Sunday, September 7, 2014

Modi Can't Swim



The last few days have been quite slow for India. As someone on Twitter explained; since Narendra Modi came to power in a bloodless coup, aided by Shekhar Gupta, through which he deposed Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi he has been idle and doing nothing. It’s not just that he overthrew the ‘Left-Honourable’ SoniaG’s govt but planted 282 of his own party members in the Lok Sabha. As Ashutosh and Somnath Bharti of AAP keep telling us, this is a “joke on our democracy”. Modi-Sarkar just got past the 100 day mark and all signs warn us of the dangers of his regime lasting another 3550 days and perhaps even beyond. Dark clouds hover over India as the Congress, AAP and our media rightly tell us. In these 100 days the world-renowned, respected, regarded, decorated media-man with the highest integrity-quotient quickly wrote a book to tell us how the 2014 coup changed India. Here’s Rajdeep Sardesai:

Readers should observe carefully how 46 years ago an American writer plagiarised Rajdeep’s cover-title for his book. As Kanchan Gupta points out, many will be reading Rajdeep’s book to understand how despite the most valiant attempts Rajdeep couldn’t stop a Hitler-like Modi from usurping power. India is in trouble as Barkha Dutt, S. Varadarajan (Varadabhai), Hartosh Bal keep telling us. We should have heeded their warnings before May 2014. But as Markandeya Katju established earlier, 90% of Indians are fools. The other 10% are in Congress, AAP, “Sicko” parties, NDTV, CNN-IBN, TimesNow and in Bengal and UP. Two days back NaMo addressed school kids in a brazen attempt to poison their minds with his communal agenda. He talked for so long that it left enough time for P. Malini, editor of The Love-Hindu, to run around thousands of schools in Bangalore to find this school where a kid wanted a bathroom-break during his speech:

See what I mean? Millions of students may have listened to the barbaric speech of Modi but real patriotism and nationalism lies in finding out that one school, one classroom and one kid that wants a bathroom-break. The 90% fools in India probably don’t understand the effort it takes to find this kid with his little finger up. You have to be awe-struck at the artistic skills that our media possesses. Stunning! Talking of which, I can give you some cues on how such skills are acquired and what kind of “genteel” teachers impart those. Here:

Now you understand? If you want your child to seek a career in journalism, find a school that has “genteel Bonginis” as teachers who use cuss words and your kid is on her way. Sunetra Chaudhury is living proof. I wonder how many kids in India who didn’t learn the word “shit” in Class-2 fell into Katju’s 90% and never made a mark in journalism or in any profession. So what in hell does Modi know about teachers or students? Idle and with nothing to do, he is indulging in bladder-rocking speeches which send students to the toilets (which may be non-existent in many schools). Rahul Gandhi, India’s greatest living intellectual, earlier pointed out that Modi went all the way to Japan to play drums. RG screamed “Modi talked about corruption” and is doing nothing. You can’t disagree. One hopes Modi will at least start some corruption soon. It’s boring in the media. It wasn’t limited to playing drums. Modi had tea in Japan with their PM when he himself is a tea-seller and tea is a lot cheaper in India. He was also feeding the fish in Japan when thousands are dying of hunger in India. All that was still tolerable but Modi went ahead and did the unthinkable:

You didn’t have anything better to gift? What were you thinking? Didn’t you have Shobha De’s books on philosophy? Couldn’t you have waited for Rajdeep’s book; fresh from the oven? There’s Barkha Dutt writing her book (she’s been writing for the last 15 years) “India’s fault-lines destroying Pakistan”. Even otherwise, why gift a book like Bhagwad Gita which is full of hate verses loved by those communal, extremist Hindus and millions of such others in the world? Modi did it knowing well that it would deeply hurt the sentiments of the “Seculars” which he cunningly hid from the public as the tweet-reports above indicate. Naturally, they asked the right questions to Modi:

