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Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Rajeev Chandrasekhar

rajeev.c@nic.in
Member of Parliament & Technology Entrepreneur .

By Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Open letter to Rahul Gandhi on OROP issue

I had first written to you on the issue way back in 2011, but you neither replied to it nor took any action.

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On Kargil Vijay Diwas, India must resolve to give her soldiers their due

Given the ever-looming security threats around us, the nation must be invested in an armed force that is at a high motivational level.

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My expectations from NDA's Aadhaar

Right to privacy was not addressed by UPA, but this government has done well to acknowledge the gap.

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Protect free speech, don't provoke hatred for Bharat Mata

Let a university be the centre to develop our next generation of citizens and leaders, and not a haven for virulent politics.

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How Congress has mastered the art of disrupting Parliament

It is a concerted effort to put a lid on Modi government's efforts to initiate reforms.

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Sad how Congress is hurting India by disrupting Parliament

When political pettiness is from country's so-called young leaders, it's inexplicable and unforgivable.

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Celebrating Vijay Diwas is not enough. It's time to reform armed forces

Beyond OROP, we must overhaul the way service conditions, which affect pensions, are structured.

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Why Ambedkar would have wanted a debate on Constitution

Somewhere in the last 70 years, governments all over have become masters and the rule of law has been ignored.

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Child sexual abuse is a priority, so why isn't government acting on it?

This is an issue that needs to be openly acknowledged by the political leadership.

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One Rank One Pension: Forty years of wait is finally over

OROP breakthrough is easily the most significant of veterans welfare effort in post-independence India by any government.

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Why India is left disgusted with this Parliament session

The point of spotlighting their concerns about the alleged scams could have been made more effectively in Parliament during a debate in the first few days.

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Why can’t Karnataka save its children from sexual assault?

Continued apathy will not be overlooked or forgivable for the terrorism perpetrated against children.

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Gurdaspur attack: Our police needs to learn how to face terror

The Punjab strike proves we need to urgently transform our police personnel as the first responders to the enemy.

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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Can Modi honour Indian Army?

Chanakya had told King Chandragupta that the day the soldier has to demand his dues the king will have lost all moral sanction to rule.

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Will BJP become the TMC of Kerala in 2016?

The party, which has recorded a four-fold increase in vote share in Aruvikarra by-poll, could be heading for a big win in the southern state.

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Kargil martyr Saurabh Kalia case: 16 years on, justice in sight

The government has signalled that it understands its duty towards war heroes, who serve and sacrifice.

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An open letter to Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

I write today as an angry witness to Bangalore's decline into chaos being run and exploited by a nexus of corrupt and vested interests.

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MUDRA bank a step towards 10 per cent economic growth

It will boost loans and cut borrowing costs for the cash-starved domestic small businesses.

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Insurance Bill: A reform that will benefit consumers

It is the NDA government’s first significant piece of economic legislation.

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Yes, be outraged. But against rape, not the documentary

This problem needs to be squarely talked about, confronted and tackled and not left to occasional bouts of anger and disgust.

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Budget 2015 can transform India's ailing economy

The Budget is not big in terms of rhetoric, poetry and drama - but in terms of substance.

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Corporate espionage: How government can do a Swachh Bharat

The recent arrests are just a tip of the iceberg and this "information providing and access to government" business is a huge thriving business.

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Why IAS officer Umashankar, the evangelist, cannot remain in service

Religion cannot and should not be allowed to justify unprofessional conduct as a government officer.

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Changing DRDO chief not enough, our defence and security needs a shake up

Fundamental changes are required in planning, procurement and contracting.

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Our public sector banking is all screwed up

The recent arrest of a bank chairman accepting bribes for restructuring loans is evidence of a deep rot in the banking system.

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Pakistan terror boat: Why are some politicians being anti-national?

There are real men and women serving on this line of defence that need our support and recognition.

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We need to protect our armed forces

We owe it to the men and women who defend us.

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