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What next common man?

What next common man?

It was a little ironic that the poster boy for the parliamentarians during the Lok Sabha debate on the Lokpal Bill was none other than Lallu Prasad Yadav. MPs cutting across party lines were probably nodding in agreement silently and internally when he spoke of the noose tightening around their necks. Fine role model of probity in public life speaking on a bill that aims at tackling corruption, Mr Lallu lost his Chief Ministership of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Agitation, Common man, Corruption, Parliament

Saying it all

The Commissioned Officer of the Indian Armed Forces He is patient and steady and ready to bear, Always wanting to meet every challenge with care, Manner is easy, yet solid as steel, Has a strong faith and is refreshingly real. Never afraid to be bold, Has not committed to the usual mould, Doesn’t back out from what is true, Tells it all straight and means it too. Has confidence and knows he is right, When everyone has doubts on his reasons to fight, To all, he makes his case clear, Even touching the ones who will not hear. Geared up for war, yet praying for peace, Trying hard to make evil cease, He is a leader and is capable of trust, And he knows he will do what he must. The Class I Officer of the Indian Administration He is patient and steady and ready to bear, Always wanting … Read entire article »

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Happier birthdays for some?

Happier birthdays for some?

Dear Rahul Gee, India has an excellent cultural practice of respecting our elders and ancestors. We all subscribe to that, observe the shraads  of our departed kinsfolk, and remember them on their birth anniversaries. There is therefore nothing wrong in our government doing the same – remembering our departed leaders on special days. So on the face of it, the fact that Rs. 7.25 cr were spent on ads on birth anniversaries of Rajiv Gee and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Politics

An Ode to Black Dungarees

An Ode to Black Dungarees

It was an incongruous sight to see the diminutive figure of the President and Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces, mounted on a T 90 tank wearing Black Dungarees, during her recent visit to Exercise Sudarshan Shakti. The Army Chief, sitting next to her, was similarly attired. The incongruity was not in the figures themselves, who had all the right to be where they were. It was in their attire. The cherished black overalls, once … Read entire article »

Filed under: Blogitorial, Military

Orwellian Intentions – Goebbels Sibbal?

Orwellian Intentions – Goebbels Sibbal?

Dear Rahul Gee, I know that you don’t have a twitter account – at least not a public one. And I also know that you are extremely busy with the UP campaign right now. But despite you preoccupation, do take out the time to go through some of the tweets doing the rounds since Sibbal Gee performed his latest foot in mouth procedure. Just search for #IdiotKapilSibbal – top trending topic of the day. The tweeple are … Read entire article »

Filed under: Politics