Yeah! Why not the Quran or the Bible? Or the Torah? Why not genuine Indian books which were born in India? Why gift the Bhagwad Gita which was concocted and written in some corner of Azerbaijan? Appalling! NDTV is genuinely outraged at this undemocratic, anti-secular act of Modi gifting the Gita. They hired Paki-pimp Varadabhai to analyse the whole episode:

So Varadabhai (I fondly call him that) wrote a thesis “Modi's Gita Comment Was Dangerously Loaded”. This is true! Behind the act of gifting the Gita and that “Seculars” comment, Modi clearly has some “Sudarshan Chakras” hidden under his half-sleeved Kurtas which he might unleash anytime at the helpless minorities in India. The evidence gathered by Varadabhai is unimpeachable. Varadabhai’s conclusion that Modi has not even read the Gita, let alone understand it, is worthy of the Padma Bhushan or at least a Pulitzer from his home country. Kudos to the pimps at NDTV! Oh by the way, Modi is not the only one who has never read or understood the Gita. We have some others in the same category who were ranting against Varadabhai:

The above two are media-friendly people so their ignorance of the Gita or Modi’s ignorance of it has to be even more shocking. They deserve our severe condemnation for questioning Varadabhai and indirectly his drug-vehicle NDTV. And what does it say about other hate-mongers who want to exploit this act of Modi with their versions of ads in promoting the Gita?

Those who created this ad cleverly avoided adding Modi’s secret mantra: “Utterly butterly commoonal – Amul”! Doesn’t matter; we all know what’s going on behind that 56-inch chest. 100 days already wasted and many more will be wasted sinking India. Although the Congress, NDTV, TimesNow and other Sickos complain about Modi doing nothing they missed some signals he had given before the May 16 coup. They rightly observe he has done nothing and is still doing nothing. Were they sleeping for the last 14 years when he was doing nothing? I wonder how all the intellectuals in these groups missed Modi’s accidental confession. Here’s his candid admission on a TV show (0.59 mins):

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So what’s the big fuss about? Modi secretly let out that he deserves no credit for Gujarat’s progress or development. He let out that he has no work and does no work for the govt. So why are they shocked now? Modi is only doing what he has been doing for the last 14 years – NOTHING! It’s only the Congress and our media folks who missed that and discovered it too late. We in Gujarat discovered it long back – that Modi does nothing. And we kept voting him because we belong in the 90% group of Katju unlike the Congis, NDTV or Varadabhai.

I’m in a generous mood, though, and will do the Congis and our MSM a good turn. I will remind them of how Modi employs certain “black magic” tricks frequently. I quote from an earlier post: “When Narendra Modi inaugurated the Sabarmati River front in Ahmedabad he took a boat ride. Strong winds blew off his cap which fell some 50 feet away from the boat on the water. An unperturbed Modi just got off the boat, walked on water, retrieved his cap and walked back to the boat”. Modi has been giving all the signs that he will indulge in such black-magic again in the next few months. And when he does, you can expect the headlines from our media: “Modi Can’t Swim”. Shame on him, no?


81 comments :

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    1. Rambo's, Scambo's, ManishT, RahulG, AjayM or others may be probably telling the Facts and still it will be a lie and not the complete truth. Also as journalists @NDTV or CNN-IBN and others also may be lapping up some information and relaying them as facts ( which may be true ) but their job is to really find out the truth and present all the facts not limited facts to conclude opposite of the truth. take a look here.
      https://want2change.wordpress.com/2014/09/07/facts-not-truth/

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    2. I will give 10K US $ for this article. I am happy that someone has written what has been in my heart and mind but could not write due to lack of experience. I enjoy this article. Please continue this service for the sake of 90% of us. Thanks.

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    3. @kalyanaraman,
      i hope that these remain no empty words . Do follow thru on what you have written.

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    4. @Kalyanaraman / @Rightwinger

      Yes sir, Kalyanaraman you even know where to donate. The account details are on MC's book page www.karmicaction.com. I am sure he will welcome contributions.

