Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily alleged today Jairam Ramesh was responsible for ‘policy paralysis’ during the UPA-2 government as he hit out at him over his controversial remarks on the Prime Minister.
Jyoti Basu’s passing at the age of 96 is not exactly a tragedy. Nor was it unexpected as he was ailing for quite some time. In fact, he quit as CM in 2001 at the age of 88 on health grounds, after reigning for 23 years. Working backwards, he had become the CM at age-65, when the rest of the proletariat would have been well into retirement. Continue Reading