Indian politics

King Lear Tells his Daughters to Say “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” but Youngest Daughter Keeps Quiet

Posted on: 10th Apr, 2016

2015 was the year of controversies over bans from maggi to pornography to beef. India seems unable to tide over controversies, while a greater part of the world is grappling with refuge crisis. The ongoing controversy “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” spiraled like ripples in water from the Jawaharlal Nehru University row and spread from Kashmir […]

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Not Court, Nirbashito Should Have Been India’s Entry to Oscars 2016

Posted on: 11th Oct, 2015

I was sanguine about the selection of Churni Ganguly’s Nirbashito (Banished) as India’s entry to the Oscars 2016 in the Best Foreign Language Film category. But all my hopes beat the dust when India’s Oscar Jury picked Chaitanya Tamhane’s directorial debut, Court, for the Academy Awards 2016 and the chairman Amol Palekar of Paheli fame […]

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An Open Letter to Arnab Goswami

Posted on: 23rd Jan, 2015

Dear Mr. Arnab Goswami, I am all praise for your stand against the vandalism that RSS recently carried out to stop the screening of Raj Kumar Hirani’s PK movie at a few theatres and your protest against the unjust arrest of the journalist (who slapped Mamata Banjeree’s nephew in West Bengal) on fake charge of […]

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Most Controversial Statements by Indian Politicians

Posted on: 20th Jan, 2015

The New Year 2015 began with a controversy that a shocking comment for the Hindu women by Sakshi Maharaj, a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and RSS, created across the country. Not only Hari Sakshi Maharaj but many other Indian politicians from Rajiv Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee have sent shivers of shock down the […]

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KCR & Mamata Banerjee are two sides of the same coin

Posted on: 26th Oct, 2014

Kalavakuntala Chandrashekar Rao or KCR is a politician of different qualities which are similar to the traits of no other Indian diplomats than Mamata Banerjee. Both are chief ministers. They have many things in common with each other. They are more or less the same in behavior and leadership. Amazing similarities are found in their […]

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Political fashion statement signals of Rakhi Sawant

Posted on: 27th Mar, 2014

Rakhi Sawant hit the headlines at the right time when the political atmosphere of the country is getting hotter. Her move to contest the Lok Sabha Election 2014 from Mumbai has added to the rising temperature. Most of the times, she has been the darling of news for wrong reasons, to say, her proposal to […]

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‘Lungi’ dance of Indian politicians

Posted on: 15th Mar, 2014

In India, the political opponents have been playing holi smearing each other’s face with dark, dirty colors for a long time before arrival of the actual festival. The most active holi players are the leading parties’ candidates contesting for the Prime Minister’s hot seat. Besides playing the dirty game of colors, they have been performing […]

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Mani Shankar Aiyar’s remark on Modi is insult to all selfmade men in India

Posted on: 18th Jan, 2014

There are many rags to riches stories in the history of India. These stories are not mere stories of rise to popularity, power and prosperity. The stories of ordinary people who made it big in life by means of their extraordinary abilities are lessons on determination, dedication, diligence, perseverance, humanity, leadership, and gentility. Most of […]

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