by Sunil Param | 4:00 pm

Aam Aadmi Party – Jhaadu ka Jaadu

Flying high, casting a spell and conquering a city. Well, it was no Harry Potter movie that unfolded on Sunday the 8th, it was happening for real. Rank outsiders, the dark horses, the underdogs, this new ‘party of unknowns’ did unsettle two of the nation’s biggest political parties. Stopped one from sweeping the city and swept the other out of the reckoning. The verdict was a telling statement to the biggies: Power of the ballot

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by Sunil Param | 10:00 am

Why I Will Not Romance the NOTA

NOTA for me is NO-TATA! No way, I am pressing that button. I will not be influenced by this fancy new button that will rest right at the bottom of the EVM. Some call it the absolutely wonderful choice between the devil and the deep blue sea. I’d rather poke the devil or jump in that deep blue sea. Dear Voters, have you ever given it a thought what happens if NOTA clocks the maximum

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by Sunil Param | 11:00 am

India Needs No IP

Nip in the air… or should I say IP is in the air! Confused? Well, that’s where everyone hates the melodramatic me. What I meant was that winter is knocking on the doors that should explain the nip in the air. And with the on-going Election season, IP or Identity Politics seems to have become the darling activity of most politicians. Voters Beware! They are chasing your IP, they have done it before and they

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by Sunil Param | 12:20 pm

Sardar Patel – The Man Who United India

Three quotes to get you warmed up: “Yeh Dil Maange More” (translated: this heart yearns for more), said a valiant 22 year young Captain of the Indian Army, Vikram Batra who laid his life during the Kargil conflict in 1999.” “Mumbai belongs to India. That is how I look at it. And I am a Maharashtrian and I am extremely proud of that but I am an Indian first,” said the symbol of Indian unity,

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by Sunil Param | 10:00 pm

Division in Diversity

In the conclusion to my introductory post on India Elections 2014, I mentioned: “Our conscience is united to see a progressive India, but the voting might not.” The reason why I said that was because no matter how hard I try to be one, I absolutely cannot be the voice of a billion + population of India. Honestly! No one can. Each of us has a mind of our own and will not hesitate to

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