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  2. Bladder rocking speech ... Wow

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  3. Hats off!!! One of your best articles...rather the best. Don not remember having read better piece of satire by anyone. Will really give acid-burns to all the liberal-stomachs today. My respect for you keeps growing. Hope Modi also reads it.

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  4. Great people do nothing but get done everything.

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    1. Absolutely!

      Amazing Ravinar pulled out that 'Hindu-Hater' Arnob's pointed question on how efficient Modi is and how Modi just laughs it off saying he just does nothing.... and wrote an entire satire around it!

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  6. Who knows that photo might not be genuine also... Can't believe might even have asked that kid and teacher to pose in that position for the pic and keep ranting on Modiji whole day...:-)

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  7. As Sunetra C said about Thick Skin.The skin of all members of MSM is THICK and does not have any organs in their bodies.It really takes such Total THICKNESS to achieve such ability to sustain this kind of all round bashing.

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  8. Super Bow(e)l(s) Sunday ! Burnol to Gelusil !! :D

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  9. "All morons hate it when you call them a moron."
    — J.D. Salinger

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  10. ' Sarcasm' has a new Author - @mediacrooks

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  11. Wow hilarious stuff and a great way to start a happy sunday.mediacrooks at his satirical best. 10 Gems from above post which should be framed !
    1) Left-Honourable’ SoniaG’s govt
    2) the world-renowned, respected, regarded, decorated media-man with the highest integrity-quotient quickly wrote a book
    3)how 46 years ago an American writer plagiarised Rajdeep’s cover-title
    4) NaMo addressed school kids in a brazen attempt
    5) Millions of students may have listened to the barbaric speech of Modi but real patriotism and nationalism lies in finding out that one school, one classroom and one kid that wants a bathroom-break
    6) Modi is indulging in bladder-rocking speeches
    7)Rahul Gandhi, India’s greatest living intellectual
    8) Didn’t you have Shobha De’s books on philosophy
    9) Why gift the Bhagwad Gita which was concocted and written in some corner of Azerbaijan
    10) drug-vehicle NDTV
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  12. Satire at its best ! Ravinar ji , you rock !

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  13. LOL!! While some have foot firmly in mouth, you certainly have tongue firmly in cheek! What a great read! Hope to see more satire from you!

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  14. Wow! Ravi Bhigo Bhigo ke Mara You really made my day. These sickulars have no shame wonder where do they go when they are alone!

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  15. Bhai, tame toh aamne, thodi nakhya, Phodi nakhya, ane bhookno ye kari nakhyo !!! :D :D

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  16. "About the best blog (http://www.mediacrooks.com/2014/09/modi-cant-swim.html#.VAvWqvmSyaU) from MediaCrooks. Full of humour, satire, sarcasm with the denouement in the last sentence for the wise".

    With these comments I circulated it to my friends.

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  17. after reading your article my view gets stronger - Writer are worst people in India... Better do something ...Karne se Kuch Hoga na ki Likhne se ...I can Pen down anything on anyone ..but it will be just a timewaste ...And u r killing ur time

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    1. @Rare

      I read most of the comments on this blog but yours is the dumbest comment I have come across. Writers write. Tomorrow if someone sings or dances that too will be a problem for you. Writers educate and share insights. You are in reality to dumb to understand that. And if writers are wasting time then people like you are worse because you have nothing in your life to do but time to read them. Do not read and stay ignorant in your petty life. No one is forcing you to read anything.

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    2. I have nothing but pity for @RareMentor.. He has rather not so rare disease among the 10% ..its called comprehension problem... If one cant get the satire from this article..he could get nothing out of anything in this world.. I certainly pity the mentor ..

