Santosh Chaubey

KAILASH SATYARTHI VS KAILASH VIJAYVARGIYA: NOBEL MUSINGS OF ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES

Debating if joint Peace Nobel an Indian and a Pakistani could bring India and Pakistan to good terms when its ministers don’t know who Kailash Satyarthi is!! Since October 10 when it was announced, the implications and prospects of an Indian and a Pakistani sharing the Peace Nobel were being debated regularly. On December 10, when the award presentation ceremony ...

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THOUGHTS HAD MET THEIR BARD..

Time had stayed on, the night was here to stay Isolated, thoughts were alone in a nowhere precinct It was warmer there than the cold visage bestrewed Silence had never been so tender and perfervid For thoughts to speak out their vestal assertions Forced by the vicissitude and enamoured by the lay Time had to change the countenance it had ...

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EULOGIZING GODSE, DEFENDING RELIGIOUS CONVERSION: MODI NEEDS TO REIN THEM IN FOR 2019 RE-ELECTION

Whenever Narendra Modi talks about his vision of India, he talks long term, of continuing governing India at least for the coming two terms, till 2024. Modi’s reputation on governance and the promises he has made would need that much time and the country and its voters who voted for him would rationally and logically give him the window of ...

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AN INDIAN AND A PAKISTANI SHARE PEACE NOBEL: NOTHING REALPOLITIKAL ABOUT IT

It was all so good. It looked brilliant on screens wherever the broadcast was being shown. The rounds of applause were spontaneous. The value addition of musical performances by artists from India and Pakistan was a treat to eyes and ears. It happens like this every year, except the value addition. What was announced two months ago had its final ...

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THE DAY WAS NAKED AND CHOPPED

The day was naked and chopped It’s fragments were thrown in an abyss Its vestiges were never enough Yet, the show followed the unchanged script As if living a leased day in life Stealing from the text of yesterday’s lucidity Imbibing the nakedness of desires Trying to squeeze meanings from its elusiveness The day’s today was barely enough Surviving somehow, ...

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FULL MOON AND I, IN A LEAGUE..

Standing atop the infinite, Winning over the dark, After yet another finality, The Full Moon spoke to me, That it was with me, again, In my finite league, Proposing the conversation, It sought every such night.. It’s not that I don’t say yes, I do bathe in the shining Moon, Dancing on its song, And I did move, to respond, ...

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KEJRIWAL IN BUSINESS CLASS! SO WHAT! SEE THE LOGIC PLEASE!

So what if Mr. Arvind Kejriwal paid an astronomical sum as rent, month after month, for many months, until he had no option left but to evacuate the posh government flat that was given to him when he was the 49-day chief minister of Delhi. He continued to stay put in the flat even after leaving the Delhi’s chair on ...

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THOUGHTS AFTER ‘PROPOSED’ DISPLAY OF BONHOMIE TO REVIVE JANATA DAL (1)

THE QUESTIONS 1. Why the name Samajwadi Janata Dal? Only to placate the parties involved (Samajwadi Party, Janata Dal United, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal Secular, Indian National Lok Dal, Samajwadi Janata Party)! 2. Why not Janata Dal? Are the technical issues involved, if any, so nagging? After all, irrespective of it’s political fate so far, the name is well ...

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RAMZADA VS HARAMZADA: THE MASS SLOGAN WITH A FUTURE

In English, it comes to be known as those who belong to Lord Ram Vs those born illegal, or scoundrels or bastards, whatever verbal decoration you want to use. ‘Haramzada’ has its English translation in invective, rebuke, abuse, vituperation and many other words and is a common Hindi word. It can be said that it is hard to find a ...

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FIRST THOUGHTS ON ‘PROPOSED’ BONHOMIE TO REVIVE JANATA DAL

THE QUESTIONS 1. Janata Dal to be revived again – a desperate call to survive or a craving to fill the void of the ideological vacuum that the numerous divisions of the party caused or a well thought political bonhomie to capitalize on the political currency of the different parties under one umbrella? 2. If a desperate call to survive ...

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