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Politicians with a Filmy Backing: from MGR to Priya Dutt and Salman Khan?

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The SarkarWar 2014

This article is written by Deepshikha Agarwal Before I start the article I would request all my readers to please take a moment of silence...

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This article is written by Riya Singla. It is so much of fun to be in Delhi and even more so when you’re in one...

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Don’t Forget To Bring The Popcorn! Dear, It’s Indian Politics

By Rajshree Gupta Politics in India has reduced merely to activities that create buzz among people. There isn’t much governance left.Politics has taken the form...

Smoke it up, Potheads! Alcohol or Cannabis?

By Deepshikha Agarwal As India took a step back and re-criminalized homosexuality (as per article 377 of the Indian Penal Code), other parts of the...

Main AAP ke Peeche Peeche :P

By Deepshikha Agarwal Is Pappu a.k.a. Rahul Gandhi, really going the AAP way? This is one question that most news channels and perhaps a lot...

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Aam Aadmi Party- Simply Amazing & Amazingly Simple

By Lakshay Kumar Chowdhury This is how he was dragged down from a rally by the Delhi Police. Nobody, except the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)...

Arvind Kejriwal: If he can do it, so can we

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Arvind is the son I always wanted: Sonia Gandhi

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The Great Indian Political Tamashaaa!

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After broom magic and Chanting NaMo..what Congress needs to learn???

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Pehle Aap

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7 Most Popular Excuses For Not Voting

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Who Is Arvind Kejriwal? What does he want?

Indian politics, which for a long time has been centered around the aged and experienced political class, has seen a shift in the notion...

B.PAC: Towards a better Bangalore

What is B.PAC? B.PAC (Bangalore Political Action Committee) is a citizen-based group, with a set of objectives designed to improve the Governance of Bangalore, having...

Making Sense Of The Nonsense

Yes, you have guessed it right. This article is about Rahul Gandhi. Inspite of the fact that Narendra Modi has been trying to connect...

Can Politicians be Heroes?: A Look at Politics in Entertainment Media

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Why Modi?

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All the political parties are gearing up for the 2014 elections. Where BJP’s lucky mascot Mr. Narendra Modi is busy with his rallies, the ruling...

Justice delayed, not denied

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Shudh Desi Recipe to Lose Massive Votes

By Khushboo Kapoor NaMo (our famous neta, Narendra Modi) calls our very own naturally taciturn PM as a ‘Rupaiya ‘ doctor for putting rupee on...

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By Pragati Kandpal Things may never be the same again- the dead who were victims of various political games will not rise up from somewhere...

Aam Aadmi Party – worth voting for? ED asks them directly.

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