The Commonwealth Blames.

The Government has tried to seize the initiative on the Commonwealth Games enquiry, but with the clever overlap of multiple agencies and the IT raids to deflect attention, it looks like the Congress Party is already dictating the terms of reference for the probe. So, is the PM under pressure to scuttle the probe ? … Continue reading

Pehle Makaan. Fir Mehmaan.

A campaign for housing rights of slum and unauthorised colony dwellers in Delhi in the context of the Commonwealth Games 2010. It is with a hopeful heart that we have embarked on this campaign because it came to me that the expenditure on the Commonwealth Games is in stark contrast to the manner in which we … Continue reading

UPA. In other words, you pay.

Something just doesn’t add up. Governmental gobbledygook tells us we’re doing fine. Big media bleats the same message most obediently while economist spin meisters do rounds of TV studios and trammel us with data. Nobody knows what to think. Are we in the grip of a recession or a recovery? Is the inflation good for … Continue reading

Games People Play. And an Oktoberfest in Delhi.

Three TV shows in the span of one week on the Commonwealth Games due in October in New Delhi and a lot of posturing on behalf of almost all actors in the case. It seems like logic is returning to haunt us all. But are we missing the point, once again.   So when they … Continue reading