It’s been almost a month since the demon(itisation) drive and I have seen, heard, felt and spoken enough to finally be able to take on a stand that I can be sure of. Not sure of it being right, of course, that’s a question to be answered by the masses during the next elections. But, … Continue reading The Irks of an Idealist
Guest Post by Shankar Gopalakrishnan
On August 14th, Narendra Modi declared that his Independence Day speech would attract as much attention as that of the Prime Minister. He appears to have been right. The fact that this is hardly unexpected should not obscure the deeper puzzle that it hides. It is a rare occurrence for a state level leader to suddenly get so much prominence in the media, and that too for such a long period. Why, then, have powerful forces in our society – including most of the media – chosen to endorse Modi? Why the sudden promotion of this particular leader at this particular time? What is it that he and his regime are offering?
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When the 26/11 happened and i joined the rally at the gateway of india i was surprised, angry, irritated, annoyed, peeved, pissed, amazed, hypnotised and mad with many of the groups that were targeting the common pakistan population... i think i was taught when i was in class 5 that "the law is always right,that … Continue reading I don’t hate the Paki’s
With the chaddis and lathis doing the talking its hard to find the fine line between idiocy and retaliation. Here Muthalik is trying to get himself a name (tell me which of you'll had heard of the sene before), and the “youth brigade” sending him pink underwear as a gift to make him realise what … Continue reading Of Chaddies and Lathis