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For a Nobel Cause

October 11, 2014
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For a Nobel Cause

Tweet There have been many immortal gestures of love and peace in human history. Shahjahan building Tajmahal for his wife. Gandhi ji leading peaceful marches straight into the waiting lathis of evil British occupiers. Rocky going to Russia, beating their robot of a boxer, winning over the commies and helping end the Cold War....
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Open Letter to Modi ji

September 28, 2014
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Open Letter to Modi ji

Tweet Modi ji, Modi ji, Modi ji, Last night, as I watched you address the United Nation General Assembly in Hindi, my chest swelled with pride. It was so refreshing to see someone showing respect to our culture and trying to instill a sense of national pride among Indians who suffer from a major colonial...
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Dear Bollywood, Be A Sport

September 26, 2014
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Dear Bollywood, Be A Sport

Tweet Year after year, it is the same story. India goes to the Olympics and gets lesser medals than the number of hit movies involving Uday Chopra. India goes to the Asian Games and gets overshadowed by China. The only event where we seem to get some respect is the Commonwealth Games, and that...
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Open Letter to Bilawal Bhutto

September 21, 2014
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Open Letter to Bilawal Bhutto

Tweet Dear Bilawal ji, Pehle to wish you a very happy birthday. 26! Such a special age. Reminds me too of the time when i was young and stupid, though maybe not this much. As a special gift for your happy day, you are trending on social media and every Indian is talking about you....
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An Open Letter to Priyanka Gandhi

April 29, 2014
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An Open Letter to Priyanka Gandhi

Tweet Dear Mrs Vadra, You are amazing. Just look at you. That nice cotton saree. Glowing complexion. Skin so white that you could be in a Fair and Lovely ad. You’re like Indira ji reborn as a Fab India dressed angel out to save India from evil communal forces. You’ve taken on the big...
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10 Things I Learned From ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’

April 27, 2014
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10 Things I Learned From ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’

Tweet 1) Manmohan Singh ji can in fact talk. Even if his secretaries need to highlight sentences in his speeches where they want him to put more emphasis, or sections where they expect applause so that he can stop. He can speak. Allah be praised. 2) It wasn’t like Sonia ji didn’t let him do anything. Yes he...
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Elections 2014 – The Anti-Social Media

April 6, 2014
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Elections 2014 – The Anti-Social Media

Tweet As an avid social media enthusiast with strong opinions and a healthy following, i am not happy with the state of affairs. Very disappointed. I have been called an AAPtard, a Moditard, and a Rahultard at various points of time. Every day some or the other person asks me how much money i...
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Elections 2014 – The Great Indian Circus

March 30, 2014
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Elections 2014 – The Great Indian Circus

Tweet This election season is heating up. The debates are raging, in news studios, parks and around water coolers in offices. Decades old friendships are being broken over people’s political loyalties. The biggest question in everybody’s minds is no longer the name of the celebrity who will feature on the next episode of Koffee...
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Open Letter to Advani ji

March 23, 2014
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Open Letter to Advani ji

Tweet Dear Advani ji, I don’t know if there is an easy way of saying this to someone so senior, so i’ll just say it upfront. Please let it go. It is not worth it, and you are just going to damage your legacy. Move on. Leave it. Chhodo. Chhade de. [See i even looked...
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Another Open Letter to Arvind Kejriwal

March 16, 2014
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Another Open Letter to Arvind Kejriwal

Tweet Dear Kejriwal ji, Not too long ago, i risked going against the Supreme Court’s verdict on article 377 by going fully gay for you, the messiah of hope, the man who was to end all corruption in the country. I asked you, RTI activist, Magsaysay award winner, catalyst of a massive anti-corruption movement...
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Dhoom 3 – America, Trolled

January 1, 2014
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Dhoom 3 – America, Trolled

Tweet I just got back from watching Dhoom 3, having heard mixed reactions about the movie, and i can confidently say that i feel sad for the people who weren’t able to see through the genius of the movie. This is an epic. It’s a work of art. Dear GoI, Dear Bollywood – allow...
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Open Letter to Arvind Kejriwal

December 28, 2013
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Open Letter to Arvind Kejriwal

Tweet Dear Kejriwal ji, You’ve done it. Chief Minister. From a one-man army to being the one who brought down a government of 15 years. Who would have thought! They called you to form a party and fight elections, and you did. And how. I spent a month listening to your radio appeals for...
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Maid in India

December 19, 2013
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Maid in India

Tweet Yaar America, what have you done? We were all happily enjoying our lives and engaging in healthy debates on Twitter about the virtues of important people like Rahul Gandhi, Armaan Kohli and Deepika Padukone, but you just had to spoil it all. One arrest, and you managed to outrage a nation of outragers....
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Sachin Tendulkar Retires!

October 11, 2013
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Sachin Tendulkar Retires!

Tweet Sachin Tendulkar finally announced his retirement from test cricket yesterday, thereby allowing the millions of posts people had written over the last 2-3 years to finally go out of their drafts folder and get published. Phew. There isn’t much else left to write that hasn’t already been written in tributes from journalists, editors,...
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The Importance of Being Manmohan Singh

September 29, 2013
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The Importance of Being Manmohan Singh

Tweet These days it feels like the whole world is going through a lover’s tiff with our good Prime Minister. The poor guy has gone to America, popularly known in IT circles as ‘onsite’, and they still won’t leave him alone for a nice vacation to do a Hop-On-Hop-Off tour of Manhattan. First Rahul...
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