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RNA Exotica: Nine ways buyers got screwed Royally !!!!!!!!!!!

Mumbai, 30 June 2016: Hundreds of savvy and well-educated flat buyers have purchased “luxurious” flats in RNA Exotica without noticing what their sale-purchase agreements clearly says: that RNA Exotica is actually a large and shabby slum rehabilitation scheme with a tiny island of rich flat-buyers. The rich people’s housing project is married and tied to […]

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Modi on LoC conflicts and relations with Pakistan before and after
Politics & Political Commentary

The Best of U-Turn sarkar #49days special #updated

As the magic 49 number of days of Modi sarkar comes to a close, it has been a good journey. Looking back at some of the hilarious points of what is fast coming to be known as the U-Turn sarkar. Should India be entertaining Pakistani VIPs if there is conflict at the border? That is […]

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That dangerous delusion of patriotic gangsters: The Dark Face of Mumbai

Criticism of Ajit Kumar Doval’s appointment as National Security Advisor has led to a dangerous new propaganda initiated by Modi supporters. They claim that Doval had to create Chhota Rajan to counter Dawood Ibrahim creating some kind of romantic fiction of the flawed hero who steps over to the dark side for a good cause. […]

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Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and Sant Harcharan Singh Longowal
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The Shattered Dome and reflections on Indian politics

The Caravan has published yet another of its very excellent mini-novel grade stories. This time around the Operation Blue star by Hartosh Singh Bal. For someone who was but a child in the times covered by this story, this was an enlightening read and I recommend you read it, since I’m not going to be […]

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Updated: More Shiv Sena(?) and police #WTFuckery

Here is an update from Facebook. Shiv-Sainiks were ransacking a small hotel in Versova and my maid’s kid, along with 5 friends, heard about it and went over to the hotel to see what had happened. By the time they got there, the Shiv-Sainiks were gone and police had arrived. With no-one to catch, the […]

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