Articles by: Shrikant Modak

Russian Holiday; A War Time Travelogue

Russian Holiday; A War Time Travelogue

A worrying aspect of Russia-EU relations is that certain creepiness has got the better of people’s senses. Things have gone so far that Europeans are proscribing even the ownership of Russian pets. Clearly, the western media seems to have gone overboard in demonizing ordinary Russian People. An attempt has been made here to bring flavour of Russia and its people,[Read More…]

by 26/09/2022 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
Ukraine Crisis: Shenanigans of a Hegemon

Ukraine Crisis: Shenanigans of a Hegemon

Ignoring the vituperations of the west, Russian President, Vladimir Putin finally implemented his ‘military-technical’ threat against Ukraine on Thursday the 24th February. As expected, this produced a barrage of recriminations from those very countries of the US led NATO alliance, who had done their utmost to precipitate this situation, which had been simmering for the last eight years. Understandably, Ukrainian[Read More…]

by 28/02/2022 Comments are Disabled World
The Budget 2022-23: Insipid and Cheerless

The Budget 2022-23: Insipid and Cheerless

The unceasing bench thumping in the parliament at the treasury benches on the budget day, gave an impression as if the budget was packed with a pile of path breaking initiatives. But the facts speak otherwise. There is nothing much to commend in the budget. Once again, like the government’s previous budgets, the present budget has little to show by[Read More…]

by 03/02/2022 Comments are Disabled India