Rahul Gandhi

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 […]

Modi vs. Rahul – A Comparison

Modi vs. Rahul – A Comparison

A few weeks ago Ramachandra Guha wrote a piece comparing Rahul Gandhi and Modi, which curiously spent fifteen paragraphs critically analysing Modi and one sentence on Rahul Gandhi. Soon after, Markandeya Katju wrote another piece attacking Modi, so far as to state that ‘all the perfumes of Arabia cannot wash away the stain on Mr. […]

Another Letter to Rahul

Dear Mr Gandhi Hope you are doing well. I wrote you a letter a few weeks ago when an incident occurred that made you feel ashamed of being an Indian. Since people like me knew some bit of history, and we had been ashamed several times in the past, I wrote to appraise you that […]

A Letter to Mr Gandhi

Dear Mr Gandhi I saw the news today and felt immensely overwhelmed at your proclamation. Speaking to the farmers affected by the land acquisition of the UP government, you commented that you felt ‘ashamed to be an Indian’. I fully understand your anguish. In fact, I stand next to you in sharing your shame and […]