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Virtual Power

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In the movie Raanjhanaa (2013) there is a scene where the party workers of All India Citizen Party (AICP) are setting up tents for their rally and suddenly police arrives and starts removing the tents with help of their force. Suddenly, Zoya starts a fight with the police and the following dialogues happen.
Kundan: रिकॉर्ड तो नहीं किया ? (did you record?) Kundan's Friend: हाँ! हो गया। अपलोड करना है क्या ? (Yes! It's done. You want it uploaded?)    Kundan to police guy: कोई बात नहीं। मैं देख लूंगा। और सर , अगर ये इलेक्शन में हम दो सीट भी जीत गए न तो ट्रांसफर नहीं  करवाएंगे आपका। पक्का ! (Don't worry, I will handle it. And sir, if we manage to win even 2 seats in the next election, then we will not transfer you for sure.) Police Guy : अरे सर। हमें भी तो ऊपर से आर्डर आते हैं न ! वैसे हमारी आपसे कोई ज्यादती दुश्मनी तो है नहीं।(Oh Sir! We also get orders from above. Isn't it? Otherwise we dont have any personal animosity towards you) Sorry!

This above scene is one such exa…

The Propaganda of India and Pakistan

In the last few days, the propaganda machine for creating an India Pakistan war is very active on the social media and even mainstream media. An unfortunate incident happened in Uri where four heavily armed terrorists killed our 18 soldiers in a cowardly attack. This incident came as an opportunity for these TV channels like Times Now, India News, Zee News, News X. It is as if they were just waiting for something like this to happen. The person that benefited the most from this attacks are neither Pakistan nor it's "non-state" actors nor the separatists. The TRP of these news channels in the last few days increased in a huge manner. These "journalists" appear in prime time television showing how "nationalist" they are but in reality they must be celebrating with the death of soldiers because it allowed them to fool the public into the rhetoric of destroying Pakistan. 
Then yesterday our beloved honorable prime minister gave a speech in which he asked…

The Curious Case of Bakrid

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The ideology behind the festival Eid-ul-Adha famously known as Bakrid in India is a stupid one but the way it is celebrated (by slaughtering animals and eating) is not! Let me explain! It began with a dream in which an imaginary character "GOD" {Which Does Not Exist (full form of WDNE) in real} demanded the sacrifice of the child as a proof of allegiance to itself. And that fool even agreed to it even the child agreed to it! When he was about to do it apparently out of nowhere, the voice said that instead you sacrifice one of your pet animal. So, basically the sequence of Event could have been unfolded as I quote something which I saw from on a facebook page,
*God roams around the universe managing billions of galaxies*
*Gets bored*
*Visits middle East on planet Earth, solar system, Milky way galaxy in a remote cluster (old number 13, new number 4327)*
God: "Hey Abraham!"
Abraham: "Yes God?"
God: "Kill your son and prove your loyalty to me"
Abr…

AAzadi

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Yes, so we indians are going to celebrate our Independence day for the 70th time. There can be many views both pessimistic and optimistic about the nation on where it stands today. When we look at the social media we can see that many people (including me sometimes) behave like children on various issues concerned. I am still on the optimist's side. No, for me there is no "neutral" opinion regarding this issue. The britishers were the worst kind of looters that indians have experienced in the past. Many of my friends believe that india was better with the britishers than they are with the present kind of politicians. Such kind of thoughts are not only regressive but factually wrong. Let me present some of the facts here.  Before the british arrived in Indian shores, the share of Indian economy GDP worldwide was 23%. By the time the british left it was below 4%. Why? Simply because India was being governed for the benefit of the britishers. The rise of the "great&qu…

The Nationalist Game - Traitors and PatRIOTs

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This post of mine is going to offend a lot of people and might even put me in jail if it goes even a little bit viral but I am going to write it anyways. I will explain today why it is so dangerous to play the nationalist game which the current political party who is in power is playing. Over the last six months, it is a topic of great interest whether one is a country loving person or country hating person. It all started with the JNU incident which exposed the childishness of the present central government of tackling the students who are unhappy with the regimes on the issue of education policies. The result being a huge embarrassment for the government nationally and internationally. We have been taught that the national interest is supreme above any individual and its right. I always thought myself as a strong nationalist. The funny thing is no one really knows what a nationalist means. I will do an attempt to define it today.

So, Let's ask ourselves who is a Nationalist? A pe…

A letter to MHRD, India

Dear Smriti Zubin Irani,
Oh! So, you have taken offence to the "Aunty-National" remark given by telegraph. It is laughable that you talk of these issues when your almost all your supporters address women-critics as "RANDI". 
Did you object Narendra Modi for calling Sunanda Pushkar a 50 crore ki girlfriend, or saying in Bihar election rally in front of lakhs(paid) who attended it, that Lalu ji ko apni beti ki setting karni hai!
The fact that you felt humiliated with the "dear" remark proves your LACK of awareness about formalism! You raised 21 new points in your post. First of all out of that more than 10 of those works does not deserve credit to the present regime. Specially the toilet building programs. You have carried forward the work (rightly so) but you cleverly hidden the data of the work regarding this matter by previous regimes due to your political compulsion. So, you think you are doing correct justice to the post once headed by maulana azad by lau…

The 5th june

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5th June 1974,
JP addressing a massive crowd in Patna most of them students,

"You will have to make sacrifices, undergo sufferings, face lathis and bullets, fill up jails. Properties will be attached. Yet in the end, the struggle will be worth it. I speak today of real people's government in one year. In one year, the right form of education will emerge. Give one year to build a new country, a new bihar. This is a revolution, friends! We are not here merely to see the Vidhan Sabha dissolved. That is only one milestone on our journey. But we have a long way to go... After 27 years of freedom, people of this country are wracked by hunger, rising prices, corruption... oppressed by every kind of injustice... it is a Total Revolution we want, nothing less!"

After the speech, Students in the entire state left their colleges for a year and went on to villages to teach underprivileged people at least make them schoolable (to be able to take admission in schools). and many from …

The Indian Nazis!

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Before you proceed further, let me warn you that if you get offended by the criticism/troll of your god or hero, leave this post peacefully kid. These are all my personal opinions mixed with a contrast of history.
It was a normal day. I was happy with the news of hearing the detection of Gravitational Waves. I opened my facebook and twitter as usual and I saw the news flash about some JNU students shouting anti national slogans. All the Twitter and Facebook exploded with the hashtag #shutdownjnu . Lots of opinions of people. Mostly raged opinions which had no basis. In the mainstream, two news channels got excited hearing all this, first one was the usual Zee news and second one was the self proclaimed nationalist Arnab Goswami! Both of them just lurked this opportunity to lash out at entire community of JNU. On Social Media there were the hate-mongering troll pages like "The Frustrated Indian" who just used this opportunity in what they do best, propagate hatred! So, they …