Politically (Incorrect) Commentator

Do anything but do not engage with Kapil on issues you have strong view or are sensitive about. Kapil is as straight of a shooter as you can ever have. His views on women equality, maternity leaves, reservations, secularism, casteism, the state of politics nationally and the cause analysis of various global events cause quite an uproar on social media. Having been strongly entrenched in Indian political system as a social media partner for election campaigns over the last 5 years and his global experience around the same, Kapil has a unique perspective that he is never shy to share.

Majboori ka naam Gandhi (just not Mahatma)

Majboori ka naam Gandhi (just not Mahatma)

A political party that once controlled the country. A political party whose proud history is parallel to the history of the country, not to mention the two blurring together at times. The Indian National Congress also known as the ‘Grand Old Party’ has seen a golden period. Navjot Singh Sidhu is right when he says, “Sonia (Gandhi) ji ka koi tol nahi, koi mol nahi.” From being a foreigner widow of an ex-PM to the most powerful person in the Indian political scene, nobody has achieved more than Sonia Gandhi. Please note, there was no one from the Gandhi family in active politics ... Read More

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Nothing is wrong in the coverage of Sridevi news – My view!

Nothing is wrong in the coverage of Sridevi news – My view!

Much has been said over Sridevi’s death and the news coverage around it. The News: Sridevi died on 24th feb, 2018 in her hotel room in Dubai Coverage 1: Why she died, how she died, murder or natural, alcohol, diet plans, cosmetic surgeries, pills, etc etc. Coverage 2: Why is media covering the Sridevi story so much? I heard a radio channel doing the coverage of this ‘why’ with the same fun, frolic, engagement as they would do any other news. NOW, let’s get real. Sorrow, anger, hate are all human emotions just like happiness and love. These are needed as a distraction from t... Read More

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What Independence Means?

What Independence Means?

As we are ushering into the 71st year of Independence, I want to take time for us all to explore the meaning of independence in a bit more detail. Have you ever wondered what independence really is? This blog is specifically to explore the meaning of independence as it does for a country. The next blog will explore it from an individual perspective. India gained her independence on 15th August, 1947. So, what did it really get? Wikipedia says: Independence is a condition of a nation, country, or state in which its residents and population, or some portion thereof, exercise self-gov... Read More

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Donald Trump’s Misdirection

Donald Trump’s Misdirection

“Have you ever heard of Harry Houdini? Well, he wasn't like today's magicians who are only interested in television ratings. He was an artist. He could make an elephant disappear in the middle of a theater filled with people, and do you know how he did that? Misdirection. What the eyes see and the ears hear, the mind believes.” Today, I am reminded of this famous quote from the movie, Swordfish. Perhaps Travolta’s best work after Pulp Fiction. Seems like Donald Trump got his training from Harry Houdini himself. The latest decision to quit Paris Climate Accord seems clearly ... Read More

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3 Years Of The Modi Government: Impressive Words Or Effective Actions

3 Years Of The Modi Government: Impressive Words Or Effective Actions

​Let me begin by congratulating Narendra Modi and the NDA government for successfully completing 3 years. I am extremely glad that things in India are much better in 3 years than the 3 months of the newly elected US government. Even the staunchest opposition to Narendra Modi and the current government will agree that his ability to connect with the masses is strong and effective. The working of the government is a miracle at best and a very well run marketing machine at the worst. This is where closer analysis need to be done. This government so far has much lesser serious scams, th... Read More

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Decoding Narendra Modi 2.0

Decoding Narendra Modi 2.0

He must be the most unique personality of the post independent India. Nobody has gained as much popularity during this time, much bigger than Anna and AK, perhaps bigger than JP Narayan, perhaps as big as Indira Gandhi. He has become the symbol of non-corrupt, developing Indian, a true statesman. Even his biggest critics can't take this away from him. The only true statesman of significance I can think of in the last 20 years. Anna may be in the list but was very short-lived & hence insignificant. But the confounding question is: Who is he and where is he headed? To answer this quest... Read More

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No Traffic CP – Let’s Hustle!

No Traffic CP – Let’s Hustle!

The business capital of Delhi, Connaught Place, is all set to become a no-traffic zone from 1st February. While some may dismiss this decision as juvenile, it seems like a very calculated move to attract media and attention. Is there a need to control traffic and its movement in CP - YES. But the solution being proposed it extremely absurd. I am surprised at the apathy with which such decisions are being made in this country, especially Delhi. Seems like we have become a test ground of whimsical, irrational politicians to try-out ideas with no ground level thinking to it. What is ... Read More

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