Jan Lokpal Bill

BJP advertisement showing a garlanded photo of Anna Hazare
Politics & Political Commentary

2 days after Anna threatens agitation against government, ad shows a garland on his photo

News media quoted Anna Hazare criticizing the Modi government on not fulfilling its promises re black money and Lokpal Bill. Here is a quote from January 29th, 2015 – Indian Express: “Before he became the PM, Modi had promised to deposit Rs 15 lakh in every Indian’s account by bringing back black money. It has […]

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MLAs surrounding speaker in Delhi Assembly
Politics & Political Commentary

The strength within the Aam Aadmi

Arvind Kejriwal made a small speech hinting at a resignation. The last two days have festered with the bjp and Congress nuisance over the Janlokpal bill. Dr Harshvardhan keeps parroting to media that bjp supports the Janlokpal Bill “100%”, but for some strange reason, expresses that support as voting against the bill being tabled. The […]

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Aam Aadmi Party Swearing In at Ramlila Maidan – Some Observations

Fascinating views from Ramlila Maidan. Aam Aadmi Party members arrived without any fuss, swearing in witnessed by their beloved crowds, packed full, with people sitting on each other’s laps in the audience. The simplicity of the moment is profound in its beauty. My comments on Aam Aadmi Party’s swearing in today. So, Day 1 of […]

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The battle against Internet Censorship

The freedom of speech and expression is said to be the mother of all liberties. This right is recognized as a basic human right and is a constitutional guarantee in India. Unlike the United Sates constitution, the freedom of the press is not found expressly mentioned in the Indian constitution. However, ‘press freedom’ has been […]

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A Derailed Andolan

It was with much admiration that I had raised my voice in support of Anna when he first articulated my frustration with the government. It seemed like a David versus Goliath folly, yet there he was, ready to fast in protest of corruption. He and his team had a draft of a Lokpal Bill. It […]

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