Category Archives: Politics – India

Happening in the rough-and-tumble world of Indian politics

Dussehra comes early this year

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You’ll Never Walk Alone

When you walk through the storm Hold your head up high And don’t be afraid of the dark At the end of the storm There’s a golden sky And the sweet silver song of the lark Walk on, through the … Continue reading

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Pillar(s) of Society?

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Frogs in a (Wishing) Well

   

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Exit Strategy

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Talking about a Revolution…

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Too Many Crooks Spoil the Broth…

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The Sound of Silence

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Whose Line is it Anyway?

As details of the bag-and-DOA-tag-Osama operation are trickling out for public consumption and media regurgitation, 5 questions have been down on their knees begging to be asked: Was the Pakistan Air Force asleep for 2 hours like the JFK ATC? … Continue reading

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Utterly, Butterly, Delirious…

I have always loved the Amul Butter ads and how they capture the zeitgeist of India. I  have tried to put in a twist to the latest ad on the spat during Kerala Assembly elections campaign and Shashi Tharoor’s once-again … Continue reading

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Sachin R. Tendulkar – the R stands for Ratna

Much has been written and spoken about the public demand for awarding Sachin Tendulkar the Bharat Ratna and the government’s dithering over the consideration. The government has commented and various constitutional experts have opined that the criteria laid down for awarding … Continue reading

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Proud to be an Indian

Why do we bemoan so often the state of India? Pick up the newspaper or turn on the television, the news is all gloomy all over the world. Political turmoil everywhere, followed closely by economic downtrends and social & humanitarian disasters. … Continue reading

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Anna-ther Mahatma

The Lokpal Bill should have been called “Let’s Fool the Public Again” Bill*. It has more holes than Swiss cheese, more loopholes than a CBI case. The deficiencies of the government version of the Lokpal are so blindingly obvious that … Continue reading

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Vox Populi – Act II for Obama

Like many, during Elections of ’08, I was enamoured and spell-bound by the inclusive message from Obama and found the McCain-Palin ticket an unappetizing & cruel joke on the public. A heady coalition of independents, never-voted-before, ideologically liberals and anti-war … Continue reading

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Cartoon: (Py)Aaj Ka Gunda Raaj…

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