Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

Ab ki baar we’ve come pretty far

Six weeks of voting and I wasn’t there in India for it at all, but thanks to social media and political parties and commentators getting on these platforms, it’s been easy to follow the proceeds, and be excited. I watched … Continue reading

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Rightwing resurgence

So Modi wave and all that. I was growing sick and tired of all the same speeches, rhetoric, all that jazz. And then they admitted Muthalik into the BJP. Everyone went apeshit then. Seemed like a spectacular return to form … Continue reading

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The Swearing-At Ceremony of Narendra Modi aka When it’s wrong to be Right

Since 2002, not a single reference to Gujarat has passed without association to The Riots. It’s turned into a conditioned reflex, just like we say earthquake when we hear of Latur, or many pairs of shoes and assorted pieces of … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

So I’m Jobless now. F-I-N-A-L-L-Y jobless. And making completely sure nothing upsets the status until a week into the New Year. I haven’t watched Taare Zameen Par, and this time my intense hatred of Aamir Khan and his “different” movies … Continue reading

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