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Somnath Bharti was wrong, but Kejriwal's motives are noble

Jan 22, 2014

Somnath Bharti was wrong, but Kejriwal's motives are noble

We can castigate Bharti for his high handed behavioiur and his pathetic macho act, but to say Kejariwal is an arrogant politician may not be very appropriate. #India #JustSaying #Arvind Kejriwal #Delhi Police #MIddle Class #Somnath Bharti
Now that AAP has tasted power, it could just self destruct

Jan 15, 2014

Now that AAP has tasted power, it could just self destruct

If the internal contradictions within AAP are not self-resolved, then it will likely split itself into two parties #Politics #India #JustSaying #Arvind Kejriwal #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Delhi Election 2013
Religion by loudspeaker: India's great cacophony

Dec 29, 2013

Religion by loudspeaker: India's great cacophony

Festivals and other religious and community occasions are increasingly imposed on all those within earshot. And more people are forced into participating in this through the loudspeaker. #JustSaying #Music #temple #mosque #Church #Reliqion #Azan
Pakistani beer in India: It's everything Aman ki Asha hoped for

Dec 03, 2013

Pakistani beer in India: It's everything Aman ki Asha hoped for

Once Murree Beer comes to India, it will be the first time Indians will be happy that something flammable has crossed the border from Pakistan. #India #Pakistan #JustSaying #Alcohol #Whiskey #Aman ki Asha #Murree Beer #Drinkers #Indian drinkers
How some rare history books help reconstruct our past

Sep 08, 2013

How some rare history books help reconstruct our past

I am constantly reminded of this as I look for books that were first printed in the centuries before us. #Books #JustSaying #history #Reading history #Moghul empire #Roman Empire #Baburnama
Why 'The Economist's' 'Joy of Reading' campaign matters

Apr 15, 2013

Why 'The Economist's' 'Joy of Reading' campaign matters

With book shops closing down in hundreds, a campaign like The Economist's matters a lot. #JustSaying #The Economist
Why Surat is India's most interesting city

Apr 14, 2013

Why Surat is India's most interesting city

This month, Surat was judged India's best city. To me Surat is the most interesting city in India. It would be so even if it weren't the place I called home for most of my life. #Surat #JustSaying #Mumbai #Bangalore
Chennai ban on Lankan players in IPL: We are like this only

Mar 31, 2013

Chennai ban on Lankan players in IPL: We are like this only

We have no problem with punishing the entire race of Lankans for the actions of their government. And the truth is that we are consistent in this behaviour. #Sri Lanka #JustSaying #Chennai #IPL 6 #IPL6 War Room
US election: Why there are no bumper stickers in Indian politics

Nov 06, 2012

US election: Why there are no bumper stickers in Indian politics

The principle difference between India's political signage and hoardings and America's, is this. In America, it's pure text. In India, as we can observe, it's photographs and names of people. #Barack Obama #JustSaying #Mitt Romney #US Presidential Election 2012 #US Preseidential