Now that the BJP finds itself in a state of turmoil, lets talk about Kandahar. Why was Jaswant Singh made the fall guy all these years? The BJP always portrayed Advani as a “Strong” leader and by taking the blame for the Kandahar episode, Advani would not have been the perfect candidate. There was a
Chandan Mitra, editor of The Pioneer, member of the Rajya Sabha and a BJP supporter, in an interview to rediff.com here, says, among many other things, “We failed to really reach out to the blogging community and the social networking groups”. Of course, there is nothing to suggest that BJP thinks that this is THE
When Varun Gandhi made that speech at Pilibhit, Indian Politics hit a new low. Its a shame that the great-grandson of the late Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, architect of the modern day democracy that India is, has even uttered those words. It goes on to show how politics of hate is ruling the country, irrespective
A month after the Mumbai attack, we limp on. We search for love and peace. One guy in Brigade road, Bangalore, gives free hugs to strangers. Some find peace in sending greeting cards. Pakistani terrorists attack India. India ups the rhetoric. Pakistan deploys most of its army on the India border. India still talks diplomacy.
I do not know how would I have reacted if I was in Bombay during (any of) the terror strikes. There would be a mix of reactions and feelings in my head and I wouldn’t quite know how I would be dealing with the situation. Would I be writing about it? Would I switch off
How does the state honor the passing away of country’s greatest soldier? By declaring a state funeral. Sounds alright. Just that the President of the Indian Republic, The Vice-President, The Prime Minister, The Defence Minister and The Three chiefs of the Armed forces won’t be able to make it. Carry it on, somebody send someone
“The right way is”, he continued, “to figure out the lesser culprit of all — and vote”. Teaching a language gives the teacher a whole big playground of subjects to play with. “This is a pen”, “That is a clock” or moving on to a little more complex syntax, “We should all vote”. Complex still