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Democracy, Secularism, and Bodybags

By   /  August 10, 2013  /  Politics  /  3 Comments

loc killing

India has become such a vibrant democracy off late that we are now experts at playing politics on any thing, be it money bags or body bags. The latest case in point is the incident where 5 Indian soldiers were killed in an attack on their forward post at the LOC in the Poonch sector […]

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And the GoI finally blocks !

By   /  August 25, 2012  /  Breaking News, India, News, Politics  /  2 Comments


“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it” When Evelyn Beatrice Hall wrote this famous line in 1906, illustrating the beliefs of Voltaire, Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi were not even born.  Hence there is no wonder that in 2012, they reserve the right to […]

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पंद्रह अगस्त की पुकार

By   /  August 15, 2012  /  India, Thoughts  /  1 Comment


पंद्रह अगस्त का दिन कहता आज़ादी अभी अधूरी है। सपने सच होने बाकी है, रावी की शपथ न पूरी है।। जिनकी लाशों पर पग धर कर आज़ादी भारत में आई। वे अब तक हैं खानाबदोश ग़म की काली बदली छाई।। कलकत्ते के फुटपाथों पर जो आँधी-पानी सहते हैं। उनसे पूछो, पंद्रह अगस्त के बारे में […]

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As the Kaamwali Bai completes her tenure, enters the Chauffeur

By   /  June 18, 2012  /  India, Local, News, Politics  /  1 Comment

kaamwali bai

Will I be arrested for writing this ? But even at the risk of a possible arrest on charges of maligning the names of the high and mighty of the Indian republic, how can I not voice my opinion about the great Soap Opera of our Democracy – the Presidential Elections of 2012? After an […]

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Total Revolution around the corner ? Can we see?

By   /  April 6, 2011  /  India, Politics  /  No Comments

total revolution at Patna Gandhi Maidan

It was just another afternoon in 1974, the only difference being the electric discontent flowing through the mammoth gathering of people assembled at the Gandhi Maidan of Patna. After a few speakers had talked and left, a fragile 70 year old man comes on the stage. He throws a challenge to the regime: ?Do raah […]

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