The stand-off between
the BKU and the Chautala government at Kandela is a manifestation of
broken promises and unrealised expectations, however misplaced they
may be. It is an irony that the farmers are agitating against a regime
that is considered to be the most farmer-friendly ever. It came to
power because of its rural roots. Y.P. Gupta
analyses the crisis and says it foretells dangerous consequences.
bills is not the issue, regular power supply is: Nain
Ram Nain, aged 70 plus and sporting a flowing white beard, does not
exactly look like the terrorist that the Haryana government has made
him out to be. Rather, he looks like a village elder who knows the
ways of the world.
the menace of stray dogs
before have stray dogs posed so much danger. In the light of the recent
cases of dog bite reported from Chandigarh and Punjab, it becomes
essential to determine the causes leading to an increase in the
incidence of dog bite in the region.
parrot on the verge of extinction
among the many varieties of parrots is the Hiraman Parrot. This parrot
speaks in a sweet tone and at times its voice sounds amazingly human.
This variety of parrot, known as the Alexandrine parrot, is found in the
Gagron Fort area of Jhalawar district in Rajasthan, and is consequently
also known as Gagroni parrot.
call of Kasauli
it or not, with each passing year, Kasauli is becoming less sought after
as a pristine hill station. This year in May its blue skies, too, have
disappeared. No longer does its air act as a filter against asthma and
other chronic diseases of the upper respiratory tract.