Mamata Banerjee

Narendra Modi surrounded by security and fans
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Human rights
Politics & Political Commentary

9 mythbusters on 2002 post-Godhra riots ~ @shehzad_ind

An article by Shehzad Poonawala debunked several cover up propaganda myths spread by BJP about the 2002 Gujarat Riots and got taken down. Here is the article.

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Lok Sabha Elections Predictions
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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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Thermal Plants want water, farmers need it
Agriculture
Democracy
Politics & Political Commentary

Farmer distress in Gujarat. Farmer suicides and more.

One should never underestimate the power of denial. Modi suporters are comparing Gujarat with Maharashtra (unbeaten champ of farmer suicides) and claiming that Gujarat does not have a problem. Wait a minute. Not so fast. Being better than the worst is hardly leader material. If it were a classroom (compulsive associations from ranking – left […]

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Kakoli Ghosh TMC MP

Trinamool MP Kakoli Ghose Dastidar

The Park Street rape incident was in the news again. Not for getting justice, but because an MP somehow thought that it was a matter of misunderstanding between a prostitute and a client “… That was a different case altogether. That was not at all a rape case. It was a misunderstanding between two parties […]

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Dictator Narendra Modi
Democracy
Politics & Political Commentary

Scented Handwash: BJP supporters struggle for Freedom of Speech

I have lampooned our government often over censorship and it is a Congress Government [each word is one among dozens of links on this blog criticizing our government on regimenting free speech]. This is because it is the UPA government in power. The BJP aint smelling sweet on this though I made the mistake of ignoring them. […]

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