Why Thalaivar Rajinikanth must join the Aam Aadmi Party

Friday, December 12th, 2014 No Comments
Tamil superstar Rajinikanth has kept everyone guessing about his entry into politics for decades. He has been adding to the intrigue through frequent pithy dialogues on the issue in his films. Naan eppo varuven, yepdi varuvennu yarukkum theriyathu. Aana vara vendiya nerathula (No one can tell when or how I’ll arrive — but I always do, when the time is right.) His god-like status in the south has made him a constant target of vested interests who court the superstar from ...

Why the BJP is the new Congress

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments
Ever since the BJP was swept to power at the center, there have been two distinct efforts from the party. The first is to put its marketing department on permanent over-drive in a massive image-building exercise while simultaneously distorting the truth and counter any criticism. To a large extent, this effort has been very successful. Examples of this are visible every day. Just the other day, Mr.Jaitey had the temerity to announce that India is leading the battle against black money. ...

Inspiring India’s youth

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments
Striking a conversation with taxi drivers is a great way to get a sense of ground realities. Last year, before the elections in Delhi, I had a whole host of auto drivers say to me that they support the Aam Aadmi party in Delhi while one taxi driver, a staunch BJP supporter was confident that AAP would win not more than 3-4 seats! Like most people these individuals carry their own biases. Nevertheless, their socio-economic background and their everyday interaction ...

Can God’s own country fix its infrastructure crisis?

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments
I had the first-hand experience of traveling by road through the beautiful land of Kerala from its capital city of Thiruvananthapuram to its financial hub, Kochi, a distance of little over 200km. It was a Saturday, so the schools were closed and so were many offices. We left Thiruvananthapuram at around 7 am to beat what little traffic there might be on a weekend. Yet, the journey took us a whopping six hours! The same distance took me less than ...

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