this case (regarding Maoists), I have differed with his (Chidambaram's) strategy that does not take into consideration the people living in the affected areas, who ultimately matter. He is treating it purely as a law and order problem without taking into consideration the issues that affect the tribals", Singh said.

The former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh he went on to say that he knew Chidambaram since 1985 when he and the home minister were both elected to the Parliament. "He is extremely intelligent, articulate, committed and a sincere politician -- but extremely rigid once he makes up his mind. I have been a victim of his intellectual arrogance many times, but we still are good friends," he said.

'Blasts began after Advani's rath yatra'
After giving 'Sanghi terrorism' tag to saffron outfits, Singh in February alleged that the sequence of blasts in the country began after L K Advani's rath yatra and stopped after arrest of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh activists in terror cases.

"Behind all the blasts in the country are people having fanatic ideology and the sequence of blast cases began after the rath yatra of Advani and since the RSS people have been caught, it has been stopped," he said. 

'Hindutva hardliners may have killed Karkare'

In December at the launch of the book, RSS is saazish - 26/11?, the Congress general secretary created quite a storm after he said that the slain Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare called him just two hours before the Lashkar attack on Mumbai to say that he feared for his safety from Hindutva hardliners.
Singh, who said he had known the slain cop because his family hailed from Madhya Pradesh, claimed that Karkare told him that he had received anonymous threats from those upset with his investigation into the Malegaon blast.

Karkare's widow Kavita, however, debunked his claim, saying that her husband never talked to Singh. "Such statements will mislead people and benefit Pakistan," she said.

'RSS is worried, BJP is scared, Congress confident'
Congress leader Digvijay Singh has once again launched a scathing attack on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Singh, who had on Sunday launched the attack against the RSS calling them Nazis and linking them to terror, continued in the same breath and said that unlike the BJP the Congress had nothing to hide.

"The RSS is a worried lot, as their people are getting caught in terror probes and the BJP is scared by what may emerge at the end of these investigations," the controversial Congress leader said, speaking to media persons on the sidelines of the 83rd Congress plenary at New Delhi on Monday.

On his remarks regarding his talk with the slain Anti-Terrorist Squad chief Hemant Karkare, he stuck to his stand to having spoken the latter. He, however, also added that he had requested Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, but they have not provided him with the call records.

'PM's statement was a masterstroke'
With regards to Uttar Pradesh, Singh said that the Congress will contest the elections alone and will not tie up with anyone.

Asked about the Bihar debacle, he said UP couldn't be compared with Bihar. In Bihar, we won 2 out of 40 Lok Sabha seats where as in UP we won 22 out of 80. So our assembly performance in UP will be proportionately better.

On Assam, which goes to polls in 2011, he said the Congress was expecting a big win irrespective of allying with a party or going it alone.

Singh rubbished BJP leader Arun Jaitley's remark that the Prime Minister was hiding something on the 2G scam. He said that Dr Manmohan Singh had answered all questions during his speech at the plenary on Monday morning.

He also termed the PM's statement in which he offered to appear before the Public Accounts Committee as a masterstroke.

He said that various agencies are probing the 2G scam and if a Joint Parliamentary Committee is set up, it has nothing to probe since all aspects of the investigations have been taken care off.

On the Ayodhya issue, Digvijay said that the matter can still be resolved amicably if clerics from both sides are willing to sit down and arrive at an amicable solution. An out of court settlement in my view be the best solution for the problem.

PM's straight talk on 2G: 'I have nothing to hide'
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, speaking on the second day of the Congress plenary meet on Monday in New Delhi, said the PM's post should be above suspicion and that he is ready to appear before the Public Accounts Committee in the 2G spectrum scam even though there was no precedent to do so.
Dr Singh said the plenary was being held in the midst of several scams and fingers being pointed at the United Progressive Alliance II government.
"My government is committed to wiping out corruption," he said.
Pointing to the 2G spectrum scam, Dr Singh said he was ready to write to the PAC and tell them that he would be ready to appear before it if need be.

