First, let me start with a confession. I was under the impression that all wars started or entered by USA was during Republican rules. Wars, at least, that happened near our shores in the last three decades were started either when Mr. Bush Senior or Mr. Bush Junior were the presidents. The first Iraq war... Continue Reading →
Shoot the Messenger.
I always used to wonder how the mighty USA allowed all fringe voices to thrive (1st Amendment) and how we in India are not able to do that. One of the well known satirist, playwright and journalist, Mr. Cho Ramasamy said many times that, we in India can't afford to do that as ours is... Continue Reading →
Khrushchev, Gagarin & Kraftwerk.
Khrushchev: I admire the optimism of our leaders of the left parties. They are in a kind of Time Warp and still think that they can somehow transport India to Marxism and Leninism. Mr. D. Raja, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India, wrote an article in Indian Express, a leading Newspaper in India... Continue Reading →
India, Where Left is always Right…But is that Right?
Spoiler Alert: I support the students agitations in JNU. Rachna, my daughter is in USA on an internship and since past couple of weeks, she is agitated. She keeps asking me, "Is situation in India really bad? Is there no internet in New Delhi? Why the entire country is in turmoil?" I keep telling her... Continue Reading →
Adieu Arun (Jaitley)
Arun Jaitley was probably the chief influencer for millions of Indian middle class, especially the English speaking ones, to become followers of BJP. He was well educated, a very successful lawyer and spoke more like a CEO of a large corporate than a street smart politician. Arun Jaitley was a student leader and a great... Continue Reading →
Your Rebels & Our Terrorists.
When I started my blog about three years back, I decided to stay away from writing about politics. The reason for this was simple. The blog would be read mostly by relatives and friends, who read them as a courtesy to me and not because I am a great writer. Their views and my opinion... Continue Reading →