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  18. Saitre is really good . But these thick skinned Indian MSM drink ,kill eat rape hindus . Really enterprising has to go to mars at Jupiter velocity , bring an alien who takes these thick skinned MSM back to his place if not the Krishna or modi avtar . Till such time , Indian hindus will have to live like birds & small animals .forever in danger of being shot dead on whims & fancies of alien friends of @BDUTT

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  19. Sir this is simply one of the best articles. "Modi talked about corruption" :D :D LOLz!!

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  20. Don't know suitable words to express my appreciation of this article..Thank U..Thank U.. for this lovely excellent article.

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  21. Awesome!Will not be suprised when MSM haters of Modi say 'Modi Can't Swim' shame on Him, aptly said!

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  22. Like the profession tennis ranking system you should devise a politician ranking system. It could be called MCRank of the politician or I am sure you will come up with a sexy acronym. The ranking should be based on the number of years the politician has been a MLA (a lower score) or MP, by how many votes has he won how many times has he won. Such a scoring system once honed will actually make the news like this - Manish tiwari (MCRank 1654651564) made comment on Modi (MCRank 1) and said Blah Blah. So once you have read the first line or if you know the ranking system you basically do not have to read any further. And future generations and voters will be more aware and would shut out the like of Diggy and ManishT types. This could also apply on journos who said something which later showed that they are biased and should not be journalists. And also please remove me from your block list on the twitter. Please. Aage se kuch nahi kabhi nahi bolunga. @rajeevvaid

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  23. the media has given so many 'blows to modi'. the spoilsport does not even fall down.

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  24. the rhinos at victoria garden in mumbai heard about sunetrac's thick skin with envy and despair ...

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  25. Let's invite Secular Al Qaeda and Islamic State so that they can bring ever lasting peace in Bharat.

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  26. vardabhai the american ex editor of the fiercely hindu 'the hindu' as the next rss chief ...

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  27. Being Bihari I become very happy when you keep Haris( famous slang for Biharis in DU) out of 10% of Katju Intelligent people :)

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  28. Truly one of your best, loaded with sarcasm. A wonderful write.

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  29. @Ravinar,
    Perhaps a cautionary note at the end stating that this is a satire/sarcasm may help to avoid some of the quotes in these from being deliberately misquoted/twisted out of context .

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  30. Liberals and Macaulians are known to be no original thinkers.Plagiarism is in their blood.Being well connected on a global level,they get access to many works of merit created by the others and they simply fool the Indian aam aadmi. Some of it gets exposed early and some take ages.The 'Gods own country' phrase was for long being hailed as a great punch line until recently it was revealed that it was used by Ireland for its tourism promotion in the sixtees.Ad agencies are the behives of macaulians.

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  31. Absolutely Brilliant satire. Hats off , ravinar.

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  32. This was a "Bladder rocking" post Ravi/Mediacrooks :-)

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  33. Aha! Aptly summing UP the comedy that MSM have reduced themselves to. Strange that they don't see it themselves

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  34. ravinar, wonderful satire... thoroughly enjoyed... LOL movement in this weekend.

    hats of & take a bow.

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  35. Best article by you until now. Sometimes satire is the best way to tell the truth.

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  36. What can I say " You make me want to be a writer !!!" ...... Genius !

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  37. I envy your writing skill. Hats off :-)

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  38. Life would have been so boring without reading your blog. Truly outstanding!! Ravi, please do keep writing for us.

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  39. One of the finest sarcasm post in recent times, can be easily fit in worlds top 10 sarcasm post. !!

    Keep rocking Sir. !!

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  40. A fantastic satirical hit, sir.

    MSM channels are swarmed by all sorts of macaulians.

    Unfortunately for the Macaulian brigade, Katzu's 90% Indian fools have grown more foolish than ever, by end May'14.

    None of these fools failed to notice the intellectual bankruptcy of the media Macaulians for the poor sold-out souls in essence they were.

    MSM channels provide no great insight into important national issues.

    Tuning on to a a panel discussion on any of these channels is no better than going to a circus to witness those oft repeated tricks by ring-masters-cum-buffoons of the Goswami clan with their set of starved & tamed animals.