'There is no need for a JPC'
The PM assured that his government will take seriously the five-point agenda laid down by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to eradicate corruption.
Explaining that there was no need for a Joint Parliamentary Committee, he rubbished the allegations by opposition Bharatiya Janata Party that the UPA was avoiding a JPC probe as 'a cover-up measure.'
He said the moment the Comptroller and Auditor General submitted the report on the 2G scam, the minister (former telecom minister A Raja) concerned stepped down.
"The report has now been sent to the PAC. All aspects of the 2G scam are being probed and the PAC has all the powers of a JPC. The Central Bureau of Investigation is also looking into the issue under the supervision of the Supreme Court," Dr Singh noted.

'We wanted a debate, but opposition didn't allow Parliament to function'

"The government is obligated to act on the PAC report and let the country be rest assured that we will act," he added.
"I have nothing to hide from the public and no person, be it minister or officer, will be spared if found guilty. If there are shortcomings we will act and I seek your support for the same," Dr Singh said.
Dr Singh also took a dig at the opposition saying, "We wanted to discuss these issues in Parliament and were open to a debate, but the same opposition which cannot remove its own corrupt CMs did not allow Parliament to function.
On the other hand the Congress has removed leaders who have allegations of corruption against them when charges were not proven."

Game of Stressed Assets among Banks

Editorial published in Economic times on 19th July 2011

The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) inspection report on Arcil, the earliest asset reconstruction company set up to buy distressed loans of banks and other financial institutions, is a wake-up call for the banking sector regulator. It points to a number of deficiencies in the asset-reconstruction business and in Arcil's functioning in particular. First, there is the issue of poor corporate governance that enabled major shareholders to collude in offloading their bad loans to Arcil.

State Bank of India , IDBI Bank and ICICI Bank together own more than 50% of Arcil's equity and they apparently used this clout to enter into questionable deals that furthered their own interests at the cost of Arcil. Second, is the technical issue of Arcil's business model for acquiring and subsequently realising non-performing loans (NPLs).

Typically, NPLs are acquired by Arcil under a trust structure and security receipts representing interest in underlying assets issued to Qualified Institutional Buyers, with Arcil acting as the trustee. The proceeds from these receipts are then utilised to pay sellers of NPLs.

Since the sellers are also banks or financial institutions the model is akin to a cosy deal between banks and the asset reconstruction company, reminiscent of the incestuous relationship between financial players that was a hallmark of the 2008 financial crisis. In effect, banks get NPLs off their books by selling to a trust while the latter in turn is funded by the banks.

So instead of impaired loans they now hold security receipts representing the same impaired assets. The third, critical deficiency that the RBI report suggests, if not in so many words, that Arcil seems no better equipped to recover the NPLs than the banks themselves.

The Securitisation Act 2002, was expected to strengthen the hands of banks, financial institutions and other specialised agencies like Arcil by providing a legal framework for securitisation and for enforcement of security. But a quick resolution is still nowhere on the cards. That is what we need to address, both to ensure wilful defaulters don't hold the system to ransom and to turn around locked-in capital in a capital scarce economy.

The time for restraint is over
Collected from on 16th of July 2011
Written by : Vivek Gumaste
If India is not to be reduced to a Lebanon of yesteryears or another Pakistan we need to act with sense of urgency, marshalling our resources and spirits and acting with a single minded determination to eradicate the scourge of terrorism before it consumes us, says Vivek Gumaste.
The ghastly carnage inflicted by the series of strategically located and precisely coordinated explosive devices that ripped through the heart of Mumbai on July 13 underlines the fiendish cunning and relentless barbarism of the satanic forces of terror arraigned against us.

But more importantly the bomb blasts drive home a critical existential reality of present day India: our stark vulnerability; a vulnerability that is neither inevitable nor a fait accompli, but a vulnerability that is of our own making.

India's mental malady in the battle against terror

The genesis of our pathetic plight vis-a-vis terrorism lies in a debilitating mental malady; a fatal flaw in the nation's psyche which encases a persistently defective thought process that wallows in moralistic injunctions to the detriment of cognitive functioning and firm decision making.

