Kirron Kher

Hindutva
Media
Politics & Political Commentary

Anatomy of an ‘unrest’

During my time away, a story that fascinated me — in a train-wreck kind of way, and as a cautionary tale of the danger of the media disseminating half-baked news — relates to the murder of one Paresh Mesta. The India Today channel and its consulting editor Shiv Aroor played a lead role in propagating the story; […]

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Ankit Fadia - Brand Ambassador for Digital India
Corruption
Democracy
Digital Rights
Hindutva
National
Politics & Political Commentary

A stupidified India in the hall of mirrors

As I write this post, Indian Digital rights activists are watching in horror as “ethical hacker” Ankit Fadia has been declared the brand ambassador of Digital India. As Twitter goes nuts trying to show how big a “blunder” this is, perhaps it is time to realize that it is not a blunder. It is a deliberate […]

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Lok Sabha Elections Predictions
General
Hindutva
Politics & Political Commentary
Radicalization

Predictions for Lok Sabha Elections 2014

Here is how I see the Lok Sabha Elections unfolding. If you want a TL;DR version, we’ll be going for this circus all over again, soon. This is merely about where we are headed right now. If you follow me on Twitter, I’ve said most of this there already. I was requested to write this […]

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