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BJP’s Conversion

  That politics makes strange bedfellows is a cliché.  Nevertheless, we would expect our political parties to have the most basic consistency in their ideological positions.  For example, we wouldn’t normally expect the Left parties to espouse the capitalists.  Similarly, … Continue reading

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The Dark Drama in Karnataka

                    Finally Yeddyurappa fell.  The man who had started off as a ‘popular leader’ became the most disgraceful liability for his party, the BJP.  During the 38 months in which Yeddyurappa … Continue reading

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Kageri should educate himself first

  Ever since the BJP came to power in Karnataka, the state was dragged more and more into the quagmire of corruption, controversies, attacks on minority communities, land mafia, and so on.  Now comes Mr Kageri with a new religious … Continue reading

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The Ghost of S P Mookerjee

  The ghost of Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee is coming to haunt us again.  The Bharatiya Janata Party [BJP] has been trying to resurrect it in the last few days.  The latest Quixote to tilt at the tombstone of Mookerjee … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Violence

  Man cannot survive except through his mind.  He comes on earth unarmed.  His brain is his only weapon.  Animals obtain food by force.  Man has no claws, no fangs, no horns, no great strength of muscles.  He must plant … Continue reading

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Where immoral is legal

BJP’s Karnataka: Where immoral is legal The president of Bharatiya Janata Party [BJP], Nitin Gadkari, has decreed that the Karnataka Chief Minister’s act of allotting land to his sons and other family members is immoral but not illegal.  The party, … Continue reading

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Oh God Yeddyurappa

  Yeddyurappa, Your very name rings religious bells in my heart.  I was born and brought up in a place near your kingdom where gods are called appa and amma.  We have Guruvayoorappa and Ettumannoorappa, Kodungallooramma and Chakkulathamma, and so … Continue reading

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