It is this trait that hangs like an albatross round the country's neck engendering a deadly procrastination masquerading as moral restraint that is the stumbling block of our policy against terror.

The story of India's battle against terror has been one long exercise in inane restraint. We refused to respond in 1993 when 13 bombs rocked Mumbai damaging its stock exchange and the Air India building and killing 257 innocent people.

Time and again we have flashed restraint like a badge of honour

We again refused to react when these merchants of hate targeted our Parliament in an attempt to annihilate our leadership and destroy the democracy that we cherish.

And, in the waning days of the last millennium, when terrorists of the same ilk hijacked IC-814, callously murdered Rupin Katyal and humiliated the nation in no uncertain terms -- we again meekly caved in to their demands. No retaliation followed.

In 2006, seven synchronously timed bombs blew apart seven commuter trains in Mumbai killing more than 200 people and maiming several more. We again took recourse to our exemplary restraint flashing it like a badge of honour.

Finally in 2008 it appeared that the limit of our patience had been breached when 10 armed gunmen went on a rampage through Mumbai targeting strategic sites and mercilessly gunning down hundreds of civilians.

Restraint cannot not be mistaken as the end point

But what did we do? We riled at the top of our voices, took to the streets in violent rage and our government seethed with anger threatening to do something but did nothing tangible in the end; the masterminds roam free in Pakistan to this day.

For 20 painful years, in the face of innumerous brutal assaults each more vicious and diabolical than the prior one, we have exhibited a mute stoicism, appreciable at first but one that is looking increasingly naivete.

Restraint, the much-bandied word that crowds the lexicon of our anti-terror policy desperately calls out for clarification.

Restraint cannot not be mistaken as the end point. Nor should it be a subterfuge for apathetic resignation or a camouflage for pusillanimity.

'It is the time for definitive action'

Only when restraint evokes a positive response within a specific time frame can it be a worthwhile strategy. Persistent restraint in the face of continuing evil smacks of cowardice and not moral superiority; in addition it is counterproductive.

Emboldened by the predictable pattern of diffidence, terrorists have continued with their campaign of depravity, striking at will. Their evil message rings loud and clear: we will kill your citizens when we want, where we want and how we want and we know you will do precious little about it.
That refrain has to be changed. The time for restraint is over. It is the time for definitive action.

First and foremost we need a seismic shift in our mindset that replaces starry eyed idealism with the realism of hardpolitik concurrent with a renewed evaluation of our logistic options.
To expect the weak civilian government in Pakistan to reign in the terrorists is unrealistic and futile. By placing our faith in the Asif Ali Zardari government, we put our own credibility at stake.

Are we going to wait patiently to be bled to death?

Responding to India's exhortation post 26/11, Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani remarked: "Pakistan is itself facing Mumbai-like attacks almost every other day and when we cannot protect our own citizens, how we can guarantee that there wouldn't be any more terrorist hits in India." 

So if Pakistan will not or cannot act against these India centric terrorists doesn't it make good sense that we should? Easier said than done maybe the chant from cynics. But do we have any other option?

Are we going to wait patiently to be bled to death through a thousand cuts as the terrorists have threatened to do?

Setting aside this contentious option for a moment let us look at other possibilities. If international compulsions prevent us from adopting cross border tactics, can we at least shore up our internal security?

We need to act with a sense of urgency

But even on that internal front we come up short. The Prevention of Terrorism Act that had proven to be partially effective despite its inherent defects was hastily rusticated in deference to partisan politics leaving a dangerous void in our efforts to combat a definite fifth column that exists in our midst.

Let us be realistic: without support from within none of these high profile acts of terror could have been carried out to fruitation.

In addition the overemphasis on Hindu terror in the last couple of years has shifted the overall focus of our anti-terror operations making our security personnel concentrate on the lesser threat of Hindu terror at the cost of overlooking the far greater danger that looms over us.

It is nobody's contention that Hindu terror must go unchecked. But events need to be viewed in the right perspective and our energies and resources channeled appropriately in the right direction commiserate with the magnitude of each threat.

