Author Archives: Yours Sincerely

Mango Shakes Politics

The turnout at the rally to launch Aam Aadmi Party at Jantarmantar, held on the 63rd anniversary of the adoption of our constitution, was an indicator of popular sentiment prevailing in the country. That it happened on a day when … Continue reading

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Playing Neta Neta

  Dear Rahul Gee, I am sure you must be quite miffed with Salman uncle. What business does he have to try and force your hand (no, not the party symbol)? What does he mean by trying to imply that … Continue reading

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Ctrl Z Cyberconstabulary

By a strange coincidence freedom of expression appears under serious threat in the two leading democracies in the world. Indian Government has given sanction to prosecute 21 internet companies, including Google and Facebook, for carrying material that could “instigate public … Continue reading

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Offensive or Defensive?

  Dear Rahul Gee, Are we fast moving towards an emergency like situation in the country, with the government getting increasingly intolerant of dissent or slights of any kind? The high handed manner in which the protest by Baba Ramdev … Continue reading

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What next common man?

It was a little ironic that the poster boy for the parliamentarians during the Lok Sabha debate on the Lokpal Bill was none other than Lallu Prasad Yadav. MPs cutting across party lines were probably nodding in agreement silently and … Continue reading

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Happier birthdays for some?

  Dear Rahul Gee, India has an excellent cultural practice of respecting our elders and ancestors. We all subscribe to that, observe the shraads  of our departed kinsfolk, and remember them on their birth anniversaries. There is therefore nothing wrong … Continue reading

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Orwellian Intentions – Goebbels Sibbal?

  Dear Rahul Gee, I know that you don’t have a twitter account – at least not a public one. And I also know that you are extremely busy with the UP campaign right now. But despite you preoccupation, do … Continue reading

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