Kejriwal, Kejriwal, Kejriwal—yes, the Putsch—we may officially call it that –is complete, and maybe the Dissident Duo’s outreach on April 14th will be a damp…
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Dear Mr Modi, Your continual rapid-fire announcements and pronouncements have led me to believe you are rooting for progress and honesty in governance. So I…
With a red rose buttoned into his (Nehru) jacket lapel and churidar pajamas, Nehru spelt an aesthetic and sartorial elegance that was rooted, one Modi emulates only adding swathes of more colour even as he speaks like `Chacha Nehru’ through his Man ki Baat. And yet Nehru’s was a cultivated global mind that had shaken off parochialism. Can Modi shake off his to absorb the myriad colours of India? If Modi does his Nehru jacket might actually spout a red rose. Then only will Modi 2.0 be a hard act to follow
This is a story of Vintage Goa and one woman’s struggle to bridge the gap between the world she has inherited and the world she has to make, given the choices of her husband, scion of a feudal family, having to grapple with a new Goa where the life of a dilletante musician has no place. But having taken shelter, food, and education for granted–now finding out that `roti, kapda aur makaan ‘ is not a given., he takes to drink.
The tale if of a society and a family in transition.
To remember Mahatma Gandhi is a good thing, but to use his name transcending political gain should be the objective, whether he is invoked for a Cleanliness Drive or any other..