If India is not to be reduced to a Lebanon of yesteryears or another Pakistan we need to act with a sense of urgency, marshalling our resources and spirits and acting with a single minded determination to eradicate this scourge before it consumes us.

क्या आप जानते है भारत का वह स्थान जहाँ सबसे सस्ता और अच्चा भोजन उपलब्ध है ?
> …………
चाय = 1 रूपया प्रति चाय
  सूप = 5.50 रुपये
  दाल = 1.50 रूपया
  शाकाहारी थाली (जिसमे दाल, सब्जी 4 चपाती चावल/पुलाव, दही, सलाद ) =
> 12.50 रुपये
  मांसाहारी थाली = 22 रुपये
  दही चावल = 11 रुपये
  शाकाहारी पुलाव = 8 रुपये
चिकेन बिरयानी = 34 रुपये
  फिश कर्री और चावल = 13 रुपये
  राजमा चावल = 7 रुपये
  टमाटर चावल = 7 रुपये
  फिश करी = 17 रुपये
चिकन करी = 20 .50 रुपये
  चिकन मसाला = 24 .50 रुपये
बटर चिकन = 27 रुपये
चपाती = 1 रूपया प्रति चपाती
  एक पलते चावल = 2 रुपये
  डोसा = 4 रुपये
  खीर = 5.50 रुपये प्रति कटोरी
  फ्रूट केक = 9 .50 रुपये
  फ्रूट सलाद = 7 रुपये
  यह वास्तविक मूल्य सूची है
ऊपर बताई गई सारी मदें ” गरीब लोगों “केवल और केवल के लिए है जो

  कि भारत के संसद की केन्टीन में ही उपलब्ध है.
और इन

  गरीब लोगों की तनख्वाह 80,000 रुपये प्रति माह ह

इसके अलावा इन्हें बोनस के रूप में भारी से

  भारी घोटाले करके अरबों - खरबों रुपये हडपने की खुल्ली छूट है .

और ये सारा का सारा पैसा पब्लिक की जेब से जाता है

 जिसे हम और आप टैक्स के रूप में चुकातेहै
Coleected from Viabhav Jain Facebook


Dear Mr. Prime minister,

 I am a typical mouse from Mumbai. In the local train compartment which
has capacity of 100 persons, I travel with 500 more mice. Mouse at
 least squeaks, but we don't even do that.

Today I heard your speech, in which you said, 'NO BODY WOULD BE
 SPARED'. I would like to remind you that fourteen years have passed
 since serial bomb blasts in Mumbai took place. Dawood was the main
 conspirator. Till today he is not caught. All our Bollywood actors,
 our builders, our Gutka king keep meeting him, but your Government can
 not catch him. Reason is simple; all your ministers are hand in glove
 with him. If any attempt is made to catch him, everybody will be
 exposed. Your statement 'NOBODY WOULD BE SPARED' is nothing but a cruel joke on these unfortunate people of India.

 Enough is enough. As such, after seeing terrorist attack carried out
 by about a dozen young boys, I realize that if same thing continues,
 days are not far away when terrorists will attack by air, destroy our
 nuclear reactors and there will be one more Hiroshima.
 We the people are left with only one mantra. Womb to Bomb to Tomb. You promised Mumbaikar Shanghai; what you have given us is Jalianwala
Today only your home minister resigned. What took you so long to kick out this joker?
Only reason was that he was loyal to Gandhi family.
 Loyalty to Gandhi family is more important than blood of innocent people, isn't it?

 I am born and brought up in Mumbai for last fifty eight years. Believe
 me, corruption in Maharashtra is worse than that in Bihar. Look at all
 the politicians, Sharad Pawar, Chagan Bhujbal, Narayan Rane, Bal
 Thackray , Gopinath Munde, Raj Thackray, Vilasrao Deshmukh all are
 rolling in money. Vilasrao Deshmukh is one of the worst Chief
 Ministers I have seen. His only business is to increase the FSI every
 other day, make money and send it to Delhi, so Congress can fight next
 election. Now the clown has found new way and will increase FSI for
fishermen, so they can build concrete houses right on sea shore. Next
 time terrorists can comfortably live in those houses, enjoy the beauty
 of the sea and then attack our Mumbai at their will.

