Benefits of Demonetization

8th November 2016 was the day last year when the entire country was seeing a very bold step by any of the Prime Minister till date. Yes you guessed it right!!! We are seeing the 1st anniversary of iconic decision called Demonetization.
A year has gone by since the decision on demonetization was made. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 8 2016 in an address to the nation that the Rs 500 and 1,000 notes would no longer be legal tender.

Let’s look at some of the benefits. The Prime Minister's Office has provided some data to show the benefits of this decision which is probably one of the biggest since independence.
1. Highest ever black money unearthed

India unearthed its highest ever black money which values of lakhs of crores. Above picture represents various areas from where the black money was brought back into the main stream economy
2. Unprecedented increase in tax compliance

The number of new tax payers shot up 66.53 lakh in the last year to 84.21 lakh after demonetiz…

When everyone is aking What is Acche Din ? Where is Acche Din ?

When 5 crore rural women who used conventional fuels to cook, emitting smoke equivalent to 400 cigarettes, get free LPG connection, that is Acche Din When the farmers across India struggle to get urea, because of diversion for years, now gets Neem coated urea without any issues, that is called Acche DinWhen 1000s of villages were untouched of electricity for years, starts getting electric power supply that is called Acche DinWhen a government invests crores to develop ports, railways, roads at a, enormously quick rate to connect entire India, that is called Acche dinWhen even the kids in the nation bothers about keeping your country clean via Swach Bharath abhiyan that is called Ache DinWhen for the first time, housing for all is being implemented at the most fastest rate via AMRUT, PMAY, Smart city scheme that is called Ache Din When for the first time, tourist spots are being cleaned up and developed by PRASAD, HRIDAY and Swadesh darshan scheme, that is called Ache Din When sewage t…

Make a phone call and get your bribe back !!!

If you had paid a bribe for availing of any government service in Andhra Pradesh in the recent days, just dial 1100 and report the matter.
Chances are that the corrupt government servant who fleeced you may possibly come knocking on your door to return the amount.
Andhra Pradesh government launched an integrated grievance redressal channel as part of its realtime governance initiative to build a “happy, healthy and sustainable society”.
The channel is called ‘People First’. Under the initiative, citizens can dial 1100 to register complaints about government services and schemes, which will be escalated to the department concerned in realtime for redressal.
Complaints posted on social media platforms and news reports in the mainstream media will also be integrated with People First.
“Our focus in people-centric governance and elimination of corruption. Our goal is a happy, healthy and sustainable society. Corruption causes dissatisfaction among people. We have to root it out,” Chief M…

Corruption, Scandals and Scams lists since 1947 (After Independence): Part I (1947 - 1999)

Corruption is an issue which is constantly holding our country's development back. Transperency International which is a organization recognised internationally ranks coutries based on corruption in the country. In the year 2016, India was ranked 79th out of 168 countries. Although from 2014, the courntry has improved in ranking index from 36 - 40, still we need to go a long way and make it towards 90-100. Current index of 40 terms India as mostly corrupt country.
Constantly over a period of time we have witnessed cases of corruption by our politicians amounting to crores of rupees which should have been put into development of coutry and upliftment of poor and underpriviledged. Instead most of the money went towards the development of politicians, their family and political parties. Some got converted to foreign currencies and are lying with foreign banks. Swiss banks being the ideal choices for most of the politicians.
Since the list is so big, I'm breaking it into 3 parts.…

Students getting swindled and used as a political pawn by the established Political Parties

It all started when a young girl named Gurmehar Kaur(center in the above picture) who is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree from Lady Shri Ram Collge for Women in south Delhi affiliated to Delhi University; started a protest against Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad's violence at Ramjas College and changed her profile picture in social media which stated "I am a student from Delhi University. I am not araid of ABVP. I am not alone. Every student of India is with me. #STUDENTAGAINSTABVP". Soon after sharing the picture it went viral and received thousand of reactions, like and comments and spread widely among the students from other parts of the country who were seen changing the profiles with their respective universities in her support.
On Feb 22, 2017 a scuffle broke out between two groups of so called students association Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), All India Students' Association (AISA) and Student's Federation of India (SFI) at Ramja…

Neglected States of India : North-East Region

Seven Sisters State is what the North-East states of India is termed as. The region comprises of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland and Sikkim. Entire region is bestowed with goodness of nature.

World's largest tea plantation - AssamWettest place in the world - Mawsynram, MeghalayaLiving root bridge - Cheerapunji, MeghalayaCleanest village in Asia - Mawlynnong, MeghalayaEntire North-East region is classified in Global 200 ecoregionKaziranga National Park, a world heritage siteHighest literary rate in India
Having said all gracious qualities about the region why the region is not popular and underdeveloped?
Demographics North-East region is widespread in total Area of 2,62,230 KM2 which is 8% of landmass in India and shares 4500 kM of international border. Total population in this region is 45,587,982 (4.5 crores approx) with population density of 170/km2. However most of border area is unprotected resulting illegal migrants from neighbouring countries. There is a…

Political instability in India: People VS Power

India - a country, referred as one among the peaceful country in the world is going through real challenge and political instability for the past few months in many states. With series of unfortunate events and hunger to get the Supreme Power, the politicians at top and responsible positions are taking undue advantage and play with people's sentiments.

It's always believed that government is formed by the people, supporting their desired candidates for the next five years but these days the joy just remains for few months after that there are series of news which disturbs the common man and adds to his frustrations to discover himself and think why did I chose these people to form the government when politicians are power hungry and disrespect the mass who supported them.

In the past we have seen that many political leaders and their party have brought the state to a standstill. All this for what, Just to get satisfied with their ego ? What about the people who stood in queue…