    Our macaulians can never get out of their fools' paradise.

    Pathetic chaps!

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    1. Thank you Ravinar for a brilliant satire,o
      I may go out of the topic but please bear with me, I was watchingthis sting operation and arnab the superman was hit back by sambit Patra,
      Last time during love jihad discussion I have seen they way he didnt even allow Patra to respond and going over, I felt bad.
      I have now seen the way Sambit took Arnab and this presstitute with another one ashutosh, tried to hijack, but Sambit just took them all to task, where in arnab wanted to ask him to take his words back and realized Sambit is giving him in return in the same coin.
      Arnab was blackmailing I am going to open phoe lines right now? cool Sambit said your orchetrated calls will not work, then he got so nervous and tried to tell him to take back his words but Sambit did not budge.
      When Rajagopalan was talking Arnab was r u giving covering fire? Sambit hit back dont worry aarti jayrath will give covering fire for AAP.
      This the first time BJP spokesperson gave things back to arnab in the same coin.
      I loved it, slowly but surely people will realize how sold out this arnab is, slowly but surely.
      I am sorry to post this, but wanted to share how these presstitutes work and once given back have no clue how to tackle.
      The guy who used to shout take back your words and will not allow the debate moving had no clue Sambit will hit below the belt and if he would have done that more skeletons would have come out so he just remained silent.
      Oncein a while he gets the used cndoms from congress and beet the hell out of them and in that there is no way the congressi stooge anyway have anything to say.
      I think simple logic is they think people still buy the news these guys peddle, they did not understand the undercurrent of India, they think chalaayenge how much more we can, then switch once the funds dry.
      The problem is the current govt anyway is not going to throw anymore crumbs.
      so catch 22 situation for these presstitutes.

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    2. yeah, i too loved the way sambit belled the cat and comprehensively blanked out this goswami fellow.
      we did see subramniam swamy doing the same a long while back, who even told this goswami that he was a stupid for which the shepherdswami had no answer.

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  41. Brilliantly written. Love the writing style. Please keep doing it.

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  42. Brilliant write up.
    But then can Modi recover black money ? Prevent illegal immigrants ? Send back illegal immigrants ( as promised )? Convert NPAs ( non performing assets / bad loans ) of banks into economicly profitable assets ?? Punish all corrupt criminals who have looted this country ? Can he show us the roadmap on each of these ???

    Whilst your sarcasm on the present crooks of media is stark, but then these are mediocre idiots who are also anti national and not able to rise above a certain standard. And their baseless criticisms only end up making Narendr Modi stronger. But the real test of Modi is on these critical issues . I am raising this here lest these too get trivialised and brushed under the carpet as the MMS has neither competence nor credibility and is busy keeping the spotlight on inane issues ( and so by default even the criticism of media is centered around non issues that they raise ).
    As a PM he has a right to give a book of his choice as gift to foreign dignitaries , address children on teachers day ( this a practise carried forward from his Gujarat stint ) and it is sickening to see so much media attention on this.
    And as stated earlier , this helps Narendra Modi as he is not being hauled up on more critical matters . and it is not helping the country.

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    1. Everyone will have his wish list of expectations from Modi and believe their list is critical. This assumption makes them believe their parameters are most important to evaluate Modi.

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  44. Ravinar decided, he’s had enough
    And decided to call the media’s bluff
    He blogged and he tweeted
    Till all the lies were defeated
    And now the BAR find life tough!

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  45. And, isn't Modi being communal in not directing the nature and Gods to be secular in J&K? See, what a havoc it has caused? How much more communal nature can get? And this Army and Airforce is also so communal! They don't even ask the faith of the people before rescuing!!! India has never seen such 'divisive', 'polarizing' politics!! Nature itself has changed and become 'commuunal' under Modi!!!

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    1. But sir there are still fringe elements throwing stones at the very people who are trying to save you. how much more communalism get through.

