A new era in Indian politics

I am pleased as punch with this year’s election results. Take author and UN diplomat Shashi Tharoor’s 96,000 winning margin in Trivandrum? It’s fantastic and I thought he would have a tough fight and lose at the end. Take much maligned former cricketer Azharuddin’s victory … Continue readingA new era in Indian politics

Posted on

Bhutto assassination!

Assassination of any prominent political leader chills me to the bone. Not because I fear for my life. But because it’s such a chilling scenario. The moment my friend called to inform that former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated, I was shocked. Not … Continue readingBhutto assassination!

Ban opinion polls

The first of the opinion polls is upon us, this time initiated by the Malayala Manorama Group’s The Week magazine. ‘Modi wins, lotus wilts!’ reads the screaming headline that prides itself on bringing the results of an exclusive Gujarat election survey. The kicker headline goes … Continue readingBan opinion polls