Posts Tagged ‘ democracy ’

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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The Sad State of our Democracy

December 23, 2012
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The Sad State of our Democracy

Tweet When we were little kids in school, Civics used to be one of the drab subjects. Drab but important, because it taught us a lot about our society, law, democratic principles, governance etc. There was the cool sounding, ‘democracy is government by the people, from the people, for the people.’ There were concepts...
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Navin Chawla and the Great Indian Political Circus

February 4, 2009
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Navin Chawla and the Great Indian Political Circus

Tweet It is election season. Congress is in power, and BJP in the opposition. The games have begun. Navin Chawla, a 1969 cadre IAS officer born three years before Gandhi died, is at the center of the latest controversy. The chain of events kicked off a few years back is finally reaching the end...
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Obama Wins

November 5, 2008
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Tweet Today is a historic day for America. The country just elected it’s first Black president after 43 White ones. The US has come of age. Leave alone the glass ceiling, the steel door has been blasted open. Makes me think of India. When will we Indians rise through petty barriers to appoint leaders...
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