Congress sphinx Sonia smiles!
I have been watching the theatre of the absurd on English National TV channels and also national newspapers, particularly one from Chennai which seems to have sold its soul to Leftists and surely to Congress. Just a sample: On Friday May 6, 2016 the Congress held a “Save Democracy” march in “Lutyens’ Delhi,” as media are maniacally calling Delhi which in truth has been Nehru-Gandhis’ Delhi. Let it be. To come to the point that I want to make about how tendentious a major section of the media is in reporting in order to protect the Gandhi family, here is an example:
“Lalit Desai, General Secretary at Congress’ Gujarat Unit, walked with a group of a dozen workers, holding the party flag. He said he came to Delhi to attend the rally because he felt that ‘The BJP Government’ was unnecessarily harassing the Gandhi family.”
Harassing? Well, I guess helping. If at all, it is Dr. Subramanian Swamy who is harassing Gandhi family.
Now, the point to ponder is how relevant and important the report on Lalit Desai is except to make a sympathetic statement in favour of Gandhis. And if the march is for saving democracy, then they must carry our National Flag, not Party Flag, which may be understandable if the march was to ‘Save Gandhi family.’
I say this after reading the political chapters of Tavleen Singh’s book ‘India’s Broken Tryst.’ Of course, much of what is in the book has come from what was already published in the newspapers over the years, hence a recall for regular newspaper reader interested in politics.
She writes about BJP’s Atal Behari Vajpayee becoming the Prime Minister “for the third time in three years at the end of 1999.” Talveen Singh writes what many BJP leaders and sympathisers, that includes yours truly too, were thinking about this poet-Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, who had Brajesh Mishra, whom many political observers considered as the Trojan horse of Congress inside BJP fort, as his Pr...more