 Recently, I had to purchase a house in Mumbai. I met about two dozen
 builders. Everybody wanted about 30% in black. A common person like meknows this and with all your intelligent agency & CBI, you and your finance ministers are not aware of it. Where all the black money goes?
 To the underworld isn't it? Our politicians take help of these goondas  to vacate people by force. I myself was victim of it. If you have time
 please come to me, I will tell you everything.

 If this has been a land of fools, idiots, then I would not have ever
 cared to write to you this letter. Just see the tragedy. On one side
 we are reaching moon, people are so intelligent; and on the other
 side, you politicians have converted nectar into deadly poison. I am
 everything Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Schedule caste, OBC, Muslim OBC,
 Christian Schedule caste, and Creamy Schedule caste; only what I am
 not is INDIAN. You politicians have raped every part of Mother India
 by your policy of divide and rule.

 Take example of our Former President Abdul Kalam. Such an intelligent
person; such a fine human being. But you politician didn't even spare
 him and instead choose a worthless lady who had corruption charges and
insignificant local polititian of Jalgaon WHO'S NAME ENTIRE COUNTRY HAD
 NOT HEARD BEFORE. Its simple logic your party just wanted a rubber
 stamp in the name of president. Imagine SHE IS SUPREME COMMANDAR OF INDIA'S THREE DEFENCE FORCES. What moral you will expect from our
 defence forces ? Your party along with opposition joined hands, because
 politicians feel they are supreme and there is no place for good

 Dear Mr Prime minister,
you are one of the most intelligent persons, a most learned person. Just wake up, be a real SARDAR. First and
foremost, expose all selfish politicians. Ask Swiss banks to give
 names of all Indian account holders. Give reins of CBI to independent
 agency. Let them find wolves among us. There will be political
upheaval, but that will be better than dance of death which we are
 witnessing every day. Just give us ambience where we can work honestly
 and without fear. Let there be rule of law. Everything else will be
 taken care of.

 Choice is yours Mr. Prime Minister. Do you want to be lead by one
 person, or you want to lead the nation of 100 Crore people?

 Prakash B. Bajaj
 Editor Mumbai-Times of India
Fw: Fwd: FW: Letter fom the Editor Times of India to Manmohan Singh.

The 1989 kidnapping of Rubaiya Sayeed was an act carried out by members of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front a Kashmiri Muslim militant organization, on December 8, 1989 in Jammu and Kashmir. The kidnappers demanded the release of five of their comrades in exchange for Rubaiya's release. The government accepted their demands and freed the jailed terrorists.

Similarly after prolonged  negotiations with the Taleban government and the Kandhar plane hijackers, three hard core terrorists were  released by Indian government in exchange of all the hostages trapped in hijacked plane in Kandhar in December 1999.

These two historic incidents paved the way for more and more kidnapping of important persons in various naxal prone areas in the country to force the local government to release their naxal colleagues languishing in jail for long or to get their other demand accepted by ruling government.

During last two decades and more several incidents of kidnapping have taken place in various parts of the country and in most of the cases ruling government had to bow down. Still government state as well as central, had totally neglected the dangers of growing naxal activities and allowed it to grow without any break till last year when Mr. P. Chidambram was made Minister of Home affairs

Naxals in the state of Orissa have after all succeeded in forcing the government of Orissa to release their men. This has proved that naxals have grown in their fighting capacity. The incident of Orissa and the subsequent step by ruling government to release the jailed naxals as demanded by kidnappers has once again substantiated the fact that all states governments as well as central government  took a very casual approach on the danger of naxals even after the sad incident in 1989 and 1999. The Orissa incident has once again established that Government has been totally failed in taking a coordinated approach on handling the problem faced by people living in naxal affected areas during last two decades.

