The problem with democracy is that if you give every asshole an equal voice, all you’ll hear is farts.
To explain my last post, Rohtak was my surrogate home for over a decade. I went there in 1994, I did my MBBS and MS there. I experienced hostel life, made new friends and spent probably the best time of my life in that backward, deprived, filthy city. It wasn’t heaven, not by a long … Continue reading
A fellow blogger posted this about the recent brouhaha about an Indian film star’s comments on tolerance (rather the lack thereof) in India. Here’s the post I like playing Devil’s advocate, so let me ask some questions too. 😀 1. What exactly could the son of a super-rich father be scared of? 2. Are these … Continue reading
We can keep crying, we can keep getting shocked, we can fly our flags at half-mast, write little poems of sadness and pin them to flowers, light candles and march in silence, tie ribbons on bridges, hear our leaders express sorrow and decry the inhumanity of it all….we can keep doing this and more. Again … Continue reading
Thousands of people starving to death in our country and the government wants to fund food for cows that no longer bear milk! #lunatics
From bogus land acquisition bills to claiming credit for international crude oil price fluctuations to an insipid budget to steamrolling parliamentary opposition in the name of democracy to curtailing RBI’s freedom to film censorship to rewriting history in their own image to silence on Hindu fanaticism to to silence on corruption by govt ministers to … Continue reading
Seven important people dealing in finance and shares come together to tell us there is no danger. Yeah, that assures me there’s nothing to worry!
“Leaders always choose the harder right rather than the easier wrong.” Umm, then common people choose the easier wrong than the harder right, and they choose the leaders too……
I’d request all Indian net users reading this post to please go to http://www.savetheinternet.in Net neutrality is an issue we must all rise up for, unless we want faceless companies deciding what we can and cannot access online, for their profits. Please go to the site and register your protest. It’s so easy to do, … Continue reading
The BJP has decided on its third Chief Minister for the state of Karnataka, Mr. Shettar, who will be sworn in within a few days. Normally, this wouldn’t be anything worth mentioning; politicians come and go from seats of power and we seem to have reconciled to the recurring event. But what makes this stand … Continue reading