Kejriwal at odds
At the CII National Council meeting after the interim budget was presented in Parliament, Zensar Technologies’ CEO Ganesh Natarajan asked former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal the reason behind him changing jobs so fast “like all IITians”. Kejriwal replied, “Kaam chal nahi raha. Majboori hai. (Things are not working. It’s a compulsion.) Politics is very rough and tough.”
HCC’s Ajit Gulabchand pointed out to the former Delhi CM that AAP leader Prashant Bhushan had cited privatisation as the root cause of corruption while he was saying just the opposite. “Your book, Swaraj, does not talk about business and your views are contrary to what your party member said. Kahin ye toh nahi wo humse hass ke miley aur hum pyar samajh baithe,” Gulabchand queried, leading to a round of applause from the audience.
On a binge
It is no comment on the state of journalism as such, but Press Club Jammu has emerged as the club recording the highest consumption of alcohol in Jammu and Kashmir in FY14. As many as 11,167 bottles of Indian-made foreign liquor and 9,507 bottles of beer were consumed at this club, the J&K Assembly was told in a written reply to the Cut Motion of Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) member Harsh Dev Singh during presentation of grants of the finance ministry!