Tag Archives: Politics

Vote for Me

  Come elections, and you’ll find them joining their palms before you.  You won’t ever see them after the elections.  That’s what politicians are.  That’s my experience.  But a friend of mine tells me that it’s because I don’t know … Continue reading

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Manipulation in Organisations

Manipulative politics in day-to-day life is highly detestable.  It is people with inferior intellects and undeveloped hearts that resort to such tactics.  The honest people who are committed to their job do not resort to manipulative politics.  The intelligent people … Continue reading

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Contemporary Assassins of Gandhi

  Former Karnataka Chief Minister, H D Kumaraswamy’s remark on Gandhi is highly condemnable.  He is reported to have said that Gandhi would have turned corrupt in present-day politics or run away.  The remark reveals a shocking ignorance of the … Continue reading

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Beyond Anna Hazare

  “Heroes do not make history but history makes heroes,” said Felipe Fernandez-Armesto in his eminent book Civilisations.  Let me quote him in a little more detail: “You can tell the values and trends of an age by the heroes … Continue reading

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Multiple Intelligences

  Howard Gardner took intelligence out of the classroom and the IQ tests.  He argues that the IQ tests mostly assess a person’s logical-mathematical intelligence, whereas the person may be exquisitely intelligent in many other dimensions such as sports, dance, … Continue reading

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Roads are for Slogans in Kerala

  I spent my childhood and early youth in a state where the roads were more a medium for politics than for transport.  There were just two dilapidated buses that made 4 or 5 trips each day through my village.  … 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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