Tag Archives: Anna Hazare

Rang De Basanti.

It was in August last year that I was told to see Rang De Basanti, because we were talking about Indian youth and their involvement with India’s body politic which was growing rapidly with the onset of Anna Hazare and … Continue reading

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Send In The Clowns?

This interview in the Times with Beppe Grillo took me back to my visit to Italy in the late 1980s and the late 1990s when I was struck by the many similarities between Italy and India. Notably the ordinary people’s … Continue reading

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Corruption’s New Twist.

Ms. Kiran Bedi is in the forefront of the current anti corruption agitation led by Anna Hazare in India. Much was expected from Ms. Bedi but, alas, she has let her admiring fans down. She has submitted false claims for … Continue reading

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India Against Corruption.

As I write this, the Indian Parliament is debating introducing a bill to enact a law for a Lokpal, a super ombudsman position to tackle the major problem of corruption in public life in our country. We now see emails, … Continue reading

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Animosity.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Akanksha, Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Nema, Noor,Ordinary Joe, Paul,Maria the Silver Fox, Padmum , Rohit, Will knott, and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked … Continue reading

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Hope.

Hope By Zordo The hottest news in India today is the popular disdain being expressed for the political and the bureaucratic class of India. To show the ridiculous levels to which corruption has seeped into our system, here is a … Continue reading

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A Blog In Response To Mr. L K Advani’s Blog.

Mr. L K Advani is a highly respected politician, unfortunately now in the opposition benches of our parliament. He has access to the media and his observations receive wide coverage in all forms of our media. Despite such popularity with … Continue reading

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