Today is the Result of Yesterday (Part-VIII)

Today is the Result of Yesterday (Part-VIII)

After the fall of VP Singh’s coalition Government, the leader of the breakaway faction of Janata Dal, Chandra Shekhar formed a minority Government at the Centre with the outside support of Congress and became the 8th Prime Minister of India. I do not remember much...
Today is the Result of Yesterday (Part-VII)

Today is the Result of Yesterday (Part-VII)

After Rajiv Gandhi, Vishwanath Pratap Singh, formed a coalition Government with the support of BJP in 1989. Congress was still the single largest party with 197 seats in the 9th Lok Sabha, but Rajiv Gandhi preferred to sit in the Opposition.     I was...
Today is the result of Yesterday (Part-VI)

Today is the result of Yesterday (Part-VI)

Despite rated not-so-well on several counts, Rajiv Gandhi was still popular with the masses and his reputation as ‘Mr. Clean’ was still intact. However, all this was going to be challenged very soon with the rise of another ‘Mr. Clean’ Vishwanath Pratap Singh, Finance...
Today is the result of Yesterday (Part-V)

Today is the result of Yesterday (Part-V)

Hindsight is always 20/20. It’s easier to look back, judge people, their actions and point fingers. We all do that in some way or the other and I would be doing no different in the instant part of my work.  As I said, I’ll be recalling certain events which had...
Today is the Result of Yesterday (Part-IV)

Today is the Result of Yesterday (Part-IV)

Although the quality of being sensible has very little to do with the age of a person, still as we grow up we are supposed to behave in a more understanding and levelheaded manner. Quite often though, we see the opposite of it. Instead of ‘growing up’ with age, we...