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Arun Jaitley flip flop: Deletes blog post demanding release of Henderson Brooks

Jul 10, 2014

Arun Jaitley flip flop: Deletes blog post demanding release of Henderson Brooks

Given Union Defence Minister Arun Jailtley's revised opinion on the 'top secret' Henderson Brooks report, it is now unclear if the country would ever know what went wrong in 1962. Perhaps the country would also like to know why leaders have different opinions while in opposition and when on power on the same topic. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Rajya Sabha #PoliticsDecoder #Jawaharlal Nehru #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Neville Maxwell #Henderson Brooks report #India China War 1962
Parliament ruckus: Trapped by Tapas Pal mess, Trinamool unable to fuel protest

Jul 10, 2014

Parliament ruckus: Trapped by Tapas Pal mess, Trinamool unable to fuel protest

The hypocrisy in Trinamool's stand vis-a-vis Wednesday's incident in Parliament was clearly evident when the party merely lodged verbal complaints with the Speaker instead of a written one. #Politics #Mamata Banerjee #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #Samajwadi Party #Trinamool Congress #Lok Sabha #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Rape #Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar #Crime against women #Tapas Pal
With Rahul Gandhi in the lead, Cong learns to play disruptive Opposition

Jul 10, 2014

With Rahul Gandhi in the lead, Cong learns to play disruptive Opposition

From Rahul rushing almost into the well of Lok Sabha to twitter hashtags on the UPA's legacy, the Congress is suddenly aggressive and refusing to budge on issues including the Leader of Opposition and price rise. #Inflation #Sonia Gandhi #UPA #Congress #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Rahul Gandhi #Lok Sabha #Price Rise #Leader of Opposition
National Herald case: Why its not just 'political witch hunt' against Sonia, Rahul

Jul 09, 2014

National Herald case: Why its not just 'political witch hunt' against Sonia, Rahul

The ground for the next battle between the Congress and BJP is set, not in the political arena, but in the court of law. Only time will tell who will emerge the winner. #Politics #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #Rahul Gandhi #Subramaniam Swamy #Young India #Associate Journal
Amit Shah is BJP president, party wants repeat of UP triumph in Assembly polls

Jul 09, 2014

Amit Shah is BJP president, party wants repeat of UP triumph in Assembly polls

Maharashtra will be another challenge for Shah with the sudden passing away of Union Minister Gopinath Munde recently in a road accident that created a huge void for the party in the state ahead of the Assembly polls. #Politics #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Shiv Sena #Maharashtra #JP Nadda #Amit Shah #Mainpuri #Om Prakash Mathur

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Cong can no longer deny it: It's drowning under the Modi wave

Apr 06, 2014

Cong can no longer deny it: It's drowning under the Modi wave

Is there a Modi wave and is this an election different from others? Or is the imminent thrashing of the ruling party the result of an anti-Congress vote? #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Modi #Bhartiya Janata Party #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Lok Sabha 2014
Achtung Baby: Thugs headed for Himachal Assembly!

Oct 30, 2012

Achtung Baby: Thugs headed for Himachal Assembly!

In stark contrast to the cacophonous white-noise on meaningless lip-serviced stuff like good governance, cleaning up the polity and putting up cleaner candidates, almost ALL political parties have reflexively regressed to the tried and tested practice of putting some garbage into the electoral funnel once again. #Politics #India #Elections #SMS #Political Decoder

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Achtung Baby: Thugs headed for Himachal Assembly!

Jun 12, 2014

Junta engineers World Cup TV coup

The military junta that overthrew Thailand's elected government has told football fans that they can watch the World Cup for free. As part of its goal to "return happiness to the Thai people", the junta engineered a World Cup coup that will enable th...
Achtung Baby: Thugs headed for Himachal Assembly!

Jun 20, 2014

Government of [CENSORED] censors cyberbullying docs

OTTAWA—The access to information system of the Government of [CENSORED] has become [CENSORED], leading some experts to worry about [CENSORED]. The Star has obtained documents related to the Conservatives’ controversial Internet surveillance bill that... #Canada #Ottawa #Stephen Harper #Department of Public Safety
Achtung Baby: Thugs headed for Himachal Assembly!

Jun 15, 2014

Pakistan can't fight Taliban with old methods: TV Paul, author of 'The Warrior State'

The author of 15 books on South Asia and international politics, TV Paul tries to decode Pakistan and its many troubles in his latest book The Warrior State. In a telephonic conversation with Kunal Majumder, Paul explains why Pakistan's Taliban polic... #Pakistan #South Asia #Taliban