Monthly Archives: July 2011

A marital vow on Telangana


By Uma SudhirThe marriage invitation card caught my attention because it was shaped like a map, the outline of which is becoming increasingly familiar. It was a loud political proclamation of a deep, heartfelt passion. On the red card was … Continue reading

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Yeddy in no God’s land


By T S Sudhir “Devare Illa, Devare Illa” screamed an agitated B S Yeddyurappa, storming into the BJP meeting. Finding the other leaders perplexed, he fished out a piece of paper from his pocket and read out in English “There … Continue reading

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A Raja’s life


By T S Sudhir It is breakfast time inside Tihar Jail. While Suresh Kalmadi and Lalit Bhanot are standing in one line, Andimuthu Raja is in another queue. “Why there, Sir,” enquires Bhanot. “En vazhi thanee vazhi,” smiles Raja. “This … Continue reading

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10 Janpath, bugged


By T S Sudhir PM : Good evening Madam. I bring to you good news. Yeddyurappa has agreed to step down. Sonia Gandhi : Namarste, Manmohhan Singhji. But yeh acchi khabarr kaise hai? If he had not agreed, it would … Continue reading

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Johny Mera Naam


By T S Sudhir   Johny Lever is hopping mad. Someone has texted him from Delhi saying Congress leader Manish Tewari has insulted him.   “Arrey, kaun heh yeh Tewari yaar, pata karo, fauran,” Johny screams at his Man Friday. … Continue reading

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Karnataka’s can of political worms


By T S Sudhir Like the soap operas on Sun TV, where once every few weeks, there is a flare-up, with the mother-in-law banishing the daughter-in-law (or vice versa), the curtains have gone up on yet another Act in the … Continue reading

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The birth companion


By Uma Sudhir   Childbirth can be an intensely painful, scary and lonely. Having someone who cares by your side in those difficult moments can transform that experience. Realising that, the Tamil Nadu government started allowing a birth companion to … Continue reading

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