Category Archives: Politics

The Tale of Modi Regime: Two Modis and a Mallya.

Now it has completely been proven beyond any iota of doubt that the entire nation is infested with robbers and the public money is being syphoned off with virtual impunity. When the UPA was in power, the crony capitalism reigned … Continue reading

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A Victory for Corporate Hindutva.

As the Gujarat election results unfold, it appears that the Corporate Hindutva represented by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, once again prevails albeit with a largely reduced majority. For a short while, for those who were watching live results, it … Continue reading

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Intensifying repression is not ‘SAMADHAN’.

Tribals are the true offspring of the Mother Nature as they live in perfect harmony with her. Unlike their city counterparts, who are entranced by the glittering mirage of consumerism, they lead frugal, self-contented and sustainable lives. As they are … Continue reading

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RSS and its regressive ideas.

The clout of the RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh), the Hindu nationalist organization, is increasing in India ever since the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) came to power. The organization, being a long-time mentor of the ruling party, appears to be enjoying … Continue reading

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Will the monk sell-off his saffron Ferrari to pursue peace?

Yogi Aadityanath, the priest-turned-politician, who has emerged as the BJP’s surprise choice for the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, has taken the oath of office. Nobody expected his name cropping up for the post. People were under the impression that … Continue reading

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Is the far-right Modi transforming himself into a comrade?

The man, Narendra Modi, as portrayed by his detractors, is the most polarizing figure in Indian politics. Believe it or not, Indians at this juncture could be classified as Modi admirers and Modi detractors. Modi admirers, popularly known as ‘Bhakts’, who … Continue reading

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How to whether the toxic storm cooked up by Pakistan in Kashmir?

Kashmir has once again started burning. The unceasing unrest in one of the most beautiful places in the world has resulted in a deterioration of the already strained relations between the two Asian neighbors, namely, India and Pakistan. Considering the … Continue reading

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An enlightening panel discussion at Hyderabad Lit Fest.

The Hyderabad Literary Festival (HLF), which was held at Hyderabad Public School (HPS) in Begumpet for three days, concluded on 10th January 2016. I visited the venue and witnessed some of the sessions on the concluding day of the festival. … Continue reading

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