This is slightly old news (did hear something about a letter, but didn't actually see it) about the letter Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Wrote to the West Bengal CM Mamta Bannerjee.Truly ROFL-worthy! Inappropriate? Oh Yes! But lovely, nevertheless...a moment to applaud setting aside everything we criticise the current government for...For a bit of … Continue reading When Jairam wrote to Mamta
Bedi further tweeted: “Recall Badals, BJP, Left parties came to Jantar Mantar and publicly committed for independent-effective Lokpal and Lokayukta. Congress did not.”She seemed to have forgotten that the bitterest critic of the Lokpal bill in the Lok Sabha was Mulayam Singh Yadav, the biggest victor of these polls.Team Anna, though, has so far not … Continue reading Team Anna, shut up!
But the draping that is to happen today was preceded by much drama on Sunday. When officials from the departments that had built the statues came to mask them as per the poll panel's directives, it realised that it didn't have enough sheets to cover them. In all, nearly 100 statues have to be covered … Continue reading For the sake of a level playing field in Uttar Pradesh
Who said politicians don't have a heart!
Chris Jeon, a 21-year-old university student from Los Angeles, California,shrugging cooly, declared: “It is the end of my summer vacation, so I thought it would be cool to join the rebels. This is one of the only real revolutions” in the world. In a daring, one might even say foolhardy, decision two weeks ago, Mr … Continue reading Ideas for next year’s summer
Next year, even a perfect score may not be enoughA teacher of the BCom (Hons) course, who was involved with the calibration for the cut-offs, said at some point they risked taking the cut-off even above 100 per cent. “We had decided that the cut-off for Category A students would be 96.25 per cent, but … Continue reading The world is not enough…
J.Jayalalitha recently won the state elections in Tamil Nadu. In an interview today - Q: You were not wearing any jewellery for a long time. Any reason why you have started wearing ear-studs now?A: "...As soon as the results were declared on May 13, a large number of party workers gathered at my house to celebrate our victory. … Continue reading Politics in Tamil Nadu