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Mahesh Vijapurkar

Mahesh Vijapurkar likes to take a worm’s eye-view of issues – that is, from the common man’s perspective. He was a journalist with The Indian Express and then The Hindu and now potters around with human development and urban issues.

Jan 5, 2014

What’s this brouhaha about Kejriwal’s bungalow?

So once it is understood that his upgrade is not as big as is being made out on the misunderstanding that Kejriwal was getting two bungalows, of which the second one was only a facilitator for his work, the grumbles should cease. Just because he is now a chief minister is no reason why he should be put to discomfort. #Aam Aadmi #Arvind Kejriwal #InMyOpinion #Sheila Dikshit

Jan 3, 2014

AAP MLAs’ couture statement: Everyday work clothes for public service

However, the live telecast of the vote of confidence debate in the Delhi Assembly indicated two varieties of people. Those who dressed well, because they were in politics for long, and those who dressed the way the ordinary man in Delhi does in winter. #AAP #Arvind Kejriwal #ConnectTheDots #Delhi Assembly #Khadi #Manish Sisodia #Politicians #underdress

Jan 2, 2014

Infosys Bala to ‘honest’ netas: Is AAP losing the aam aadmi?

How appropriate is it for the AAP to admit politicians to its ranks when it was a campaign based on the premise that all politicians are thieves is a question it needs to ask itself. #Aam Aadmi #AAP #Infosys #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Nandan Nilekani #V Balakrishnan

Jan 1, 2014

Unnerved establishment targets AAP for ‘profligacy’

The sin of AAP has been to displace, not modify, the power structure with people like us. #2014 Lok Sabha Elections #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Arvind Kejriwal #BJP #Congress #Delhi #Politics #PoliticsDecoder

Dec 29, 2013

Arvind Kejriwal: How the Delhi CM is one among us

Even as the AAP wrestles with the formal business rules of running a government, and understands the nuances of legislative procedures if the Congress does not pull the rug, the common man would demand that daily connect. #Aam Aadmi #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Congress #Delhi government #InMyOpinion #Kejriwal swearing-in #Mango people #politician

Dec 23, 2013

AAP is walking into a BJP-Cong trap by forming the Delhi govt

The AAP was targeted by the dirty tricks department of either the Congress or the BJP is various ways, the most patent being the sting of the AAP candidates attempting to show they were as vulnerable to venality as the two parties traditional have been. It could have been wiser. #AAP #Arvind Kejriwal #BJP #Congress #Delhi #India #Lok Sabha #NewsTracker #Politics #PoliticsDecoder

Dec 21, 2013

What we learn from Maharashtra govt’s handling of the Adarsh scam report

Had the commission's report been accepted, Sushilkumar Shinde, currently the Union Home Minister, would either have to resign or be sacked. #Adarsh Housing Society #Adarsh scam #Ashok Chavan #Congress #HowThisWorks #India #Maharashtra #Maharashtra government #NCP #Politics #Prithviraj Chavan #Sushilkumar Shinde

Dec 19, 2013

Why the Mumbai’s civic body can’t take any pride in not spending

This current fiscal year the civic body has found itself unable to spend what it had budgeted, which is a shame. #BMC #Budget #Civic body #ConnectTheDots #India #Mumbai

Dec 15, 2013

Well played: AAP has pushed BJP, Cong into a corner in Delhi

All criticism of AAP’s reluctance to form a government, if they are from the ordinary people arises from the fact that it is being seen from the conventional prism: government formation by hook or crook. #AAP #Arvind Kejriwal #BJP #Congress #Delhi elections #Government #India #PoliticalPlay #Politics