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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Aam Aadmi

Aam Aadmi Party and the demise of hope


The Aam Aadmi Party which began as a people’s movement to bring about change in politics has degenerated into yet another political party with all the ills and ails. This is because it’s been hijacked by the personal ambitions of an unscrupulous leader. To save the movement, the party needs to ditch the leader and restore its values.

Military

Send in the Army


The government shouldn’t hesitate to use the logistic and manpower resources of the Armed forces to alleviate sufferings of people over the Demonetisation

Blogitorial

An Open Letter to Aakar Patel


Dear Mr Patel, This is in response to your piece published in today’s TOI under a presumptuously named column ‘AakaarVani’. I’m writing this to correct you on some factual and a lot of perceptual errors that seem to behind almost every sentence in the piece. I’m writing in the hope that you may correct these,

Military

Aim before you shoot


A military operation has tactical and strategic aims. What were the strategic aim of the strikes under UPA?

Military

Another Wednesday


On A Wednesday, a common man took on terrorists on celluloid. On another, the Indian Army took on many more in real life.

Media

Jaane Mat Do Yaaron


Time for media to cast aside a few black sheep who are giving the whole profession a bad name

Uncategorized

There’s a time and place for evrything


“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Frequently and wrongly attributed to Sir Winston Churchill, this truism  from George  Santayana’s book The Life of Reason (1905) is relevant in view of the events of the past few days. The attack by Pakistan backed terrorists on an army camp in Uri, and the

Military


What are the options before the service chiefs in view of MoD overruling their reservations on the 7th Pay Commission anomalies?

Media

Beyond the headlines


In today’s milieu of crisp sound-bites, newsbreak a minute and short attention spans, the struggle to capture eyeballs and mind space of readers and viewers has become fiercely competitive. We, as consumers of news have become increasingly laid back and lazy, preferring our brains to be spoon-fed thoughts and ideas the anchors or journalists find