Category Archives: Politics

Preliminary Response to Standing Committee Deliberations

This is a mail I received by virtue of being on India Against Corruption’s mailing list. Reproduced for your reading, with no commentary whatsoever. They’ve already said it all, really. Continue reading

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ACT!!!

“Just because we live in a democracy doesn’t mean we should feel paralysed.” – Mukesh Ambani There is a “complete absence of decision-making among leaders in Government.” – Azim Premji “They could have done a much better job in dealing … Continue reading

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Of philosophies and kings

The kind of nation Ayn Rand was looking at, with complete private ownership of everything and no government interference whatsoever, will probably never become reality. In the current scenario it would just cause problems, and I don’t see anyone agreeing … Continue reading

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Stop talking.

I seem to be using most of my blog posts to express my political stand, which, really, only makes sense, since that is one of the things I really care about. I don’t like seeing my country in the hands … Continue reading

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Patriotism

Today is practically the first time ever that I’ve felt patriotic. Yesterday was Independence Day; I slept through flag hoisting in my area. Ate the chocolate my grandparents brought me, but didn’t part, as such. Today I visited the Chennai … Continue reading

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Of the people, by the people, for the people

IN ADVANCE, I APOLOGISE FOR THE LENGTH OF THIS POST. ALSO, THIS IS NOT RESEARCHED – IT IS A REACTION TO A NUMBER OF NEWS REPORTS AND DEBATES I’VE WATCHED/READ, BUT NOT RECENTLY AND FRESHLY LOOKED UP. This post is … Continue reading

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