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Aug 21, 2014

The ‘har har Modi’ problem: After Hooda, Jharkand CM booed at PM rally

It's officially a boycott. Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda led the way when he declared that he would no longer share a dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Now the other Congress CMs are jumping on the bandwagon. #Congress CMs #Governors #India #Modi government on governors #Narendra Modi #non BJP chief ministers in India

Jul 24, 2014

Rahul Gandhi’s vision for reviving Congress is absolutely right

Let's not be so quick to dismiss Rahul's plan of rebuilding Congress as a party for the poor, or give such moral credence to his critics inside the party. #BJP #Congress #Digvijaya Singh #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Narendra Modi #Poll Campaigning #Rahul Gandhi #TheySaidIt

Jul 21, 2014

Arvind Kejriwal gaye Rajghat: Dear AAP, enough with the Gandhi-giri already

At a time when AAP is in desperate need of a political makeover, the Rajghat photo-op rings not just false but also clueless. What could be less inspiring than Arvind Kejriwal praying for good politics? #AAP #Arvind Kejriwal #BJP #Delhi #Politics #Rajghat

Jul 18, 2014

Predators even in school: 6-year-old student raped in Bangalore

A class one student in Vibgyor High School, Bangalore was raped on its premises, allegedly by staff members. But this is hardly new or shocking given the attitude of schools, government, and parents. #Bangalore #Bangalore rape #Class I student raped #Crimes against children #NewsTracker #Rape #Sexual abuse

Jul 15, 2014

Woe the BJP: The unexpected horror of Vaidik-Hafeez Saeed bromance

Ved Prakash Vaidik's meeting with Hafeez Saeed has given new meaning to the term 'fraternising with the enemy'. This budding cross-border bromance promises great embarassment to the ruling party. #Baba Ramdev #ConnectTheDots #Hafiz Saeed #Jamat-ud-Dawa #Jihad #Lashkar-e-Toiba #Narendra Modi #Nawaz Sharif #Pakistan #Ved Pratap Vaidik

Jul 7, 2014

Sangeet Som and UP: How PM Modi is risking another Godhra

If riots do break out once again in Uttar Pradesh, PM Modi will have none of the excuses that are trotted out in defense of the 2002 riots. #BJP #Communal violence #Modi #PM #PM Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Prime Minister #Sangeet Som #Sanjeev Baliyan #Secularism

Jul 4, 2014

Jiah Khan: Does ordered CBI probe validate allegation of murder?

A Bombay high court has asked the CBI to investigate the circumstances of the actor's death. It raises sufficient doubt about the police investigation, but should not be read as evidence of the Khan family's allegations. #Bollywood #Bombay High Court #CBI #ConnectTheDots #Crims #Jiah Khan #Jiah Khan suicide #Mumbai Police #Rabia Khan #Suraj Pancholi

Jul 2, 2014

There’s no such thing as ‘having it all’: What Indra Nooyi doesn’t tell us

The Pepsi CEO says women can't have it all. What she doesn't tell us is that the modern definition of "all" makes it an unreachable, even undesirable goal. #career #ConnectTheDots #Family #having it all #Indra Nooyi #Life #Pepsi #Sheryl Sandberg #Women

Jun 23, 2014

Pariah no more: Why the row over BBC’s Modi coverage is silly

Priti Patel has now urged the wider Indian community in Britain to bombard BBC with complaints about its allegedly 'biased' coverage of the Indian elections and Narendra Modi. #BBC #David Cameron #Media #Narendra Modi #Priti Patel UK #Tory MP Priti Patel #UK #USA

May 27, 2014

Picking Heptullah, Baliyan: Is this Modi secularism at work?

What Heptullah's Minority Affairs portfolio and Muzaffarnagar MP Baliyan's presence reveal is that Modi has neither learnt how to include minorities or to exclude the polarisers. #Najma Heptullah #Narendra Modi #Sanjeev Baliyan #Secularism #ThatsJustWrong