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A GANESH NADAR

A Ganesh Nadar, a journalist for a quarter of a century, is the author of two books. You can e-mail the author at ganeshnadar@rediffmail.com

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When I Sang Jana Gana Mana On Everest

When I Sang Jana Gana Mana On Everest

Rediff.com1 days ago

'On May 21 we started our final summit attempt at 5 pm. On May 22 at 4.10 am we summited Everest.'

Why I Am Upset With Modi's Victory

Why I Am Upset With Modi's Victory

Rediff.com6 days ago

Despite failing to secure a simple majority in Parliament, we will continue to see him on TV, newspapers, magazines, bill boards, vaccination certificates, railway stations, bus shelters, airports, sea ports, on the highway and on rural roads, sighs A Ganesh Nadar.

'The First Time I Haven't Voted Since 1962'

'The First Time I Haven't Voted Since 1962'

Rediff.com27 May 2024

The Election Commission refuses to tell how many people have voted in each phase.

Election Commission's Knock At Midnight!

Election Commission's Knock At Midnight!

Rediff.com13 May 2024

A Ganesh Nadar's close encounters with the Election Commission.

Sharmila Denounces Brother, Cousin

Sharmila Denounces Brother, Cousin

Rediff.com13 May 2024

Y S Sharmila's message to voters in Kadapa is brief: 'I am YSR's daughter, my brother Jagan has ruined Andhra, vote for me, vote for Congress.' A Ganesh Nadar listens in.

'BJP Karyakartas Were Disappointed'

'BJP Karyakartas Were Disappointed'

Rediff.com10 May 2024

'The karyakartas who wanted to contest were disappointed and it took some time to explain to them why we needed an alliance.'

'Jagan Is Very Dictatorial'

'Jagan Is Very Dictatorial'

Rediff.com9 May 2024

'Chandrababu is wiser and a very good administrator.' 'Jagan is the opposite. He is not very wise, not a good administrator.'

'Only A Very Rich Man Can Stand For Elections'

'Only A Very Rich Man Can Stand For Elections'

Rediff.com8 May 2024

'All my wealth I earned in the US. It is all money earned transparently. I have paid all taxes.'

How Gukesh Became A Chess Prodigy

How Gukesh Became A Chess Prodigy

Rediff.com22 Apr 2024

A lot has been written about Gukesh but have you wondered about how it is to be the parents of a genius and budding World Champion.

'BJP will have no effect. Not even an iota'

'BJP will have no effect. Not even an iota'

Rediff.com18 Apr 2024

'The people of Tamil Nadu in particular Chennai know about the double standards of the BJP. Nothing will work for them here.'

'There is anti-incumbency against Modi'

'There is anti-incumbency against Modi'

Rediff.com18 Apr 2024

'When you weigh anti-incumbency against the Centre against anti-incumbency against the state, anti-incumbency against the Centre will triumph as this is a parliamentary election.'

Why 7 Tamil Sikhs Are Contesting The Elections

Why 7 Tamil Sikhs Are Contesting The Elections

Rediff.com11 Apr 2024

'I declared myself a Sikh. We want freedom from caste discrimination.'

'VinFast has committed $500 million to Tamil Nadu'

'VinFast has committed $500 million to Tamil Nadu'

Rediff.com10 Apr 2024

'Our objective is to reach a localisation rate of 50% in the span of five years.'

When It Began To Snow In Dubai

When It Began To Snow In Dubai

Rediff.com1 Apr 2024

In Dubai, A Ganesh Nadar encountered high speeds on smooth-as-silk-roads, no bureaucracy, gold, Mr Toad's. And snow!

Can BJP Win These 3 Seats In Tamil Nadu?

Can BJP Win These 3 Seats In Tamil Nadu?

Rediff.com28 Mar 2024

In a state that usually plumbs for a Dravidian major, three candidates have a chance of delivering for the BJP, observes A Ganesh Nadar.

Lal Salaam Review: Boring!

Lal Salaam Review: Boring!

Rediff.com12 Feb 2024

Lal Salaam is not a movie A Ganesh Nadar would recommend.

Why These Fishermen Escaped From Kuwait

Why These Fishermen Escaped From Kuwait

Rediff.com9 Feb 2024

'They often complained about the ill-treatment by their employer in Kuwait. They were not taken to a doctor also when they fell ill.'

'History is littered with religious conflict'

'History is littered with religious conflict'

Rediff.com9 Feb 2024

'The othering of religious groups inevitably leads to violence.' 'It is sadly a narrative that has echoed through the centuries since man first discovered God.'

Modi's Obsession With Nehru

Modi's Obsession With Nehru

Rediff.com9 Feb 2024

The satta market is accepting bets on how many times Modiji will mention Nehru at his election rallies, says A Ganesh Nadar with a wink.

Ram Rajya, What Does It Mean?

Ram Rajya, What Does It Mean?

Rediff.com28 Jan 2024

The BJP has been talking about Ram Rajya for years now. I have asked many a right winger what that means, but they cannot say beyond good government, notes A Ganesh Nadar.

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