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    2. I wanted to make it a point how these secular brigades when touched shout, but they remain silent on calling a spade a spade, mulls are never to be trusted. Sorry to say I have lots of friends they too agree and they also dont know where to go.

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  46. Yes and the crème de la crème of the 10% who have painstakingly upheld the "idea of India" will have their names written in golden letters in history while Modi will be consigned to the dustbin of history.

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  47. LOL...utterly butterly entertaining.... But on a serious note....Varadabhai cannot see anything even if Lord Krishna shows his Vishwaroopa Darshan.

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  48. Brilliant Satire!!

    Well, such is the impact of this blog on my thinking that I start reasoning with myself about the intent behind every reporting I hear when I tune in to MSM channels/ read an article on MSM sites.

    as an instance, just now I was appalled at the level of rumour mongering in one of sh*t articles written by "FP STAFF" of the Corporate MSM website - Firstpost:

    http://www.firstpost.com/politics/first-rajnath-now-sushma-how-pm-modi-is-sidelining-all-his-ministers-1702967.html

    I'm plainly curious to understand the CREATIVE process of locating, screening and approving sh*t articles for publishing on Firstpost? Just think, why on earth is an FP-STAFF's article quoting an Outlook article (Hand in gloves??). Hell - doesn't that sound preposterous? Why the hell would we've come to FP if we wanted to read a CON-promised article in Outlook?

    Also I was curious on the idiocy of this creature who took so much pain to even copy phrases from Outlook article, wasn't he sure that a reader would click on an Outlook link? Lol, so much of faith on the brand of CON-graze mouthpiece - Outlook?!?

    And further, on a serious note, I was genuinely appalled as to why FP STAFF WAS NOT CURIOUS to know who this POLITICAL PUNDIT quoted in the outlook article is? What was the hurry to lend credence to a seemingly SPECULATIVE piece of filth posted on a rival website?

    Height of Lame Reporting, I must say !!


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  49. A simply brilliant SATIRE. It'll take 10 lives to come up with something like this. Subtle, Sophisticated, Epic. I take a bow Ravibhai.

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  50. Finished reading half of "Breaking India" by Rajiv Malhotra. The book complements MediaCrooks perfectly.

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  51. lest we forget past cases of judges being "rewarded" which mainstream media will never talk about
    Justice R. S. Pathak of the SC having apparently been rewarded with a tenure in the International Court of Justice after he delivered a judgement in favour of the Union Carbide in respect of their liability for the gas(MIC) leakage in Bhopal plant. Justice R N Mishra was also seen to have helped one political party for its acts of commission and omission related to 1984 anti sikh riots while writing the findings of a Commission he was heading. Similarly Justice Behrul Islam was rewarded with a Rajya Sabha nomination after his order giving most needed help to the then CM Shri Jagan Nath Mishra in a serious corruption related case

    n another incident, eminent criminal lawyer Shri Ram Jethmalani made serious allegations of impropriety against Justice Tarun Chatterjee, a former judge of the Supreme Court, arguing that while heading a Bench hearing the Sohrabuddin fake encounter killing case, Justice Chatterjee should not have ordered the CBI probe since he himself was under the CBI scanner in the provident fund (PF) scam case (see here). It may be noted that Justice Tarun Chatterjee was named as one of the beneficiaries in the multi-crore Ghaziabad District Court PF scam, but the CBI subsequently gave him a clean chit

    One may also recall the impeachment of Justice V. Ramaswami, the then sitting judge of the Supreme Court, for charges of financial impropriety. The impeachment motion was placed in the Lok Sabha for debate and voting on 10 May 1993. Out of 401 members present in the Lok Sabha that day, 196 votes were cast in favour of the impeachment and no votes were cast against it, but there were 205 abstentions by members of the ruling Congress party and its allies. The impeachment motion which required not less than two third majority of the total number of members present in in the House and an absolute majority of its total membership, thus failed to pass. In this manner, the impeachment motion initiated on the charges of financial impropriety against the Supreme Court judge could not be passed only because of technical reasons of abstentions, and not because of merits of the charges which had been duly proved by the inquiry committee. Also, remember that not even a single vote was cast against the above impeachment motion

