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March 27, 2017

Content Tagged "Anna"

How Anna outfoxed Kejriwal in his own game

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So we finally saw a rare consensus among parties in parliament. After a decade of commotion, squabbling and stalled work, what the Indian parliament did on Lokpal bill was refreshing and a welcome sight. A Bill envisaged 46 years ago and deliberately allowed to gather dust by successive governments finally got life. It’s one of those occasions when the MP’s deserve accolades and i’m glad Anna thanked them. The struggle for this bill isn’t without its share of controversies. The Janlokpal movement that exploded on national scene spearheaded by an unlikely octogenarian Gandhian Anna seemed fizzled out once Arvind Kejriwal …continue reading

Why AAP’s brinkmanship maybe it’s Achilles heel

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“Sheila gone, Modi next”, screamed headlines of a national daily quoting AAP leaders. Buoyed by their unexpected success, the exuberance of AAP leaders is understandable, however going by their utterances on news channels, seems they’re taking this seriously. AAP’s debut in Delhi is spectacular given that they’re just a year old party. A party made up entirely of volunteers, although a sting earlier by media-sarkar showed this may not be true, campaign driven by nukkad sabhas, concerts and massive social media propaganda seems to have conveyed the message to their targeted audience. They need to be congratulated for this performance. …continue reading

Mirror mirror, Kejriwal!

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Mirror Mirror on the wall, who is the honest of them all Dare not say Modi honest among all, name our leader Kejriwal He is so honest, he is so smart He is topping all the chart He is so cunning, he is so clever Even Anna got fooled when they were together He led an agitation, asked for donation When the time came, used it for election He is an IITian, He was a commissioner Never got transferred in all those year He is a visionary, he is fun His only philosophy, accuse and run He is the leader …continue reading