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Nikhil Wagle on Jayanthi Natarajan meeting Amit Shah
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Politics & Political Commentary

Jayanthi Natarajan: Will she (won’t she) join the (dance) party?

In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way The above quote is popularly attributed to former U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, but not verified. Nevertheless, it echoes my own belief that there are no coincidences in politics – only the illusion thereof, to paraphrase the graphic novelist […]

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Jayanthi Natarajan may join BJP
Politics & Political Commentary

When Jayanthi Natarajan met Amit Shah: The chain of events

This morning, I woke up to a serious Twitter brouhaha which emanated from The Hindu carrying a letter by former Min. for Environment & Forests Jayanthi Natarajan to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. The letter was originally dated November 5, 2014, which made me wonder why it was being leaked at this later date. However, as […]

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Nitin Gadkari ke DIN
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Corruption
Politics & Political Commentary

Does Nitin Gadkari have multiple DINs too?

In classic BJP style, yet another lofty condemnation returns to roost. Subramanian Swamy had filed complaint against Priyanka Vadra for possessing multiple DINs. Applying for or owning multiple Director Identification Numbers is a criminal offense with a six month jail sentence and fifty thousand ruppee fine. Priyanka Vadra has admitted to applying for DIN multiple […]

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Rahul Gandhi during his interview with Arnab Goswami
Politics & Political Commentary

Rahul Gandhi Interview and my fury with the Congress Party

Here was Rahul Gandhi in an interview bang in the middle of the media circus. In one way, it was a superb move. Kejriwal had raked up the points with candid media interviews. This is something Modi cannot do. It was a gamble that could pay off. Rahul Gandhi answering the guy who claims to […]

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Politics & Political Commentary

The ghost of Indira Gandhi haunts a stagnant Congress

Ajay Maken today announced that Priyanka Gandhi will campaign in only Rae Bareli and Amethi while managing campaign for Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi nationwide. And just like that we are back to parading the Indira Gandhi lookalike in time for elections. Time for Priyanka To go from to

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