Still there are various politicians of various political parties who are sympathizers of naxal element because they use to take the help of naxal forces in winning the election. There are many social activists, media men, journalists, NGOs who still talk of negotiation with naxals and plead of various measures to bring naxal in the mainstream of the society. They ignore the fact that naxals are basically criminals and they have huge money power as well as armed power. They use to extort money from all affluent person including police personnel. Businessmen and service men have to give huge amount of money to local naxal people  to survive in the area peacefully but it is painful and dangerous that even police person, IAS and IPS OFFICERS  have to give money to naxals for their safety.

It is open secret that Illegal and coercive methods are used by naxal elements to collect money from local rich people and there is none to stop them. This is not a new phenomenon but this has been continuing for last three to four decades. Naxals have developed very good relation with top bureaucrats, social activists, politicians, ministers and local powerful persons and slowly growing in numbers.  Casual, ineffective and negligent action of ruling government during last three decades has resulted in growth of network of naxals to such an extent that naxals can now dictate terms to elected government by abducting one or two socially respected or powerful persons.

I hope all political parties at state or central level will now learn the lesson from the past and try to treat the criminal as criminals. They should not try to mix the issue of poverty with that of crime .All types of criminals should be punished and punished in a period of fixed time, say three months by local courts, six months by district courts and in one year by High courts. Any political interference in the matter of crime results in boosting up the morals of crime doers.

It is due to incompetent judiciary in our country that criminals use the judicial system to postpone the decision on criminal cases. On the contrary innocents and victims are afraid of knocking the doors of police or the court in want of justice.

It is due to delayed justice that hundreds and thousands of persons are languishing in jail for years and years .It is due to inefficiency of court that 61 alleged culprits had to pass their valuable ten years in jail for visibly no fault as because they were acquitted by Gujrat Special Court in Godhra case on 22nd of February 2011.There may not be anything more painful that innocents are put in jail for several years even without trials and without even charge sheet.

It will not be an exaggeration to say that top ranked officers, ministers, MP and MLAs, heads of various departments are also acting as naxals in their area of operation to exploit their contractors, staff working in various offices and common men .Only difference is that naxals are using armed power to commit their crime and High ranked officers and ministers are using their pen power to accumulate more and more wealth. It is true that bullets fired by naxals are reaching the ears and eyes of lacs of people whereas bullets fired by white collared powerful person through their pen are not visible to common men. Both groups are looting money and exploiting poor and weak people of their area in their own style. Both are brand of extremism and both are committing crime after crime, scam after scam only because they are not afraid of police or court action.

Top ranked officers are whimsically transferred to remote and critical places if they do not do what ministers desire and on the contrary given arbitrary promotion and given cream posting if they do what ministers desire and earns bribe and share with ministers. Similarly junior officers are transferred to critical and remote by top officers and this dirty chain continues till the bottom and ultimately it helps in creating unhealthy corrupt culture. Injustice in recruitment, transfers, posting and promotions breeds frustration and depression and eventually inaction by good officers. Good officers cannot be even whistle blowers against corrupt officers in fear of repercussion, burning, killing in the hands of corrupt but powerful naxals , powerful officers and powerful politicians.

To add fuel to fire, top ranked powerful officers and ministers are now a days earning money even in recruitment. Departmental heads are conducting examinations only for showing to people but actually they are selling the recruitment in the name of reformation and earning huge money by making direct recruitment of their choice. After all there is none to stop such dirty practice prevalent in all government run departments and offices. Hundreds and thousands of cases are pending in various courts of the country for several years and decades against injustice in promotion, recruitment and transfers. Justice is never available to victimized good workers till his life. Talented candidates are rejected in examinations and interviews. Good workers and good students are more often than not, to face frustration in life. And this results in boosting up of morals of bad elements like naxals.

 I therefore always say that weak judiciary is the root cause of all maladies prevalent in the country. Both kind of exploitations can be stopped only by efficient police and judicial system.As of l now, there is no justice with good workers in government run offices and hence bad people grow and become more and more powerful .These bad people with the support of bad politicians are tarnishing the image of the country and it is they who real hurdle in real development of the country.

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