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Does this look like the RSSís creation to you?

Thursday 25 August '11

Donít believe the naysayers: the Anna movement is not stage-managed by the RSS or the BJP.
Polo in the Pampas

Sunday 19 June '11

The polo season might be over but Indian polo giants are swinging the mallet in Argentina as it is a top-class and affordable venue
Donít call this blackmail

Saturday 18 June '11

Many crucial bills have been written with activistís inputs. Why discredit Annaís efforts?
Aam Auratís manifesto

Monday 29 March '10

This is a submission to our Honíble Lok Sabha members. Before you embark on this noble journey of empowering our tribe, see where you are going, and who you are going with.
Demagoguery apart

Wednesday 30 July '08

ĎThe ceremony of innocence is drowned/ The best lack all conviction/ while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employmentÖ you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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