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June 2011

10 Constitutional changes and a mango lassi

By | 2015-05-15T03:55:10+00:00 June 9th, 2011|India, Politics|

...need a Prime Minister who can explain this to the nation. This is where I miss the Nehrus, and Vajpayees, and the Vishwanath Prataps of yester years. Manmohan Singh over the past years has alarmingly proved his impotence as a leader, and while we are at it, an honest impotent leader. The new-India seem to care more about the "honest" part than the political impotence part. The new-India does not seem to hate political impotence, they just hate politicians making more money than them.

March 2010

The fault, dear Brutus

By | 2010-03-24T12:40:51+00:00 March 24th, 2010|India|

May be some of us should be outraged, may be the girl was plain unlucky, may be some of us managed a subtle turn on, may be parents should take better care of their young children, or may be the fault dear brutus is not in the stars but in ourselves.

January 2010

October 2009

Can media legally violate a prostitute?

By | 2009-10-24T03:31:51+00:00 October 24th, 2009|India|

Many of us who read newspapers would have seen the furore when B.Lenin, editor of ‘Dinamalar’ was arrested in Chennai a few weeks back, after film actress Bhuvaneshwari’s prostitution racket [...]

July 2008

May 2008

March 2008

Kannur – John Mary’s witnesses

By | 2008-03-19T07:50:07+00:00 March 19th, 2008|Kerala|

The post is not about Kannur. The mainstream media which trashes blogs for their "opinionated posts lacking editorial control and thoroughgoing research" continues to surprise me with their half baked [...]

Thiruvananthapuram Sir

By | 2008-03-18T17:16:49+00:00 March 18th, 2008|Uncategorized|

Did you by chance see Economist's last issue? I'm such a sucker for authority that I give it to anything that claims it. I'm a regular reader impressed with the [...]

January 2008

Tata’s Nano and Rajdeep’s Jeh

By | 2008-01-10T06:16:38+00:00 January 10th, 2008|Uncategorized|

Every morning Keshav gives me something to smile about, but this morning when Ratan's five year war and marketing blitz reaches its conclusion, Surendran(thats how I read it) took a nice [...]

July 2007

Bloody Mary – Sagarika’s Circus

By | 2007-07-11T02:39:23+00:00 July 10th, 2007|Uncategorized|

It is funny, the shallowness of our much touted journos. If it appears that I am highlighting a few flaws in an article without addressing the bigger question, it could [...]

June 2007

Do you believe in UFOs?

By | 2007-06-01T08:24:54+00:00 June 1st, 2007|Uncategorized|

My current favourites CNN-IBN has another lead story, there are UFO sightings all across the country - not quite - at least Bangalore and Delhi for now. The show is [...]

February 2007

Nixon

By | 2007-02-20T23:23:00+00:00 February 20th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Days after the May4th Ohio college shooting, massive protests broke out across the country's colleges. One hundred thousand students marched on Washington and laid seige to the capital, four hundred [...]