BJP on the march of victory
When the talks on the question of seat sharing between BJP and Shiv Sena failed and they decided to part their ways to fight the Maharashtra Assembly polls scheduled for today, many thought both would lose paving way for Congress-NCP of Sharad Pawar to make it to the victory stand like in the past 15 years without difficulty.
But man proposes and God disposes. Here too there was disagreement and disenchantment between Congress and NCP on the same issue — seat sharing. So they too parted company deciding to fight the election independently. Surprisingly in both cases, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) remained in tact.
According to a survey published in The Week magazine — based on The Week-Hansa Research Poll — here is the result:
BJP+ 154 seats; Shiv Sena 47; Congress 25; NCP 17; MNS 10; Independents 20; Others 15; Total - 288.
Happy days are here again for BJP. But what about the people of the country? Modi or no Modi, Anti-Corruption law or no Anti-Corruption law, bribe-bugs are everywhere sucking citizens’ blood.
Basic instincts: Love and lust in Pandas
There are two kinds of laws that we often talk about. One is law of the jungle and the other is law of the civilised world or the law of the man’s world. In the latter, despite the criminal law, crimes related to sex keep happening; proof is that despite stringent law against rape, rape keeps happening. That speaks eloquently about the basic instinct in humans that is uncontrollable for some and that leads to sexual assault on women without fearing the law.
And the same is the case with animals. This basic instinct in all living creatures is generally known as animal instinct — after all man too is an animal except that he is considered a homosapient, intelligent animal with the power to discriminate between good and bad.
And among animals each species ha...more