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The Great Indian Dream: Painless Revolution

By | 2017-01-22T22:09:36+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Politics|

In 2014, the country of a billion dared to dream of change. 2 and a half years later, the demonetization drive has highlighted why we still are miles behind fulfilling those dreams.   Change, in its very nature, is disruptive. It requires perseverance, endeavor and a will. The complexity and abruptness of change dynamically increases

Politics over Policing: #Kashmir

By | 2016-08-06T19:38:47+00:00 August 6th, 2016|Categories: Government, Politics|Tags: , , |

More than two weeks into the unrest in Kashmir, 47 are dead, more than 3400 injured and Prime Minister Modi won't shy away from playing drums and making big addresses in Mozambique, but in the place which really matters now, Kashmir, the Prime Minister has yet again stunned everyone with his silence, which is slowly starting to

‘State’ing the Centre-The 2014 Election Debate-Part 1

By | 2014-03-23T19:07:20+00:00 February 2nd, 2014|Categories: Elections, Lok Sabha 2014, Politics|Tags: , , , |

Elections are held to elect a government which will govern the country. Each party has its own idea about how the governance should be carried out. The government of a country is largely dependent upon the ideologies of the ruling party.

Monthly Special : Youth In Politics-The Next Big Thing

By | 2014-02-02T09:19:17+00:00 February 2nd, 2014|Categories: Politics, Youth|Tags: , , |

What can be more noble and satisfying than leading your nation on the path of progress? There is no reason why politics should not attract the best minds in the country. To be a politician, one needs a vision, intelligence and knowledge of political processes, combined with a hands-on approach to grassroots problems.  Politics can teach

Deception, Distraction and Democracy – A Month of AAP

By | 2014-01-31T16:03:06+00:00 January 31st, 2014|Categories: Aam Admi Party, AAP, Government, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

On 28th December 2013, when an IITian took oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi, the winds of hope were blowing throughout the nation. A month later, it is not as breezy as before. The AAP now looks like a successful revolution but a not so successful government. Embroiled in controversies, it is ironic that

The Week That Wasn’t – The Weekly Satire

By | 2014-01-31T16:05:08+00:00 January 31st, 2014|Categories: Politics, Satire|Tags: , , , , , |

It's the weekly satire, back again! Let's go through all the major news events that took place this week:  Ugandan Woman identifies Somnath Bharti. The Ugandan Woman who was allegedly assaulted and harassed by a mob lead by Somnath Bharti identified the Law Minister before a magistrate. In return, Somnath Bharti also identified the Ugandan

AAP Dharna-Suitable for the Modern India?

By | 2014-01-28T16:20:35+00:00 January 28th, 2014|Categories: AAP, Government, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

Last Tuesday evening, the Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, ended one more high-pitched protest. At the end of it, two police officers were sent on leave, pending judicial investigation. The seeds of the drama were sown when the newly appointed law minister of Delhi, Somnath Bharti, decided to take the law into his own

#RahulSpeaksToArnab – The Twitterati Response

By | 2014-01-28T12:38:39+00:00 January 28th, 2014|Categories: Congress, Funny Politics, Political Parties, Politics, Satire|Tags: , , , |

He said he wants to “open up the system” so many times that we wanted to shut him up in a box. The whole country was looking forward to Rahul Gandhi’s first interview. But after the interview we wish he hadn’t bothered. He was vague and uninspiring and at best extremely sincere. He repeated the

What’s In Store? The 2014 Picture

By | 2014-03-23T19:07:36+00:00 January 26th, 2014|Categories: Elections, Lok Sabha 2014, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A year can be almost an eternity in a country like India. Last December, there was a sense of doom and gloom around us. Angry citizens had taken to the streets in protest against the gang rape of the Delhi brave-heart and the issue of women safety and security;

RaGa 1.1 or Raga 2.0 – The Emotional Pitch

By | 2013-11-13T21:14:45+00:00 November 13th, 2013|Categories: Congress, Political Parties, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Switch on the TV nowadays, and you will see a young gentleman, in his mid 40s, screaming in the mic about how his family was targeted and what his family has done and why his family background is reason enough for him to be voted to power. And this comes when all political parties, citizens