Shanti Bhushan

Atishi Marlena
Democracy
Politics & Political Commentary

What does Atishi Marlena’s letter mean?

Atishi Marlena wrote a letter to Prashant Bhushan pretty much declaring a parting of ways and in the grand tradition of Aam Aadmi Party, the letter is in public domain. Several of Arvind Kejriwal’s supporters have been demanding that I comment on it. Presumably because they think it is a pro-Kejriwal letter or something. Here […]

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Kejriwal engineered the ouster of Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from PAC
Democracy
Politics & Political Commentary

Aam Aadmi Party boots Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from PAC

In the National Executive (NE) meeting yesterday, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) removed Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from their Political Affairs Committee (PAC). This action comes after a long growing rift within the party, which some staunch Kejriwal followers sneeringly referred to as “socialists”. Another explained that the party was socialist overall, but these […]

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Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV
Media

India Today should be investigated for paid media

India Today and its sister channe Headlines Today seems to be unusually prone to “inadvertent” mistakes that surprisingly consistently look deliberate as well as designed to influence the public opinion against Aam Aadmi Party and in favor of Bharatiya Janata Party. I am no lawyer, but mentioning several “coincidences” that seem a little unbelievable as […]

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C Manjula
Democracy
Media

Media complicity in attacks on Activists

When Prashant Bhushan and Arundhati Roy were attacked by affiliates of BJP, there was news media in place and ready seemingly with prior information.

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Politics & Political Commentary

Gazette notification for Lokpal Bill

“The Joint Drafting Committee shall consist of five nominee ministers of the Government of India and five nominees of Shri Anna Hazare (including himself). The five nominee Ministers of the Government of India are as under: Pranab Mukherjee, Union Minister of Finance, P Chidambaram, Union Minister of Home Affairs, M Veerappa Moily, Union Minister of […]

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