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May 3, 2016

Vijay Mallya vs banks: All-or-nothing approach won’t get them a penny

in Vijay Mallya's case, it appears, banks think quite differently from common lenders. They have taken the all-or-nothing approach to recover dues from him, which they claim amounts to around Rs 9,000 crore. #InMyOpinion #Kingfisher #loans. banks #Vijay Mallya #visa revocation #wilful defaulter

May 2, 2016

AAP govt’s ad on education: Why cutting Delhi private schools to size is not enough

We have shown private schools in Delhi their place — this, in short, is the message from the AAP government to the world at large. #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Arvind Kejriwal #Delhi government #Private schools #Private schools in India

Apr 30, 2016

Adarsh should go: The message to the corrupt has to be strong, unequivocal

If the Adarsh demolition goes through, it would send a strong message across the network of the powerful and the corrupt #Adarsh Housing Society #AgustaWestland #allocation of coal blocks #Bombay High Court #Corruption #demolition #InMyOpinion #Vijay Mallya

Apr 27, 2016

‘Signora Gandhi’ under attack: It’s firefighting time for the Congress

Now that the irrepressible Subramanian Swamy is in the Rajya Sabha, the Congress should expect a frontal attack on its top leadership on several issues #AgustaWestland #BJP #Congress #Finmeccanica #InMyOpinion #Rahul Gandhi #Sonia Gandhi #Subramanian Swamy

Apr 25, 2016

Odd-even protests: Angry MPs should know better than to set wrong example for Delhi public

Our MPs must lead by example. Violating the odd-even rule and paying the fine for it does not amount to exemplary conduct. #AAP #Arvind Kejriwal #Delhi #InMyOpinion #odd-even #Paresh Rawal

Apr 24, 2016

Mr Kejriwal, please mind the inconvenience for round three of odd-even

The Kejriwal government has proved that it can make a difficult concept like odd-even work in a difficult place such as Delhi. #AAP #AAP government #Arvind Kejriwal #InMyOpinion #New Delhi #odd-even #Pollution

Apr 22, 2016

Dear BJP, Congress-mukt Bharat does not equate Congress govt-mukt Bharat

Congress-mukt Bharat is good as electoral rhetoric but if the BJP sees the Congress government-mukt Bharat as the first step towards it then there’s something odd in its calculation. #BJP #Congress #Harish Rawat #India #PoliticalPlay #Politics #Uttarakhand Crisis

Apr 20, 2016

Celebratory gun firing: Why Anjali’s death should serve as a wake-up call for us all

Anjali, 17, died after four days of struggle in a hospital in Delhi’s Paschim Vihar. Her death didn’t merit front page space in today’s newspapers; television channels made only a perfunctory reference to the development. The government’s flip-flop on Kohinoor received more attention instead. #Anjali #Celebratory firing #Delhi #InMyOpinion #Mongolpuri #Ravindra Jadeja

Apr 19, 2016

Surge pricing during odd-even: It’s trouble when demand-supply dynamics starts looking like extortion

Surge pricing during odd-even is extortion; the same way demanding abnormally high prices for water in a drought-hit area is. #Arvind Kejriwal #ConnectTheDots #Delhi #extortion #odd-even #Ola #Surge pricing #Uber