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November 2012

US Elections: 4 more days

By | 2012-11-04T00:13:00+00:00 November 2nd, 2012|Politics|

It's the end game in American politics. What started 14 months ago with a straw poll in Iowa will end in under 100 hours, when America elects it's next president, and not many elections have come so close as this one. Over a year long primaries are done, debates are over, national grandstanding is done, and now its down to the ground game. The ground game will pit Mitt Romney's well funded, mammoth Republican machine, against one of the best political machines of all time - the campaign to re-elect President Barack Obama.

March 2011

Kerala Elections: Do you remember 2006?

By | 2011-07-11T08:42:45+00:00 March 10th, 2011|Kerala, Politics, Trivandrum|

But if you are looking for a government which hits the right buttons with a 20 year vision for the state, which does not sell out our precious assets and our land, which has clear policies for human development and the ability to execute that on multiple fronts, which does not bow to the pressures of retrograde caste and religious organizations, which has a cabinet of people who know what they are talking about, which makes Kerala rank consistently as the best state in India - You might want to put some effort, drink some coffee, take a deep breath, and try to remember 2006.

October 2009

March 2009

Can Shashi Tharoor lose in Trivandrum?

By | 2017-12-18T01:15:40+00:00 March 26th, 2009|Kerala, Trivandrum|

In that way Shashi Tharoor will be an effective contributor given his grasp of issues and exceptional diplomatic style. But I would also like to know his stands on Disinvestment, private sector reservation (Congress poll plank), Narendra Modi, India's relationship with Iran, his stand on Palestine, his stand on Special Economic Zones, and most importantly I want to know if he will go on an indefinite hunger strike if the ASEAN trade pact, which will break the backbone of Kerala, goes through.