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Puppy under the wheels

Puppy under the wheels

There was a time when Michael Jackson was like that. Anything he said was controversial, anything he did was controversial. Even his silence was golden. Then it was Diana. The media following she had was the reason the term ‘stalkarazzi’ was invented. There are several such personalities in the West on whom the media went […]

Hey Ram

Hey Ram

Apparently there’s a talk within the BJP that if Modi were to play a role in the national politics, he would be portrayed as a very polarising figure. However hard they try, they won’t be able to shrug off this image. So a group within the BJP believes that the best defence must be offence. […]

Options for 2014

Options for 2014

Who should be the Prime Minister next year? Should it be Modi or Rahul Gandhi? Well, neither are officially the prime ministerial candidates, but at least Modi’s candidature has almost been decided. Already BJP is allowing some amount of polarisation take place and even geared itself to put Advani in place and lose JD(U). If […]

Bhatt vs. Modi

Whistleblowers have a sort of reputation in our country. They are the new age Neros who play the fiddle after the Rome has burnt down. They pick up personal fights or sign into the payrolls of newer vendetta masters. On the scale of whistleblowers, Sanjeev Bhatt of Gujarat must be carrying the feeblest whistle in […]

The party with indifference

Nobody knows whether the speech made by Varun Gandhi in Philibit was real or doctored. But everybody seems to have an opinion on the speech based on which side of the fence they are in. While BJP’s stand oscillates from condemnation to vague defence to angry indignation, the media roared by prophesising Armageddon. The torchbearers […]

Karnataka and After

Some called it a new leaf in the history book; some alerted the public about the dangerous expansion of Hindutva forces; some attributed it to the decades of constant hard work. Polemics aside, it cannot be denied that newness has entered Karnataka. BJP, the saffron party, the so called Hindutva Brigade has wrested the power […]