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Brexit in 2016 and 1975: Two historical EU referendums speak of two different ideas of Britain

Jun 25, 2016

Brexit in 2016 and 1975: Two historical EU referendums speak of two different ideas of Britain

The Britain's testy relationship with a united Europe goes back further, to the early 1970s when Ted Heath’s government took Britain into the European Economic Community without a vote on 1 January 1973. #HowThisWorks #European Union #David Cameron #Britain #Harold Wilson #Margaret Thatcher #Charles de Gaulle #Brexit #Brexit impact #1975 referendum
Success has many fathers and mothers, but election failure continues to be a bastard

May 23, 2016

Success has many fathers and mothers, but election failure continues to be a bastard

The recent state election results have clearly brought the focus back on the decline of the Congress as a potent political force and its very survival as a pan-Indian entity #Sonia Gandhi #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Rahul Gandhi #Indira Gandhi #Arun Jaitley #Margaret Thatcher #Amit Shah #Ed Miliband #2016 Assembly Elections #electoral defeat
Between bhakts, kambakhts, and moody silences: Here's how Modi can rescue his free-falling politics

Feb 23, 2016

Between bhakts, kambakhts, and moody silences: Here's how Modi can rescue his free-falling politics

The real thing you can fault Modi on is not his refusal to play Thatcher or Reagan or even a Lee Kuan Yew, but his reluctance to lead visibly when confronted by a crisis — real or manufactured. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #CriticalPoint #Delhi Police #RSS #Margaret Thatcher #Ronald Reagan #Rohith Vemula #Kanhaiya Kumar #JNU row #Sedition Debate #bhakts
Margaret Thatcher wanted to prosecute Sikh man who incited Indira Gandhi's assassination

Jul 17, 2015

Margaret Thatcher wanted to prosecute Sikh man who incited Indira Gandhi's assassination

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had pressed the prosecutors to level charges against a Britain-based Sikh who incited the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. #Sikh #NewsTracker #Indira Gandhi #Sikh man #Margaret Thatcher #Iron Lady #Khalistan #maggie
Queen used to mimic Margaret Thatcher, refer to her as 'that woman', says new book

Jun 15, 2015

Queen used to mimic Margaret Thatcher, refer to her as 'that woman', says new book

Queen Elizabeth II used to do impersonations of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, mocked her accent and referred to her as "that woman" to Commonwealth leaders, a new book has claimed. #didyouknow #Queen Elizabeth II #Britain #Margaret Thatcher #The Queen And Mrs Thatcher: An Inconvenient Relationship
'Mrs G in trousers': Here's why Modi is averse to Indira Gandhi

Oct 31, 2014

'Mrs G in trousers': Here's why Modi is averse to Indira Gandhi

Today, while Congress leaders line up to pay ritualistic tributes to Indira Gandhi, the irony is that the real heir to her political style is not Rahul Gandhi, but an RSS "karya karta" though both he and the Congress , for obvious reasons, can't bring themselves to admit this. #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Indira Gandhi #Tony Blair #Margaret Thatcher #Sardar Patel #Personality cult #1971 Congress
Meet Narendra de Gaulle, India's 'Republican Monarch'

Aug 17, 2014

Meet Narendra de Gaulle, India's 'Republican Monarch'

Is Narendra Modi more Charles de Gaulle than Thatcher or Reagan? One thing is certain: he derives his authority directly from the people, and in this he is more closely linked to the aam aadmi that any of our previous prime ministers #PoliticalPlay #Independence Day #Margaret Thatcher #Ronald Reagan #Lee Kuan Yew #narendra #FreeIndia #Modi At Red Fort #Modi's I-Day Speech #Charles de Gaulle #Modi's Independence Day speech
Modinomics is not Thatcherite: It is a mix of Deng and Lee

May 24, 2014

Modinomics is not Thatcherite: It is a mix of Deng and Lee

Is Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi India’s answer to Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan, the radically pro-free market leaders of the UK and US from the 1980s? #India #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Margaret Thatcher #Ronald Reagan #Lee Kuan Yew