Category: Columns

The Spiraling Crime Wave: Fear of Criminal Victimization Grips the Nation

The Spiraling Crime Wave: Fear of Criminal Victimization...

No place could be regarded as safe in Guyana. Street crimes like robbery have invaded...

Response to an article in Guyana Stabroek News Modi will win in India

Response to an article in Guyana Stabroek News Modi will...

Reference is made to news item captioned “India’s Modi set to return to power with...

Women and Indian Politics

Women and Indian Politics

I read with interest an article in the New York Times by Mujib Mashal and Suhasini...

Analysts say that Elections will be Held in Guyana by August 2019: The PNC-Controlled GECOM says it Could not Happen Before November 2019

Analysts say that Elections will be Held in Guyana by August...

While speculation is rife on the probable date for national and regional elections...

Revisiting Balram Singh Rai

Revisiting Balram Singh Rai

The Government of Guyana must now resign in their abysmal failure to protect the...

The Modi factor in the Elections

The Modi factor in the Elections

As I traveled around querying voters how they voted or plan to vote, the response...

 BJP Struggles in South India

BJP Struggles in South India

This writer (a pollster or psephologist) traveled around in India to poll voters...

Non-Modi led Gov’t in India? Third Front in India Elections?

Non-Modi led Gov’t in India? Third Front in India Elections?

Will the incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party prevail...

 Bisram's Tribute to Publisher Harold Hoyte for supporting Guyana Freedom Struggle

Bisram's Tribute to Publisher Harold Hoyte for supporting...

The publisher of Barbados Nation newspaper, Harold Hoyte,  passed away a week ago....

Independence and Armed Forces Indian Exclusion

Independence and Armed Forces Indian Exclusion

As we approach another “celebration” of our Independence from Britain, crime once...

 Will there be a PM Rahul Gandhi in India?

Will there be a PM Rahul Gandhi in India?

Rahul Gandhi is the de facto Prime Ministerial candidate of the opposition Congress...

India’s Unpredictable Elections

India’s Unpredictable Elections

The final phase (seventh) of voting in India comes to an end this Sunday May 19....

It was SHIT! SHIT! AND MORE SHIT!

It was SHIT! SHIT! AND MORE SHIT!

It is said that you can take a man out of the gutter but you cannot take the gutter...

Acrimonious Election Campaign in India

Acrimonious Election Campaign in India

This Sunday India will have its seventh and final phase of voting. So far, voters...

Being a (hyphenated) Guyanese

Being a (hyphenated) Guyanese

In his remarks last week at the dedication of the Indian Arrival Monument President...

Privations, arrivals and departures

Privations, arrivals and departures

With “Indian Arrival Day” some two weeks away, against a background of 7000 mostly...

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