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  52. t may also be germane to note that a former Judge of Gujarat High Court and former Lokayukta of Gujarat state, Justice S.M. Soni, had written a 10-page letter to the then Chief Justice of India to keep Justice Aftab Alam, the then sitting judge of the Supreme Court, away from Gujarat cases, making detailed allegations of a communal mind-set against him (see here; this link also contains a copy of his letter)

    Former CJI Justice M. Hidayatullah was the Vice President of India from 1979 to 1984, after having been elected with the consensus of all parties. Another CJI Justice Ranganath Mishra was appointed as a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha in 1998 and completed his term in 2004. Justice K.S. Hegde, a former judge of the Supreme Court, was elected to the Lok Sabha from Bangalore in the year 1997, and was Speaker of the Lok Sabha from 1977 to 1980. However, it is pertinent to point out that even before becoming a judge of the Supreme Court, Justice Hegde was elected to the Rajya Sabha in the year 1952 and continued to be Rajya Sabha member will 1957.

    In fact, Justice Fathima Beevi, the first woman judge of the Supreme Court, was appointed as Governor of Tamil Nadu in the year 1997 and served as such till 2001. Likewise, Justice Sukhdev Singh Kang, former Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, was the Governor of Kerala from 1997 to 2002. Recently, Shri Vijay Bahuguna, who was a judge of the Allahabad High Court and the Bombay High Court, contested elections on the ticket of a political party (Congress) and even became Chief Minister of a State, namely Uttarakhand.
    Former Chief Justice of India Shri S.H. Kapadia retired on 29 September 2012 and on 29 January 2013 he joined the board of directors of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) as a public interest director (PID), after being nominated to that post by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) (see here). It is interesting to note here that as a judge of the Supreme Court, he regularly dealt with matters under SEBI Act, 1992, Companies Act, 1956, RBI Act, Mergers & Acquisitions, taxation matters, etc.

    There have been cases of some other constitutional functionaries (who are required to be independent and impartial arbiters) also accepting positions after retirement. Shri M.S. Gill, who was the Chief Election Commissioner from 1996 to 2001, was appointed as the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports in the Union Government by a Congress party. Shri T.N. Seshan, another former Chief Election Commissioner from 1991 to 1996, had contested for the post of President of India in 1997 as a Shiv Sena supported candidate, but lost this election to Shri K.R. Narayanan. Again, in 1999, Shri Seshan was a Congress-backed candidate for the Lok Sabha election from Gandhinagar against Shri L.K. Advani but suffered a heavy defeat.

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    1. many of them cited above were not known to me.
      thanks so much for this info.

      and alas.... so much for our "independent" judiciary !!!

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  53. Modi is now invincible he brought rains in kashmir drowned secessinists in flood,he swayed the incoming draught by hands he fulfilled dreams of people made india strong enough in 100 days that china japan us eating out of hindus.he is ral rambo

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  54. Does anybody know why New York Times is going through all the trouble of canvassing US Indians about Modi's visit to US?

    Will the respondents be targetted by IRS?

    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/09/10/world/asia/narendra-modi-new-york.html?_r=0

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    1. I submitted my response dont know how to copy paste and put in a scren shot.
      I straight put in to say F with you for all the questions they asked on the questionnaire.
      One point is I told them dont be presstitutes, first you try to be a better journalist and try calling a spade a spade.

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  55. Where are you after 7 th sep? Miss your posts man..

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  56. Does anybody know whether Ravinar has gone on a vacation ?

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    1. I am also waiting, every day come here and read the new comments. I do learn a lot too.
      Ravinarji, We are missing you.

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