Showing posts from 2017

Please "Unfriend' Me

It has been six months since I have slept peacefully for 7-8 hours a night. Some nights I wake up at 2 am, some nights at 4. Having nothing else to do, I often log in to social media to catch up on news, current affairs and generally what my real life or social media friends are saying, doing. That is when it dawns on me why I am not sleeping well. My countrymen, fellow citizens, world citizens are suffering at the hands of some pretenders and the memory of their suffering is affecting me deeply, but what is keeping me awake is that I am doing nothing about it. So what can I do? Many things. But first I can find the courage to speak my mind. So that is what I am doing here, finding courage and speaking my mind. Let's see what happens next All those on my friends list on social media and real life, who defend, justify, glorify those that had ordered the beating up of our children at India Gate a few years back and those who ordered the shooting of our farmers in Madhya Pradesh on T…

Politics Of Flawlessness

Why Right Wing is NOT the change we were waiting for: Right wing's response, worldwide, to every wrong: "You didn't complain when left did it". Guess how you came upon this reversal of fortunes?! Make no mistake, the first people to rebel and protest against corrupt Congress Govt in India were the members of civil society and media that our right wing loathe. Mind you, till the civil society did not rise the way we did, BJP & opposition were all cozy friends with same congress they keep blaming for every thing this present Govt screws up. No accountability or responsibility. All that we hear is Congress did it, not us or even Congress did it so you can't blame us. Go back to the days when the initial scams broke out. Check the media reports and you will see how laid back the right wing were till the civil society reaction became big and especially after Baba Ramdev joined it who has huge 'Hindu' following. Then suddenly BJP woke up and saw the opportunit…