Monthly Archives September 2015

Rahul Gandhi goes abroad again but why does the BJP care so much?

The BJP on Friday dubbed Rahul Gandhi “spoiled child” of Indian politics and said the Congress was behaving with “complete irresponsibility” under his overall leadership.


I do worry about dengue and the fact that nothing looks cleaner in Delhi.

But I really don’t care where Rahul Gandhi is and I don’t see his current trip to the US as a desertion of things Indian. In the great cosmic sense it is not even a blip on my ‘concern’ radar and I am hard placed to understand why the BJP is in a twist over it.

I would like to know where Somnath Bharti is hiding and how the cops cannot locate him but I don’t give a toss if Rahul Gandhi is in Aspen or in Arizona or the Andes and how he went.

I know the Indian PM took a plane all for himself and by protocol there is one other jet on ...

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Bihar polls: Nitish Kumar releases ‘joint list’ of 242 candidates, OBCs get lion’s share

In a first for an electoral coalition, Bihar’s ‘grand alliance’ on Wednesday released a ‘joint list’ of 242 candidates for the assembly polls with the bulk comprising OBCs and weaker sections as its CM candidate Nitish Kumar attacked BJP for being “anti-reservation” which cannot but obey RSS “which is its Supreme Court”.


Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the JD(U)-RJD-BJP combine’s candidate for the hot seat, released the list of its nominees which, he said, had 55 per cent representation of backwards, 15 per cent SC/ST, 14 per cent Muslims and 16 per cent from the general category. A total of 25 women candidates have been given tickets, forming 10 per cent of the total, Kumar said, adding “all sections” have been represented.

In a clear indication that the ant...

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