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December 18, 2008

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I found this article a very good read. It’s on the 26/11 and aftermath. How for the first time India’s elite has been bloodied, may be now they’ll take democracy. The crux has been best put by Author James Crabtree in this para India’s elite has long seen itself as a cosmopolitan island, fused to […]

Shoes at George Bush; No lawyer for Kasab:this is being dumb

December 15, 2008

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The Iraqi journalist, Muntader al-Zaidi, 28, a correspondent for Al Baghdadia, an independent Iraqi television station, stood up about 12 feet from Mr. Bush and shouted in Arabic: “This is a gift from the Iraqis; this is the farewell kiss, you dog!” He then threw a shoe at Mr. Bush, who ducked and narrowly avoided […]

30th Nov, Solidarity Meeting in Bangalore: A report

December 3, 2008

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[This is, in verbatim, my email to Blogalorean’s mailing list where I called for this meeting and where we would be keeping this flame burning.] Hi All, The solidarity meeting in memory of these who lost their lives in the Mumbai Terror was attended by 16 people. Except Snigdha, Vinayak and myself, no one else was from Blogaloreans. After a […]