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People First, People Always
Dear Delhi, The events that unfolded in Delhi on 08 December 2013 have been truly inspirational. They have turned a bright new page in the political history of our beloved country. Heartfelt congratulations, to both, the Victors and the Vanquished. The Victors, for obvious reasons, and the vanquished for the […]Read Blog ›
By On December 11, 2013
Fasting into oblivion?
As Arvind Kejriwal ended his ‘fast unto death’ last week, I couldn’t help but wonder at the rise and fall of the man. He started out with a lot of promise, gathered a lot of middle class and upper middle class support with the dream he was selling- a dream […]Read Blog ›
By On April 12, 2013
Another Day. Another Protest. Kejriwal dragged and detained
Protest by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in front of Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit’s residence against razing of  500 houses in Okhla. AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal and others were detained. Photos By: Dijeshwar SinghRead Blog ›
By On December 7, 2012
Coping with Dissent!
The new showstopper ruling the political circuit is Arvind Kejriwal, who currently is having a problem coping with dissent. The recent case here is that of Annie Kohli, the woman who barged in to Kejriwal’s press conference demanding answers about his new avatar. Kohli, a 55-year-old woman from Mumbai was […]Read Blog ›
By On October 23, 2012
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By On October 10, 2012
Thirteen questions for Kejriwal the politician
After the high drama within the highly publicised India Against Corruption (IAC) surfaced, the so-called ‘Team Anna’ eventually disintegrated. Essentially, the thrust of a new enterprise always focuses on embarking on a positive note. The very foundation of this movement lacked this core ingredient. While anti-graft-activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal made his […]Read Blog ›
By On October 9, 2012
Why I Write and Other Such Existential Dilemmas
On any given day, you’ll find me flopped out on my bright blue couch at home wondering, 16 years of media and writing in, what the hell I’m doing, whether I should just switch tracks and enter the Masterchef contest instead. Or play the piano. I read so sporadically, I […]Read Blog ›
By On October 5, 2012
Will Anna’s vision survive without Kejriwal’s action?
By Karuna John The first time they were invited to join the ‘revolution’ the crowds were promised a chance to participate in the “Second Freedom Struggle”– freedom from corruption this time. Tired of having to grease palms for claiming what is rightfully their, they heeded the call. In the thousands, […]Read Blog ›
By On October 4, 2012
[Photo] Arvind’s politcal alternative
Anti-corruption activist and former Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal today announced a new political party in the national capital. Though Anna Hazare refused to be part of the political initiative, other supporters like Prashant Bhushan, Shashi Bhushan and Manish Sisodia were present at the launch. Photos: Dijeshwar Singh     […]Read Blog ›
By On October 2, 2012
Lies, Lies and Statistics
At a Cambridge University summit, a fiery Brinda Karat shot daggers at the  Pranob Sen of the Planning Commission, saying all they were about is lies, lies and statistics. Outside the icy cold corridors of power and the Taj Hotel where the summit took place, another web of lies, lies […]Read Blog ›
By On September 19, 2012
Help! Someone please reboot the revolution
By Karuna John Sticks and stones may hurt my bones but words will never hurt me. Unless they are in 140 characters.  As anyone trolled on twitter knows you need a skin thicker than a pachyderm’s to deflect the barbs and abuses that come your way. Perhaps the person who […]Read Blog ›
By On September 19, 2012