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Riot by Shashi Tharoor: A review

Twenty-seventh book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

A one line review for this book would be – He could have done so much better! 520 more words

130 Challenge

Nehru, Gandhi and Modi

Shashi Tharoor’s latest post on Project Syndicate suggests that Narendra Modi would do well to pay heed to Nehruvian economics and previous government’s inclination towards socially inclusive policies. 407 more words

The Mysteriously Modifying Modi -2

India is facing possible drought and famine if the monsoon fails. It was reported today that the monsoons are not only five days late but also there is 30% chance that the rains will be modest. 550 more words


Indian Summer and Football

“Ki bheeshon gormi re BABA!! Too much summer, here” So said my Bengali friend, as he landed in Mumbai after a two hour flight from Bangalore.  1,109 more words


A Schoolyard Spat

The past month has seen so many changes that the mind spins while trying to make sense of it all. But in the midst of all this, it is heartening to see that some things remain the same – I refer to the pettiness of the very public argument by Mr.  645 more words

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How stupid can they be !

No, definitely this is not about the man in white a.k.a. Rahul. But this is definitely about the Congress.

By now the reader would have been familiar with the phenomenon that anything that has got to do with the Congress has got to be stupid. 599 more words