Tag Archives: Politics

Crime And Politics.

Nani Palkhiwala wrote on 16 January 1984. “The picture that emerges is that of a great country in a state of moral decay. The immediate future seems to belong to the doomsayers rather than to cheer-mongers. We suffer from 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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India’s New Emblem.

This is our current emblem, The Ashoka Pillar. I am blessed with a delightful nephew who suggests that we replace it with this one. His logic is impeccable. “.changing our emblem from The Ashoka Pillar to a Condom more accurately … Continue reading

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Middle Class Patriotism In The USA And India.

Thomas L Friedman of the New York Times is a world famous columnist and writer who is highly respected all over the world. He quotes American Vice-President hopeful Sarah Palin as addressing the other hopeful Biden as follows; “she turned … Continue reading

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Reduction in corruption! Babus are very worried!

There is a very interesting news item today in the Business Standard, with the heading – “Decline in corruption complaints, worries Vigilance Commission” Briefly stated, the problem would appear to be that people are not complaining about corruption to the … Continue reading

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Unexpected Side Effects Of Terrorism.

There is an interesting if somewhat bizarre news today related to terrorism in India. A Police Inspector attached to our State’s SID, (State Intelligence Department) has been suspended from service and an departmental enquiry has been set in motion. He … Continue reading

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We are like that only.

What a Sunday! I got my weekly dose of "Outlook" and an article in it prompted this post. After I finished writing the first draft, another article caught my attention and that too has been added as an after thought … Continue reading

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