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George Fernandes Interview by KaranThapar -- KaranThapar in his TV programme, Devil Advocate , intrigued George Fernandes over all possible issues. And when KaranThapar interviews some one, it appears like -- "stupid,.. ANSWER my question". GerogeFernandes had his great glorious day, when in those days his oratory and administrative role matched best of the country. But then the JayaJaitley case, the coffin scam and his constrained relationship with his party members; made him just a symbolic figure of his past. George is now 78, and in the above mentioned interview he appeared unconscious, fighting with himself to utter single words and his health appeared poor. Often Karan had to put letters in his mouth. It did not appear a fair debate. Actually it appeared cruel. A person who was once pitted as possible PM after Vajpayee, who is no DeveGowda no Lalu, though he could have easily got cool-nice power positions for himself, should not be treated in such mann…

Does modern India have a mind of its own ?

In his Prime Ministerial tenure, Mr. AtalBihariVajpayee, during a poetic consortium gave an elegant statement -- "development in our main aim ... it is another matter, how much and what kind of development is needed". The last phrase of his statement had poetic touch, in fact it has sensible essence, but this statement could not enter debate rooms, and I never found any serious national debate on this matter. The definitions of development has philosophical rhetoric but there should be well defined notions about it. Or, the issue of development is very personified, and a society or a country should not be bothered about this matter if it succeeds in granting full scope for respective development for its individuals. Perhaps, this will not meet litmus test of purists or even average analysts.
What are the potential candidates for the identification of development trends of a country? Is it finance, education, good moral value of public, religious purity, business, big industr…