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December 30, 2003

Who will be prime minister, Sonia ?
'Sonia Gandhi has finally admitted the truth -- that the Congress has a poor tradition when it comes to choosing leaders. But I suspect she is simply trying to fool us.'

December 17, 2003

Crisis in Punjab may affect Congress in Kerala
Senior Congress leader K Karunakaran has raised the banner of revolt against Kerala Chief Minister A K Antony.

December 11, 2003

Jogi's true colours
'Ajit Jogi is the living symbol of the established Congress tradition of corrupting democracy to serve its own ends.'

December 04, 2003

Lessons for the BJP
'The Bharatiya Janata Party of tomorrow must focus on those issues that will be important to those citizens. Either that, or there may not be much of a tomorrow for the party!'

November 27, 2003

It's King Lyngdoh again
'It is not just the BJP and the Telugu Desam who are exasperated with J M Lyngdoh's officious attitude but also the Congress.'

November 21, 2003

His Majesty, King Lyngdoh I
'His Majesty seems to take a grotesque pleasure in delaying elections -- and it always seems to be under the pretext of updating the rolls. The Election Commission, it would appear, is never prepared'

October 31, 2003

Nehru and the root of India's problems
'Islamabad has little to lose by taking India's proffered hand. Pakistan would do well to seize the opportunity before a generation comes to power whose only memories are of war.'

October 23, 2003

India's most controversial CM
'Chhattisgarh means the land of the 36 forts. If Ajit Jogi goes on at this rate he will soon be the chief minister with 36 allegations against him!'

October 16, 2003

Pawar strikes yet again
'I believe Sharad Pawar's criticism of Sonia Gandhi was a signal to India that an experienced administrator and politician is waiting in the wings.'

October 9, 2003

Why is the CBI under fire?
'I am always suspicious when I hear parties across the political spectrum singing the same tune. And trebly so when the point that brings them together happens to be abusing the Central Bureau of Investigation!'

September 25, 2003

Greetings Amma! But where's Kerala's other guru?
'The same year of Mata Amritanandamayi's jubilee is also the 75th death anniversary of Sree Narayana Guru. That has been almost completely ignored!'

September 18, 2003

The BJP & Man on the Moon
'One thing is sure: the BJP will not be sending a man to Mars any time soon. In fact, the party seems to be content to be nothing more than a launch pad while somebody else rides the rocket!

September 11, 2003

Al Qaeda's success
'Its success is not in killing non-Muslims in general and Americans in specific, but in uniting all Muslims, even those who would otherwise reject violence.'

September 6, 2003

Taj Corridor: The Delhi angle
'Let us also be careful that no attempt is made to shift all the blame to Mayawati and her ministers. Delhi -- parts of it anyway -- knew what was happening, and must take its lumps along with the rest of the guilty men.'


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