Month: September 2005

Is India really a "third world" country?

Take the example of New Orleans vs. Mumbai Inches of rain in New Orleans due to hurricane Katrina… 18 Inches of rain in Mumbai (July 27th)…. 37.1 Population of New Orleans… 484,674 Population of Mumbai…. 12,622,500 Deaths in New Orleans within 48 hours of Katrina…100 Deaths in mumbai within 48hours of rain.. 37 Number of […]

State of politics in India – Verbal tussle

State Revenue Minister Narayan Rane vowed to hit back at Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray for verbally abusing him at the Sena meet at Shanmukhananda Hall, King’s Circle, yesterday. Rane, who recently quit the Sena, said he would ‘return the compliments.’ “I am not in Mumbai, but I have accepted the challenge and I shall […]