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What’s In Store? The 2014 Picture

By |2014-03-23T19:07:36+00:00January 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;

Indian Political League – Leg 2- The Governance Agenda

By |2014-01-26T11:26:36+00:00December 29th, 2013|Categories: Aam Admi Party, AAP, Government|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

First they ignore you, then laugh at you, then they fight you and then you win. That has so far been the AAP Story. They came, they saw and they conquered. On the 28th of December, 2013, Delhi’s youngest ever Chief Minister was sworn in. Arvind Kejriwal, with his trademark Aam Aadmi cap rode the metro to

The Rising Demand for a ‘Modi’fied India – Politically Best 2013 – Part 2

By |2013-12-27T16:15:33+00:00December 25th, 2013|Categories: 2013, BJP, Narendra Modi, Politically Best|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Part 1 of "Politically Best 2013" : http://www.beingpolitical.com/2013/12/22/out-of-the-madhouse-politically-best-2013-part-1/ The frustration rose in 2011. The revolts started in 2012 and by December 2012, the people had lost their mind. The corrupt and inefficient UPA Regime has destroyed and shattered the Great Indian Superpower Dream. As Arvind Kejriwal says, "We are first class people subjected to third class

Out of the Madhouse-Politically Best 2013-Part 1

By |2013-12-27T11:47:19+00:00December 22nd, 2013|Categories: 2013, Politically Best|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Politics is all about how well can you get your idea forward. Its about expressing your idea in the best way possible. In India, politics is about those punchlines which get the people addicted to your speeches. However, we did even have some massive messups and some bizzare statements which attracted more buzz on Twitter

Ask Yourself This!-The #Nirbhaya Special.

By |2013-12-16T20:49:27+00:00December 16th, 2013|Categories: Crime, People Power, Women|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

He raped her and then brutally pumped the breath out of her adolescent body till she died. Her parents returned home to find their daughter lying mutilated and dead. You were outraged by this act of gross violence. You lighted candles, signed petitions and spoke on news channels demanding justice. You demanded that Dhananjay Chatterjee be

Direction-less, Leader-less, Congress-The PM candidature Debate.

By |2013-12-13T17:00:02+00:00December 13th, 2013|Categories: Congress|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Changing with the times is necessary for survival. If you don't change, you won't be able to live and will be consumed by your surroundings. That is exactly what has happened with the Congress. Since 1947, the Congress has worked on the same manifesto : 2 meals a day and a little bit of electricity

Are we Free?

By |2013-12-09T18:36:58+00:00December 9th, 2013|Categories: People Power|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When I was in my ninth standard, I read a quote of an eminent personality in our compulsory history book that sent a shiver down my body and mind. That great personality was none other than Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of ’Independent India’, whose voice was heard over All India Radio on that much

The Muslim Question-Communal Violence Bill 2013

By |2013-12-09T14:42:16+00:00December 9th, 2013|Categories: Communal Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

There is no political story,other than the State elections, that you could possibly be interested in today, but since I can say no more about these elections just now other than that they should be seen as a trailer for 2014, I am obliged to write about something else. Not any old thing either, but

2013 Semi Finals : The Exit Polls, One Step Before Results

By |2013-12-05T10:33:09+00:00December 5th, 2013|Categories: Aam Admi Party, Elections, State Elections 2013|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

These State Elections were probably the biggest elections ever. There was much hype before the elections. The Media coined it the term of "2013 Semi Finals" and it was the first election after the Modi elevation. Many factors came into play but the top ones remained the Modi Wave factor and the Congress anti-incumbency and

The Delhi Semi-Finals-The AAP Factor

By |2013-12-01T17:01:00+00:00December 1st, 2013|Categories: Aam Admi Party, Elections, Other Parties, Political Parties, State Elections 2013|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Delhi is an iconic city. From Rajghat to the Gateway of India, Delhi has been the centre of patriotism since forever. Few cities in India, if not the world, have a past as glorious as the glorious Delhi. The Mughals, the British and even us,in present day India, have chosen this city-state to be our